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Leatherstocking Golf Course

60 Lake Street, The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Ranked #9 of 16 attractions in Cooperstown
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: Designed in 1909, this par 72 resort course is one of the East's most challenging.
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South Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Played this course on a day with light rain. It had rained a few days earlier and the course was in great shape. No standing water. Everything had been cut. Had workers on the course raking traps. Really enjoyed the course. Loved the view from the 16th tee. Downhill, traps on left and pond on right. Lake view in the... More

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Great Neck
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

WOW...what a gem of a golf course in Cooperstown, NY. Its hilly and very verdant. The fairways were so beautifully manicured that my wife thought we were in a fancy private club. I think there are three or four signature holes that you will go home remembering. I loved the 17th...a 200 yard shot over water-which I didn't make!!

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Tried their "flash golf" where you can play five holes in an hour after 4 p.m. The course was beautiful and the pro shop offered free rental clubs. I will return.

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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Course isn't that difficult but the views can't be beat from tons of holes. Enjoyable visit. Carts only when busy but you don't want to walk this hilly course.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I don't know any golfer who would be disappointed in this course. It is situated along Otsego Lake which provides for some challenging holes & spectacular views! Greens fees seemed reasonable with other courses of this caliber, too.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We were visiting Cooperstown for the Baseball HOF and While planning the trip I discovered Leatherstocking as a New York top rated golf course. What a fun course to play. The course is not long but every hole is designed differently and requires using every club you have. They have long par 5s and a short par 3 that is... More

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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135 reviews 135 reviews
32 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Didn't play, but got a good look, and WOW, go enjoy living the life. This is a beautiful, elegant course, and the whole place is eye candy.

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Binghamton, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Just golfed there on Sunday and it was so beautiful and just a great course. It rained on the first hole and everyone was so nice that they refunded my payment and let us come back later when the weather changed to warm and sunny. They only charged me for the nine holes we were able to play.

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Cooperstown, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a great course for the true golfer! Very challenging layout, with outstanding views of Otsego Lake and Cooperstown. Greens are in great shape, hill holes are a lot of fun. Nice patio area for lunch or a drink after your round.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

That is the question this club needs to ask itself. When you pay the fee we did to play out here you need to treat your guest a little better. Why would you send a twosome right behind a foursome. Then expect us to let them through. Then have your blue hair members complain we are taking to long. When... More

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