For the Avid Golfer
For the visiting golfer looking to play, we’ve got everything from a fun executive nine to a championship track that will challenge the scratch player.
1) Saratoga Spa State Golf Course
Rated 4 Stars by Golf Digest, the Saratoga Spa Golf Course is one of the premier public courses in the region. It includes an 18-hole par 72 and a 9-hole par 29. Enjoy the generously wide fairways, but beware of all the stately old pines.
2) Saratoga National Golf Club
Voted among the Top 100 public golf course and pro shop in the country, Saratoga National is a public course that features 18 holes of award-winning golf, delectable cuisine and all the amenities of an upscale club without the rules and restrictions. You’ll pay if you stray, but this is a lovingly maintained, big-time golf course.
3) McGregor Links Country Club
Nestled inside the beautiful foothills of the Adirondacks, between Exit 15 and 16 on the Northway, McGregor Links offers fun and challenging play. And you don’t have to be a member of the club to enjoy a game at this semi-private golf course - everyone can play.
4) Pioneer Hills
This golf course is a challenging 18-hole, par 70, established in 1995. Nestled between the majestic pines and abundant wetlands in western Saratoga County, the layout will challenge players of all levels. A fully stocked bar and restaurant are open for lunch and dinner daily
5) Airway Meadows
Airways Meadows is an 18-hole championship course with a par 72, consisting of 6,000 yards from the Men's White Tees. An additional 427 yards will provide the distance from the championship tees. Three covered bridges, a little airport, and a Black Angus beef farm are all within the golf course area.
6) Saratoga Lake Golf Club
Saratoga Lake Golf Club has both the golf course and driving range, so there's no excuse for not practicing your drives beforehand. It’s cut out of a forest, and a little river runs through it, making it the ideal scramble tournament venue. You might also want to pack an extra sleeve of balls.
7) Ballston Spa Country Club
This semi-private club has been around since 1925 during golf’s Golden Age of course architecture. Ballston Spa Country Club is an exemplary parkland design with greens and fairways that typify courses of this age. Playing at a par of 71 for men and 74 for women, it is a golfing experience that will challenge and reward golfers at all skill levels.
8) Van Patten Golf Club
With three nines available to spread out golfers and keep rounds moving, this nicely maintained course offers great value to golfers looking to keep down their costs as well as their scores. The course features large mature spacious greens, sloping wide fairways and expansive views of the countryside.
9) Brookhaven Golf Course
In the Southern Foothills of the Adirondacks, Brookhaven provides beautiful views of the mountains and surrounding area while providing an enjoyable golfing experience for all. Designed by George Pulver, the course has its own distinct personality and challenges that will provide golfers with a fun, new experience each time they play the course.
10) Van Patten Golf Club
Nestled in the hamlet of Jonesville, just 20 minutes from Saratoga Springs, this 27-hole public golf course is a challenge to all levels of handicap. Built in 1968 the course features large mature spacious greens, sloping wide fairways and expansive views of the countryside. Amenities include a 300 yard driving range and a fully stocked professional golf shop.
11) The Fairways of Halfmoon
The Fairways of Halfmoon is a public golf course, club house and 7,000-square-foot banquet hall in Saratoga County, offering terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Fairways of Halfmoon difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round.