Best Golf Courses In Long Island, New York

Best Long Island Golf Courses

Forever famous for the lavish homes and quaint villages that surround the North Shore and the Hamptons, Long Island is also known for its championship golf courses that are quite illustrious in their own right. With tracks designed by prominent East Coast golf architects like Stephen Kay and Herbert Strong, Long Island boasts exciting links and parkland layouts that blend perfectly with the rugged coastline and the towering trees that populate the interior of the island. And while many golfers celebrate sleeping in their cars in hopes to win the tee time lottery at Bethpage Black (which is a pretty darn cool tradition), we recommend sleeping in a bit, enjoying a bagel and checking out the top-rated golf courses in Long Island that populate the list below.
Wind Watch Golf & Country Club
  • Hauppauge, New York
  • Designed by Joe Lee and Redesigned by Stephen Kay
  • Features a Wide Range of Elevation Changes Not Typical of Long Island
  • Offers Stunning Views of the North Shore
  • Tee Box on the Signature 1st Hole is Perched on One of the Highest Points in Long Island
Swan Lake Golf Club
  • Manorville, New York
  • Designed by Charles K. Martin
  • Framed by Suffolk County’s Magnificent Pine Barrens, Cranberry Logs and Natural Lakes and Preserves
  • Awarded “Long Island Course of the Year” in 2015
  • Large, Undulating Greens Challenge Golfers’ Putting Abilities
Willow Creek Golf & Country Club
  • Mount Sinai, New York
  • Designed by Stephen Kay
  • Selected as a Qualifying Site for the New York State Open
  • Signature Par 3, 16th Hole Features a Challenging Peninsula Green
  • Luxurious Private-Club Experience with the Accessibility of a Public Course
Middle Island Country Club
  • Middle Island, New York
  • Home to Three Exciting Nine-Hole Loops: Dogwood, Oak Tree and Spruce
  • Designed by Baier Lustgarten
  • Conveniently Located in the Heart of Long Island
  • Exciting Island Green on #7 of the Spruce Course
Cherry Creek Golf Links
  • Riverhead, New York
  • Home to the Links Course and Woods Course
  • Designed by Charles Jurgens
  • Nestled on the East End of Long Island Near the Tanger Mall and North Fork Vineyards
  • The Famous 18th Hole is a Rare, 644-yard Par 6
Island’s End Golf & Country Club
  • Greenport, New York
  • Designed by Herbert Strong
  • Nestled in the Heart of Wine Country on the North Fork
  • Provides Spectacular Views of the Long Island Sound and Connecticut Coastline
  • Boasts Pristine Course Conditions
And when you’re done playing all the best courses in Long Island, take a look at our list of top courses around the world!