Golf Courses



Double Black Diamond course at Holiday Valley Resort
There are three great 18-hole golf courses and three 9-hole golf courses within 20 miles of Ellicottville, New York! Come on out for a fun golf weekend and try one of the 18 hole courses; the Double Black Diamond course at Holiday Valley Resort, Elkdale Country club course or the Concord Crest course.  The greens are bent grass and are all well kept. All of the 18 hole courses have driving ranges, seasonal pricing and spectacular mountain scenery!  Each course is challenging and is just a short drive from Ellicottville, so you can head back for a relaxing dinner and evening.

There is a course for all ages and skill levels. Try one of the three 9-hole golf courses; St. Bonaventure University Golf Course, Birch Run Country Club and Ischua Valley Country Club. These courses are challenging and are a great value. You can golf 9 holes, or play it twice for 18.

All of the golf courses are well kept and have been in business for forty years or more. Ellicottville is a great destination point, will 6 golf courses within 18 miles of downtown. Perfect to golf all day and head back to town for a great dinner at one of Ellicottville's fine restaurants. Make your own golf weekend or have a tournament or outing with your friends and family! With the conference facilities at Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville is also a great place to have a conference and a  corporate golf outing. There is something for everyone in Ellicottville, so pack up the clubs and enjoy some great golf!

Feel free to post comments to this webpage after you have tried one of the courses. We love to share feedback about each of the golf courses!

18 HOLE GOLF COURSES


Double Black Diamond at Holiday Valley Resort

Double Black Diamond golf course is located at Holiday Valley Resort. The resort is located less than 1 mile from downtown Eillicottville, NY. There is a driving range, golf school, club rentals and a pro shop.

Contact Information

Holiday Valley Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
Ellicottville, NY 14731-0370
Tee Times Information: 716-699-2345 x4411
Toll Free: 800 320-0020
Website: http://www.holidayvalley.com/HolidayValley/info/golf.aspx

Stats


The golf course measures approximately 6500 yards, but plays the equivalent of a longer course with the combination of well-watered fairways and terrain variations extending the 18 holes. The course is challenging as was nominated as one of the best re-designs in Golf Magazine 09. The slope from the double black diamond tees is 126, black is 121, blue 115 and green 118. Check out the amazing views and challenging course!

Scorecard





Directions


From downtown Ellicottville, take Route 219 South 0.9 miles. Turn right at the next stop light. Drive approximately 1/4 mile and the resort will be on your left.

From Buffalo, take Route 219 South to Ellicottville and turn right on Route 242. Drive into town and turn left at the stop light back on to Route 219 South. Drive 0.9 miles to next stop light and turn right. Drive approximately 1/4 mile and the resort will be on your left. It is approximately a 45 minute drive from Buffalo

2012 Rates*

                                     Pre Season             Fall Season
                                    Until May 13             Oct 15-30

Walk 9 or 18 holes              $22                           N/A
9 holes with cart                  $31                           N/A
18 holes with cart                $37                           $37

                                     Summer Season
                                     Weekday (F-S-S)     Weekend (M-TH)

18 holes with cart               $50 pp                            $60 pp

Evenings:                   
   (after 4:00 pm M-S)         $22                                $22
   (after 2:00 pm Sun)

18 hole replay with cart        $30
 9 hole replay with cart         $20

3 day golf school: $495
18 hole club rental: $20

Special rates packages for golfing or golf school along with lodging at one of Holiday Valley Rental Management properties (Wildflower unit 55) is available. Contact the rental office for details.

Other


Golf leagues are available. Mens' league play is on Tuesday nights. The course also has golf outings. There are special outing packages on Monday and Tuesdays for 20 to 144 golfers. The more golfers, the lower their rate per person. Visit the Holiday Valley Resort website for more details. 

When planning your visit to the area, please confirm that outings are not scheduled for your visit. If you are looking to schedule a business golf outing at Double Black Diamond, contact the Steve Carney at Holiday Valley Resort 716 699-2345 x4009. You can also call the resort to reserve a tee time in advance and check to an outing is scheduled when you plan to stay in the area.

The driving range is located across the street from the resort, just off Route 219. The golf pro shop is on the resort, as well the the Phil Ritson - Mel Sole golf school.

Elkdale Country Club


Elkdale Country Club is a semi-private golf course located in Salamanca, NY, approximately 10 minutes away from Ellicottville. Elkdale golf course is available for public play every day with a reservation. Corporate outings or group outings can be made in advance. There is a driving range available.


