Where to Play and Stay in New York

While a vacation to New York will have you dreaming of incredible theatre, sightseeing, and shopping, you may be surprised to learn the state is home to some of the top golf courses in the nation.

But with hundreds of golf courses to choose from, selecting the perfect one (or three) for your golf trip to New York can be tricky. We’re here to make it easy. From links-inspired designs to classic parkland layouts, this is where you need to tee it up on your golf trip to New York.

Most Popular Golf Courses in New York

Bethpage State Park Golf Course

Bethpage State Park Golf Course

Regarded as one of the best municipal courses in the nation, Bethpage State Park Golf Course is an excellent stop on your golf trip to New York. Located near New York City, Bethpage features five different championship courses. The most famous of the five is Bethpage Black which has hosted multiple U.S. Opens along with the 2019 PGA Championship.

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club

Shinnecock Hills, located between the Peconic Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, is a masterful links-style course on your golf trip to New York. Founded in 1891, Shinnecock is the oldest incorporated club in the U.S. and has hosted several professional tournaments including the U.S. Open Championship, the U.S. Amateur, the Women’s Amateur, and the Walker Club.

National Golf Links of America

National Golf Links of America

Designed in the early 1900s, National Golf Links of America alludes to the Scottish links with fescue-lined fairways, firm greens, and a stunning location on the shores of the Peconic Bay. The experience of a round at National on a golf trip to New York is often described as ‘theatrical’ with enchanting views, dramatic elevation changes, and the infamous windmill that sits beside the 16th green.

Friar’s Head Golf Club

Friar’s Head Golf Club

Nestled along old farmland and the Long Island Sound, Friar’s head is one of the most exclusive clubs you’ll come by on a golf trip to New York. The course is drastically different from others as it is walking-only and free of yardage markers, bunker rates, and distances on the scorecard. This Coore & Crenshaw design also features stunning sand dunes, expansive waste areas, and challenging greens.

Fishers Island Club

Fishers Island Club

Just steps from the Long Island Sound, Fishers Island Club is an exclusive club located on an island of the same name. Designed by Seth Raynor, the links-style course has been consistently ranked in the top 10 courses in the nation and is a thrill to play on a golf trip to New York. Elevated greens, deep bunkers, and a thick rough at Fishers Island is sure to challenge players of all levels.

FAQs About Golfing in New York

Are golf resorts in New York open?

Yes! Many golf courses and resorts are open and ready to welcome you on your golf trip to New York. However, some remain closed with the intent to reopen soon. We recommend contacting your intended course of play to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your golf clubs directly to the course of your choice with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

What golf courses are near New York City on a golf trip to New York?

Some golf courses in or near New York City include Dyker Beach Golf Course, Silver Lakes Golf Club, Marine Park Golf Course, Bethpage State Park Golf Course, and much more.

How do I ship golf clubs on my golf trip to New York?

Tired of dragging your clubs through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your golf clubs, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Sticks will collect your clubs from your home, business, resort, or golf course. Arrive at your destination to find your golf clubs waiting! Ship Sticks will ship your golf clubs back home at the end of your golf trip to New York, too.

Why should I ship golf clubs on my golf trip to New York?

Because golf is a game meant to be played at venues all over the globe, Ship Sticks is dedicated to ensuring your golf clubs arrive safely and on-time on your golf trip to New York. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Sticks is the best way to ship your golf clubs on your golf trip to New York.

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