Fishers Island Club

East End Rd,

Fishers Island, New York 06390

  • Office

    +1 (631) 788 7223
  • Pro shop

    +1 (631) 788 7223
  • Fax

    +1 (631) 788 5680
  • Golf pro

    Daniel Colvin (PGA Head Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland & links-style. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Seaside (Fishers Island Sound and Block Island Sound) and some woodland.

  • Designer:

    Seth Raynor & Charles Banks

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6628
6138
4864
Par
70
72
72
SSS or slope
72.0
70.1
68.9

Location

Latitude:

41.280008

Longitude:

-71.948401

How to get there:

On Fishers Island; 69 mi SW of Providence, Rhode Island (incl 8 mi by ferry).

Fishers Island is a 45 minute ferry ride from New London, Connecticut, down the Thames River and across Fishers Island Sound.

Fishers Island Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1926

Fishers Island Club is considered by many to be a world-beater, something supported by its frequent high ranking on most golf course listings. But this very private and exclusive Club, located on a small island off the Connecticut coast, certainly gets its fair share of mixed reviews.

Most holes are played directly alongside the seashore, offering spectacular scenery and an unforgettable golf experience. Some reviewers talk about a "so-so" layout and often "less than immaculate" conditioning, but if given the chance to play here, the best advice would seem to be grab it with both hands!

List of courses: Long Island (East)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Fishers Island is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Fishers Island measures just 9 miles long and a mile wide, and is located at the eastern end of Long Island Sound. Although part of New York state, it is only 2 miles off the coast of Connecticut. Year round fewer than 250 people live on Fishers Island.

During the 20th century well established and "old money" families selected the island as a summer vacation destination, building luxurious homes and creating an air of wealth and exclusivity on the island. Access to the eastern end of the island, where Fishers Island Club is located is by way of a private road.

Published ranking

World: 18th best course in the world (GOLF magazine, 2020/21).
USA: 10th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: 3rd best course in New York (Golf Digest, 2019/20).

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