The Best Golf Courses in New York City

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The Best Golf Courses in New York City | Places to Play Golf in New York City

With over a thousand golf courses in New York City, any beginner, as well as an expert golfer will find the Big Apple an urban paradise of globally renowned courses. Long Island located downstate on (Read More)the east side boasts of some of the award-winning best golf courses in New York City for the enthusiasts. From Shinnecock Hills to Bethpage State Park and the National Golf Links of America –the 81 affiliated courses are what Long Island boasts of, thanks to its very own golf association that was started in 1922. If you want to play golf in New York City upstate, the number of courses might be less than that in Long Island, but the classic courses make way for the unforgettable golfing experience. Be it Golden Age of Donald Ross from Oak Hill and Whippoorwill or the Country Club of Buffalo, there are various options to check out.

Here is the list of 20 The Best Golf Courses in New York City

1. Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Course

Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Course
5.0 /5

Pelham course is voted as the best golf course in New York City and also the largest in the city. It is located on Shore Road in The Bronx borough of New York City.

2. Kissena Golf Course

Kissena Golf Course
5.0 /5

Kissena is located in Booth Avenue, Fresh Meadows in Queen’s borough of the New York City.

3. Mosholu Golf Course

Mosholu Golf Course
4.0 /5

Moshulu Golf Course is located in Jerome Avenue in The Bronx borough of New York City. It is a part of the greater Van Cortlandt Park.

4. Silver Lake Golf Course

Silver Lake Golf Course
4.5 /5

Open throughout the year for members and general visitors alike, the Silver Lake Golf Course of Staten Island offers a par-70 18-hole golf course sprawling over 6304 yards.

5. Randall's Island Golf Center

Randall's Island Golf Center
4.5 /5

Located in the river island surrounded by the East River in the Manhattan part, Randall’s Island Golf Center is a premium 18-hole golfing venue for beginners and experts.

6. Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course

Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course
5.0 /5

The Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course is located in the Van Cortlandt Park of the Bronx borough area of New York State.

7. Alley Pond Golf Center

Alley Pond Golf Center
4.0 /5

The Alley Pond Golf Center is a city-run veteran golf range of Douglaston in Queens borough open from 6 AM till 10 PM.

8. Dyker Beach Golf Course

Dyker Beach Golf Course
5.0 /5

Dyker bridge golf course is located inside a public park called Dyker Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

9. Staten Island Go-Karts

Staten Island Go-Karts
4.0 /5

The Staten Island Fun Park is an amusement centre offering a Go-Kart track measuring 800 feet for single and double go-karting for all skill levels.

10. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Golf Center

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Golf Center
4.0 /5

Also known as Flushing Meadows Pitch and Putt, the golf centre at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park adjacent to the United States Tennis Center and Shea Stadium welcomes golfers of all levels.

11. Clearview Park Golf Course

Clearview Park Golf Course
4.0 /5

Nestled by the Throgs Neck Bridge of the Queens borough, Clearview Park Golf Course is reputed for being the busiest of all courses of the east coast with its 18-hole par-70 course of 6328 yards.

12. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point

Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point
4.5 /5

Trump Golf Links is located at Hutchinson Riverway in The Bronx borough of New York City.

13. Golden Bear (Alley Pond Park)

Golden Bear (Alley Pond Park)
4.0 /5

Tucked in the Alley Pond Park of Queens borough, Golden Bear Golf Center boasts of having the busiest golf practice range of the world.

14. South Shore Golf Course

South Shore Golf Course
5.0 /5

It is located in the vicinity of South Shore Cultural Centre, in Chicago city of New York State.

15. La Tourette Golf Course

La Tourette Golf Course
4.5 /5

Established in 1928, La Tourette Golf Course in the Greenbelt area of Staten Island boasts of the 18-hole par-72 6708-yards course designed by John R. Van Kleek.

16. Forest Park Golf Course

Forest Park Golf Course
5.0 /5

Forest Park Golf Course is located in Woodhaven in Queen’s borough of the New York City.

17. Shinnecock Hills Golf Club

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
5.0 /5

It is located in Southampton, Long Island in New York State, which is two to three hours’ drive from New York City. It is one of the oldest golf clubs in the city and the country.

18. Flushing Meadows Golf Center

Flushing Meadows Golf Center
5.0 /5

Flushing Meadows Golf Centre or also called Flushing Meadows Pitch and Putt is located in the Flushing area of the Queen’s borough.

19. Douglaston Golf Course

Douglaston Golf Course
5.0 /5

Douglaston Golf Course is located in the Queen’s Borough in the New York City and designed by architect William Tucker.

20. Marine Park Golf Course

Marine Park Golf Course
4.5 /5

Nestled in southern Brooklyn, the 18-hole (front 9 is par-35, back 9 is par-37) Marine Park Golf Course is a championship link-style course open throughout the year for the public.

So, here are the best golf courses in New York City that you can check out while visiting the boroughs. Beginners, as well as enthusiasts and seasoned golfers, can play golf in New York City to sharpen their skills. If you know other golf courses in New York City that we have missed out, let us know in the comment section.

This post was published by Mukta Manshi

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