Hyzer Creek Disc Golf Course

Hyzer Creek is an 18-hole disc golf course about 13 miles west of Saratoga Springs, New York. It has hills and water, open holes, woods holes, long "grip and rip" holes, and tight finesse holes. SSA is 57. Overnight camping is free. This course is in the southern Adirondacks in a very rural, quiet area. Course length 6177 feet and par 63, with 11 par 3 holes, 5 par 4's, and 2 par 5's. Elevation changes on almost every hole. Course statistics.

Hyzer Creek is a private course owned and operated by local disc golfers, who built the course by adopting fairways and sponsoring pins, and can play for free if they do. Course is open 24/7 all year, unless buried under snow. Visitors welcome if they sign a liability waiver.

 

 

 

What is disc golf?

Links

Course Map and Score Cards

Where do I get discs?

Facebook Page

Wildlife

History of the course

Forum

Sponsors

 

 

 

 Battle of Saratoga

Hyzer Creek was voted 34th best disc golf course in the world in 2008, 48th best in 2010, and 49th best in 2011, out of over 4000 courses.

April Showers

This course has been in the newspapers and on TV!!

TV: Capital News 9 (Albany, NY) 2003
  TV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpTw6Wicqf4

 

Newspaper: ------- The Glens Falls Post Star 2002
  Newspaper:-------- The Saratogian 2003
  Newspaper:---------The Saratogian 2010

Adopt a hole at Hyzer Creek!!!  Sponsor a pin and be a member for life!!!



DBZ is the rate of rainfall, higher numbers mean more rain. Time is Greenwich, subtract 5 hours for eastern time zone, 4 during daylight savings time.

PHOTO   GALLERY       click thumbnail for photo, click photo to enlarge           

1 tee

1 green

2 tee

3 ace run

3 green

4 tee

4 upshot

4 pin

5 tee

5 from dogleg

6 tee

7 tee

7 green

8 tee

8 green

9 tee

9 green

10 tee

10 green

11 tee

11 pin

12 tee

12 in the fall

12 mid-fairway

12 in action

12 green

13 tee

13 green

14 tee

14 pin

15 tee

15 mid-fairway

15 upshot

15 green

16 tee

16 pin in creek

16 pin in winter

17 tee pad

17 dogleg and green

18 tee

18 upshot

 

Directions:

Map 1. Map to Saratoga ||||||||||||||||||

Map 2. Map to Hyzer Creek from Saratoga |||||||||||||||||

Map 3. Detailed map to Hyzer Creek |||||||||||||||||

Directions from Saratoga. At Starbucks, take Rt. 29 west for 12.9 miles and turn right onto Barkersville Rd. On Barkersville Rd, go 2.9 miles to #7272 Barkersville Rd, and you are there. Look for "Hyzer Creek" on mailbox. Make sure you bear right at the fork in downtown Barkersville and look for the tiny arrow that says "Barkersville Rd" at the fork.

Directions from Rochester, Syracuse, etc. Take Thruway to exit 27 (Amsterdam) go north on rt. 30  for 9 or 10 miles to route 29, turn right and go 10.4 miles to Barkersville Rd, turn left onto Barkersville Rd. and follow the directions from above.

Directions from downstate. Take the Thruway to exit 24 and take I-87 to exit 13 N to Saratoga, and follow directions above from Saratoga.

Direction from Glens Falls, and other points north. Take the Northway to exit 15, go through downtown Saratoga and follow from "Directions from Saratoga" from above.

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Painting "Hyzer Creek" by Morgan Wright
Note: Painted 3 years before hole 16 was built.

Email course owner Morgan Wright:  dualkubota at yahoo dot com


Philosophy of the course design