Home to many golf courses, Long Island is the perfect location for anyone looking to play at a beautiful, but challenging venue. Some can be found in public parks while others are in private clubs—however, all of the courses listed are open to the public.
Check out these places for a fun day on the green this summer.
Bethpage State Park
Home to five 18-hole golf courses, this park has hosted the U.S. Open and the Barclays, and is set to be home to the PGA Championship, the Northern Trust and the Ryder Cup in the upcoming years. Prices vary between the different courses and tee-off times.
Consisting of three 18-hole courses—red, white and blue—this park offers golfers the chance to play on green that was home to the 1926 PGA tournament. The prices vary depending on the course, with discounts offered for residents with a leisure pass. Corporate outings may be accommodated upon request.
Crab Meadow Golf Course
Located in Northport, with views of the Long Island Sound at every hole, this course is available at a discounted price to Town of Huntington residents. Non-residents are also welcome on the course, which has varying prices depending on time of day and season. Reservations can be made online or by phone.
Lido Golf Club
Located between the Atlantic Ocean and Reynolds Channel, this golf course has a water component in all but seven holes. Fees depend on course, town of residence and time of day. Tee-times can be booked up to 14 days in advance online or by phone.
Harbor Links Golf Course
Situated along the Gold Coast in Port Washington, Harbor Links offers two golf course: the 18-hole Championship course and the nine-hole Executive course. Rates depend on residency, course and time of day.
Willow Creek Golf and Country Club
Although this is a private club, its golf course is open to the public. The course offers four sets of tees for varying skill levels. Golfers can book tee-times online.
Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course
Located on 121 acres in Woodbury, this golf course has narrow fairways, water holes, sand and grass bunkers and more. Prices depend on membership, residency and age. All reservations must be made online.
Bay Park Golf Course
This nine-hole course is located in East Rockaway and offers play from March to December. Fees depend on residency. Golfers can get in for a reduced price with a leisure pass.
Cantiague Park Golf Course
Cantiague Park is home to this nine-hole golf course. Residents can get in at a discounted rate with a leisure pass.