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Have you ever driven by the attractive fieldstone entrance of Saratoga National on Union Avenue and wondered, can I venture beyond those expansive green lawns? You can and you should explore all this beautiful property has to offer! Saratoga National is open for anyone to enjoy. Never visited before? You are missing out on some incredible times with friends and family. Haven’t visited for awhile? Rediscover a constantly expanding and improving destination.
Drive through the entrance and you’ll know you’re somewhere special. The mile-long journey past ponds, fountains, rustic bridges, expertly manicured lawns and golf course fairways, will transport you away from your busy schedule to a place where you can sit back and relax.
While there’s great golf to be played on the renowned course, there is much more to enjoy — from happy hours, to live music, incredible dining in a casual yet elegant atmosphere, a seasonal patio for drinking or dining, an all-new app and a training center that perfectly tailors the experience to the individual golfer. Saratoga National also offers an apparel shop that has been officially recognized as one of the top 10 golf retail stores on the planet.
With everything they do and everything they offer, they have a commitment to one rule: have fun!
The Amenities Of A Private Club + A Turnkey Golf Event Operation = The Perfect Golf Outing
Saratoga National Golf Club is the place to make memories, create experiences, and have an incredible outdoor adventure. This Roger Rulewich-designed course makes full use of the property’s natural beauty and has been voted one of the nation’s top public golf courses year after year by Golf Digest and Golfweek Magazine.
With all the amenities of an upscale private club, without the rules and restrictions, someone will be available to assist you every step of the way. Need tips on how to sink a shot? A bottle of water? A new piece of equipment? You’ll find assistance from the moment you arrive, in the clubhouse, at their on-site golf shop, and at Prime, their renowned steakhouse.
Anyone is welcome to golf at Saratoga National. There are no hassles and nothing to take the fun out of the game. It is an amazing golfing experience that’s perfect for an afternoon with friends or even a corporate outing.
Need to Improve Your Game? There’s A Year-Round Training Facility That’s Just Right For You
Take golf lessons at Saratoga National’s Golf Academy from far beyond the Capital Region, and you’ll discover training designed to meet the needs of the individual player from the ages of five to 95.
Top-notch instructors, Anders Mattson and Bob Cain, oversee programs, classes, and technology designed to facilitate the best practices of an efficient game. The training facility includes different environments for what the golfer wants to accomplish. Depending on what skills you’re looking to hone, they offer a grass turf area in the center, a wedge area, a chipping area, and more.
The Academy is also open year-round with an indoor training studio, so you can stay on top of your game during the offseason. It’s even getting even bigger and better! Saratoga National is currently expanding their training facility, rethinking the practice area, and is redefininig how it is presented and utilized.
Whether you’re looking to fine-tune your game or if you have never held a golf club before, you can find what you’re looking for at the Golf Academy.
Experience Prime at Saratoga National & Savor World-Class Dining In a Beautiful Yet Casual Setting
Prime at Saratoga National offers a fine dining experience with the absolute highest quality of food, in a rustic – yet elegant – atmosphere. Open for lunch and dinner year-round with hours varying by the season, Prime offers live music Thursday through Saturday, a popular family-friendly Sunday jazz brunch, and much more.
Many flock to Prime for the amazing patio, considered to be the most beautiful in Saratoga. This covered terrace overlooks the 18th hole, and a soothing infinity pool, teak-wood furniture, and fire pits which invites relaxation. This is the perfect spot to unwind after a hectic work day. They offer a light-fare menu that provides delicious nibbles to go with your favorite libation. Prime is a popular summer place to be, with track-goers enjoying a meal and a cocktail after a long day of excitement at the Saratoga Race Course.
Although the inviting atmosphere alone is a fantastic reason to visit Prime, the real reason why guests choose this restaurant is because of the amazing food! Classic dishes rise to a new level with a simple yet sophisticated presentation. You can expect flavor combinations you have never experienced before, created from exceptional ingredients. They specialize in perfectly prepared steaks, fresh seafood, and savory Italian dishes, including a Surf and Turf special on weekends.
