Best Albany Golf Courses, Stores, Driving Ranges & More

Best public golf courses Albany driving range near you

Hello and welcome to this post on the Albany golf scene. Courses, stores, driving ranges, Topgolf, and miniature golf in your area will all be discussed in full detail as this post goes along.

With that said we certainly need to start with the best public and private golf courses near you. They are the star of the show and deserve the top billing.


Once they are out of the way we will mention the best local golf stores to buy new clubs, bags, balls, tees, apparel, and whatever other gear you might need. Then we will discuss Albany golf driving ranges and putting greens for when you want to get some practice in.

Our final two sections will be about Topgolf and miniature golf courses in the area. Be sure to stick around for the map towards the end so you can figure out where all these courses and other spots are located.

The Northeast is a region we have written quite a few other posts on in the past if you are interested.

Best Golf Courses In Albany

The best public and private golf courses in Albany would be:

Wolferts Roost Country Club and Shaker Ridge Country Club both have private 18-hole golf courses near you with ratings of 69.9 and 73.1 respectively. Pheasant Hollow features a public 9-hole golf course with a rating of 25.

Mill Road Acres and Orchard Creek are public golf clubs that both have 18-hole courses with ratings of 55.4 and 72.2 respectively. Pinehaven Country Club is another private 18-hole golf course that has a rating of 71.4 and has hosted some pretty big tournaments like the NYS Amateur Championship.

If you are looking for the best places to take golf lessons in your area Wolferts Roost, Shaker Ridge, Mill Road Acres, Orchard Creek, and Pinehaven Country Club all feature PGA certified trainers.

Best Local Golf Stores

When you want to buy new clubs, balls, apparel, or anything else shop at one of these golf pro shops near you:

Northway Golf Center provides golf lessons and can also do custom golf club fittings, professional club repairs, and have an indoor Top Tracer Range. Tru-Fit Custom Clubs offer first class custom club fittings in Albany as well.

New York Golf Park from an upcoming list also has a nice pro shop.

Driving Ranges & Indoor Simulators

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You can really hone your skills by spending time at one of these local driving ranges and indoor simulators:

Of course the golf courses from our first list will also have really nice driving ranges as does New York Golf Park.

Topgolf In Your Area

We do not know of any Topgolf’s in Albany at the moment.

Miniature Golf Near You

These miniature golf courses in your area are good places to have some fun and get a little putting practice in:

New York Golf Park has a great 19-hole miniature golf course, a driving range that offers sunup to sundown hours, a pro shop that does club repairs, and are also a good place to take golf lessons near you.

All 4 Fun Entertainment has an 18-hole garden style course while Pirate’s Hideout, and Saratoga Mini Golf are both 18-holes too.

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Enjoy Golfing In Albany

We wish we had more to share but for the time being that is all we’ve got. You read about the best public and private golf courses, local pro shops, driving ranges, practice putting greens, Topgolf, and miniature golf courses in town and should be prepared to plan your next move.

Please use the comments to let us know if we got anything wrong or if anything we posted has become dated. Now go have fun playing golf in Albany.

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