01 Aug The Best Golf in the Lake George Area
Definitely bring your golf clubs along if you’re vacationing or camping in Lake George, The Queen of American Lakes. The Lake George region has a plethora of golf courses to suit any caliber of player, and we’ve compiled a list of the best for you. Today, August 1, marks the start of National Golf Month, so we felt this was an appropriate topic.
Cronin’s Golf Resort (15 miles from Lake George Campsites)
Cronin’s Golf Resort is a family-owned and operated resort and golf course in Warrensburg, NY. Their course is an 18-hole 6, 161-yard, par 70 course. You can enjoy epic views of the Adirondack Mountains and the Hudson River while golfing at Cronin’s.
They offer daily, weekly, and monthly packages. You can even tour the course online and watch preview videos of each hole!
Queensbury Country Club (5.6 miles from Lake George Campsites)
Queensbury Country Club is a public, 18-hole, par 70 course nestled in the Adirondack Park. Enjoy scenic mountain views from every hole and rent a pull cart or riding cart for convenience.
They offer practice facilities, including a driving range and putting green. And you can enjoy lunch and drinks in the bar and cocktail lounge after a round of golf.
The Sagamore (17 miles from Lake George Campsites)
The Sagamore Golf Course in Bolton Landing is an 18-hole, par 70 course that was designed and built in 1928 under Donald Ross’s personal supervision. The course “uses the natural environment to give each hole its challenge and beauty.” Golfers enjoy stunning vistas of Lake George and the Adirondacks making their tee shots at each hole.
They offer a practice range, professional instruction for new players or those who want to hone their skills, and an award-winning Pro Shop, which you can browse before or after you play. You can enjoy exclusive benefits if you become a Gold Member, including unlimited golf, a complimentary cart, balls, and bag storage, as well as discounts at the salon and spa.
If you want to save a few bucks, they do offer 9-hole play after 3 PM and twilight rates for golf games after 2 PM, where walking is permitted.
Sunnyside Par 3 (4.4 miles from Lake George Campsites)
Sunnyside Par 3 is a 9-hole course in Queensbury that is great for golfers of all ages and skill levels. They are open seven days a week with no tee time required – just show up ready to improve your short game! They offer balls, tees, carts, and club rentals.
They even have “under the lights” golf from 8 – 10:30 PM if you want to hit some late-night balls. Plus, they have delicious food in the clubhouse, with offerings from mini tacos to pizzas and hamburgers. And be sure to try a signature cocktail like the chocolate-covered strawberry martini!
Top of the World Golf Resort (8 miles from Lake George Campsites)
Tucked away in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains with remarkable views of Lake George, Top of the World offers a challenging 18-hole golf course. If you haven’t seen the view from the golf course, you are truly missing out.
Their seasonal rates offer some of the most competitive greens fees in the area, and they have a Ten Card Pass available to purchase for those who want to play more frequently. Top of the World also has a driving range, and they offer memberships.
Virtual golf has made its way to the area.
Virtual golf is increasing in popularity and has made its way to the Capital Region. If this interests you, check out The Luxury Box in Queensbury (only .3 miles from Lake George Campsites). The Luxury Box is a state-of-the-art facility with private suites that feature virtual golf, soccer, baseball, hockey, bowling, foot golf, frisbee golf, and dodgeball. But since we are talking about golf here, let’s talk more about their golf offerings. They offer tons of different types of competitions and games like Target Golf and Demolition Golf.
There is also Tark’s Indoor Golf Club in Saratoga Springs (16.6 miles from Lake George Campsites), a year-round golf entertainment and training facility. They have five state-of-the-art PGA tour simulators that are available to use by appointment only. Work on your game while exploring 75 world-famous golf courses, and when you’re done, sit back and enjoy some snacks and beverages.
If you’re more of the mini-golf type, don’t fret. The Lake George area is chock full of family-friendly mini-golf establishments. Pirate’s Cove has a location in Lake George and one in Queensbury, which you can walk to from Lake George Campsites (it’s only .2 miles away). Enjoy 18 holes full of adventure and pirate antics.
The Fun Spot is also walkable from us at Lake George Campsites (.2 miles away) and offers Adventure Golf, along with an arcade, virtual reality challenge, go-karts, laser tag, and more. Their mini golf course offers caves, waterfalls, streams, and more. There’s even a koi pond where kids can stop and feed the fish.
Goony Golf has been a Lake George establishment for over 50 years (it’s 4.7 miles away from Lake George Campsites). They’ve got everything from windmills to elves and a giant T-rex. If you’re into the whimsical and outrageous, this is the spot for your family.
And when looking at Lake George camping, remember that we’re situated right near all of the action at Lake George Campsites! Not only are we close to all of the best golf in the area, but we’re just a short drive from Lake George Village and Glens Falls.