Through the Green: When Golf and Real Estate Collide

1CO2200A0611The two biggest wastes of time in real estate are cemeteries and golf courses—or so said Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and father of Patrick Breslin, executive vice president of the national retail group at Studley.

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“Golf is the biggest waste of time in the world,” Mr. Breslin the younger, who fancies himself more of a tennis man, told The Commercial Observer.

The 113th United States Open tees off in suburban Philadelphia on Thursday at the Merion Golf Club. In honor of the event, The CO took a look at some of the New York area’s golf-related history and attractions.