Awarded 4 1/2 stars and a top ranking in Golf Digest’s Best Places to Play, it's no wonder that the courses at Malone Golf Club are always in tip top condition: not only an enjoyable round of golf, but a visual delight to boot: the gleaming white sand bunkers punctuate the verdant strips of green among the trees; a new clubhouse and pro shop complete the facility.
The 18-hole Malone Golf Club East course, originally designed by Donald Ross and redesigned in 1987 by RTJ, plays 6,545 yards from the back/Blue tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.8 and the slope is 125. Quote: "A 1991 Golf Week Magazine article rated it the "Best Pure Classic Nine" in the world and said it 'includes a fabulous Redan, a roller coaster short par-five, and pure-links style bunkering'."
The West course plays an almost identical 6,592 yards, but for a par of 71, a course rating of 72 and a slope of 124. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Snr., the Malone Golf Club opened in 1903. Quote: "The West Course (Par 71) calls for the best in concentration and execution. It is a diverse layout of rolling tree-lined fairways with strategically placed, massive white sand traps. Robert Trent Jones' layout was best described in a New York Golf magazine article 'The challenges are numerous: strong wind effect, major water hazard, serious trouble behind the green and sand bunkers ringing the putting surfaces'."
Green Fees: 18 holes - From $24 to $52, depending upon the day of week; cart is $17 per rider extra.Tee times may be made in advance - call the number listed below.
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Malone Golf Club, 79 Golf Course Road, Malone, NY 12953; 877-483-3633 • 518-483-2926 • FAX: 518-483-2420
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The closest regional airport to Malone Golf Club is Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK / KSLK). This airport has domestic flights from Saranac Lake, New York and is about 13 miles from the center of Lake Placid.
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