Address: Douglaston Golf Course, 63-20 Marathon Parkway, Douglaston, NY 11363 Map and Directions
Reservations: 718-224-6566 or www.golfnyc.com
Rating: 65.5/110; 63.7/108; 65.9/109
Architect: Willie Tucker (1927). The course has also been renovated in recent years by Stephen Kay
Management: Douglaston Golf Corp.
Manager: Mike Taffet
Teaching Professional: Vacant
Superintendent: Dave Parsons
Description: Douglaston Golf Course is known for its spectacular views, this short and hilly course will still provide a challenge for even the low handicap golfer. Rare course with seven par 3 holes. The beautiful old clubhouse sits at the entrance to the course (separate catering available). Formally North Hills Country Club, became a municipal course in the early 1960s. With beautiful wide rolling fairways and hilly terrain the course provides shots for all levels of golfers. Douglaston is situated at the highest point in the Borough of Queens, providing picturesque views of the Manhattan skyline.
Directions: Long Island Expressway East exit 31 (from LIE- West take exit 32). Follow Marathon Parkway directions to course.
Mass Transit: Port Washington branch of the Long Island Railroad to Little Neck Station from there it's less than 10 minutes by taxi.
Our Favorite Hole: Hole #18 This 550 yard par 5 is reachable in two if you swing out of your shoes. The tee shot is to a narrow, tree lined fairway. The second shot is blind to an elevated green guarded by bunkers.