Maidstone Club (West)

  • 100
    Golf Digest ranking:
  • 37
    Golf Magazine ranking:

Maidstone Club (West)

Architect: Willie Park Jr. & Jack Park
Year: 1924

50 Old Beach Lane
East Hampton, New York 11937
(631) 324-5530

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

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One of the oldest, most elite and prestigious clubs in America.  The golf course here is a wonderful walk with the highlight being the fantastic holes built into the dunes along the Atlantic Ocean.

Local Knowledge: After the round be sure to enjoy a Southside which is the local drink of choice in “The Hamptons”.

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The Itinerant Golfer

Maidstone Club (West)

When people talk about the greatest golf destinations in America the conversation often turns to locales like Pebble Beach, Kiawah Island, Bandon Dunes and Whistling Straits which are without question the most famous and among the best golf resorts in the U.S. That said, there are a few other destinations that are just as good and sometimes better, but may not be as well known because they are not accessible to the public. One of those locations is Long Island, New York and specifically the east end of Long Island. The 35 mile stretch between Riverhead and East Hampton is where Friar’s Head, Shinnecock Hills, National Golf Links of America, Sebonack and Maidstone all can be found . . . and all five of them are rated in the Top 100. Not a bad little neighborhood to spend some time in. I had the good fortune of playing Shinnecock Hills, National Golf Links and Sebonack early on in my quest to play the Top 100 and ever since then I have been trying to get back to Long Island to play the Maidstone Club. Luckily, an opportunity came up for me to make a trip to the area that would grant me the chance to revisit a few of the places I had already played AND would include my first visit to Maidstone. Maidstone Club is was founded in 1891 and was the summer retreat of New York City’s most wealthy and socially connected families. Still today the club is… More >

  • Mike P.

    Steve..This course and its layout is my favorite type of course architecture. Im also a big sucker for Coore & Crensahw and the work they do. Im in complete agreement with you, from your images I am shocked its so low on GD list of the top 100. Keep hitting them straight! Hope to see ya back in WV in the future!