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Eagle Crest Open for Business

PAULSEN: GOLF STILL THE GAME PLAN

Like most Capital Area golf courses, Eagle Crest opened early this season. With the mild winter, there wasn’t much of an off-season anyway.

So in March, as golfers started to show regularly, Eagle Crest owner Bill Paulsen, Jr. had a brief conversation with his assistant pro Scott Battiste, who had just won the NENY PGA Assistant Pro of the Year.

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Orchard Creek makes some new changes for 2016 season.

 

Architect Paul Cowley was in town last fall and decided to add 2 new bunkers on hole #5. Paul thought the fifth hole was a little weak on the right side and wanted to give golfers some added challenges. The bunkers should speed up play keeping golfers out of the orchards looking for balls. We also added more drainage and irrigation.




Lunch and Golf Special


  • $25 Lunch and Golf Special $25
  • Can't decide between practice or lunch?  Now you can do both.
  • NexGen is partnering with Anna's Wood Fire Pizza to offer a golf and lunch special. Includes one hour of golf, a personal size pizza (one topping) and a soda. Available Wednesday-Friday from 11:30am-2:00pm.
  • Call ahead for times and pizza selection (518-313-7756)

Airway Meadows GC

Airway Meadows GC is in full swing - golfers comment on outstanding turf conditions for this early season. Our first charity tournament is  K of C of Gansevoort to benefit the St. Therese Food Pantry.  Registration is at 7:15am with a shotgun start on Sat. 5/21/16.  Must pre-register.  Contact Peter at 695-4577.

 


 

Schenectady Municipal Golf Course

 

  • Tree removal and brush clearing has enhanced the course incredibly. This allows for the important AM sunlight and airflow to reach the tees and greens properly. 
  • This clearing has also allowed us to pave the way for new tee boxes and additionally new cart paths. We are open for play at  7 am Monday - Friday6:30 SaturdaySunday and Holidays - 
  • First charity event of the year is slated for June 4. The James P. Maloney Memorial sponsored by Katie O'Byrnes Restaurant. Website address is schdymuni.com

 


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