Bethpage State Park
The Barclays golf tournament will be contested at Long Island’s Bethpage Black course two more times.
The chopper set down at the 18th hole while en route from New Jersey to Republic Airport, about a half mile away.
TV 10-55’s Ann Mercogliano visited the site of the first round of the PGA Tour’s Fedex Playoffs, scoping out everything from the best golf equipment to the fashion scene.
More than 100,000 spectators expected over the six-day PGA event at Bethpage State Park, along with some of the best golfers in the world.
Thursday was a gorgeous day for a bike ride, but Long Islanders know that they can’t ride the bike to the beach, as the state-run bike trails stop short. But that will soon change.
PGA officials say that discussions about a championship coming this way are impressive.
Before hundreds of guests, 56 couples tied the knot on a terrace overlooking the famed Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale — which has twice been the home of the U.S. Open golf championships.