From actors to athletes, newscasters to newsmakers: Which New York celebrities have the biggest golf connections? We took a shot at answering that in this rigorous, unscientific ranking. We counted anyone as a New Yorker if they have lived in the area. We scored them on their NYC affiliation and their golf affiliation.
Given our president's connection to the game -- owning 19 golf properties around the world -- and the championships these courses will host in 2017 (the U.S. Senior Open is being hosted this week at Trump National Washington D.C., and the U.S. Women's Open at Trump National Bedminster), Trump's courses are bound to be in the fore this summer. Which courses are the best? Our course-ranking panelists, who evaluated candidate courses across the country and Canada, will let the scores do the talking.
Technically, the "new" golf season started in October at the Safeway Open. But with the calendar turning 2017 -- along with the game's best congregating in Hawaii for the SBS Tournament of Champions -- this serves as the perfect opportunity to look into the crystal ball and see what lies ahead. Here are 16 brazen predictions for the 2017 golf season.