Hudson Valley Golf Guide 2012: Golfing in the Hudson Valley and Westchester, Upstate NY

Get ready to hit the links with our annual primer. Learn all about the region’s top courses (both public and private), review the latest equipment, and pick up a few pointers that will help you play like a pro




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Editor’s Note: Westchester and Hudson Valley, NY Golf Has “Wow!”

A word from Westchester/Hudson Valley Golf Guide’s Executive Editor, Dave Donelson
By Dave Donelson

 

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Exercises to Improve Flexibility and Golf Swing from Trainer Anthony Renna of Five Iron Fitness in White Plains, NY

Want to hit the ball straighter and farther? Swing from a stronger base
By Jeremy Leigh

 

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How to Hit a Golf Ball Out of the Rough, Downhill Bunker, Trees, or Water at Hudson National Golf Club in Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Fairways and greens are a nice strategy, but most of us play from more troublesome lies. Here’s how to save your round when you’re not in the short grass
By Dave Donelson

 

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Shopping for Golf Clubs, Gear, and Instruction Books

Look good and play better with the latest golf goodies
By Stephen Louis

 

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Best 18 Places to Play Golf in 2012 in the Hudson Valley and Westchester, Upstate NY

18 holes that stand out at the extreme ends of the yardage scale
By Dave Donelson

 

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4 Best Golf Courses and Country Clubs 2012 in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

If variety is the spice of life, golf in the Hudson Valley is a banquet of flavors. Whether you’re looking for a fun, quick nine holes or a serious threat to your handicap, you’ll find it at one of these four fine Hudson Valley clubs
By Daniel M. Berger

 

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4 Best Daily Fee Golf Courses 2012 in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

Stunning vistas. Tour-speed greens. Critical club selection. Sounds like one of the region’s many great private country clubs, doesn’t it? But surprise, you can find all this and more at one of these fine daily fee courses
By Stephen Louis

 

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Custom Golf Club Fitters in Hudson Valley and Westchester, NY

Modern technology and expert club fitters will help you shoot lower scores
By Dave Donelson

 

golf lessons for kids and teens

First Tee of Metropolitan New York Teaches Beginner’s Golf Lessons to Kids and Teens at Mosholu Golf Course in Bronx, NY

The First Tee of Metropolitan New York teaches a lot more than how to putt and drive
By Dave Donelson

 

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Golf Course Travel Destination: Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC

One of America’s oldest golf resorts brings its past into the future — and knocks our socks off
By Stephen Louis

 

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Historic Golf Gear and Memorabilia of Golf Collectors in the Hudson Valley and Westchester, NY

Upstate NY golf collectors preserve and celebrate the game
By Jeremy Leigh

 

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