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Leatherstocking Golf Course

The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St,

Cooperstown, New York 13326

  • Office

    +1 (800) 348 6222 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (607) 544 2546
  • Fax

    +1 (607) 547 9675
  • Golf pro

    Dan W. Spooner (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Lakeside (Lake Otsego), woodland and historic buildings.

  • Designer:

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

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6401
6040
5180
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
71.0
69.4
70.6

Location

Latitude:

42.705426

Longitude:

-74.928394

How to get there:

o.5 mi NW of Cooperstown / 72 mi W of Albany / 93 mi SE of Syracuse.

The Otesaga's Leatherstocking Golf Course

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1909

The Otesaga's Leatherstocking Golf Course is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in New York state. This tree-lined and open parkland course provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. A must play if you are in the area. At this Stay & Play facility, you can rise from your bed in the morning and head straight for the first tee.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: $99.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted (except on weekends before 2pm). Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Good (but located o.6 mi from clubhouse).

Did you know?

Leatherstocking is an Audubon International Certified Cooperative Sanctuary course.

Where2Stay

  • The Otesaga Resort HotelAAA 4-Diamond

    60 Lake St, Cooperstown, NY 13326

    +1 (800) 348 6222

    Visit website

    This Grand Dame of hotels in historic Cooperstown features championship golf on the excellent Leatherstocking course, an outdoor pool or lake swimming and easy access to the main attractions of Cooperstown. A member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America, the hotel blends perfectly with the village, which is a culturally rich repository of Americana. Here you will find the country’s past traced and preserved by its hometown cultural institutions, which include the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Fenimore Art Museum and Farmers’ Museum.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Leatherstocking

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

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