Perfect courses

Panoramic Adirondack High Peaks scenery, coupled with lush fairways and well-manicured greens, make for that one of a kind golfing experience that is totally unique to Lake Placid. Locals warn that with spectacular views like these, people have trouble keeping their heads down - it's a real challenge to keep your eye on the ball.

A man golfs on a green with mountains in the background.

Signature golf courses with an historic past

Our golf heritage has been around since the 1800s, marking it among America’s firsts. History buffs will tell you some of golf's greats have refined their games and even designed the courses here in Lake Placid. Names like Ben Hogan, Joe Kirkwood Sr., Seymour Dunn, and Lake Placid native Craig Wood have put their stamp on and left their legacy here in Lake Placid.

  • Whiteface Club & Resort Golf Course - John Van Kleek and Walter Hagen
  • Lake Placid Club Links Course - Seymour Dunn
  • Lake Placid Club Mountain Course - Alex Findlay and Alister MacKenzie
  • Craig Wood Golf course - Seymour Dunn

These public courses offer beginners and experts both wooded mountain courses and Scottish links. Several courses have Executive Length Holes, and all are around par 72. So plan that perfect day, and call up your buddies or your family; they won’t want to the miss the chance to hit that hole in one golf vacation.

A hole in one

Our scenic courses are unforgettable locations for weddings and other events. Plan your wedding in Lake Placid and celebrate a memorable round of golf with your friends on the day of or weekend of the big event. Lake Placid's luxurious spas and outstanding wedding services will make your special day extraordinary and hassle free, so you can spend your time on more important things — friends, family, relaxation, and of course, golf and more golf!

Lake Placid's wealth of activities shine in any season; there is so much to do that everyone can find something to enjoy here.

Lake Placid golf packages are a perfect option for players who want to come test their skills on the area's public 9-hole and 18-hole golf courses. After the game, the opportunity to unwind at any one of Lake Placid's restaurants and rest up for another big day of golf on memorable courses is a guaranteed treat.

Craig Wood Golf Course
141 Country Club Lane, Lake Placid
(518) 523-9811

Craig Wood Golf Course offers a challenging round of golf in a spectacular setting. Designed by Seymour Dunn in 1925, this carefully maintained municipal course is strategically carved into the Adirondack countryside. It's the perfect opportunity for...

Lake Placid Club Golf Courses
88 Morningside Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-4460

The Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club owns and operates the Historic Lake Placid Club. The Lake Placid Club offers 45 holes of spectacular golf in the heart of the Adirondacks. Our award-winning courses offer a unique variety of golf for players of all...

Whiteface Club & Resort Golf Course
373 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid
(518) 523-2551
Saranac Lake Golf Club
Route 86, Sara-Placid Highway, Ray Brook
(518) 891-2675

With no need for a tee time and located just minutes from Lake Placid in Ray Brook, the Saranac Lake Golf Club should not be missed by any visiting golfer. This inviting and fun 9-hole course is the best value in the area and plays to every skill level.

Saranac Inn Golf & Country Club
125 County Route 46, Saranac Lake
(518) 891-1402