It’s no secret that golf is a favorite Greater Binghamton activity come summer. With over a dozen courses to choose from, golf enthusiasts of any skill level find themselves right at home among our scenic backdrops.

If you tee up your next planned visit just right, you can experience one of the area’s biggest events. The PGA Tour Champions’ Dick’s Sporting Goods Open is hands-down Greater Binghamton’s most notable sporting event.

PGA stars come out each August to play on the historic greens at En-Joie Golf Club, while visitors are equally enthusiastic to enjoy the weeklong festivities, including a concert performance. The historic course is a staple in Binghamton’s golf scene, stealing a bit of national spotlight for the past 11 years because of this event.

The Links at Hiawatha Landing has earned recognition from golf publications including Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and Golfweek, which ranked it as the No. 3 best place to play in New York state. Test your skills on this nationally recognized course.

Another course that has gained some public recognition is Conklin Players Club, one of the 201 best public courses in North America.  The Traditions at the Glen golf course in Johnson City was designed by architect John Van Kleek. The 18 beautiful fairways and greens have challenged golf gurus for decades.

Despite distinctive reputations like these, affordable greens fees are key in Greater Binghamton. Just $25 will get you onto most of the scenic courses of Broome County!

Overnight golf packages include accommodations, breakfast, two rounds of golf and a cart, and start at $168.

The premium courses spread throughout Greater Binghamton are just one of the many excellent ways to spend your downtime on your next visit as there are always plenty of things to do.

Schedule your next tee time and see for yourself why pros and top publications consider Greater Binghamton’s courses on par with the best in the country.