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Grover Cleveland Golf Course


Location:
3781 Main Street | Amherst, NY 14226 | (716) 836-7398

Facilities:
Practice putting green, Men's and Ladies' locker rooms, Clubhouse & Food Concession.

"Serenity at its Best, Golf at its Finest"

History

The County Club of Buffalo built the clubhouse on this site in 1901. The 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, and a polo field were added in 1902. George Cary was the local architect and also built the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, a National Historic Landmark. In 1910, A.L. Pfitzner, a pilot from Curtiss, made the first airplane flight in Western New York from the Bailey Avenue site. The C.C.B. was host to the 1912 U.S. Open won by John J. McDermott with a score of 283. The city purchased the club in 1925 for $800,000.00.The site was renamed Grover Cleveland Park to honor the former Mayor of Buffalo, Governor of New York State and President of the United States Of America. The County of Erie now owns and operates the challenging 18-Hole golf course.

Course Features

Grover Cleveland Golf Course was designed to put a premium on accuracy not distance. The course plays over 5600 yards with par being 34-35-69. The smaller, well bunkered greens reward those with a pinpoint iron game. In honor of the 100th year anniversary of the golf course, the Erie County Parks Department has initiated a county wide amateur golf championships.

Tee Time:

Tee times are available seven days a week through an automated phone-in system for Elma and Grover Cleveland Golf courses. All callers may access the system by calling (716) 858-8585 twenty-four (24) hours a day for reservations up to seven (7) days in advance or you may call the cashier at 836-7398 for day of play reservation.

Park Facilities

A practice putting green is located in front of the Cashier office. The office can provide golf cart rentals on a first come first serve basis.

During winter months, xc skiing and snowshoeing is permitted from 7:00 AM- dusk.

Notice

The County Of Erie has binding legal contracts with private vendors to provide food service to patrons at the following county park facilities:

Elma Meadows Golf Club House
Grover Cleveland Golf Club House

GOLF COURSE
RAIN CHECK POLICY
EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2009

TO QUALIFY FOR A RAIN CHECK, YOU MUST BE DELAYED BY RAIN FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES.

TO QUALIFY FOR A RAIN CHECK, YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED LESS THAN SIX (6) HOLES, AND BE ON THE COURSE FOR LESS THAN NINETY (90) MINUTES

IF YOU QUALIFY FOR A RAINCHECK, YOU WILL RECEIVE A PASS FOR THE EXACT VALUE OF YOUR ORIGINAL PURCHASE. THIS INCLUDES GOLF, GOLF CART AND ACCESS FEE.

THERE WILL BE NO RAINCHECKS ISSUED IF YOU BEGIN PLAY IN THE RAIN.

THERE WILL BE NO RAINCHECKS ISSUED IF YOU COMPLETE SIX (6) HOLES.

FOR A RAINCHECK, PLEASE BRING YOUR GOLF RECEIPT TO THE CASHIER.