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Wanakah Country Club
5161 Lake Shore Rd
Hamburg, NY 14075-5797, United States


716.627.3472
This elegant, old-school parkland layout lies on the south shore of Lake Erie outside Buffalo; the name comes from the Iroquois word Wanakah, meaning "view of the lake." But the original architectural pedigree is vague; Willie Watson is most likely the original designer of this course, which debuted in 1925, although Bob Cupp and Jay Morrish did some work here in 1983.

Architect Chris Wilczynski, previously with Arthur Hills' design firm, is overseeing a major restoration of the course, which includes re-grading some fairways for improved drainage and rebuilding several bunkers and tee-boxes. Wilczynski also had numerous trees removed because they impeded both maintenance and play.

Wanakah's most popular feature might be the small greens, which feature many subtle spines and ridges. Without question, Wanakah's signature hole is #15, a 206-yard par-3, requiring a tee shot over water to a small, well-bunkered green.

This is a private club with limited membership; visitors are permitted only as guests of members.
  
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Type:Private
General Manager:Mark Schiferli
Superintendent:Gale Hultquist
Guest Policy:none
Dress Code:Collared Shirt (No Denim)
Season Start:April
Season End:November
Pro Shop :yes
Driving Range:yes
Short Game Practice:yes
Water Hazards:Moderate
Sand Bunkers:Heavy


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Recent Scores

Date Golfer Score
6/14/18 larryhevenor 78
9/12/16 StlCardsFan 88
7/29/16 tdentino 81
6/9/16 The Golden Duck 87
10/12/15 CGCOMPSOLVE169 78
9/9/15 DrDudz 81
9/1/15 jaku 95
8/19/15 tdentino 77
7/6/15 CGCOMPSOLVE169 74
7/3/15 CGCOMPSOLVE169 74
5/15/15 pat246 94
4/19/15 pmcke 45*
9/20/14 Michael DiGiore 41*
9/18/14 JPOWEN 92
7/9/14 DrDudz 76
7/4/14 Michael DiGiore 92
6/28/14 Michael DiGiore 89
5/29/14 Louatti 103
10/30/13 Michael DiGiore 83
10/5/13 hartjc 84
10/1/13 Jack Pants 143 102
9/28/13 Michael DiGiore 83
9/15/13 Nsessanna220 94
9/5/13 pearlcity 98
8/28/13 Aep36 97
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