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Weekend Getaways: NFL & Golf

If you want to pair the NFL with great golf, here are 10 towns to consider

September 2012
NFL and golf

Are you ready for some football? Are you not ready to say goodbye to golf? Well, we've identified the 10 NFL cities that best combine both worlds. Using our new Course Finder, we've discovered the best golf courses in and around these cities based on their Golf Digest Places to Play rating (with five stars being the best). Have another city in mind? Use the Course Finder to locate the best layouts wherever you travel to take in a game.

Bethpage: Black, MetLife Stadium

New York

OK, so technically the Giants and Jets play in New Jersey, but we're going with what their uniforms say. The location of the Meadowlands does allow for you to draw from both states' pool of public golf courses. Of course, any discussion of this area must start with Bethpage Black (left, No. 7 on Golf Digest's 100 Greatest Public Courses), site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Opens and the recent Barclays. But Bethpage State Park features four other great courses, the Red (4.5 stars), Green (4.5 stars), Blue, and Yellow. Head about 20 miles the other way from MetLife Stadium and you'll find Knoll West Country Club (4.5 stars) in Boonton, N.J.
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