The golf courses of New York City have provided a respite for stressed-out New Yorkers for a hundred years. This investigation of the city's courses for The Met Golfer looks into their quixotic background and some key players incuding Robert Moses, who played a big part despite knowing almost nothing about golf.
Talking to my gambler buddy Steve about legalized sports books making it out of Vegas. "It's just a matter of time," says Steve, with the cynicism of the not-quite defeated punter. "People want it too much."