Battle Island State Golf Course, is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Fulton, New York.
This park derived its name from a battle which took place on a nearby island on the Oswego River in the mid-1700s. In 1916 most of the land owned by F. A. Emerick was deeded to the state. Battle Island officially became a state park in 1938 when the remaining land was turned over.
The golf course first opened for play in 1936. The course was designed by Frederick Emerick.
The popular course near Fulton, New York lies adjacent to the Oswego River and offers golfers magnificent views from a number of its fairways and greens. The 18-hole course is a challenging one for the "budding professional" and amateur player.
Battle Island is a par-72 course. It plays to 5,973 yards from the back tees. The course rating is 67.9 with a slope rating of 109.
$21 (cart included), played on Wednesday, September 2012 at 8am
We got to the course 40 minutes before our t-time. we were rushed to get out on the course. The 4some in front of us was so slow that there was a 6hole gap in front them by the 4th hole. They would not let people by. Wecalled the pro shop to have them send a ranger out or a rep for the course to tell them to speed up play or let faster players pass. The pro shop rafused to send anyone out. I could see the attendant sitting in a golf cart talking to a cart person and a maint. person w/ my rangefinder. This round took 5.5 hours on a course that should only 3.5 to 4 max. When we said something to manager about we were told if you don't like it play someplace else. This is a state run course. When you don'.t have to worry about getting fired you can treat people like you don't care
$36 (cart included), played on Wednesday, July 2008 at 10am
My son and I had a great time playing this course. As high handicappers, we appreciated the short par 4's. Greens were beautifully manicured and very sloped making for challenging putts. We had to travel about 60 miles one way to play here but had a discount coupon so it was worth the trip. If this course were closer, we would play it a lot!
$16 (cart included), played on Wednesday, July 2008 at 10am
Battle Island is short, running less than 6,000 even from the tips. However, many of the greens are elevated making birdies opportunities difficult. Several holes feature trouble such as woods or water, or even a busy state road. On the weekdays the whole course can be walked for a dollar a hole, and a special senior discount is available (10$ to walk 18). The fairways are watered and are generally in nice shape, not perfect. Early in the season the course was in substandard shape, but the transformation into the summer months has been drastic. The greens are beautiful and smooth. You will definitely get your money's worth here.
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