Golf Courses in Johnstown, NY

By Kevin Litwin on August 10, 2011 at 8:15 pm EST
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PHOTO CREDIT: Todd Bennett

The club scene has a special meaning to golfers in Fulton County. There are a number of top golf venues in the area, including:

Fox Run Golf Club

Duffers can play from four tees ranging from 5,100 to 6,400 yards, plus golfers can additionally play famed courses such as Pebble Beach and St. Andrews without ever setting foot outside of county. Pebble Beach and St. Andrews – how is that possible?

It's possible because Fox Run Golf Club in Johnstown has two indoor simulators that can showcase 50 courses from around the world. Golfers whack the ball into a movie screen and then watch the computerized trajectory and flight path.

Holland Meadows Golf Course

Holland Meadows in Gloversville is an 18-hole, par 59 course that features 13 par-3 holes and five par-4s. The longest hole measures 405 yards and the shortest is 100 yards, and women always tee off from the same set of tees as the men.

There are four ponds and a stream that come into play on six of the holes at Holland Meadows. The signature is No. 16, a 100-yard par-3 that requires a shot over water to a tiny green.

Sacandaga Golf Club

Sacandaga Golf Club in Northampton is a nine-hole course with small greens. A ravine winds through the acreage and comes into play on seven holes. The golf club has mostly flat terrain that makes it an easy course to walk.

Other Popular Venues

Other golfing destinations in Fulton County include Hales Mills Country Club in Johnstown, Kingsboro Golf Club in Gloversville, Nick Stoner Municipal Golf Course in Caroga Lake, and Pine Brook Golf Club in Gloversville. Pine Brook opened in 1923 and is the area's only private course, with nine holse and 18 different tee boxes.

Read about more sports and outdoor activities in Johnstown, NY.

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