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You’ve never been to Long Island.  You believe Long Island should be its own state.  The black course holds a mythological place in your mind.  Whatever category you fall into, one thing is certain.  You know the sign… “WARNING,” “The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers.” If you have been to the Black Course on New York’s Long Island you have probably taken a picture with the Black Sign.  The Black Sign falls into the same category as Augusta’s Founders Circle, The Swilcan Bridge and the Par 3 7thhole at Pebble...

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The Mecca of Public Golf.  The Peoples Country Club.  The Beast. There are many ways to describe the Black Course, found in Bethpage on New York’s Long Island.  Bethpage State Park and the world-renowned Black Course have hosted the United States Open in 2002 and 2009 and the Barclays in 2012 and 2016. This week, the Black Beast takes center stage again as the 2019 PGA Championship converges on the holiest of Public Golf Courses. Frist a little course history before I get into my personal history.  The Bethpage State Park was developed from an estate owned by the Yoakum...

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