Welcome to Burden Lake Country Club

Golf player on grass


Burden Lake Country Club is a championship 18-hole, par 72 golf course located in Averill Park, NY - only 10 miles from Troy, NY and 15 miles from Albany, NY.  We pride ourselves in having one of the most pristine golf courses in the Albany, NY area. Whether you decide to play the front 9, the back 9, or all 18 holes, our golf course can accommodate both beginner and experienced golfers. For those times you're looking to improve your golf skills, Burden Lake Country Club offers both a grass tee driving range and private lessons from our PGA staff.  Public play is welcome! Please call ahead for a tee time.


Call 518-560-0597 to book your tee time!


Even when the weather does not agree with your golf plans, you can still play a round at Burden Lake Country Club on our indoor virtual golf simulators. Featuring 60 different golf courses from around the world, anyone can play a quick 18 holes on one of our three screen or practice your swing on the driving range.  Enjoy a bite to eat and some drinks from the bar while you play!  Our indoor golf simulators are available for reservation up to one week in advance.   

Beer, and various dishes of food


Our clubhouse bar and restaurant, Jack Kelly's Tavern by the Green, is open to the public year round for dining, socializing, and special events. Enjoy a delicious meal crafted by our head chef Tom Choquette, a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, who brings 30+ years of head chef experience to Burden Lake Country Club.



*March Membership Drive*

 Don't wait, join now & save on our regular rates!

  • Save up to $150 off posted rates for Adults
  • 6 Free Carts ($120 value)
  • 3 Guest Passes ($120 value)
  • 4 Free Hours on Indoor Golf Simulators
  • Payment plans available
  • Extra discounts for Snowbirds
  • No hidden fees!!

We offer a variety of golf membership deals with options such as a single adult membership, junior membership (17 years old & under), college membership (18-25 years old), senior memberships (age 60 & over), as well as couple memberships and family rates.  Download our membership application below to view current rates for the upcoming 2022 season.


Our golf course members enjoy benefits such as tee time deals, and are able to book tee times 7 days in advance (general public may book 2 days in advance), member-only leagues and tournaments, discounted rates on tournaments, access to free USGA Handicapping system, and more!  In addition, members are not subject to any minimums that are required to be spent at our facilities.  See our membership page for additional information.



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Registration is now open for our 2022 Junior Golf Camps.  Sessions run Tuesday through Thursday from 8am-12pm and are open to boys and girls ages 7-14.  There are five weekly sessions:  June 28th-30th, July 5th-7th, July 12th-14th, July 19th-21st & August 2nd-4th.  The cost is $150 per golfer per session (you may register for more than one session).  Spaces are limited to 12 juniors each week so sign up early to reserve your spot!  Download the registration pamphlet below.  Contact Justin Hearley, PGA Head Golf Professional, for more information - jhearley@pga.com.  


DOWNLOAD Junior camp registration form

Justin Hearley PGA Pro Golf Bag

We are excited to add Justin Hearley to the Burden Lake team this year as the new PGA Head Golf Professional.  Justin has an impressive background in golf and had spent the previous 12 seasons at Normanside Country Club as an Assistant Golf Professional.  Justin received his PGA Class A Membership in June of 2015.  He is a proven winner in the professional ranks, raking up 20 wins over the last 8 years.  Justin was awarded the Assistant Golf Professional of the Year twice in 2016-2017 and in 2018 as well.  He was named the Assistant Golf Professional Player of the year in 2018 and
most recently was named the 2019 NENY PGA Roland Stafford Sportsmanship award winner.


Let Justin use his talent and teaching abilities to help you improve your golf game this season!  Justin is available for individual and group lessons, offering different packages to suit your needs.  Download flyer below for lesson pricing and packages.  

 Golf lesson prices & packages