The Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums provides a total of seven golf courses to accommodate players with a range of skills. In addition, there are three driving ranges, and for children and families two mini-golf courses, in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow and Cantiague Park in Hicksville
|PGA Tour golfer Jay Haas at the Red Course in Eisenhower Park during the Commerce Bank Championship.
At Eisenhower Park, three of Long Island’s finest golf courses are open to the public, including the famed “Red” course. The Red course has a storied history, having been designed by prominent golf architect Devereux Emmet in 1914 and having hosted PGA championships as far back as 1926. More recently, the Red course played host to the PGA Tour’s Commerce Bank Championship.
A second championship-level course, the White, was designed by Robert Trent Jones, a major 20th-century architect of American courses. Jones also designed the third 18-hole course at Eisenhower, the Blue.
Eisenhower Park has an excellent driving range with 60 bays and night hours in season. Two other County parks provide driving ranges: Cantiague Park, centrally located in Hicksville; and North Woodmere Park, located by the water in the southwest corner of the county.
In addition, there are four executive-level 9-hole golf courses that are perfect for a relaxing morning or afternoon of practice. These courses are conveniently spread around the County park system at the
Mangano Offers Free Golf To Veterans & Active Duty Military On Veterans Day
Mineola, New York – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will honor veterans and active duty military personnel for their service to our nation with free golf at Eisenhower Park’s 18-hole Blue Course and the 9-hole courses at Cantiague Park, Christopher Morley Park, Bay Park, and North Woodmere Park, on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th. Golf cart fees will be discounted for veterans and active duty military with a Nassau County leisure pass.
Mangano Kicks Off Sports Equipment Drive
Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined by Children’s Sport Connection (CSC), Adults and Children with Learning & Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD) and many young men and women as they kicked off the Sports Equipment Drive at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in Eisenhower Park. The Sports Equipment Drive will collect gently used sports equipment from October 15th to November 15th. With the help of local children and parents like the generous individuals who attended and made the first donations at the kick-off event yesterday, every child can enjoy the opportunity to play sports.