The apples are ripe and juicy. The course is in great shape.  Check out holes # 2 and # 8.  A new bunker on # 2 and a rock wall framing the green on # 8.   Gift cards available on our online store or at the course.

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Albany Golf - Orchard Creek Golf Club

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 email: or call 518-861-5000 x 201
  or call 518-861-5000 x 204


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" - Albany 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 Kevin Efaw 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.



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