Owego, N.Y. - Dixon Golf, manufacturers of the first high performance eco-friendly golf balls, will sponsor the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at The Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, NY (www.hiawathalinks.com Owego Fire Department is hosting this inaugural tournament in tribute to Owego Fallen Firefighter Matt Porcari. “Due to the recent tragedy in our community, we felt we had to do something special in his honor,” says John Loftus, co-chairman of the Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament. Read more »
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Lake Placid golf course line-up, together with Olympic activities, creates unmatched vacation experiences
2-time major champion and 3-time Ryder Cupper Craig Wood, a Lake Placid native son, learned his craft right here in Lake Placid
Lake Placid, N.Y. - The Lake Placid Olympic Region offers a unique combination of experiences not found in every destination resort, especially with the 2014 Winter Olympics approaching.
Golfers who visit Lake Placid will be able to enjoy 90 holes within a 10 minute drive of the village and AAA Four Diamond Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa. Our sister property, the Whiteface Club and Resort, just four miles from Mirror Lake Inn, features 18 holes recently ranked #12 in the state by Golfweek Magazine in its Top 15 Courses You Can Play in New York. Read more »
Golfweek Magazine rates golf course at Whiteface Club and Resort # 12 in New York State among list of Best Courses You Can Play
The John Van Kleek-redesigned layout, in consultation with Walter Hagen, is ranked 12th in New York State among Golfweek Magazine’s 2013 Best Courses You Can Play. In the publication’s Top 15, the Whiteface Club is in the company of two-time U.S. Open host Bethpage Black, two of the courses at Turning Stone in Central New York, Saratoga National and Ravenwood, outside Rochester. Read more »
Enjoy a Golf Adventure in the Catskill Mountains Just Hours from Major Metro Areas
Greene County, N.Y. - Stay and play in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County this spring and sign up for a free Adventure Passport to receive buy one, get one green fees at participating golf courses located throughout Greene County. Just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston, Catskills golf courses are easy to get to and affordable to play.
The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County are one of the premier golf destinations in New York State, offering challenging, expertly designed courses amid the stunning natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley and towering Catskills Peaks. Read more »
New Cooking Class Added October 20
North Creek, N.Y. - Gore Mountain is hosting events every weekend of the fall foliage season! Many of these unique events are available to season passholders at a reduced rate, or can be purchased as a discounted train package with the Saratoga-North Creek Railway.
Gore is open Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm through October 7, and fall offers the following event schedule along with activities including Northwoods Gondola Skyrides, downhill mountain biking, guided and self-guided hiking trips, climbing wall, bungee trampoline, inflatables, and miniature and disc golf. Read more »
Outdoor Activities Perfect for Family Getaways in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County
Greene County, N.Y. - This fall, escape the “back-to-school” blues and head to the Great Northern Catskills of New York, where September heralds the beginning of the season’s harvest festivals, family-friendly events and Catskills outdoor activities.
Experience the highest cascading waterfall in New York State - Kaaterskill Falls - secluded in its own clove, or stop by the scenic Five State Lookout on the Mohican Trail for a panoramic vista. Enjoy some of the best Catskills hiking, and discover how the region’s incredible scenic beauty inspired painters and poets and hike the Hudson River School Art Trail. Read more »
Adirondack Region, N.Y. - Tee off at top Adirondack golf courses this summer and save with Adirondack package deals and mid-week specials offered throughout the golfing season.
With more than 60 golf courses, incredible terrain, lush fairways and manicured greens, the Adirondack Region is a golfer’s paradise. Enjoy a game on scenic courses like the Inlet Golf Club or Potsdam Town & Country Club with greens fees starting as low as $25, or get away for a classic summer vacation with Adirondack golf packages. Read more »