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
    4.9773764706
    56

  2. LaGrangeville, New York
    Public
    4.8987142857
    112

  3. Lewiston, New York
    Public
    4.7951941176
    279

  4. Riverhead, New York
    Private
    4.5773
    220

  5. Verona, New York
    Public/Resort
    4.9177529412
    33

  6. Rouses Point, New York
    Public
    4.5238
    21

  7. Vernon, New York
    Public/Resort
    4.6533411765
    39

  8. Hamilton, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.7071823529
    57

  9. Chautauqua, New York
    Public
    4.7143
    35

  10. Victor, New York
    Public
    4.3615058824
    209

  11. Verona, New York
    Public/Resort
    3.6150823529
    28

  12. Canandaigua, New York
    Resort
    4.9589
    74

  13. Queensbury, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.6429166667
    206

  14. Montauk, New York
    Public/Municipal
    4.9313764706
    14

  15. Apalachin, New York
    Public
    4.6844235294
    114

  16. Endicott, New York
    Municipal
    4.6844941176
    15

  17. Churchville, New York
    Public
    4.1593235294
    298

  18. Walworth, New York
    Public
    4.9928
    61

  19. Bronx, New York
    Public
    4.2963714286
    72

  20. Mount Sinai, New York
    Public
    4.3802588235
    991

  21. Kingston, New York
    Private
    4.5185
    27

  22. Marcellus, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.0304764706
    84

  23. Bridgeport, New York
    Public
    4.3740882353
    148

  24. Geneseo, New York
    Semi-Private
    4.4188285714
    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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