Rochester is a place where golf has thrived and grown for over a century. There are 62 resort, semi-private, and public courses that are highly rated by Golf Digest for you to choose from—all within a 45-mile radius of the center of Rochester. The area’s courses have been designed by top course architects and played on by legendary and up-and-coming professional golfers during championship tournaments including the PGA Championship, LPGA Championship, Senior PGA , US Amateur, Ryder Cup, and more.
Rochester is one of the most affordable places to play, with superior off-course activities. Golf Magazine ranked Rochester, NY as the #10 Best Golf City in the U.S.–and #1 for Golf Affordability. Long known as one of the country’s top cities for golf, you can play more high quality golf for less money in the Rochester area than in any other American city.
Rochester Golf Trail
Book a “Stay & Play” golf getaway with the Rochester Golf Trail. Create a custom golf trip package that is hassle-free with top courses, advanced tee times, and nearby accommodations. Learn more about the Rochester Golf Trail and get your free quote here.
Check out the following resources as you plan your golf in Rochester.
Save The Date!
The roster of professional and amateur tournaments played in Rochester is remarkable. For golf fans, it doesn’t get any better! Rochester is the host city to many major golf tournaments. Save the date and book your trip for the following future golf events:
- July 2022: Watch the future of women’s golf compete during the Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic at Brook Lea Country Club—an annual stop on the LPGA Symetra Tour
- May 15-21, 2023: The PGA Championship returns to Rochester in 2023 to the historic and world-class Oak Hill Country Club
- August 9-15, 2027: The US Amateur Championship makes its return to Oak Hill Country Club for the first time since 1998