Golf Course Information
Bethpage State Park is one of the most popular and cherished public parks in the nation. Located in suburban Long Island in close proximity to New York City, Bethpage is a mecca for public golf featuring five 18-hole regulation golf courses, including the world-renowned Black Course. In addition to Bethpage Black hosting the United States Open Championships in 2002 and 2009, it was also the site of The Barclays PGA Tour events in 2012 and 2016. In 2019, Bethpage will host the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup in 2024.
The Park was developed from an estate owned by the Yoakum family and other surrounding properties in Farmingdale.The Yoakum family leased their estate to the Lenox Hills Corporation which subsequently built the Lenox Hills Country Club. In the early 1930s, the Bethpage Park Authority purchased the Lenox Hills Country Club and other adjacent properties to build Bethpage State Park.
Golf Course Info
- Course Type: Public
- Architect: Joseph H. Burbeck & A.W. Tillinghast
- Opened: 1936
- Head Pro: Dick Smith
Golf Course Stats
Green Fees and RatesCall 516-249-4040 for rates and tee times.
Tee Times & Reservations
ReservationsCall 516-249-4040 For Reservation Policy
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
Poa Annua Grass
200, 150, 100 Yard Markers
Contact Bethpage State Park - The Black at 516-249-4040 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Contact Bethpage State Park - The Black at 516-249-4040.
Restaurant and Dining Options:Contact Bethpage State Park - The Black at 516-249-4040 for onsite or nearby dining options.
Senior architecture editor Ron Whitten goes hole-by-hole on this sweeping flyover of the Black course at Bethpage.
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