North Fork Long Island golf courses run the gamut from 9-hole to 18-hole, par 3 to par 73. One thing is for sure – if you’ve come to the North Fork to golf, you’ll have a wide variety of courses to choose from!
Here on Long Island’s North Fork, golf is a year-round sport, provided there’s no snow on the ground and the weather is cooperating. Most visitors to our shores wait for mid-April, however, after all the seasonal courses reopen, and keep at it through September.
Many guests to our Greenport B&B, Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast inquire about North Fork Long Island golf courses and we have to answer that one the best things about Long Island golf is that the courses are so varied – there is practically a course for everyone. Links-inspired layouts along with narrow courses arcing through forests, long layouts for the stronger driver and shorter layouts for sharpshooters, established parkland courses and modern, daily-fee facilities.
Below you’ll find a quick guide to all the best North Fork Long Island golf courses.
North Fork Long Island Golf Courses
Cedars Golf Club
305 Cases Lane, Cutchogue
9-hole, par 3, public course
This 9-hole public par 3 golf course is located just outside the village of Cutchogue. The nine par-3 holes measure 1,120 total yards over 13 tree lined acres with four ponds and elevation changes making every hole more challenging than they initially look.
Cherry Creek Golf Links
900 Reeves Ave, Riverhead
Two 18-hole courses: The Links: par 73; The Woods: par 71, public course
Cherry Creek Golf Links in Riverhead has a course rating is 73.8 and a slope rating of 125 on Blue grass. The Links course has beautiful elevated tees and long generous lush fairways and the famous 18th hole is a 644-yard par 6 – a challenging hole for an exciting finish!
Great Rock Golf Club
141 Fairway Dr, Wading River
18-hole, par 71, Semiprivate club
Featuring a course rating of 70.0 and a slope rating of 125 on Blue grass, this lush and inviting, 18-hole, Long Island golf course features some of the most beautiful public greens you may ever see.
Indian Island Golf Course
661 Riverside Dr, Riverhead
18-hole, par 72, public course
Offering some great views of the Peconic River, this well-played 18-hole course has a rating of 70.3 and a slope rating of 122.
Island’s End Golf & Country Club
5025 Main Road, Greenport
18-hole, par 72, Semiprivate course
Island’s End is a semi-private, 18 hole facility with a course rating is 71.6 and a slope rating of 118 on Bermuda grass. An enjoyable course for both the novice and skilled player and just minutes from Greenport’s beautiful downtown village.
Long Island National Golf Club
1793 Northville Turnpike, Riverhead
18-hole, par 71 public course
A spectacular, links style golf course, this 18-hole course features 6,901 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 74.2 and it has a slope rating of 132 on Bent grass.The layout is ideal for the avid golfer who is in for a challenge, in the meantime it’s forward tees offer a more forgiving round to the high handicappers.
Sag Harbor Golf Course
Barcelona Neck Rd, Sag Harbor
9-hole, par 35, public course
Located on a peninsula and surrounded by woodlands, bluffs and wetlands, this delightful, 9-hole course may be played as nine or 18 holes: the front nine is 2,661 yards. Played through twice, the yardage becomes 2,732 for a total of 5,393 yards for 18 holes. 2,475 yards of golf from the longest tees.
Sandy Pond Golf Course
1495 Roanoke Ave, Riverhead
9-hole, par 27, public course
The 9-hole course at the Sandy Pond Golf Course facility in Riverhead, New York features 1,070 yards of golf from the longest tees. They also offer a laid back Par 3 perfect for a beginner to learn, or an expert to practice their short game.
Shelter Island Country Club
26 Sunnyside Ave, Shelter Island
9-hole, par 33, public course
The course covers 2,512 yards of widely varying terrain. These variations keep the course interesting round after round. The course rating is 63.8 and it has a slope rating of 107 on Blue grass. The Club is situated on one the highest points on the island. This gives the club scenic views of the Peconic Bay & Dering Harbor. It’s also a great place to enjoy a cold drink or have a bite to eat.
North Fork Long Island Lodging
No matter which of the above North Fork Long Island golf courses is the one for you, Arbor View House, in Greenport Village is your best bet for lodging. Locally owned and operated, with world-class amenities, delicious breakfasts, on-site spa services, friendly hospitality, and an insider’s knowledge of the island, let Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast help to make your Long Island getaway the very best it can be!