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If all goes well, the drive will leave a second shot from the fairway -- it's the only hope of reaching the green in two. Tillinghast modified the course as part of his role as a consultant in the design of the park golf courses. window.__mirage2 = {petok:"d443c73ddd022839fbc4a8eff6b7757f886b4597-1606923628-1800"}; And if that course can show off merely the best opening and closing holes at the 90-hole complex, then what else does it boast in between? Almost all of the sand on the Green Course is in place to protect the small, sloping greens. // The second and third are good warm-ups for the longer and equally curvy par-4s up ahead. Thanks to a heap of simple visual deception and trickery, it may take a few rounds to figure out the 13th, a split-fairway par-4. Any shot to the right will either be beached in a side trap or roll down the slope to the perimeter fence. [This flyover was updated on July 1, 2019.] CONTACT:99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Farmingdale 11735(516) 249-0700bethpagegolfcourse.com, SEE ALSO: For a brief period 80 years ago, Bethpage was just Blue, Green and RedChip Shot: Bethpage - Green Course, 1/9/2009Golf On Long Island's "Nassau 18" -- Bethpage Green #10 and #18"America's Linksland: A Century of Long Island Golf" -- by William Quirin, NOTES:[1]  William Quirin, America's Linksland: A Century of Long Island Golf, (Michigan: Sleeping Bear Press, 2002), p.181-182. Deep drives along the right side set up the best angle into a green bordered on three sides by sand. The red course at Bethpage is the second toughest out of 5 courses at this golf mecca. In the early 1930s, the Bethpage Park Authority purchased the Lenox Hills Country Club and other adjacent properties to build what we now know as Bethpage State Park. Back at #6, the fairway makes a sharp left turn -- almost a full 90-degree bend -- toward one of the Red's more sloped greens. Bethpage Black will take center stage in the golf world at the 101st PGA Championship, and deservedly so. The 18-hole Red course at the Bethpage State Park Golf Course facility in Farmingdale, features 6,756 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. Designed by Devereaux Emmet/A.W. The course rating is 75.4 and it has a slope rating of 144 on Rye grass. AREA(S) TO AVOID: The two tiers of the 12th green are separated by a steep ridge that can be an asset or a major burden when the flag is in the middle of the green at the foot of the slope. The closing 18th reads like the moral of this story. One constant, no matter the section of the course, is the lack of motion within the greens. CONDITIONS: Despite its heavy daily traffic, the Green Course is maintained just as well as, if not better than, the rest of the courses at Bethpage. [This flyover was updated on August 12, 2019.] Final drives ping from the teebox of what some argue is the finest par-4 on the course. Bethpage Red Golf Course Summary: The red course is widely considered the second best of the five courses making up the Bethpage experience, falling only behind the clear-cut winner, the Black Course.This track has plenty of teeth even though there is no water (I've included the white tee distances above as, frankly, very few golfers should ever attempt the back tees (I know I won't). The final piece of the parallel, fescue-riddled quartet in the course's flat and sandy center, #14 stretches long and left, sharing hazards inside its bend with #10. Combined with the relative shortness of the course, the hilly terrain and the varying styles of holes, the excellent conditions make it a fan favorite and a popular pick for those who can't get on the Black or Red. Keep walking down Main Street and you'll find places ranging from Mexican to Dominican to Vietnamese. But unlike the Black, it sports very few fairway bunkers -- in fact, you can count them on one hand. GOLI's Images of America: Long Island Golf -- BUY THE BOOK. But patience is rewarded somewhat on the 16th, where Tillinghast hands players an elevated tee, a right-angle fairway and an opportunity to slice a 565-/535-yard par-5 in half with one sharp thwack. On the bright side, early-round logjams on the second tee have dissipated thanks to the new surface. « Sixth annual Pink Rock Classic, October 11 at Great Rock Golf Club | Jimmy Lee manages the course as the Manager. Straight drives can breach the edge of the fairway on both holes, and misses inside the bends often