Destination Guide

Destination: Western New York

Bordered by Lake Ontario and Canada in the northwestern corner and Lake Erie and Pennsylvania to the south, western New York marches to its own beat. Tourists come to gawk at the spectacular Niagara Falls (actually three falls); NFL fans scramble for tickets to cheer on the Buffalo Bills; and many flock to Chautauqua where the cultural programs are a summer staple.

In 1825, the opening of the Erie Canal, affectionately known as the "Big Ditch," brought trade and prosperity to the area. Today kayaks and other pleasure craft have replaced the shipping barges and the tow path is a popular hiking trail.

Western New York has about 50 golf courses ranging from designer tracks like Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., to family-friendly nine-hole layouts such as Hillview Golf Course in Fredonia and Sugar Hill Golf Course in Westfield. Miles of shoreline blessed by beaches along with a gently rolling terrain characterize the northwestern landscape reflected in the designs of courses such as Batavia Country Club and Brockport Country Club near Lake Ontario.

In the southern tier, the foothills of the Appalachians create dramatic elevations for golf courses such as Peek 'n Peak Resort's two tracks, Lower and Upper featuring some scary carries over deep ravines. Chautauqua is a magnet for those who love new ideas and art. A major deal, the Chautauqua Institution, offers a nine-week program featuring an eclectic melange of renown speakers, religious leaders and entertainers. For your golf fix, tee up at The Chautauqua Golf Club's two courses: the historic Lake Course designed by Donald Ross and the newer Hill Course (1994) revealing views of Chautauqua Lake.

Off-course take on the thrills at the Six Flags Darien Lake Resort or visit the 700-acre Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, a 19th-century living history museum, home to the new hot air balloon, "Intrepid," a Civil War replica.

And here's an idea. Play great golf while cruising down the 454-mile New York State Seaway Trail starting south of Buffalo and running along Lake Erie, the Niagara River, and Lake Ontario. You can even spend a night in the circa 1875 Three Mile Point Lighthouse in Golden Hill State Park near Lockport after playing at Willowbrook Golf Club. You need to bring your own linens and towels, but hey, the three-bedroom lighthouse is only $200 a night.

