At City Park, Christopher Fields can see downtown Denver and the Front Range of the Rockies as he navigates some man-made water hazards.
With an A.W. Tillinghast pedigree and a recent $3.5 million renovation, pristine Bethpage Black is not your typical muni. America's 21 million public-course golfers are more accustomed to sloping tee boxes, rock-filled bunkers, chewed-up fairways and brownish greens. Herewith a celebration of golf's earthy weekend warriors and their humble battlefields
The Muni's many faces (clockwise from top left): Dr. Oran Atkinson at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx; Charlie and Corrine Grant at Hyde Park in Jacksonville; Raul Vazquez at Van Cortlandt Park; Will Myers at Hyde Park.
OVER THE HILL
Getting up and down is a steep task for Jack Dunn at Oceanside Center.
LONG ROAD HOME
Hearty hoofers make the grade at Oceanside ( Calif.) Center.
Steve Malik's game goes into decline at Grant Park in Milwaukee.
Dylan Coon gets a lift from his dad, Ken, at Arroyo Seco in Pasadena.
Snack man Gilberto Peralta has dished chips at Boston's Franklin Park for 34 years.
Val Baumgartner Contributes to the slow play at Milwaukee's Lincoln Park.