Mary, we spend the summers in Keene Valley, NY which is 16 miles away from Lake Placid. We play golf at the Craig Wood Golf Course which is owned by the town of North Elba, NY in which Lake Placid is a village. The golf course is managed by one manager who also operates the pro shop. All other workers are casual, mostly retirees. The club restaurant is managed by the man that has the franchise. Membership is inexpensive for residents of Essex County. Carts are 25 for 18 holes, Greenfees 35 for non members. This way residents, tourists and everybody else gets to play. The golf course is a treasure owned by the town and has been in operation for 60 years. Thanks.