Capital Region Golf At Scenic Burden Lake Country Club
Burden Lake Country Club is a championship 18 hole, par 71 golf course located in Averill Park, NY (10 miles from Troy and 15 miles from Albany). Built in the 1920's as a 12 hole golf course, part of the famous Totem Lodge Resort the course became 18 holes in 2000. The Choquette Family has owned and operated the course since 1983. Burden Lake Country Club operates as a semi-private golf facilty. We have a grass tee driving range for practice and golf instruction from our PGA staff. Our pro shop offers the logo clothing as well as the essentials for your golf game. Public play is welcome, so please call ahead (518-674-1770) for a tee time.
Year Round Golf Now at BLCC!
We now have three Golf Simulators open for play daily at BLCC! The Simulators are 15 feet wide and offer 40 golf courses from around the world. The Simulators also offer a variety of driving ranges and contests such as Closest to the Pin, Putting and Chipping. You can also set up a lesson if you would like to fine tune your game. The price is just $35 per hour for up to four players per Simulator. Or receive a discount by purchasing one of our packages, such as 3 hours for $100 plus receive a $15 food voucher to use in the Restaurant.
The Simulators are available daily from 8am till 10pm, except Friday nights we will stop at 4pm, before dinners and during special events. Four players can play 9 holes in under two hours. Fast players can play 18 holes in 3 to 3 1/2 hours. You can book a tee time for the period of time that you want to play up to a week in advance. For more information on prices or to book a tee or to book a tee time call 674-1770 ext. 2.
St. Patty's Day Celebration (Sat 3/15 & Sun 3/16)
Our annual St. Patty's Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 15th from 5pm-9pm and on Sunday, March 16th from 3pm-8pm. We will have a Buffet featuring all of your favorite Irish dishes including Corned Beef & Cabbage, Murphy's Battered Dipped Haddock, Irish Salmon, Lamb Stew, Steamed Vegetables, Roasted Red Potatoes, Tossed Salad and Irish Soda Bread. The Buffet costs $12.95 per person and we will also feature Pints of Guinness, Harp, Bass and Smithwicks for $3. Reservations are strongly recommended so call today to reserve your table 674-1770 ext. 2.
Wine Dinner (Sat 3/22)
Enjoy a 5 course meal with wines paired for each course. Through out each course, our Wine Sommelier will provide information on the wine, its origin, and the food pairing. The night starts at 6pm and costs just $60 per person. Get a group of friends together and make your reservation now for a fun night! We've sold out in past years so don't wait....Call 518-674-1770.
Year-Round Activities for the Capital Region at Burden Lake Country Club
We are open in the winter for cross country skiing and snow shoeing. Our clubhouse with its bar and restaurant, called Jack Kelly's Tavern by the Green, is open year round for dining and socializing. Our new Golf Simulators in the Restaurant now allow for golf year-round at Burden Lake Country Club. The Simulators are open for play daily from 8am till 10pm, except they are closed down at 4pm on Fridays before dinner and during special events. The kitchen is open daily for light fare from 11am-10pm, and for Dinners on Wednesday through Sunday from 4pm-9pm. Tom Choquette, a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, brings 30 + years of head chef experience to Burden Lake Country Club. We can accommodate weddings, bridal showers, golf outings and private parties. Call or stop by for information, 674-1770.