Tallgrass Golf Course

Tallgrass Golf Course

Architect: Gil Hanse
Year: 2000

24 Cooper Street
Shoreham, New York 11786
(631) 209-9359

Course Access: Public

Driving Range available
Motorized golf carts available

Tee Yardage Par Rating / Slope

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The Itinerant Golfer

Tallgrass Golf Course

The east end of Long Island is very well known for its ultra exclusive private golf clubs such as National Golf Links and Shinnecock Hills that have been staples on the magazine Top 100 lists for many, many years. What is not as well known is that amongst the area's exclusive private clubs are a number of public options. While these courses may not be Top 100 some are pretty good courses and most importantly accessible to everyone. The epic golf trip that I was lucky enough to be a part of last fall consisted of playing National Golf Links the day we arrived, Maidstone the next day, then Sebonack and Shinnecock Hills on the final day. Since we were playing Maidstone in the afternoon I started to work on finding a good option to play in the morning that day so that we would have a full 36 hole day. It's just not a proper golf trip if you don't get in 36 holes a day . . . at least that's what I always say. Since I was really only familiar with the private courses in the area I inquired with a few well traveled golf friends and Tallgrass was one of the recommended courses. When I looked it up and discovered that Gil Hanse was the architect it suddenly became a very easy decision. For those who don't know, Gil Hanse is one of the hottest golf course architects du jour and has been awarded some pretty… More >