Saratoga Springs Golf CoursesIn August, Saratoga Springs in upstate New York is all about horse racing, but the golf in this town is a winner, too. Katharine Dyson lists her five favorite area courses.The New York Golf Trail in upstate New York was established in 2008 and features six of the top 20 public courses in the Empire State. The trail features 16 golf courses and five regions. Brandon Tucker hit a few regions on his trip along the New York Golf Trail, and it was a wild ride.Saratoga National Golf Club is a tournament-ready, upscale public golf course just minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The course opened in 2001 and was designed by Roger Rulewich, a former apprentice of Robert Trent Jones Sr. Here's a look at Saratoga National Golf Club in pictures.