result in obstructed approach shots. Bay Park is one of the four County-operated nine-hole courses in Nassau, a wide-open par-30 that's perfect for beginners and those looking to iron out some wrinkles in their swings. Tillinghast, the Green golf course opened in 1923. The rough-strewn hillside leading up to the clubhouse blocks most glances at the elevated green. Playing conservatively to the outside of the turn instead of the aggressive line toward a trio of drive-zone bunkers adds two or three clubs to the approach shot. Usually it's a relief when shots come to rest just short of or next to a bunker. And by attempting to do so, you bring into play the left side of the green, where par attempts can go down the sidehill and up in smoke. A huge hill (pictured above) looms to the left of #9, dwarfing the green at the end of the 532-yard par-5 and cramping the already heavily bunkered target. NEARBY COURSES:Bethpage - Black/Blue/Green/Yellow (on site)Eisenhower Park - Red/White/Blue (7 miles)Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course (8 miles)Peninsula Golf Club (9 miles). Bethpage Black has a finish remembered for two clubs — 6-iron and 9-iron — that Lucas Glover hit off the tee and onto the green when he won the 2009 U.S. Open. Shortcuts abound at the flat 387-yard fifth, which curls left around a pond. Course Name: Bethpage State Park Golf Course – Blue Course Designer: A.W. Both have good food and lively bars. Though the hole feels safe from the tee, its difficulty increases with every ball revolution away from the center of the fairway. Farmingdale has exploded recently with a slew of new and upbeat places for food and drink. From the tees, there is very little for players to be wary of besides, on some holes, a dense treeline. Green is a shotmaker's course that allows players to recover even if they can't ignite fireworks off the tee with accuracy. A bunker nestles right up against the front of the green on the par-3 17th, a familiar sight for any Bethpage veteran. LAYOUT: Playing inside the hard-right turn of the Black's opener, Green #1 is 80 yards shorter than its neighbor, its bend to the right much less severe. Now players on the 367-yard second can clear the wide front bunker and attack the pin more aggressively, though the green is still tilted noticeably toward the back right. Tillinghast, the Green golf course opened in 1923. Designed by A.W. Surely that course just over there to the left -- the one with the daunting uphill climb to a green far out in the distance, and the one returning home via a down-and-up, sand-fortified 18th -- is ill-suited for all but the most skilled golfers too, right? A climb up to #13 tee reveals a sweeping view of a 553-yard par-5 with a very slight bend to the left. Up ahead, the par-3 seventh appears as if #4's mirror image. The Golf Club at Middle Bay (fka South Bay CC), Shotgun outings at Wind Watch, Willow Creek on Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving-themed outings coming up at Cherry Creek, Pine Hills, Thanksgiving Day Scramble at Timber Point, Bethpage Black to close November 16, Red and Green to follow, Topgolf Long Island opening now expected for summer 2021, Great Rock sign confirms course is out of business, Street Names: The Ghosts of Long Island Golf's Past, Part 5 -- Riverhead Country Club, Fall aeration underway around Long Island, Fall aeration starts next week at Bethpage, « Long Island golf comes to your AM dial every Saturday with "On Par" on WGBB 1240, Observations: Great Rock Golf Club's new 12th green », For a brief period 80 years ago, Bethpage was just Blue, Green and Red, Chip Shot: Bethpage - Green Course, 1/9/2009, Golf On Long Island's "Nassau 18" -- Bethpage Green #10 and #18, "America's Linksland: A Century of Long Island Golf" -- by William Quirin. The course rating is 69.8 and it has a slope rating of 121 on Rye grass. The 18-hole Green course at the Bethpage State Park Golf Course facility in Farmingdale, features 6,262 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. High handicap players will be surprised on the difficulty if playing for the first time. Bethpage State Park, a mecca for public golf featuring five 18-hole regulation golf courses including the world-renowned Black Course which was the site of the United States Open in 2002 and 2009, the Barclays in 2012 and 2016, the PGA Championship in 2019, and will host the Ryder Cup in 2025. SEE ALSO: Happy 80th Birthday, Bethpage Black Observations: Bethpage - Black Course, 8/26/10 The Black Course at Bethpage State Park needs no introduction. Have thoughts and opinions on Bethpage Red? Don't be lulled into carelessness though, because much of that open real estate between #8, #9 and #10 is riddled with traps and long, club-clutching fescue. Its stadium green (first photo above) is strangled by bunkers, which ramps up the heroic nature of the final approach. Imprecise approach shots could leave anything from a daunting recovery effort out of the sand to an extra-delicate chip from a bad lie above the hole. Its green, cut into the middle of the hillside that leads back up to the clubhouse, is defended by a dangerously deep bunker on the left and the uneven nature of the sloping terrain on the right. SEE ALSO: Closer Look: Bethpage Red #13. For permission to use photographs or text excerpts in your website or publication, please contact Golf On Long Island at phil@golfonlongisland.com. SEE ALSO: Closer Look: Bethpage Yellow #12, Tillinghast's Reef Hole. TEE TIMES Bethpage State Park Golf Course Book A Tee Time NYS Resident Pricing Out of state pricing New York State RESIDENTS Green Fees Green, Blue, & Yellow The ninth is 449 yards from the middle tees -- go off line here and par is likely a pipe dream. And once the Red has you on your heels, more often than not, the Red triumphs. Safer shots are directed toward the short-right fringe, a closer, unprotected target from which two-putt or up-and-down pars are reasonable expectations. Sweeney's, while those seeking something more modern and with a nice outdoor patio can head to Campagne House. There's a long way to go before the turn, thanks to a pair of 500-plus-yard par-5s. John Feinstein: Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Black, William Quirin: America's Linksland: A Century of Long Island Golf, Daniel Wexler: The Missing Links: America's Greatest Lost Golf Courses & Holes, Philip Young: Golf for the People: Bethpage and the Black, Philip Young: Golf's Finest Hour: The Open at Bethpage Black. All rights reserved. Over parts of nine decades the A.W. [This flyover was updated on May 13, 2017.] If the wind is in your face, you won't get a reprieve ahead at #15, which is a touch longer at 438 yards from the middle tees and 482 from the tips. Tongues of fairway in front of the par-3 greens give shorter players a safe option over the ridges and away from traps. Waiting groups congregate around the starter's booth above the first tee, likely impatient and on edge from Bethpage's early check-in and backed-up tee sheet. Though these four County courses -- Bay Park, North Woodmere, Cantiague … It also features a backside collection area. If your hybrid and 4-iron are slumping come tee time, hopefully it's not too late to bail and play the Green or the Yellow instead. Greens roll smoothly, fairways are lush and rough is evenly cut and playable. While instinct says to keep the ball in play and err right, your irons will try to convince you of the importance of finding the center of the fairway. Enjoy an aerial view of each hole, GPS distance, yardage book and more. Some players might enjoy using (or being saved by) the backstop potential of the slope, as it trickles shots back down toward the hole. Senior New York State residents weekday walk up rates is $28.00 only. Share them with other Golf On Long Island readers by posting in the comments section below. For walkers, this is the first of three strenuous climbs on the back nine. In 1958, Alfred Tull was hired to build a Yellow Course … NEARBY COURSES:Bethpage - Black/Blue/Red/Yellow (on site)Eisenhower Park - Red/White/Blue (7 miles)Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course (8 miles)Peninsula Golf Club (9 miles). There's a classic sports bar/grill (Croxley Ales); meatball-focused sports bar/grill (That Meatball Place); local brewery and tasting room (Lithology Brewing); and one of Long Island's best coffeehouses (Flux Coffee) -- all within about 100 feet of each other. [This flyover was updated on July 6, 2020.] SEE ALSO: Observations: North Woodmere Park GC (7/3/2014). Jimmy Lee manages the course as the Manager. All rights reserved. The same can be said for the 337-yard eighth, where proper angles and accuracy carry extra importance given its surprisingly tiny putting surface. In the middle is a sweeping plain covered in sand and fescue. Like most holes on the Green Course, neither par-5 throws out any fairway obstacles. The green course at Bethpage