There are 2 golf courses in Brooklyn, New York and all 2 are municipal courses. There are also another 65 golf courses within 20 miles of Brooklyn, including 1 public, 25 municipal and 39 private courses.
The oldest course in the Brooklyn area is the The Rockaway Hunting Club which was designed by Devereaux Emmet/(R) A. W. Tillinghast and opened in 1878.
The longest course is Trump Golf Links At Ferry Point, which is 7,400 yards. Richmond County Country Club is rated the best course near Brooklyn. The following courses have won various awards: Essex County Country Club, The Ridgewood Country Club, The Ridgewood Country Club.