There are many great golfers on Long Island, and our courses have been home to many tournaments. 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. 516-249-4040. www.nysparks.com
This Mecca for public golf features five 18-hole regulation golf courses including the world-renowned Black Course which was the site of the United States Open in 2002 and 2009. A former estate, the property was transformed into a golf course by famed architect A.W. Tillinghast and today, approximately 300,000 rounds are played annually on the five courses at Bethpage. For duffers or pros, there’s a fareway right for them.
2. Rock Hill Golf and Country Club
105 Clancy Rd., Manorville. 631-878-2250. www.rockhillgolf.com
3. Eisenhower Park
Merrick and Stewart Avenues. 516-572-0348. www.nassaucountyny.gov