Since October is now in full swing, that can only mean one thing—the MLB playoffs are back. While their crosstown rivals the Mets finished just short of the postseason, the New York Yankees look primed to make a deep run towards the 2019 Fall Classic. However, before it all kicks off this weekend, we decided to wrap up the regular season and preview their upcoming opponents.
Here on Long Island, golf is taken very seriously. Besides, with the amount of public courses and PGA events in the area, it’s no surprise that the sport has taken flight. However, it’s hard to improve your game if you aren’t consistently practicing. Fortunately, there are a ton of incredible Long Island driving ranges where you can work on your driver and tinker with your short game.
For the second straight year, Majors golf is headed back to Long Island for the 2019 PGA Championship. Taking place at Bethpage State Park, the tournament will feature the world’s best players as they compete for one of the game’s top prizes. If you’re looking to attend between May 13 and 19, here is everything that you need to know about this world-class sporting event.
For us New Yorkers, you’re either a Yankees or Mets fan, there’s no in between. However, out here on Long Island, there’s also another independent baseball team that we can all get behind: the Ducks. So, this summer, head on out to Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip to see the Long Island Ducks in action.
With the U.S. Open Championship heading out to Shinnecock Hills this weekend, golf is back in the spotlight. Long Island’s luscious sprawling hills and bumpy sea coasts make the area as good of a golf destination as any. However, with over 140 courses, it can be difficult to choose the right one. So, here are our top public Long Island golf courses for players of any level.
On February 4, two yet-to-be-determined teams from the NFC and AFC will come together and play for Super Bowl LII, which will take place at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. That means it’s time for you to find the right place to catch the big game! If you’re looking for good food, cold drinks and a festive atmosphere—check out these three Super Bowl events.
Believe or not, the 2017-2018 NFL football season is right around the corner. It’s about that time to start thinking about the upcoming fantasy football season, as well! If you haven’t drafted your team yet, what are you waiting for? Here are some great sports bars that would be the perfect venue for your fantasy football draft party.
The biggest football game of the year is coming up on February 5, with kickoff at 6:30 p.m. from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game will feature the NFC Champion (winner of Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons) against the AFC Champion (winner of Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots). Catch the action at a Super Bowl party happening on Long Island.
The largest event in all of horse racing is quickly approaching. The Triple Crown is here! The Kentucky Derby will take place on May 7, the Preakness Stakes on May 21 and the Belmont Stakes will take place on June 11 right here on Long Island. To help you figure out where to watch the races, we’ve put together this guide.
Last season, the New York Cosmos brought the North American Soccer League Championship home to Long Island as they beat the Ottawa Fury 3-2 and reached seventh heaven—they became champions for the seventh time. All Island Transportation has decided to write a blog in honor of the Hempstead-based Soccer Bowl victors as we excitedly anticipate what will no doubt be another standout season!