If you missed your chance to steal the spotlight when the U.S. Open came to Bethpage Black last year, you will need to start hitting the links. Long Island is home to plenty of golf courses, but only a few can be called the Best Golf Course on Long Island. So, where could the next Tiger Woods be right now? We bring you this year’s winners for Best Golf Course on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale Best Golf Course on Long Island!
1. Bethpage State Park
99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Farmingdale. 516-249-0700. nysparks.state.ny.us
Ever wanted to measure your golf game against the likes of Tiger Woods? Why, you can do so, right here on Long Island, at the Bethpage State Park Golf Course, the best LI has to offer. It’s beautiful, and the black course is notoriously challenging (it’s hosted two U.S. Opens), but there are four other courses on which anyone who’s less than expert can work on his or her game. Fore!
2. Harbor Links
1 W. Fairway Dr., Port Washington. 516-767-4816. www.harborlinks.com
With a driving range, 18-hole course and even a mini golf course Harbor Links has all any golfer can ask for. It also offers golf clinics for adults and has a junior golf program so young Long Island golfers can learn to hopefully play in the pro’s in the future.
3. Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow. 516-572-0348. www.eproshop.org
Eisenhower Park is one of the most well known parks on Long Island. It has something for everyone and its golf course is just as popular. You can hit the driving range before the course as you tune up to take on one of Long Island’s most beautiful courses.