Best of 2018: New York

The top courses of the year based on our community of golf course reviews
If you miss the fairway bunkers, the 18th hole on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park is actually quite forgiving compared to the rest of the course.

The yearly Golf Advisor state best-of lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our community throughout the year. We use our Golf Advisor Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's weighted subcategory averages. Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members.

Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2018 to be eligible for this year's list.

New York golf courses reviewed in 2018: 213
Reviews of New York golf courses in 2018: 2,672

  1. Farmingdale, New York
    Municipal
    4.9279470588
    55

  2. LaGrangeville, New York
    Public
    4.6478647059
    112

  3. Lewiston, New York
    Public
    4.6547294118
    242

  4. Riverhead, New York
    Private
    4.9292166667
    220

  5. Verona, New York
    Public/Resort
    4.8888705882
    31

  6. Rouses Point, New York
    Public
    4.6190714286
    21

  7. Vernon, New York
    Public/Resort
    4.7360882353
    32

  8. Hamilton, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.6669058824
    39

  9. Chautauqua, New York
    Public
    4.9159714286
    35

  10. Victor, New York
    Public
    4.8651235294
    207

  11. Verona, New York
    Public/Resort
    4.9321294118
    25

  12. Canandaigua, New York
    Resort
    4.8126285714
    73

  13. Queensbury, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.5835235294
    181

  14. Montauk, New York
    Public/Municipal
    4.9251294118
    13

  15. Apalachin, New York
    Public
    4.6412176471
    96

  16. Endicott, New York
    Municipal
    4.1363666667
    13

  17. Churchville, New York
    Public
    4.2369882353
    225

  18. Walworth, New York
    Public
    4.9358235294
    60

  19. Bronx, New York
    Public
    4.3858176471
    72

  20. Mount Sinai, New York
    Public
    4.4216058824
    825

  21. Kingston, New York
    Private
    4.3680333333
    27

  22. Marcellus, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.3576235294
    70

  23. Bridgeport, New York
    Public
    4.5798764706
    120

  24. Geneseo, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.5886352941
    93

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Has whoever made this list ever golfed? Worst list I’ve ever seen.

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Two other great courses in n y. Conklin players club in Conklin n y ( near Binghamton ). Deserves top ratings for. I dot ion nothing better! Also pound ridge in pound ridge n y a great Pete due course!

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