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3.6
382 Reviews (382)
5 Stars
124
4 Stars
147
3 Stars
56
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
27
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
73.1%
Recommend this course
304 out of 382 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.9
65.6%
Recommend this course
21 out of 32 reviews
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3.4
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.9
66.1%
Recommend this course
39 out of 59 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6304 yards
Slope 119
Rating 70.4

Silver Lake Golf Course sits along Staten Island's North Shore, offering a scenic and challenging layout that is one of the five boroughs' best-kept secrets. The course has a classic layout with postage stamp-sized greens and narrow fairways. At just over 6,000 yards from the back tees, the golf course appears shorter than it plays. The tight layout demands accuracy throughout especially on the lengthier holes, of which there are several. The course offers interesting risk-reward opportunities and holes 12 through 14 are considered by locals the "Amen Corner" of the North. The entire layout will test your shot-making abilities. In addition to the challenging round, Silver Lake is known for having consistently excellent conditions with some of New York's best greens, which is why it has garnered a strong following among local players.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 70 6304 yards 70.4 119
Black (W) 72 6304 yards 76.0 134
Blue (W) 72 5709 yards 73.4 129
Blue 70 5709 yards 67.4 114
Silver 70 5375 yards 65.6 110
Silver (W) 72 5375 yards 71.8 124
Scorecard for Silver Lake
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 70.4/119 355 363 235 384 480 158 316 396 379 3066 394 168 409 563 357 333 216 382 416 3238 6304
Blue M: 67.4/114 W: 73.4/129 326 289 155 364 460 99 309 349 350 2701 371 146 392 506 327 314 195 360 397 3008 5709
Silver M: 65.6/110 W: 71.8/124 296 280 150 384 460 86 264 329 337 2586 351 126 310 487 310 289 170 330 416 2789 5375
Handicap 10 14 12 4 8 18 16 6 2 5 17 3 7 11 15 13 9 1
Par 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 35 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 35 70
Handicap (W) 14 12 16 8 6 18 2 10 4 1 17 11 3 9 13 15 5 7

Course Details

Year Built 1929
Golf Season Year round
Architect John Van Kleek

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.6
382 Reviews (382)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 47
Patio Dining 40
19th Hole Scenic Views 33
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 46
Elevation Changes 38
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Locals 50
Advanced Golfers 23
Walkers 21
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 58
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Response from Silver Lake Management on 03/09/2018:
Thank you for the 5-star review!
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Average Course in NYC

Course was fine. Playing in winter the conditions were as good as could be expected. Course was damp due to rain over the weekend. All as expected. Just an average public course in NYC.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Silver Lake Management on 02/28/2018:
Thank you for playing Silver Lake and sharing your feedback!
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

good round bad pace

beautiful day to play , can not figure out how the pace was so slow . could be cart path only . great day all in all

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Response from Silver Lake Management on 02/27/2018:
We're happy to hear you were able to enjoy a February round at Silver Lake. See you soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from Silver Lake Management on 02/21/2018:
Thank you for playing Silver Lake and sharing your feedback! Please feel free to reach out and discuss your experience. We hope to see you again in Spring.
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course but avoid playing after heavy rain

Silver Lake was otherwise a really nice, quick morning outing but very, very wet after almost a day and night of rain the day before. I teed off at 7:15 a couple of minutes after sunrise and played through (as a single player, riding) in 2,5 hours, which was nice but ended up missing putts by ridiculous distances due to watery greens. It wasn’t just roughs and fairways that were sogged - most of the cups were full of water as well and many greens had outright puddles. I was just happy to get out there and aside from its ability to drain water the course is simple, straightforward and spacious - perfect for my long and wide drives...

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Response from Silver Lake Management on 02/01/2018:
We're happy to hear you were able to play after heavy rain in the area. See you soon!
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

What you would expect

The course was muddy, sloppy ,wet and covered in spots with ice.....What do you expect it's January anyone who bad reviews because of course conditions is ridiculous. The staff is always friendly and my only complaint is the pace of play was slowed up by one really rude group who just wanted to chat and complain about the frozen tee boxes, get over it were not in florida. So to end this rant this is a decent track for a reasonable price worth stopping by. :)

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 01/24/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation! Our staff is working hard to prepare the course for a great Spring. See you then!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Soggy

Completely mud soaked fairways, frozen tee boxes and greens , cups completely frozen to the top.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Response from Silver Lake Management on 01/24/2018:
Thank you for golfing with us in Winter conditions! We hope to see you in the Spring so we can improve your 1-star experience.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart

Enjoyable

course is well kept and challenging. Everyone is very friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/21/2017:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/11/2017:
Thank you for playing Silver Lake and sharing your recommendation!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

perfect

it's wonderful area in town, nice old park, thank you

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/11/2017:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/11/2017:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No leaves

$12 for full round via GolfNow awesome.
Staff did an incredible Job with the leaves .
Very professionally run

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/11/2017:
Thank you for the 5-star review! We're happy to hear you were able to play Silver Lake for a great value. See you soon!
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/08/2017:
We look forward to seeing you back on the course!
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 12/08/2017:
Thank you for the 5-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nicest course on the island

This is the best keeped course on the Staten Island very well maintained . They also made some really great changes to the course the last few years I am very pleased with that . And I hear they have a locally made wine I will be trying this year .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Silver Lake Management on 01/18/2018:
Thank you for the 5-star review! We look forward to seeing you in the New Year.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course

Too many leaves I cant complain it's almost winter so i cant complain but if u charging top dollar than at least clear off the leaves

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Response from Silver Lake Management on 11/28/2017:
We're sorry to hear you are not able to recommend the course due to leaves. Thank you for golfing with us!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great greens

Great greens for this time of year. They also do good job picking up leaves.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 11/16/2017:
Your feedback on greens conditions is great news! Thank you for golfing with us and sharing your experience!
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

nice course

staff is very friendly. The fairway are wide and well maintained. Not a hard course to play.

Only complains: a couple of the holes are very wet, kind of muddy. A few holes have incline slopes, so hard to find the balls after you hit them.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Lake Management on 11/06/2017:
Our staff is very happy to hear about your friendly customer service. We look forward to seeing you again!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Response from Silver Lake Management on 11/02/2017:
Thank you for playing Silver Lake and writing a review!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course for the money

Nice course and in pretty good shape for a public course. Tee boxes and fairways are a bit chopped up in certain areas but doesn't really affect play. Greens are in good shape. Excellent course for the money especially a hot deal.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Response from Silver Lake Management on 11/02/2017:
We're happy to hear you found a good value at #SilverLake. See you soon!
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