A business executive with a background in real estate, politics, and law, Richard Nasti has led H.J. Kalikow and Company in New York City since 1987. Outside of his professional activities, Richard Nasti enjoys reading, traveling, and playing golf.
While New York City isn’t necessarily known as a top golfing destination, the Big Apple and the surrounding metro area is nonetheless home to numerous quality courses. In fact, there are over a dozen municipal golf courses within the New York City’s five boroughs.
The New York City metropolitan area also offers a number of highly rated layouts, including the scenic Pound Ridge, the playable Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, and the challenging Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course. Another top destination is Van Cortland Park Golf Course, which holds distinction as the oldest public golf course in the United States.
Finally, those looking to play a round on one of the country’s most prestigious public courses will want to make a visit to Bethpage State Park. The park’s famed Black Course has hosted several major PGA Tour events, including two US Opens and the 2019 PGA Championship. Bethpage is also home to three other golf courses, each of which offers a more approachable layout.