Contact Information

Elkdale Country Club
7871 Stone Chimney Road
Salamanca, NY 14779

Tee Times 716 945-5553 x11
Website: http://www.elkdalecc.com/

Stats


Nestled in the rolling hills of New York's Southern Tier, Elkdale Country club offers a challenging 18-hole golf course, beautiful scenery and complete restaurant and lounge facility. Built in 1928, Elkdale combines timeless natural beauty with contemporary refinement to create a fantastic outing. The course measures approximately 6,100 yards, with slope rating of 120 and a course rating of 69.3. 

SCORECARD








Directions

From downtown Ellicottville, head West on Route 242 towards Holimont Ski Resort. Stay on Route 242 for approximately 5.1 miles. Take a slight left onto Baker Road (County Road 88) and drive 0.9 miles. Turn left onto Route 353 and drive 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Stone Chimeny Road and drive approximately 0.6 miles and the country club will be just down the road.

From Buffalo, take Route 219 South to Ellicottville and turn right on Route 242. Drive through town and stay on Route 242 for 7.1 miles. Take a slight left onto Baker Road (County Road 88) and drive 0.9 miles. Turn left onto Route 353 and drive 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Stone Chimeny Road and drive approximately 0.6 miles and the country club will be just down the road. It is approximately a 45 minute drive from Buffalo.

2012 Rates*

                                      Spring Season  
                                     Mid March Open to - ???
                                    Weekday (M-TH)           Weekend (F-S-S)
Green Fees:                 
    9 holes                               $13                           $17
   18 holes                              $20                           $28

Cart Rental per person:
    9 holes                               $9                             $9
   18 holes                              $18                           $18

                                       Summer Season
                                      Weekday (M-TH)       Weekend (F-S-S)

9 holes with cart                      $16                         $20
18 holes with cart                    $28                         $38

Evenings:
(after 3:00 pm F, Sat, Sun)      $23                         $16

2012 Rates*

                                         Fall Season            
                                        Sep ??? - Oct ???
                                         Weekday (M-TH)     Weekend (F-S-S)
Green Fees:
   9 holes                                   $13                            $17 
  18 holes                                  $20                            $28


Cart Rental per person:
   9 holes                                  $9                              $9
  18 holes                                 $18                            $18


                                       Fall Season Special

                                      Weekday (M-TH)       Weekend (F-S-S)
                                       after 10:30 am                   after 11:30 am
 
18 holes with cart                   $???                                 $???

Other

Ladies leagues are on Tuesday nights and mens' leagues are on Thursday nights. Outings and tournaments are available. Prior to scheduling your weekend, confirm that tee times are available and the outings or tournaments are not scheduled. The annual golf calendar is posted to their website.


Concord Crest Golf Course



Concord Crest golf course is located in East Concord, New York; at the foothills of the Allegheny mountains. The course is located about 16 miles from downtown Eillicottville, NY.


The golf course measures approximately 6,400 yards, with a par 72. The bent grass greens, elevated tees and spacious fairways are well maintained and provide a fair and enjoyable test for all golfers of all ages. The course opened in 2001 and has irrigated greens, tees, fairways. There are 4 sets of tees boxes and a 3 hole practice facility to warm up on. Concord Crest has a slope rating of 112. Check out the amazing views of the Alleghany mountains and this challenging course!

Contact Information

Concord Crest Golf Course
9255 Genesee Road
East Concord, New York 14055

Tee Times Information: 716-592-7636
Website: http://www.concordcrest.com/

Stats

SCORECARD

Directions

From downtown Ellicottville, take Route 219 North 1.0 miles out of town. Turn left and stay on Route 219 North for 17.2 miles. This will take you to Springville, NY. Veer onto North Casacade Road (County Route 228). Drive 1.0 mile and continue on Springville - Boston Road (CR 228). Drive 0.9 miles and turn right on to Middle Road (CR 410). Drive 0.4 miles and turn on to Sharp Street (CR 181). Drive 1.6 miles and turn right on to Genesee Road (CR 49). Drive 0.5 miles and the Concord Crest Golf Course is on the right.

From Buffalo, take Route 219 South to Springville, NY and exit at Genesee Road. Turn left on Genesee road (CR 49) and drive 3.2 miles. Concord Crest Golf Course is on the right side of the road. It is approximately a 30 minute drive from Buffalo

2012 Rates*
                                               Weekday and Weekend
Walk 9 holes                                     $12
Walk 18 holes                                   $17

9 holes with cart / pp                         $20
18 holes with cart / pp                       $29

Juniors (16 and under)                      Half off Greens Fees only!

