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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Announce Opening Day at Capital Hills Golf Course

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Date: April 7, 2021
Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner


ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio announced that Capital Hills Golf Course is opening for the season on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Golfing hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to dark, and weekends and holidays from 7:00am to dark. For more information on Capital Hills including course and facility details, directions and pro shop information, please visit: Caphills.com

“We’re excited to kick off the 2021 golf season here at the Capital Hills at Albany Golf Course. Capital Hills at Albany is the premiere golf course in the Capital District with its rich history, beautiful scenery and impeccably maintained course,” said Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Sergio Panunzio, DGS Commissioner. 

On Thursday, April 8th and Friday, April 9th golfers will be teeing off on a first come first serve basis and beginning Saturday, April 10th golfers are strongly encouraged to reserve a tee time. Tee times can be made by calling the Capital Hills Pro Shop at: 518-438-2208 beginning on Thursday, April 8th at 8 a.m. 

Please note that the course will be open to walkers and runners before golf begins each day. Walkers must be off the course by the time play begins, i.e. before 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, and before 7 a.m. on weekends and holidays. It is imperative that walkers and runners are off the course by the time play begins to ensure their safety. These times will change as the season progresses and there will be signage at the Course indicating the walking/running use expiration time each day.

With circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus, the City of Albany and Capital Hills at Albany are committed to following the guidelines issued by the CDC and our local health officials.

Rates for play, carts, and driving range can be found by visiting the Capital Hills website or viewed below:

Play
Resident Rate
Non-Resident Rate
18 holes - Regular$32$41
18 holes - Senior$30$38
18 holes - Junior$23$26
18 holes - Veteran$30$35
9 holes* - Regular$20$25
9 holes* -Senior$18$22
9 holes* -Junior$18$21
9 holes* -Veteran$18$20
9 holes* -League$20$25
*9 hole rate not available before 1 p.m. on weekends/holidays
Rentals
Carts

18 holes$18/person    
9 holes $10/person    
League Cart    $10/person    

Practice
Driving Range Small  $6
Driving Range Large$12
Range Keys    $60 key = $50    
$132 key = $100

                                  

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