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Lake Placid Club Golf Courses

88 Morningside Dr, Lake Placid Resort, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3344
+1 518-523-4460
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Nice mountain course

Played the mountain course in the afternoon, pro shop said links course was busy, we like to play... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
David K
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Kissimmee, Florida
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Terrible service

Recently played here with a group of 16 as part of an annual golf trip to Lake Placid. I always try... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Epic98
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45 Holes of Championship Golf - Links Course, Mountain Course, & Pristine 9. The Lake Placid Club Links course was designed in 1909 by the renowned Scottish architect Seymour Dunn. Dunn remained true to his origins, and the Links course represents Scottish Links style golf at its best with bunker-laden fairways, native fescue, and large undulating greens. The Lake Placid Club Mountain course was laid out in 1910 by Alexander H. Findlay who immigrated to the U.S. from Scotland in the early 1880's and became one of the pioneers of golf in America. In 1931 the course was remodeled by Alister MacKenzie, designer of Augusta National – the home of "The Masters". With smaller greens and more tree-lined fairways, this course begs for the straight shot. The engaging design takes full advantage of the scenic vistas and will appeal to players of all levels. It is quite simply the essence of "mountain golf". Pristine 9 Executive Course - A little slice of golf heaven with 7 par 3's and 2 par 4's. The par threes range from 90 to 200 yards in length and have small undulating greens while the par 4's are reachable at 260 and 270 yards, eagles are rare, and birdies fly away with frequent three putts. Moose are known to frequent the Pristine 9 as they love to go for a dip on Hole 7 where the tee shot requires a carry over a pond. Typical round takes about an hour and a half, so it makes for family fun or a quick getaway for lunch on the run. Spectacular Weddings and Special Events: Overlooking the Historic Lake Placid Club Golf Courses, the Golf House offers the most beautiful view of the High Peaks in the Adirondacks. With an open-beamed ceiling, a massive stone fireplace & magnificent antler chandeliers, your Lake Placid special event at our Golf House is the epitome of an Adirondack experience. If you prefer the outdoors the covered pavilion attached to the Golf House gives you the best of both worlds...outdoor feeling while protected from the elements.
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88 Morningside Dr, Lake Placid Resort, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3344
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Played the mountain course in the afternoon, pro shop said links course was busy, we like to play fast so opted for the mt course. Layout was okay & yes it is a mt course. Fairways were mediocre with lots of bare spots. Greens were...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Recently played here with a group of 16 as part of an annual golf trip to Lake Placid. I always try to include this course in our 4 day rotation but this place is now out. The layout of the links course is excellent and...More

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LPC_Golf_Courses, Manager at Lake Placid Club Golf Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

First, I would like to thank you for your review. Any input received will be used to better our service and guest experience at the club. It is unfortunate that you had a bad experience with us. Speaking about our fairways, we do have blue...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

the best what you get for 80$ is the view into the valley of lake placid. but the golf is at best mediocre. the fairway was 90% good to play. if i happend to be on the other 10%, i took the freedom of moving...More

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LPC_Golf_Courses, General Manager at Lake Placid Club Golf Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks for your review of the course. I think your assessment of the fairways is very fair. Two seasons ago we had extremely warm and dry conditions that lead to some serious swaths of burn out. Our staff has done everything in their power to...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Whether you play the Mountain or Links course, you are in for a great round of golf. Beautiful scenery and great layout. I am an average golfer (90-100) and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Course is a challenging but rewarding as well. There is a shuttle to...More

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LPC_Golf_Courses, Head Golf Professional at Lake Placid Club Golf Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review our golf course. Hearing positive feedback is always exciting for our staff. If you have an opportunity to try our Mountain Course, you will not be disappointed!

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We have golfed here many times and we are familiar with the congenial staff. This course never seems to be that busy. Take note that this is a country course and if you are expecting Pebble Beach you will be disappointed. There are rough patches...More

Thank norman18
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Got in today and quickly found this place to play a round. Being unfamiliar with this course was a bit rough. Holes 1 and 2 you were playing to the flag stick blind. Kind of stunk not knowing where the hole was on your tee...More

Thank Aaron S
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Played the Links course in the morning and had a wonderful time. I usually play from the middle tees so I played from the blues. The fairways were watered with slight depressions so go slow with a cart. Greens were nice putting but had some...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I wish we'd played this beautiful course more than one time during our week-long stay in Lake Placid. It is part of the Crowne Plaza hotel, but not located on the grounds of the hotel that is in the town. It's about four blocks away,...More

Thank Braavosi
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Well groomed courses. Variety of golfing options. Carts etc. available. Greens needed trimming as they were pretty slow. Suspect they were left longer in view of the hot dry weather. All in all, a good golfing outing.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We played the Mountain Course in the middle of the week. Noticed in the pro-shop that only three other groups were on the course that day. The only people we saw were the beverage cart and the grounds crew. Staff was more than willing to...More

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