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Top 5 Places to Bike to Golf in New York City

Article by Andrew Howard. New York City can be tough to navigate with your golf clubs on public transportation or let alone on a bike to keep your balance. You...

Article by Andrew Howard.

New York City can be tough to navigate with your golf clubs on public transportation or let alone on a bike to keep your balance. You may have reverted to a small walking bag to fit a few clubs to avoid spillage. However, now you can go with as many as 14 clubs in and around the city with The Back9 Golf Backpack. It will give ease of mind to store your clubs safely and securely as you travel around the city. You may be rethinking dusting of your clubs or pulling the trigger on the golf clubs you always wanted. Now that we have a solution to the usual golf bag dilemma, let’s take a look at some wonderful places to golf.  

(1) Most Iconic Driving Range in New York City - Chelsea Piers Golf 

Chelsea Piers Bike to Golf NYC

 Photo courtesy of Chelsea Piers.

Indoor Golf Stats: 

Location: Chelsea, NY
Restaurant & Bar: Yes
Swing Technology: Full Swing
Lessons: Yes

One of the most iconic ranges if not the most in all of New York City. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Will Farrell, Mark Wahlberg all have been to Chelsea Piers Golf Club to hit some balls. The chances you see a famous golfer or celebrity are greatly in your favor. Chelsea Piers offers private lessons, youth and adult golf clinics and also summer camps. The unique quality of Chelsea Piers Golf Club you can hit out toward the water year-around with the heated and weather-protected stalls. However, if you want to escape from the cold all together you can hop inside with your friends on a Full Swing simulator and also enjoy the bar. 

If you are looking to go by bike during the warmer weather months it is only about 2.5 away from the center of Lower Manhattan. Additionally, from the Flatiron district it is only about 1.5 miles a way to jump on a bus or your bike with your clubs on your back. Many golf opportunities are available for you.

(2) Top 25 Public Golf Course in New York State - Mosholu Golf Course

Moshulu Golf bike to golf new york city

  Photo courtesy of Mochulu Golf Course.

Course Stats:

  • Location: Bronx, NY
  • Holes: 9 Holes
  • Par: 32
  • Yardage: 2,132

    Mosholu Golf Course is a great course to learn the game for beginners and more experienced golfers alike. It has an awesome space for working on short game with a 10,0000 square foot putting green and chipping green. Last year it was ranked inside the top 25 public golf courses in New York State in 2022, an impressive feat considering there are roughly 1,000 public courses in total. All the more reason to get out on your bike or public transportation if you don’t have a vehicle handy. Mosholu golf course is most convenient for residents of the Bronx and around Yonkers to enjoy thIs excellent facility. 

    (3) Multi-Location Indoor Golf Simulators - Five Iron Golf

    5iron golf new york city subway to golf

      Photo courtesy of 5 Iron.

    Indoor Golf Stats: 

    • Locations (3): Manhattan, Herald Square, Flatiron District
    • Restaurant & Bar: Yes
    • Swing Technology: Trackman
    • Lessons & Leagues: Yes

      Five Iron Golf has always wanted to be a place that is welcome to all skill levels to help grow the game. There are numerous options of things you can do inside one of three locations in New York City. They are: renting a simulator by yourself or with friends, enjoying a drink or food at the in house restaurant, taking a lesson or joining a league. The indoor golf experience embodies all aspects for beginners to more experienced golfers for an excellent time.  

      The Manhattan location will be ideal for people from Lower Manhattan or Lower East Side. The Herald Square location will be best for people coming from Lower Manhattan and Garment District. The third location, Flatiron, will be most convenient for people coming from Central Harlem and Upper Manhattan. These recommendations all come in mind with the idea of riding a bike or public transportation. 


      (3) Dyker Beach Golf Course - A Challenge Across the Bridge

      Dyker Beach Golf Course bike to golf new york city
      Dyker Beach Golf Course. Photo Courtesy of Dyker Beach Golf Course
      Course Stats:
      • Location: Brooklyn, NY
      • Holes: 18 Holes 
      • Par: 72
      • Yardage: 6,438

        Dyker Beach Golf Course is a solid choice in choosing an 18 hole golf course that will provide a bit of a challenge for all golfers. The course has an awesome warm up area with a large putting-green to work on your game. It also features a full-service bar and an easily accessible area for on the course snacks. There also is the opportunity to build some new friendships in the men’s and women’s groups for both social and competitive play. 

        The golf course is located on the south side of  Brooklyn near Bay Bridge. There are several bus stations nearby, for example the station at 86 St/7 Av is a 5 min walk or just a short bike ride. All in all a great option for people in Brooklyn to enjoy all the that Dyker Beach Golf Course has to offer


        (5) Most High Tech Indoor Golf Facility - Konnect Golf 

        Konnect Golf New York City Bike to golf

        Indoor Golf Stats: 

        • Locations: (5th Avenue) New York, NY
        • Restaurant & Bar: Yes
        • Swing Technology: Trackman
        • Lessons & Leagues: Yes

        Konnect Golf is a high tech facility that has 8 hitting bays equipped with Trackman technology and a cutting edge putting green that will blow your mind. Konnect Golf has developed an atmosphere for golfers at all skill levels to benefit from the membership programs, lessons and leagues. It truly is built for a complete social experience as it is equipped with a bar and lounge. 

        The location of Konnect Golf is easy for residents of Midtown East and West to get there easily. Additionally, the south side of Central park is only a half mile bike ride if you want to take a scenic route after finishing up your practice session. It is a great opportunity to take in terms of accessibility and also sheer amount of helpful technology to bring your game to the next level. 


        The opportunities are endless to hit a spot and work on your golf game. From indoor golf to golf courses there is an option for everyone in all parts of New York City. Then you top that off with a golf bag meant for city travel that will remove the burden of a bulky and unsecured bag. Get out there today New Yorkers and grow the game.

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