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  Albany Golf - Orchard Creek Golf Club

      Voted - 1 st Place

      2018 Best of the Best 

      The Daily Gazette Readers Poll


Rated one of the best public golf courses in New York by Golf Digest, Orchard Creek Golf Club offers the ideal mix of challenge and fun. Named in the 2011 Times Union Readers Golf Guide as the most scenic golf course in the area.

Located just a short drive from Albany in Altamont, New York, Orchard Creek Golf Club is your Upstate destination for challenging golf, lessons, weddings, corporate events, and scenic dining.

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Here are just a few of our awards and accolades:
2001 - "Best New Bargain in The Country"- Golf Digest
2004 - Top 15 Public Golf Courses in NYS-Golf Digest 4 -1/2 stars
2008 - NYS Golf Course of the Year - NGCOA
2011 - Most Scenic Golf Course in the Capital Region- Times Union
2015 - Voted " Best kept Secret" - Times Union Readers Poll
2016 - Voted "3rd best course in the Capital Region" Times Union Readers Poll   
2017 - Voted "3rd best course in the Capital Region" Times Union Readers Poll
2018 - Voted "2nd best course in the Capital Region" Times Union Readers Poll
2018 - Voted "1 st best course in the Capital Region" Best of the Best - The Daily Gazette Readers Poll
2019 - Voted "2nd best course in the Capital Region" Times Union and Daily Gazette
2020 - Voted " 2nd best course in the Capital Region" Times Union Readers Poll

Find out for yourself what so many people in Upstate New York already know.  Once you've experienced everything that Orchard Creek Golf Club has to offer, you'll want to return again and again.

Now booking in our beautiful Empire Room and large outdoor Helderview Pavilion.  Great space for weddings, anniversary and birthday parties, class reunions, baby and wedding showers. Also, come relax and enjoy our 3000 sq. ft. lighted outdoor patio area. Enjoy your favorite cocktails after a great day of golf and try our wide variety of food selections from the menu. Take in the beautiful views of the  Helderberg Escarpment.

Our non golfing friends are always welcomed at Orchard Creek Cider House Restaurant..

Helderview Weddings at Orchard Creek

Nestled in the foothills of the Helderberg mountains outside Albany, Helderview at Orchard Creek Golf Club provides the perfect setting for a truly memorable wedding celebration. At once both idyllic and elegant, it lies surrounded by breathtaking vistas - yet remains just a few miles down the road.
Discover the classic charm of our upscale Wedding Pavilion or new Empire Room, the delicious gourmet menu designed by leading chef and our unparalleled commitment to personal service. At Helderview at Orchard Creek, we're proud to offer one of the area's most distinctive ceremony/reception experiences - and the Albany area's best overall value.

Weddings are our specialty and we treat your special day as if it were our own.  Let our experienced staff make your dream wedding a reality.

Jeff Betti - PGA Head Golf Professional and Golf Outing Director:          jeff@orchardcreek.com
Dave Shaver - Assistant Golf Professional:                                              dave@orchardcreek.com 
Kevin Efaw - Food and Restaurant Director:                                            kevin@orchardcreek.com 
Laura Weinhofer Wedding and Special Events Coordinator:                   events@orchardcreek.com                                                                     

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Course News

The golf course and Cider House Restaurant is open for the 2021 season!!

Gift cards are unavailable online due to a technical problem, please call the pro shop at 518 861 5000 x 1

For information:
outings email: jeff@orchardcreek.com.  Jeff Betti
Wedding and Special Events email: events@orchardcreek.com  Laura Weinhofer