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Courses

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Holland Hills Country Club
Tee Times
Colden $14
South Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Buffalo $16
Ravenwood Golf Club
Tee Times
Victor $20
Delaware Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Buffalo $10
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course
Tee Times
Lewiston $40.44
Cazenovia Country Club
Tee Times
Buffalo $23
Le Roy Country Club
Tee Times
Le Roy $10
Caledonia Country Club
Tee Times
Caledonia $17
Lake at Chautauqua Golf Club
Tee Times
Chautauqua $31
Mill Creek Golf Club Churchville $39 - $54
Bristol Harbour
Tee Times
Canandaigua $28
Buffalo Tournament Club Lancaster $45
Charleston Pines Course at Lima Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lima $13
Front/Back at The Pheasant Golf Links
Tee Times
Shortsville $15
Island Oaks Course at Lima Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Lima $13
Rose Brook Golf Course Silver Creek $10 - $20
Attica Golf Club
Tee Times
Attica $10
Hill at Chautauqua Golf Club
Tee Times
Chautauqua $29
Doe Course at Deerwood Golf Course North Tonawanda $14.00 - $25.50
Braemar Country Club
Tee Times
Spencerport $12
South at Churchville Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Churchville $12
Fawn Course at Deerwood Golf Course North Tonawanda $14.00 - $25.50
Chili Country Club
Tee Times
Scottsville $13
Livingston Country Club
Tee Times
Geneseo $12
Center Pointe Country Club Canandaigua $28 - $33
Triple Creek Golf Club Nunda $10 - $15
Old Hickory Golf Club Livonia $25
Eagle Vale Golf Course Fairport $30
Hillview Golf Course Fredonia $26 - $44
Niagara Frontier Country Club Youngstown $55
Crooked Pines Golf Club Macedon $25
Durand Eastman Golf Course
Tee Times
Rochester $12
Woodcliff Hotel & Spa Golf Course
Tee Times
Fairport $8
West at Churchville Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Churchville $12
Batavia Country Club Batavia $14
South at Genesee Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Rochester $12
Buck Course at Deerwood Golf Course North Tonawanda $14.00 - $25.50
East at Churchville Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Churchville $12
Holley Brook Golf Course
Tee Times
Brockport $10
Hornell Golf Club
Tee Times
Hornell $12
North at Genesee Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Rochester $12
Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Perry $12
Salmon Creek Country Club Spencerport $23
North at Terry Hills Batavia $10 - $12
Shore Acres at Lake Shore Country Club Rochester $10
Davis Countryside Meadows Pavilion $18
Penfield Country Club Penfield $57 - $67
Bethany Hills Golf Course East Bethany $15
Lancaster Country Club Lancaster $60 - $65
White Nine at Hyde Park Golf Course Niagara Falls $14
Pinewood Country Club Spencerport $10
Riverton Golf Club West Henrietta $31
Woodlynn Hills Golf Course Nunda $12 - $24
Niagara County Golf Course Lockport $11 - $8
Country Club of Buffalo Williamsville $100
East Course at Deerfield Country Club Brockport $12
Chestnut Hill Country Club Darien Center $12 - $25
Red/Gold at Rothland Golf Course Akron $22
Fox Valley Club Lancaster $70
Niagara Orleans Country Club Gasport $16
Quiet Times Golf Course Attica $16.50
Ischua Valley Country Club Franklinville $16 - $20
Brierwood Country Club Hamburg $56
South Course at Deerfield Country Club Brockport $12
Executive at Bright Meadows Golf Course Akron $9
Oak Run Golf Club Lockport $11 - $19
Lower Course at Peek'n Peak Resort & Spa Findley Lake $27 - $52
Turkey Run Golf Club Arcade $13 - $19
Birch Run Country Club Allegany $12 - $20
North Course at Victor Hills Golf Club Victor $26
Harris Hill Golf Center Bowmansville $14
Arrowhead Golf Club Spencerport $12
Greystone Golf Club Walworth $42 - $59
Allegany Hills Golf Course Cuba $20 - $30
Roc at The Pheasant Golf Links Shortsville $15 - $22
St. Bonaventure Golf Club St. Bonaventure $14 - $26
East Aurora Country Club East Aurora $35 - $55
Tan Tara Golf Club North Tonawanda $50 - $58
Wellsville Country Club Wellsville $20 - $32
Moon Brook Country Club Jamestown $64
Reservoir Creek Golf Course Naples $18 - $42
Shorewood Country Club Dunkirk $35 - $40
Sunset Valley Golf Course Lakewood $20 - $25
Diamond Hawk Golf Course Cheektowaga $22 - $42
Niagara Falls Country Club Lewiston $75
Country Club of Rochester Rochester $100
Champion Hills Country Club Victor N/A
Gowanda Country Club Collins $42
Pine Meadows Greens Clarence $19
Double Black Diamond at Holiday Valley Resort Ellicottville $25 - $52
Par-3 at Mill Creek Golf Club Churchville $39 - $54
Monroe Golf Club Pittsford $75 - $80
Island Valley Golf Course Fairport $12
St. John Fisher Golf Course Rochester $11
Eden Valley Golf Course Eden $18
Championship at Bright Meadows Golf Course Akron $16 - $24
Upper Course at Peek'n Peak Resort & Spa Findley Lake $59 - $109