supposedly ranks as Bethpage's 2nd easiest course. The Yellow Course at Bethpage State Park carries around a reputation as the park's beginner course. All content published on this site, including written entries and golf-course photography, is the property of Phil Carlucci and Golf On Long Island. Posted in Bethpage, Nassau Courses, Nassau Courses: 18-hole, Nassau Courses: North Shore/Central | Permalink. It stresses strategy and accuracy, a potentially tall order after a stretch of holes forcing you to overcome pure distance. The 184-/154-yarder features another diagonal shelf on the far side of a shallow depression, this one running from near-left to far-right. View an interactive course map and hole-by-hole layout. But targeting a center pin, the worst mistake you can make is sending a shot to the upper tier or beyond. Designed by Devereaux Emmet/A.W. 100 YEARS OF TRADITION. That's because the right rough is uninterrupted by obstructions, save for a few small and avoidable trees. Here, it's not. Posted in Bethpage, For Beginners, Nassau Courses, Nassau Courses: 18-hole, Nassau Courses: North Shore/Central | Permalink. Holes 8, 9 and 10 parallel each other and share clusters of strategically placed, irregularly shaped sand traps. Though some describe the Green Course as a "mini Black," the two have little in common besides the hilly real estate east of Round Swamp Road. The gallery will do plenty of judging based on that initial swat. SEE ALSO: Closer Look: Stonebridge Golf Links #7 Closer Look: Stonebridge Golf Links #4. Main As at least one course veteran has noted, despite its length, the Red Course can be brought down by short hitters who send the ball straight. While the back side of #4 would be a fantastic place to watch the final holes of a Bethpage Black U.S. Open, it's an awful place to miss on this one-shotter. The 18th plays downhill into the same valley as #1, with a sand-guarded fairway leading to an elevated flag. John Feinstein: Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Black, William Quirin: America's Linksland: A Century of Long Island Golf, Daniel Wexler: The Missing Links: America's Greatest Lost Golf Courses & Holes, Philip Young: Golf for the People: Bethpage and the Black, Philip Young: Golf's Finest Hour: The Open at Bethpage Black. Main Bethpage State Park - Black Bethpage Black Here, to get to the meat of the green, you'll have to go up and over a diagonal bunker that hugs the front-left corner of the surface. It's back down the hill at #4, a picturesque 344-yard par-4. LAYOUT: For all but the most confident golfers, #1 on the Red is as intimidating as it is majestic, and not merely because it is regarded as one of the toughest opening holes to be found anywhere. Macdonald and Seth Raynor, Long Island golfers need to find their way onto the courses of esteemed private clubs like National Golf Links, Piping Rock and Fisher's Island, to name … VueMyGolf offers a range of video and still graphic styles with various file format options to suit evry golf course needs. Opened in 1936 as part of the Depression Era public-works project that built Bethpage State Park, the Black Course arrived on the scene after the Lenox Hills Country Club became the Green Course and one year after A.W. The course rating is 69.8 and it has a slope rating of 121 on Rye grass. Tillinghast course to open at Bethpage State Park, predating the Red Course by several months and the fearsome Black Course by a year. Even a strong tee shot down the center could require a hybrid approach just to reach the top of the plateau (pictured; click to enlarge). You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Looks can be deceiving on a hole that appears level from the tee but actually plays the slightest bit uphill, with the trap the beneficiary of underclubbed shots. Of course, popularity at Bethpage leads to long, stop-and-start rounds that can stretch into five-hour territory, especially on weekends. There's a classic sports bar/grill (Croxley Ales); meatball-focused sports bar/grill (That Meatball Place); local brewery and tasting room (Lithology Brewing); and one of Long Island's best coffeehouses (Flux Coffee) -- all within about 100 feet of each other. [CDATA[ Nine courses participating in Golfing Mag's 2020 "Free Golf" Program Bay Park, Merrick open for play All Long Island public golf courses open except two Nassau municipal courses The next putt or chip will be nearly impossible to keep close to the hole, and