The Otesaga's Leatherstocking Golf Course is celebrating its
centennial in 2009. Designed in 1909 by Devereux Emmet, it
is considered by many to be one of the East's most scenic and
challenging resort golf courses. It received the second
highest overall rating for public courses in New York, New
Jersey and Connecticut, according to Zagat Golf Course Survey.
It has been awarded 4 1/2 stars by Golf Digest and was voted
55th Best Golf Resort in the US by readers of Condé Nast
The natural contour of the course sweeps along the western
shore of Lake Otsego. The mid holes climb to elevated fairways
and tees that provide unforgettable views of the lake and the
adjoining grounds of Fenimore Art Museum
and The Farmers' Museum
The 18th hole may be the most exciting on the course
- a 505-yard, par 5 with an island tee box on Lake Otsego.
The hole dog legs to the left around the lake, and the green
is located in front of The Otesaga’s veranda.
This is a Hall of Fame course located in America's most perfect
Men: 72 Women: 72
6,416 yards / 6,056 yards / 5,178 yards
70.8 / 135