Farmingdale, New York
Bethpage State Park – Public Course - The Black Course
99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Farmingdale, New York
Course Designer: A.W. Tillinghast (considered his finest) – 1936,
Restored 1997 Rees Jones
Course Rating 76.6
Practice facilities are available
Instructors are available
Called “The Crown Jewel” of Long Island’s public courses. Considered one of the world’s finest courses, public or private. Known for its elevated greens, hilly and rolling fairways, dense rough, tremendous fairway bunkers. Herculean length.
Hosted U.S. Open championships in 2002 & 2009. First public course to have this honor in the U.S. 2002 won by Tiger Woods.
Ranked #1 of top public course in New York State.