Golfing Around Cooperstown

Photo: Leatherstocking Golf Course

Otsego County is full of scenic, challenging and historic golf courses. From a world-class par 72 championship golf course to one of the oldest golf courses in America, visitors will find extraordinary views and golfing experiences.

Leatherstocking Golf Course
60 Lake Street
Cooperstown, NY, 13326
(607) 544-2546 or (800) 348-6222 Option 5
One of the East's most scenic and challenging resort golf courses, Leatherstocking offers a premier golfing experience in one of the country's most picturesque natural settings. Designed in 1909 by Devereux Emmet, the course features a natural contour terrain that sweeps along the western shoreline of Lake Otsego, and offers gorgeous views from varying elevations. With two great finishing holes - #17 Par 3 playing up to 195 yards over water and #18 Par 5 with an island tee and the fairway along the lake - the course produces scores that accurately reflect your level of play. It also offers lovely, manicured scenery that inspires the senses while relaxing the mind.

Colonial Ridge Golf Course
195 Bateman Road
Laurens, NY, 13796
(607) 263-5291
Colonial Ridge is located in the heart of beautiful central New York. It's a short, picturesque ride from Cooperstown, and it's just one mile from Gilbert Lake State Park. Come enjoy one of the few 18-hole public golf courses in Otsego County and indulge in spectacular views as you make your way around this challenging course.

Crestview Heights Golf Club
169 Forest Lane
West Oneonta, NY, 13861
(607) 267-4862
The Crestview Heights
golf course has been totally re-imagined, and offers both the professional and casual golfer a strikingly beautiful landscape, with waterfalls and push-mowed greens. And, of course, the 19th hole has its own unique charm with upper and lower patio dining. Crestview Heights is open 7 days a week with tee times beginning at 7:00am. The Riverstone Restaurant opens for lunch at 11:00am and offers inside or patio dining and a full service bar.

Meadow Links Golf Course
476 County Highway 27
Richfield Springs, NY, 13439
(315) 858-1646
A scenic and challenging 18-hole executive-length golf course set in the hills above historic Otsego Lake about 8 miles from Cooperstown. Facilities include a natural grass tee driving range, practice greens, clubhouse and pro shop and riding cart, pull cart and club rentals. The course also has a golf professional on staff, offering lessons, clinics and friendly advice. Adjacent to the course is an events pavilion and sand volleyball court. There are tournaments, clinics, leagues and events, starting in the spring and extending into the autumn.

Oneonta Country Club
9 Country Club Drive
Oneonta, NY, 13820
(607) 432-9074
Situated amidst the hills of the Susquehanna River valley, the Oneonta Country Club is an excellent Championship Golf Course that has been an Upstate NY experience for 100 years. Originally established in 1913, the Club offers golfers a wide variety of terrain: beautifully sculpted greens guarded by water, woods, and sand. With a full 18 holes, the golf course provides a wonderful experience for all players from novice to expert. Golfers can also enjoy a wonderful meal at the Roundhouse Pub & Grill.

Otsego Golf Club
144 Pro Shop Drive
Springfield Center, NY, 13468
(607) 547-9290
Built in 1894 on the shores of Otsego Lake just nine miles from Cooperstown, Otsego Golf Club is one of America's oldest courses. The challenging 9-hole, par 35 links-style course has a rating of 67.8 for 18 holes. Lunch and dinner served Monday through Saturday (including a prix fixe dinner on Saturday evenings) and Sunday brunches in the summer months on The Porch overlooking the 9th green. Regulation-length nine hole layout with blue & white tees for eighteen holes.  

Red Pines Golf Course
580 County Highway 20
Edmeston, NY, 13335
(607) 965-6714
Just a short drive from Cooperstown, Red Pines Golf Course is a scenic course in the Central Leatherstocking Region, just a short drive from Cooperstown.

Stonegate Golf Course
500 County Highway 19, Summit Lake Road
West Winfield, NY, 13491
(315) 855-4389
As challenging as it is beautiful, the Stonegate is an 18-hole golf course complete with clubhouse, various golf leagues and plenty of golf outings available. Located a short 25-minute drive from Cooperstown across rolling hills, Stonegate overlooks the scenic Unadilla Valley. With 200 ft. of elevation change through its 6000 yards, par 71, this 18-hole course is fun for all golfers.