Best golf courses: Albany

Albany: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Albany
Ross, Donald

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Private club

Nearest city

Albany

Designer

Donald Ross
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Albany
Emmet, Devereux

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Albany

Designer

Original design by Devereux Emmet (1909); upgrade and renovation by Bob Cupp (1998).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Albany
Ross, Donald

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Albany

Designer

Donald Ross
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Albany
Rulewich, Roger

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Albany

Designer

Roger Rulewich
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Albany
Cornish & Robinson

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Albany

Designer

Geoff Cornish & William G. "Bill" Robinson.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Albany
Stiles, Van Kleek & Hanse

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Albany

Designer

Original design by Wayne E. Stiles & John Van Kleek (1927). Renovated by Gil Hanse (2009).

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Tournaments:
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.

Who's Who:
Phil Mickelson: in winning the 2021 PGA Championship, the world’s most famous “leftie” became the oldest winner of a golf major championship.

Hideki Matsuyama: became the first Japanese professional to win a men’s major championship, when he triumphed in this year’s Masters Tournament.

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