Tee-rific golf in the Adirondacks
Besides hiking, paddling, sipping cocktails by the lake, Saranac Lake is also home to great golf courses!
The Saranac Inn Golf Club
Saranac Inn Golf Club opened in 1901 with six holes as part of the famous Saranac Inn Resort before expanding to 18 holes in 1910. Seymour Dunn, who designed many courses in the Adirondacks, was the architect. He said after designing over 300 courses in many parts of the world, Saranac Inn was his masterpiece. With four sets of tees from 6,600 yards from the back tees and 5,000 yards from the forward tees, the course is fun for all skill levels. Noted for its lightning fast and true greens, the classic Scottish design has a great mix of long, medium, and short par threes, fours, and fives. The Saranac Inn Golf Club course is fully irrigated with bentgrass greens and tees. Rated four-and-a-half stars by Golf Digest’s Places to play: “The best course in the Adirondacks is immaculately maintained with friendly service and spectacular greens, tees and fairways.”
The Saranac Inn Club was recognized by Golf Digest as one of four U.S. courses 100 years or older that received four-and-a-half stars. This par 72 New York golf course has a reputation for extraordinary maintenance with fully automatic irrigation and bentgrass greens.
The Saranac Lake Golf Club
Located just outside the village of Saranac Lake in Ray Brook, the Saranac Lake Golf Club is a nine hole public golf course and no tee times are needed. A quality golf experience that is fun and challenging at an affordable price for everyone. The nine-hole "Saranac Lake" course features 2,949 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. The course rating is 34.8 and it has a slope rating of 117. Designed by Alex Findlay, the Saranac Lake golf course opened in 1919.