FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) The warning sign attached to a waist-high iron fence overlooking the first tee is there for a reason. The Black Course at Bethpage State Park is an extremely difficult course, recommended only for highly skilled golfers.
The public course is strong enough to have hosted the U.S. Open twice and now gets a PGA Championship.
In short, Bethpage Black is a beast all 17 holes of it.
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