N.Y. Economic Development Law Section 181-E
General functions, powers and duties of the commissioner


The commissioner shall develop and implement an “I love NY golf” promotion program. The commissioner, in conjunction with the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation and any local government official or entity, shall identify a series of golf courses to be part of a golf trail. No fewer than two golf trails should be identified for the purposes of the program, and the commissioner shall work to ensure an adequate representation of golf courses throughout New York state. In identifying specific courses to be included on a golf trail, special consideration shall be given to those trails, which can be thematically linked by surrounding arts, cultural, historical, entertainment or other tourism destinations or exhibits of interest to travelers.


The commissioner shall cause to be developed golf vacation itineraries based on specific golf trails, which shall identify for visitors surrounding attractions, restaurants, golf supply shops, lodging and other exhibits or places of entertainment as may be a part of the theme linking the golf courses on the golf trail.


The commissioner shall work to develop discount packages for such golf trails, which may include the development of a golf passport.


Nothing shall preclude the commissioner from contracting with an independent vacation or travel package company to help develop golf vacation packages along a golf trail. * NB There are 2 § 181-e’s

Source: Section 181-E — General functions, powers and duties of the commissioner, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COM/181-E (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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