Prime is the place to go for special occasions like anniversaries, birthdays, and rehearsal dinners. Private menus are available for small groups, and they also host wine dinners, perfect for date nights.
You will also want to check out one of Prime’s signature events hosted throughout the year, such as their annual Derby Day Party, New Year’s Eve celebration, and The Polar Ice Bar.
Plan An Unforgettable Wedding Or Special Occasion in a Stellar Location
Make Your Wedding Dreams Come to Life in a Carefree, Beautiful Setting
You couldn’t pick a better location for the most special day of your life than Saratoga National. Even if you’re not local to the Saratoga area, they offer experience planning destination weddings designed for you.
Saratoga National steps up the wedding experience in a couple of ways: they host a mini mock wedding beforehand for the bride and groom with a food tasting and passed hors d’oeuvres, and on the big day, the happy couple are provided golf carts for unique photos out on the golf course.
Your guests will be wowed from the moment they enter the property as they make their way up the scenic mile-long drive. Indoors, guests appreciate the fine woodwork, gorgeous murals, and unique chandeliers. An upstairs ballroom and an outdoor tent are also available for larger celebrations.
Expect every little detail to be taken care of. You’ll be provided with a Day of Event Manager, who ensures everything is in place, in addition to an assigned Bridal Attendant, whose sole function is to help the bride get ready (and soothe any last-minute nerves)!
You can rely on Saratoga National for all the important events in your life. After the wedding, continue the tradition with celebrating anniversaries here as well.
The Perfect Place for Galas, Fundraisers & Corporate Events
Saratoga National is a top spot for everything from grand affairs to small events, including galas, fundraisers, and corporate outings. In fact, Saratoga National is trusted to handle major galas such as the popular Saratoga Bridges Annual White Party. They also host smaller corporate events with flexible indoor and outdoor meeting spaces.
While there are many places in the Capital Region to host a meeting, a fundraiser, or a corporate event, none have the ambiance coupled with the customer service that Saratoga National has to offer.
The dining for corporate events is provided by the exquisite Prime at Saratoga National banquet team. This really is the ultimate venue for meetings, seminars, and corporate outings – consider pairing your corporate retreat with the perfect golf outing!
The National: Award-Winning Men’s Clothing Shop
Did you know that Saratoga National has a classic men’s apparel shop off-site that, like everything else Saratoga National does, is the best of the best?
In early 2018, The National, brother to the Golf Shop at Saratoga National, is located right on Broadway and was named one of the top 10 golf retailers in the world by the Association of Golf Merchandise. The stores earned a “Best of the Best” designation, indicating their incredible creativity and ability to keep up with the ever-changing world of retail golf and mens sportswear. This recognition extends to their on-site golf shop as well.
In-house tailoring is provided by Master Tailor and Custom Clothier Chris Garabedian, who has over three decades of experience tailoring men’s clothing. You can expect precise attention to detail from an expert tailor who has a true passion for making people look their absolute best. And, they’re able to give quick turnarounds, often in the same day.
Options like custom clothing and image consulting are what really sets The National apart from other retailers.
The shop carries high-end brands of men’s clothing, for example, Allen Edmonds, Peter Millar, Filson, 7 for All Mankind, and more. Each brand carried in the store is carefully chosen for its craftsmanship and flawless detailing.
Saratoga National: The Place to Go for a Fun, World-Class Experience
From golfing to dining to shopping, and everything in between, Saratoga National is a true Capital Region gem. It’s the perfect place to make memories and experience life’s most cherished moments in luxury.
While Saratoga National is an ideal choice for special events, it’s also an excellent spot to grab some brunch or have a fun golf outing with friends. From the small events to large events, Saratoga National takes care of absolutely everything to ensure the best possible experience.
With everything they do and everything they have to offer, they committed to one rule: have fun!