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Address: 141 Country Club Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone Number: 518-523-9811
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great municipal course

Played with family. Good time. Greens in good shape. No fairway watering system. But although brown in spots still good shape.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
David P
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Buffalo, United States
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Old Forge, New York
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great day at Craig Wood Golf Course. We are members if Thendara Golf Course but go once a week to different places. A lot of fun! Unusual terrain but great views. Had a very nice time! The course was dry but the greens were not.

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Buffalo, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played with family. Good time. Greens in good shape. No fairway watering system. But although brown in spots still good shape.

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Johns Island
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The front nine is wide open with a few streams running through the fairways. The back nine is a little tighter and I really enjoyed holes 13 and 14. The 13th looks like it is in the southwest. There is a large variety of golf holes. Pines, hemlocks and birch trees are around the perimeter and the mountain range is... More 

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Thank PAsnowbirds
Lake Placid, New York
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Golf at Craig Wood Golf Course is special. Views are awesome. Well maintained and appointed course with benches on every tee, etc.. Great club house and friendly employees.

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Columbus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Perfect for golfers seeking a moderate challenge and some great views. Wide open fairway, not a lot of trouble spots. Greens were in excellent condition and just an enjoyable outing for average golfers.

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Webster, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This golf course is situated in the ADK High Peaks Region. The views from the fairways make up for the not so perfect course condition. The greens were stressed by the long, cold winter. The layout is classic Craig Wood and the mountainous region ensures that most of your shots will be from a challenging position. I would definitely return... More 

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Wilmington, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

While this course is not the most beautiful in Lake Placid it is still a great course, especially for a public course. Also while a challenging course, it isn't so tough as to make it unpleasant. Add in the beautiful scenery and it is a great place to spend a day.

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Kirkland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I love this course. Some don't as it is a country course, but it is a hitter's paradise with wide fairways. They have improved the clubhouse, although no matter who has served us in the restaurant over the 20 years we've been going has always been just a touch crabby. Love this course and it is obvious that you continue... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Lush greens and fairways and somewhat challenging course...Grandfather golfed here 33 years ago...what a treat!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Played late August afternoon rounds when both days were hot & humid. Found this Adirondack mountain course better vs. say Laurentian or Eastern Township courses for a few of reasons 1) Course condition esp. the greens, which putted true & quick 2) Challenging but fair was generally able to find most wayward shots... 3) Whiteface Mountain as background was added... More 

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