Best public golf courses in the Northeast: GOLF’s 2021-22 ranking
Empire State residents, rejoice! According to our latest Top 100 You Can Play list, not only do you live in the area with the most top-rated public courses in the Northeast, but you’re also within close proximity to plenty of others in nearby New Jersey, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
How many courses are in your local area? Check out our full ranking below.
GOLF’s 2021-22 ranking of the best public courses in the Northeast
(With overall rank, course name, city, state, architect and year opened)
New York (3)
5. Bethpage (Black)
A.W. Tillinghast, 1935
66. Bethpage (Red)
A.W. Tillinghast, 1936
95. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point
Jack Nicklaus, 2015
59. George Wright
Donald Ross, 1936
Stiles and Van Kleek, 1928/Gil Hanse, 2009
64. Cape Arundel
Walter Travis, 1920
New Jersey (1)
87. Atlantic City CC
Atlantic City, NJ
Willie Park, 1915/William Flynn, 1925/Tom Doak, 2001
80. Omni Bedford Springs Resort (Old Course)
Spencer Oldham, 1895/A.W. Tillinghast, 1912/Donald Ross, 1923/Ron Forse, 2007
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