a scoring opportunity on the 279-yard par-4 will be wasted. Keep walking down Main Street and you'll find places ranging from Mexican to Dominican to Vietnamese. Over in Bethpage, traditionalists might opt for the bar-and-grill experience at B.K. Both, however, offer a secluded feel that can't be found on the Red, Blue and Yellow courses. Bethpage State Park - Blue Bethpage … Just as the distance between the back nine and the clubhouse prevents nine-hole ventures, the extreme elevation of three back-nine teeboxes might dissuade some players from walking the course. Click the link to view a detailed shot-by-shot fly-over on any device with Google Earth installed.. Without clearly defined corridors, this section of the course offers up so much space you'll barely know what to do with it all. Jimmy Lee manages the course as the Manager. CONTACT:99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Farmingdale 11735(516) 249-0700bethpagegolfcourse.com, SEE ALSO:For a brief period 80 years ago, Bethpage was just Blue, Green and Red Golfweek ranks Bethpage Black #1 in its annual Best Municipal Courses listBethpage Black is Golfweek's Best Municipal for fifth straight yearBethpage, Tallgrass, Montauk Downs again among Golfweek's Best Courses in 2013Closer Look: Bethpage Red #13Observations: Bethpage - Red Course, 9/10/2010Long Island Dream Club: Bethpage - Red Course #8Bethpage Black tops Golfweek's 2012 Best Municipal listBethpage, Tallgrass, Montauk still New York's Best Courses You Can PlayGolf On Long Island's "Nassau 18" -- Bethpage Black #4, #8 and #15Bethpage Black is Golfweek's Best Muni for 2011Bethpage, Tallgrass, Montauk again among Best Courses You Can PlayGolf Digest names Bethpage one of America's "Most Important Courses"Bethpage, Montauk Downs crack Golfweek's Best Muni list (again). Tillinghast, the Black golf course opened in 1936. Google Earth Fly-Over of Bethpage Blue Course Detailed Maps and Yardage Charts: https://www.provisualizer.com/courses/bethpageblue.php Have thoughts and opinions on Bethpage Green? The Red boasts only two par-5s, but at least a few of the par-4s on each side of the turn play like three-shotters, especially when facing into the wind. Well, for one, the Red Course at Bethpage, considered by most to be the toughest of the park's non-Black tracks, offers a fearsome gang of long par-4s. Senior architecture editor Ron Whitten goes hole-by-hole on this sweeping flyover of the Black course at Bethpage. Tillinghast (1935), Alfred Tull (1958, Redesign) Location: Farmingdale, New York History: Bethpage Blue was the first A.W. View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more. B ethpage Golf Course is one of the most popular and cherished golf courses in the nation. After the par-3 seventh, Red rolls up its sleeves for a brawl. Though middle-tee players will lop off some of that distance right from the get-go, there's no dodging the headwinds present on a few of these holes, and the fescue and fairway bunkering can only be avoided with straight, accurate drives. Play to the outside of the fairways to remove the threat from greenside bunkers. Over in Bethpage, traditionalists might opt for the bar-and-grill experience at B.K. Tillinghast, the Red golf course opened in 1935. Whichever route is taken, the end result is a gorgeous view of the Black Course and Bethpage's lower valley from a plateau above the Black's par-3 17th and beside its 18th tee. VueMyGolf offers various pricing and affordable membership options for golf courses to obtain the best 3D graphics for their golf courses. WHERE TO GRAB A BITE AND A BEER:It's hard to make a case against staying put with a burger and a Sam Adams while looking out over the Black Course, but if there's an itch to go elsewhere, the downtown areas of Farmingdale and Bethpage each have plenty to offer. The 18-hole Black course at the Bethpage State Park Golf Course facility in Farmingdale, features 7,065 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. Jimmy Lee manages the course as the Manager. Behind Bethpage State Park's handsome clubhouse, the Black Course shines as the star, its "Warning" sign attracting the attention and camera flashes of first-time visitors. The farther left you go off the tee, the more dangerous the deep greenside bunker becomes. Once back through the tunnel to the clubhouse side, the Green Course concludes with what some consider the best finisher at the complex. 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