Posts Tagged ‘Golf’

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem | NY Times

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem | NY Times

A leader of the Bridge Golf Foundation hopes it will be a “model for progressive gentrification” through its work with underprivileged and mostly black adolescent boys. By PAUL ROGERS Two years ago, Juan Cortorreal had never held a golf club. And now here he was, a freshman from the Eagle Academy for Young Men of […]

Bringing Golf to East Harlem’s Girls | NY Times

Bringing Golf to East Harlem's Girls | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON It was on the first tee at the Mosholu Golf Course in the Bronx that Teddy Griffith introduced a group of teenage girls to golf. “The number one thing is, you watch where your ball goes,” he said teeing up a ball, which prompted Franceska Taveras, 17, to speak up. “Can I […]

On Harlem and Hudson Rivers, 'Poor Man's Golf Range' |

By COREY KILGANNON There is not a whole lot of golf being played in Upper Manhattan. Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood are devoid of golf courses and driving ranges. But for two cousins from Washington Heights, this time of year means unpacking the clubs and swinging away, right here in the inner city. Several times […]

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