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373 Whiteface Inn Ln
Lake Placid, NY  12946-1282
United States
P: (518) 523-2551
F: (518) 523-4278
Whiteface Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 6,490 yards | 123 slope

71.5 rating | Blue grass

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Whiteface Golf Course

The 18-hole "Whiteface" course at the Whiteface Club & Resort facility in Lake Placid, New York features 6,490 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.5 and it has a slope rating of 123 on Blue grass. Designed by John Van Kleek, the Whiteface golf course opened in 1898. Mark Sperling manages the course as the General Manager.

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Time5am - 9pm
Price $0 - $500
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

One of my favorite courses. Always take my wife there each year to play. Great for preparing for tournament as its a great target course. Peter ( the pro ) is a fixture and historian. Get his book there

Reviewed September 21, 2009

This course was in fantastic shape. I've played 27 public and private courses this year in New England, New York, and California, including six in the Adirondacks and this easily ranks in the top 3 for course condition, challenge, and value. The fairways were tight and well treed, the greens were fast and read "true", the pace of play was very comfortable, and there were very few blind shots.

While the greens had speed, they could have been cut a little tighter to make them really fast. There we no burn spots on the fairways, and no "funny" holes where the architect squeezed in extra yards. Overall, this was much more enjoyable than Saranac Inn or Lake Placid M., and a notch above Craigwood.

The club house was clean but modest, but hey, I came here to play golf.

Reviewed January 25, 2008

Wasn't overyly impressed. Compaired to some other clubs in the area i.e. the Lake Placid Club, it falls short in value especially. Though the irrigation and major money did improve the place the developement around the courses make it less desireable than LPC which has little to no urban developement in sight.

Reviewed November 21, 2007

Reviewed April 11, 2007

A Course Not to Miss!

This is truly a must play for golfers of all skill levels. Majestic scenery of the Adirondack High Peaks coupled with the beauty of ponds, forests, the occassional deer, lush fairways and true greens provide golfers of all skill levels a wonderful experience.

Straight ball hitters will outscore long drivers who aren't as accurate as this course features dog legs on many of the holes and narrow fairways. This course has made a tremendous turn around since 2004 when new owners invested in a total irrigation system as well as having a golf agronomist serve as a consultant throughout the year.

The Whiteface Club & Resort is on the shores of Placid Lake in Lake Placid, NY and features two restaurants, vacation rental property as well as custom home opportunities. A great place to visit and play!


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Sibyl Q. 26 47 21 06/10/08
2 Hank C. 19 86 67 06/28/08
3 njb U. 26 96 70 06/29/18
4 Jon M. 9 82 73 08/22/07
5 Clem M. 15 89 74 08/10/07
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
3 njb U. 26 96 70 06/29/18

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About Whiteface Club & Resort

Whiteface Club & Resort

Resort facility

18 regulation holes

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Course Staff

Mark Sperling, General Manager
J. Peter Martin, Golf Professional
Michael Sabatini, Owner
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