Fishers Island Club

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Fishers Island Club

Architect: Seth Raynor & Charles Banks
Year: 1926

20449 East Main Street
Fishers Island, New York 06390
(631) 788-7223

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
public and charter ferries available to the island

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One of the most scenic courses in America, golfers who are fortunate enough to play Fishers Island Club will be treated to a water view from nearly every tee and every green.  With many of Seth Raynor’s timeless template holes and maintenance practices that keep the course playing like a true links course, Fishers Island Club is a real treat to play.  Those who are not completely distracted by the scenery will find a fun golf course with excellent examples of Raynor’s Punch Bowl, Biarritz, and Eden templates as well as quite a few other great holes.

Local Knowledge: Four words . . . peanut butter, jelly, bacon.

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The Itinerant Golfer

Fishers Island Club

It's a beautiful sunny day with a perfect temperature in the upper 60s, I’ve arrived by boat to one of the most beautiful spots I’ve ever seen and I’m about to play one of the world’s top rated golf courses. This is one of those moments in my life where I ask myself the question “How in the heck did I get here?" In this particular instance “here" is the 1st tee at the Fishers Island Club located on Fishers Island, NY. At the time of this writing Fishers Island Club is ranked #11 on the Golf Digest 100 Greatest Golf Courses in America list and considered one of the finest spots in the world for a game of golf. From what I’ve seen in my first 15 minutes on the island it’s already pretty tough to dispute that claim. Fishers Island is a 7 mile long and 1 mile wide island that is home to one of the most exclusive clubs in all the land, Fishers Island Club. The Fishers Island story begins in 1614 when it was “discovered" by a Dutch explorer. The island was purchased from Native Americans in 1644 and was used primarily for farming and as a private hunting and fishing preserve from that time until the late 19th century. In the 1870s everything on the island changed when the second owner of the island’s heirs began selling lots and summer rental cottages began popping up. The island rapidly became a popular tourist destination from… More >