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Driving ranges to perfect your swing on Long Island 

Golfer at the driving range at Smithtown Landing

Golfer at the driving range at Smithtown Landing Country Club Credit: Newsday/Morgan Campbell

Practice your swing at these Long Island driving ranges and be par for the course.


BETHPAGE STATE PARK GOLF COURSE, 99 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd., Farmingdale, 516-249-0700 Hours Dawn-dusk April-Nov., weather permitting. Features 30 stalls; artificial turf mats, pro shop, PGA lessons, club rental.

CANTIAGUE PARK GOLF COURSE, West John Street, Hicksville, 516-571-7082, Hours Peak season 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; open daily in winter as weather allows. Season All year, weather permitting. Features 36 bays (including heated and covered stalls). Fee $7 for 40 balls, $9 for 60 balls.

EISENHOWER PARK GOLF COURSE, Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow,, 516- 572-0337. Hours Peak season 7 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Season Open daily all year, weather permitting. Features 60 stalls, lighted, artificial turf mats, club rentals. Fee $7 for 40 balls, $9 for 60 balls.

GLEN COVE GOLF COURSE, 109 Lattingtown Rd., Glen Cove, 516-676-0550 office; 516-671-0033 pro shop; 516-200-9603 restaurant, Hours 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Tues.-Sun., 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Mon. April-Nov., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tues.-Sun., 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon. Dec.-March. Features 21 covered, lighted and heated stalls. Fee $4 for 32 balls, $7 for 64 balls, $12 for 128 balls.

HARBOR LINKS GOLF COURSE, 1 W. Fairway Dr., Port Washington, 516-767-4816, Hours 7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, weather permitting. Features 40 stalls, artificial grass tees (lessons only), practice greens, lessons. Fee $7 small bucket, $11 medium bucket, $14 large bucket, $17 jumbo bucket.

LIDO GOLF CLUB, 255 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach, 516-889-8181, Hours Dawn-dark daily, weather permitting. Features 23 stalls, 3 covered; 3 target greens, sand trap, cafe, grill.

MERRICK ROAD PARK GOLF COURSE, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick, 516-868-4650 Hours 6 a.m.-dusk all year, weather permitting. Features 22 stalls, 160-yard driving range, irons only. Fee $7.25 for 50 balls, seniors $6.25 for 50 balls.

NORTH WOODMERE GOLF COURSE, Branch Boulevard, North Woodmere, 516-571-7814, Hours 7 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, all year, weather permitting. Features 22 bays with a range of about 200 yards; golf instruction available. Fee $7 for 40 balls, $3 club rental.

TOWN OF OYSTER BAY GOLF COURSE, 1 Southwoods Rd., Woodbury, 516-677-5980 golf; 516-682-4776 driving range. Hours 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tues.-Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon. April-Oct., then hours vary, all year, weather permitting. Features 29 stalls, mats, lessons.


BERGEN POINT COUNTRY CLUB AND GOLF COURSE, 69 Bergen Ave., West Babylon, 631-661-8282, Hours 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March-Dec., weather permitting. Features 20 stalls. Fee $7 for 45 balls.

CHERRY CREEK GOLF LINKS, 900 Reeves Ave., Riverhead, 631-369-6500, Hours Dawn-dusk, open all year, weather permitting. Features 25 stalls, grass tees, with practice bunker.

COUNTRY FAIR ENTERTAINMENT PARK, 3351 Rte. 112, Medford, 631-732-0579, Hours noon-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun., mid-March-mid-Nov. Features Lighted, 30 stalls. Fee $8 for 40 balls, $18 for 120 balls, $3 club rental.

CRAB MEADOW GOLF COURSE, 220 Waterside Ave., Northport, 631-757-8800, Hours 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily May-Sept., then schedule varies. Features 18 stalls.

DIX HILLS PARK GOLF COURSE, 575 Vanderbilt Pkwy., Dix Hills, 631-499-8005, Hours 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. Fee $5 per bucket.

FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE DRIVING RANGE, Melville Road and Route 110, Farmingdale, 631-420-2621, 631-420-2482. Hours 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily April-Nov. Features 25 stalls, target greens and flags. Fee $7 small bucket-$15 extra-large bucket ($1-$2 discount for seniors, staff and students).

HEARTLAND GOLF PARK, 1200 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, 631-667-7400, Hours 6:30 a.m.-midnight. Features 92 stalls (42 heated), golf school, club rental, automatic tees. Fee $10-$100.

