August is National Golf Month and with over 100 public and private courses to choose from, Long Island is a bonafide golfers haven. From prestigious courses like the Bethpage Black Course, to smaller courses like Heatherwood, there are courses fit for every type and level of player. Whether you’re looking to get in a full, 18-hole round of golf, looking to start up golfing lessons, or simply want to work on your golf swing at the driving range, there are plenty of courses to pick from around the Island to fulfil your golfing needs.
Take a look at the list below to see which course you will be playing next!
99 Quaker Meetinghouse Road Farmingdale, NY 11735
One of the most popular golf destinations on Long Island, and host of multiple U.S. Opens & Barclays Tournaments, the Bethpage State Park Golf Course is home to five 18-hole regulation golf courses, the most difficult of the five being the world renowned Bethpage Black Course.
Stewart and Merrick Avenues, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0327 or 516-572-0328
Eisenhower park houses three 18-hole golf courses, the Red, White & Blue courses. The Red Course is open March/April - December, weather permitting, and the Blue & White Courses are open year round, with weather permitting.
303 Arrowhead Lane, Centereach, NY 11720
Open year-round, this public golf course located on 85 acres features a beautiful 18-hole, 60 par course. TJ Halpins, their on-site bar/grill is also open year round serving up burgers, beers and more for hungry golfers.
300 Mill Rd, Medford, NY 11763
Located in Medford, the Mill Pond Golf Course is an 18-hole championship golf course sitting on 200 acres of scenic course with a pro shop that is open 7 days a week. Mill Pond Golf also offers golf instruction and a driving range.
50 South Fairview Avenue, Montauk, NY 11954
Situated on the Eastern tip of Long Island's South Fork, the Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course is a challenging par 72 18-hole course. Be prepared for plenty of bunkers!
2 Country Club Drive-Manorville, NY 11949
Make your way out to rural Long Island to play this Par 73, 165 acre course nestled in Long Island's Pine Barrens region. Amenities include a practice bunker and a practice green.
30 E Bartlett Rd, Middle Island, NY 11953
Located on 180 acres, Spring Lake Golf Club offers golfers two courses to choose from when they come to play, The Thunderbird and The Sandpiper. The Thunderbird is an 18-hole course sprawling 7,048 yards long while The Sandpiper is a Par 36, 9-hole course.