The Golf Course Advisory Commission was created to address all matters relating to the operation, maintenance and facilities of the City's golf course.
Schenectady Municipal Golf Course
The course opened in 1935. It was designed by A. F. Knight (the inventor of the Schenectady Putter) and Jim Thompson, and largely funded by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) and the Civil Works Administration (CWA), both predecessors of the well-known Works Progress Administration (WPA). Schenectady Municipal Golf Course stretches to 6600 yards (6000 m) and features fast, undulating greens and tight fairways blanketed within grasses and native vegetation. Schenectady Municipal Golf Course was ranked by Golf Digest Best Places to Play in 2004 Prime; and earned a three-star rating.