You love golf but don’t know where to go on Long Island without joining a club? The East End has some of the most beautiful and professional public golf courses in the United States.
Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course
50 South Fairview Avenue, Montauk
Originally developed in 1927 and in 2013 was named a Top 10 Best Municipal Golf Course in the U.S. by Links magazine.
Sag Harbor Golf Club
Barcelona Neck Road at Trustees Road, Sag Harbor
Nine-hole golf course surrounded by wetlands
Indian Island Golf Course
661 Riverside Drive, Riverhead
Relaxed, welcoming course. On-site great eatery. Offers lessons.
Poxabogue Golf Center
3566 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack
Owned by the towns of East Hampton and Southampton, this course is nine charming and challenging holes.
Shelter Island Country Club
26 Sunnyside Avenue, Shelter Island
Opened in 1897 and is frequented by travelers from all over for its challenge and beauty.
Cherry Creek Golf Links
900 Reeves Avenue, Riverhead
For some, this is the go-to course in Riverhead, but be sure to call in advance.
Island’s End Golf & Country Club
5025 Route 25, Greenport
Only public North Fork course east of Riverhead