HOLBROOK COUNTRY CLUB, 700 Patchogue-Holbrook Rd., Holbrook, 631-467-3417, Hours 7 a.m.-dusk, weather permitting. Features 16 stalls, artificial turf mats. Fee $6 for 50-60 balls.

INDIAN ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB, 661 Riverside Dr., Riverhead,, 631-727-7776. Hours 7 a.m.-dusk daily. Features 25 stalls, artificial turf mats; clubs provided, available for rent. Fee $6 for 40 balls.

ISLAND’S END GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, 5025 Rte. 25, Greenport, 631-477-0777, Hours 7 a.m.-dusk all year, weather permitting. Features Grass tees, practice bunker, chipping area and putting green. Fee $10 small bucket, $20 large bucket.

MIDDLE ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB, 275 Yaphank-Middle Island Rd., Middle Island, 631-924-3000, Hours dawn-dusk all year, weather permitting. Features 12 stalls. Fee $7 bucket.

MILL POND GOLF COURSE, 300 Mill Rd., Medford, 631-732-8249, Hours 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Features Single baskets and range cards available. PGA professional lessons available. Fee $7 small bucket, $9 medium bucket, $12 large bucket.

MONTAUK DOWNS STATE PARK GOLF COURSE, 50 S. Fairview Ave., Montauk, 631-668-1100. Features 12 stalls, clinics, pro shop. Fee $8 for 60 balls.

PINE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB, 2 Country Club Dr., Manorville, 631-878-4343, Hours 6 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, all year, weather permitting. Features Grass tees for 40-50 tee boxes (artificial turf mats in winter), bunkers, chipping-putting area. Fee $7 for 45-50 balls, 7 buckets for $35.

PINE RIDGE GOLF CLUB, 2 Golf Course Dr., Coram, 631-331-7930, Hours 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, all year, weather permitting. Features Open space with 18 mats. Fee $5 per bucket.

POXABOGUE GOLF COURSE, 3556 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 631-537-0025, Hours 7 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, March-Dec. Features 75-station range, covered stalls, mats and grass; practice bunker, short game area. Fee $10 for 50 balls, $17 for 100 balls, $24 for 150 balls; club rental available.

ROCK HILL GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, 105 Clancy Rd., Manorville, 631-878-2250, Hours 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., weather permitting. Features Grass range weekends May-Oct., lessons. Fee $5 for 45 balls, $10 for 90.

SHELTER ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB, 26 Sunnyside Ave., Shelter Island Heights, 631-749-0416, Hours 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Features 7 stalls. Fee $5 per bucket.

SMITHTOWN LANDING COUNTRY CLUB, 495 Landing Ave., Smithtown, 631-979-6534, Hours 7 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Features 20 stalls, artificial turf. Fee $5 for 40 balls.

SOUTHAMPTON GOLF RANGE, 668 County Rd. 39 (Route 27), Southampton, 631-283-2158, Hours 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Features 30 stalls, grass hitting area. Fee $8 for 30 balls, $15 for 70 balls, $18 for 105 balls.

SPRING LAKE GOLF CLUB, 30 E. Bartlett Rd., Middle Island, 631-924-5115, Hours 7 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, all year. Features Grass tees serving 20, pro shop. Fee $5 for 40 balls.

SUNKEN MEADOW STATE PARK, North end of Sunken Meadow State Parkway, Kings Park, 631-269-5351, Hours Sunrise-sunset all year, weather permitting. Features 24 stalls, artificial turf mats, pro shop. Fee $7 per bucket.

TIMBER POINT GOLF COURSE, 398 Great River Rd., Great River, 631-581- 2401, Hours 7 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends; call to confirm. Features 25 stalls, artificial turf mats, lessons, rental. Fee $7 for 33 balls, $14 for 66 balls.

WEST SAYVILLE GOLF COURSE, 200 Montauk Hwy., West Sayville, 631- 567-1704, Hours 7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily May 15-Labor Day. Vary rest of the year. Features 37 stalls, artificial turf mats, lighted range, lessons, pro shop; clubs provided. Fee $7 for 42 balls.

WIND WATCH GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, 1715 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge, 631-232-9850, Hours 7 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, weather permitting. Features Grass tees serving 20-30. Fee $6 for 40 balls.

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