Separated by a line of trees to the west from the illustrious Oak Hill, it’s not surprising that Irondequoit Country Club flies under the radar. Donald Ross built the course as a 9-holer in 1916 and his long-time associate J.B. McGovern added a second nine in 1948.
The 9-holer at Saratoga Golf & Polo Club can be traced back to when the club was first established in 1896. This throwback course sits virtually slap bang in the middle of town and was reincarnated by Kye Goalby and the club’s Super in 2018. Don't take your pony – just your clubs.
Trump National Golf Club Hudson Valley is a 2001 Eric Bergstol creation originally known as Branton Woods. Acquired by Donald Trump in 2009, the 300-acre Duchess County property, a former bison farm, has been thoughtfully routed by the construction magnate cum golf course architect.
The history of the Saint Andrew's Golf Club in Yonkers (1888) is not as dated as its namesake in Scotland (1754), but the US patron saint did give birth to the USGA. Nowadays the members play the royal and ancient game of “gowf” on a thoroughly modern (1985) Jack Nicklaus Signature course.
The course at Brook-Lea Country Club in Rochester is a Donald Ross design dating back to 1926. Unusually, both nines are configured to return to the clubhouse via par threes at the 9th and 18th holes.
Featuring a mix of woodland and open pasture holes, the course at Turning Stone Resort’s Shenendoah Golf Club played host to the PGA National Club Professional Championship in 2006.
The 18-hole layout at Garden City Country Club was designed by Walter Travis, the most prominent member of Garden City Golf Club, with the first two and last two holes separated from the others by the Long Island railway line.
Designed by Devereux Emmet in 1926, the course at The Powelton Club in Newburgh was upgraded by Tripp Davis in 2018/19, when all the bunkers were restored through the installation of new liners and a higher quality grade of sand.
First opened for play in 1991, the Conklin Players Club course is a 6,772-yard championship layout that features bent grass tees, fairways and greens.
Owned and operated by the city of Rye, the 18-hole layout at Rye Golf Club is a Devereux Emmet design from 1921 which occupies 126 acres of the former George C. Park and Allen estates in Westchester County.