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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 29
Length 1671 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built N/A
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Saratoga Spa Junior Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted None
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.0
10 Reviews (10)
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Reviews 503
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Easy Rider

I love everything about this course.

I was a single walk in and was paired with three great guys. Every community should have a Saratoga Spa where golfers can go to meet like-minded souls and have a good time. The course was in good shape and mostly uninterrupted in nature. There's enough challenge to keep any level of player interested but not beat guys like me up.
One of the locals told me about the changes he's seen over 30-40 years of playing there. Sounds like all have been for the better.
Another playing partner was a member at Pinehurst, yet he called Saratoga Spa his favorite course. That tells you all you need to know about how rock solid this place is.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course in a Great City

This is a great course located right in the heart of Saratoga Springs.

The course is in the Saratoga State Park, which is awesome by itself. They have a great Concert venue steps away.

Always a good day to play 18 then go tailgate for a good concert.

The course is fairly open with a great layout. It is a moderate difficulty with the opportunity to have a great round.

The pricing is cheaper before the Saratoga Race Track opens. Either way, it is worth the cost.

It is fairly easy to reserve a tee time and is a great course for players of all levels!

Recommend for any golf enthusiast.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 77
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
N Y N J Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Highly enjoyable!

This is an update from my prior review. I don't know if any work was done, but the green complexes were outstanding. The good-sized greens have terrific slope and they were in great shape. The bunkers seem much improved. This course is in a very nice setting playing through the pines and the park, has fairly wide fairways and strategic options, and nice movement through a gently rolling property. It is an enjoyable classic.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Classic design in great shape!

The course was in great shape. It is maintained to promote quick play with low height of rough which helps out your score and your handicap.

I had not played the Spa course in 4 years and since then, they have modified the design of a few holes for the better.

All staff were very friendly and they have a well stocked pro shop with competitive pricing.

I would recommend this course to anyone, especially to those looking to lower your handicap index as I think the slope of 128 is overrated for the men's white tee box. I had my lowest round here!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 77
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
N Y N J Advisor
Top 250 Contributor

Fun golf in a great setting

I would give it 3-1/2 stars. This course is in the Saratoga State Park and it is a beautiful setting as you play through stately tall pine trees. Although a parkland course there is plenty of room to hit driver off the tee. The course is in good shape and I enjoyed the front nine in particular. It has a nice variety of par-4s and 5s and is easy to walk. The par-3s were all about the same length (mid-iron distance) and the back nine started to feel more routine, but still very enjoyable. The greens get marked up a bit but otherwise are interesting with slopes and contours. A very good course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Classic

State course under private management and it shows from best bunkers in the area to mature trees throughout. Fun and challenging from the tips to the gold tees. New tenth green good improvement. Lot of play on weekends and Tee boxes show it. Best time to play is 3-4 PM; course usually wide open although track season is busy. Greens are large, well maintained and fair with subtle breaks. Only 2 water holes

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Walked

Pleasantly Pleased

Played for the first time today, got out right on time, paired with 3 nice players. Most tee boxes were in good shape, fairways smooth and lush, greens in great shape but a little slow. Played from the white tees, about 6300 yards. Fairways were hard, so got nice roll. Water on only 2 holes, bunkers were in beautiful shape. Greens has some deceptive break and rolled very true. Overall, a very pleasant round and would definitely play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Regaining It's Excellence

The Saratoga Spa course has long been a favorite but has needed upgrades for years. I'm very happy to say many improvements have been made with more to come which has restored this great old course to "championship". quality. It's a superb layout and now with a rebuilt 10th green, new sand and better conditioned fairways. Again a must play!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Must have been a rough winter

Great old course that suffered a bit this winter and spring rains. Still a long way from regaining "championship" caliber. Tee boxes were all sand and crabgrass, fairways not mowed with any distinction from first cut rough. Wonderful old resort setting and great quiet location = over priced, especially for visitors.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

This course in fun and a good value

Located in a beautiful state park, this course has an interesting and challenging layout. It was in good shape, but suffered a little do to lots of play. Being a popular course, with lots of walkers, on a beautiful September Saturday resulted in a round close to 5 hours. With this in mind it was fun and a good value.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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