In a city known for Victorian-era beauty, legendary mineral springs and thoroughbred horse racing, Saratoga National Golf Club offers players of all abilities a top-rated golf and dining experience. Ranked one of the nation’s best public courses year after year by Golf Digest and Golfweek magazines, Saratoga National places a premium on course conditioning and customer care.

The Roger Rulewich-designed course opened in 2001 on the site of a former horse farm. Golfers are treated to breathtaking scenery featuring fescue grasses, wooded wetlands, blue limestone retaining walls and two dozen wooden bridges that wind around ponds and over streams. Five sets of tees accommodate all skill levels, and a continuous cart path facilitates play even after a heavy rain.

Saratoga National delivers on value with a daily fee that includes a golf car with GPS Yardage System, all-day use of the practice facility and access to all amenities in the majestic Victorian-style clubhouse. A Top 100 Golf Shop offers a wide range of apparel, golf gear and unique gifts. A limited number of lockers are also available to visitors.

The centerpiece of the clubhouse is Prime at Saratoga National, a fourstar steakhouse restaurant. The surroundings are elegant, but the attitude is casual. Guests can dine indoors or relax on a covered veranda and patio terrace surrounded by fire pits, pools and fountains.

While steaks are the main attraction, Prime at Saratoga National offers a diverse menu that includes fresh seafood and vegetarian selections View the full menus at www.golfsaratoga.com/dining.htm. An awardwinning wine list and expertly crafted cocktails complete the dining (or socializing!) experience.

Saratoga National Golf Club is also one of the region’s most elegant and versatile venues for weddings, business meetings and private parties. The clubhouse features a Grand Ballroom for groups of up to 250, as well as smaller rooms for groups of 15 to 40. Any event can be paired with a customized golf outing.

Historic Saratoga Springs is the summer home to the New York City Ballet, the Philadelphia Orchestra and a full lineup of popular music concerts at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. The city is best known for summer horse racing at the Saratoga Race Course, the nation’s oldest thoroughbred track.

Saratoga National Golf Club is open to the public seven days a week for championship golf, lunch and dinner. Tee time reservations are available 30 days in advance. Dinner reservations are recommended, but not required.

The club is located about three hours north of New York City, just off Exit 14 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87). For more information and reservations visit www.golfsaratoga.com or call 518-583-4653.