Golf Digest editors picks

Bethpage Black Course

A hole-by-hole look at Bethpage Black Course

HOLE 1: | par 4 | 430 yards

The opening shot from an elevated tee bends sharply to the right, with a cluster of tees right of the fairway that will block any approach. The left side is preferred, for a deep bunker guards the front right of the green. The front third of the green, the smallest on the course, slopes sharply, and approach shots with too much spin could roll off.

Tiger Woods' card in 2002: 4-3-4-5.

Mike Davis says: "If you can hit the fairway, you're home free."

Subscribe to Golf World

The latest on golf digest

Phil Mickelson
Not So Fast . . .
7 players who've never had the top spot.
What's In My Bag: Billy Horschel
What's In My Bag
Billy Horschel
World's 100 Greatest Golf Courses
Course Rankings
World's 100 Greatest
Swing Sequence: Adam Scott
Swing Sequences
Adam Scott
. Close

Thank you for signing up for the newsletter.

You will receive your first newsletter soon.
Subscribe to Golf World

Subscribe today
Golf Equipment: - New and used golf equipment

Sign-up for Golf Digest's Above The Cut