Cart rental:
9 holes                                              $8
18 holes                                            $12

Club rental:
9  holes                                            $10
18 holes                                           $10

Other
Golf leagues are available Monday through Thursday. There are both men's and women's leagues. There are special package / pricing for leagues, so contact the golf course or view there website for details. The course also has golf outings. Contact the golf course  to arrange an outing or see if an outing is scheduled when you plan to stay in the area. 

There is a three hole practice facility on Sharpe street that cost $1 per person and there is a pro-shop on site!

9 HOLE GOLF COURSES
The golf courses list rates for 9 or 18 holes. To play 18 holes, you would replay the course. The golf courses are a great value and have been open for 40 years or more. We currently don't have the scorecards for these courses, but will look to update them in the near future.

St. Bonaventure University Golf Course
The St. Bonaventure University Golf Course is 2,900 yards from the longest tees for a par of 36 . The 9 hole course rating is 34.6 and it has a slope rating of 109. St. Bonaventure golf course opened in 1928 and is 18 miles from Ellicottville.

Contact Information

St. Bonnaventure University Golf Course
Route 417  Allegany, NY 14706

Tee times and other Information: 716 372-7692
Website:

Directions

From downtown Ellicottville, drive 4.7 miles south on route 219. Turn left onto Humphrey road for approximately 5 miles and turn right onto Chapel Hill Road. Drive 3.4 miles and turn right onto Five Mile Road. Drive 3.8 miles and turn left onto Buffalo Road/ Back Buffalo road.

2014 Rates*

                                                  Weekday (M-TH)           Weekend (FR - SU)
walk 9 holes                                         $12                                     $15
walk 18 holes (replay 9)                Free replay                      Free replay

9 holes with cart                                    $24                                    $27
18 holes with cart (replay 9)                $36                                     $49

The golf course is 9 holes, so you will replay the holes for a 18 hole outing.

Birch Run Golf Club
The Birch Run Golf Club course is 3,187 yards from the longest tees for a par of 35 . The 9 hole course has a rating of 34.2 and it has a slope rating of 115. The Birch Run golf course opened in 1954 and is located 16 miles from downtown Ellicottville.

Contact Information

Birch Run Country Club
4130 Birch Run Road
Allegany, NY 14706

Tee times and other Information: 716 373-3113
Website: http://www.birchrungolfclub.com/

Directions

From downtown Ellicottville, NY take round 219 South 4.4 miles and turn left onto Humphry Road (CR-18). Drive 5.9 miles and bear right onto Chapel Hill Road (CR-51). Go 3.4 miles and turn right onto Five Mile Road (CR-19). Drive 3.8 miles and bear right onto North First Street (CR-19). Drive 1.6 miles and continue on South First Street (CR-60A). Drive 0.2 miles and continue on Four Mile Road (CR-60). Go 0.2 miles and turn right on Birch Run Road. Drive 1.3 miles and Birch Run Country Club will be in the right.

2014 Rates*

Rates:
                                               Weekday (M-TH)         Weekend (FR - SU)
Walk 9 holes                                        $12                                 $13
Walk 18 holes (replay 9)                     $20                                 $20

9 holes with cart / pp                            $20                                 $20
18 holes with cart / pp (replay 9)         $26                                 $29

The golf course is 9 holes, so you would replay the holes for an 18 hole outing.

Ischua Valley Country Club
This challenging course has strategically placed hazards and is a great value. The Ischua Valley Country Club course is 3,200 yards from the longest tees for a par of 36 . The 9 hole course has a rating of 35.0 and it has a slope rating of 113. The Ischua Valley golf course opened in 1970 and is located 11 miles from downtown Ellicottville. They also have a bowling alley and restaurant at the club.

Contact Information

Ischua Valley Country Club
8093 Route 16
Franklinville, NY 14737

Tee Times and Information: 716 676-3630
Website: https://www.facebook.com/IschuaValleyCountryClub


Directions

From downtown Ellicottville, head east on route 242 and drive 12.5 miles. Turn right onto route 16 (Main Street). Drive 4.3 miles and the country club should be on your left.

2014 Rates*

                                           Weekdays (M-TH)      Weekend (FR - SU)
Walk 9 holes                             $11                                   $12
Walk 18 holes (replay 9)         $15                                   $16

Golf Cart rental                        $8                                      $12
Golf Club rental                       $6                                       $6

*DISCLAIMER:
Rates for the golf courses are subject to change and set by Holiday Valley Resort,  Elkdale Country Club, Concord Crest Golf Course, St. Bonnaventure Golf Course, Ischua Valley Country Club and Birch Run Country Club respectively. Some dates and times are excluded. The rates are based on the 2014 or 2015 rate schedules. Confirm respecitive course pricing when making reservations (for Holiday Valley Packages) and / or tee times.

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