Crag Burn Golf Club East Aurora $85 - $150
North Course at Deerfield Country Club Brockport $12
Beaver Island State Park Grand Island $7 - $40
Brae Burn Golf Course Dansville $12 - $18
Latta Lea Golf Club Rochester $9
Executive South Family Golf & Recreation Center Henrietta $8
Rolling Acres Golf Course Pike $9 - $29
Winding Creek Golf Course Victor $14
Grover Cleveland Golf Course Amherst $12 - $43
The Park Country Club Williamsville $75 - $93
Twin Hickory Golf Club Hornell $15 - $29
Main at Shadow Lake Golf & Racquet Club Penfield $26
Ozzie's Corner Golf Course Hamlin $23
East Course at Willowbrook Lockport $18
Bob-O-Link Golf Club Orchard Park $13 - $17
Lockport Town Country Club Lockport $47 - $64
Serenity Hill Golf Course Friendship $13
Conesus Golf Club Conesus $27
Buttonwood Golf Course Spencerport $9
18 Mile Creek Golf Course Hamburg $22
Southern Meadows Golf Club Rush $10
Orchard Park Country Club Orchard Park $55
Audubon Golf Course Amherst $13 - $23
Breezewood Links Falconer $18 - $30
Elma Meadows Golf Course Elma $12 - $20
Arrowhead Golf Club Akron $29 - $35
Glen Oak Golf Course East Amherst $32 - $39
Parkview Fairways Victor $19
Wild Wood Country Club Rush $32
Forest Heights Golf Course Jamestown $5
Hickory Ridge Golf & Country Club Holley $12 - $20
Shawnee Country Club Sanborn $25
West Course at Oak Hill Country Club Rochester $175
Byrncliff Resort & Conference Center Varysburg $16 - $28
East at Oak Hill Country Club Rochester $175
Chautauqua Point Golf Course Dewittville $10 - $18
Ironwood Golf Course Cowlesville $21 - $24
South Hills Country Club Jamestown $20
Red Nine at Hyde Park Golf Course Niagara Falls $14
Blue Heron Hills Country Club Macedon $29
Gold/White at Rothland Golf Course Akron $22
South at Terry Hills Batavia $10 - $12
Wanakah Country Club Hamburg $63
Lakeside Golf Course Ripley $11.50 - $19.00
South Shore Country Club Hamburg $20 - $35
South Course at Victor Hills Golf Club Victor $26
West Course at Waterways Golf Resort Belfast $14
Rolling Hills Golf Course Chaffee $11
Canandaigua Country Club Canandaigua $42
Oakwood Golf Course Amherst $8 - $12
Farview Golf Club Avon $15
North Course at Willowbrook Lockport $18
Cobblestone Creek Country Club Victor $74 - $80
Bolivar Golf Club Bolivar $25
Sweetland Pines Par 3 Golf Course Stafford $7
Arrowwood Golf Course Warsaw $8 - $12
White Birch Golf Course Lyndonville $12
Ricci Meadows Golf Course Albion $10 - $20
Cardinal Hills Golf Course Randolph $15 - $28
Bemus Point Golf Club Bemus Point $17 - $19
Bath Country Club Bath $30 - $45
Concord Crest Golf Course East Concord $17
Sugar Hill Golf Course Westfield $22 - $28
Majestic Hills Golf Course Naples $8 - $15
Executive at Shadow Lake Golf & Racquet Club Penfield $12
Perinton Golf & Country Club Fairport N/A
The Executive Course at Victor Hills Golf Club Victor $11
East Course at Waterways Golf Resort Belfast $14
Timber Ridge Golf Club Brockport $20
Transit Valley Country Club East Amherst $80
Harvest Hill Golf Center Orchard Park $25 - $35
Brighton Park Golf Course Tonawanda $27 - $35
Sheridan Park Golf Club Tonawanda $25
Audubon Par-3 Golf Course Amherst $8
Hidden Acres Warsaw $7 - $19
Ontario Country Club Ontario $25 - $30
Twin Hills Golf Course Spencerport $15 - $28
Brook-Lea Country Club Rochester $73
Willow Run Golf Course Mayville $9
Pinehurst Golf Course Westfield $11 - $28
Spruce Ridge Golf Course Arcade $10 - $25
Sonyea Golf Course Sonyea $7 - $12
Bartlett Country Club Olean $48
North at Hyde Park Golf Course Niagara Falls $20
East Course at Victor Hills Golf Club Victor $26
Newfane Pro-Am Par 3 Newfane $10
Red/White at Rothland Golf Course Akron $22
Springville Country Club Springville $30 - $50
Stafford Country Club Stafford $57 - $75
Kis-N-Greens Golf Course Alden $20
Cassadaga Country Club Cassadaga $11
Pap Pap's Par-3 Golf Course Albion $7
Shadow Pines Golf Club Penfield $38 - $45
Midvale Golf & Country Club Penfield $68
East Course at Webster Golf Club Webster $31
East Course at Terry Hills Batavia $10 - $12
Shelridge Country Club Medina $30 - $49
Locust Hill Country Club Pittsford $84
Greenwood Golf Course Clarence Center $10
The Links at Ivy Ridge Akron $30 - $45
Irondequoit Country Club Rochester $80 - $85
West Course at Willowbrook Lockport $18
Grandview Golf Course Angola $20 - $22
Cragie Brae Golf Club Scottsville $22
Mendon Golf Club Mendon $45 - $60
Dande Farms Country Club Akron $17 - $25
Maplehurst Country Club Lakewood $20 - $33
Ridgemont Country Club Rochester $60 - $70
West Course at Webster Golf Club Webster $19.50
Lake Shore at Lake Shore Country Club Rochester $17 - $32
Brookfield Country Club Clarence $64
Elkdale Country Club Salamanca $33 - $49
Tri County Country Club Forestville $20 - $40
Gothic Hill Golf Course Lockport $11 - $16
River Oaks Golf Club Grand Island $55
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