Shenendoah: Fri., April 14 | Kaluhyat: Fri., April 21 | Atunyote: Fri., April 28

 Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (April 11, 2023) – As temperatures reach 80 degrees in Central New York this week, Turning Stone prepares to open its award-winning 18-hole courses this month, beginning with Shenendoah this Friday, April 14. Kaluhyat and Atunyote will open on Friday, April 21 and Friday, April 28, respectively. Turning Stone’s two nine-hole recreational courses, Pleasant Knolls and Sandstone Hollow, are currently open for the season.

Over the last two seasons, Turning Stone has set new records, attracting even more golfers to Upstate New York traveling from more than 40 different states and internationally from Canada, Mexico, Australia and Europe.

Recognized as one of the leading golf destinations in the country, Turning Stone offers a premier golf experience for golfers of all skill levels with five pristine courses, an expansive Sportsplex and Golf Dome, superior practice facilities and the best PGA Golf Professionals in New York.

The Turning Stone Golf Experience

Atunyote: 18 Holes

  • Designed by Tom Fazio (opened 2004).
  • Atunyote is the Oneida word for “eagle.”
  • Home to the Turning Stone Resort Championship, a PGA TOUR event, from 2007 – 2010.
  • Signature Holes: #11, #14 and #18
  • 2023 Opening: Friday, April 28

Kaluhyat: 18 Holes

  • Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. (opened 2003)
  • Kaluhyat is the Oneida word for ‘the other side of the sky.’
  • Six lakes throughout the course add to the picturesque setting.
  • Signature Holes: # 3, #10 and #17
  • 2023 Opening: Friday, April 21

Shenendoah: 18 Holes

  • Redesigned in 2016 by original architect Rick Smith (opened 2000)
  • At more than 7,000 yards, the course offers conditions normally reserved for TOUR professionals.
  • In 2006 and 2016, Shenendoah was host of the PGA National Club Professional Championship.
  • Signature Holes: #2, #6 and #14
  • 2023 Opening: Friday, April 14

Sandstone Hollow

  • 9 holes, designed by Rick Smith (opened 1999)
  • A par three course designed with the busy golfer in mind.
  • The course winds through woods and wetlands, with greens surrounded by tall grass.
  • Currently open for 2023.

Pleasant Knolls

  • 9 holes (opened 1999)
  • A player-friendly recreational course, offering a relaxing nine holes of par 36 golf.
  • 70 acres that features wide-open fairways, fast greens, challenging water hazards and gently rolling terrain.
  • Currently open for 2023.

 For more information about Turning Stone’s courses, including green fees and to reserve a tee time, visit


About Turning Stone Resort Casino

A renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including five hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 125,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, The Lounge with Caesars Sports, a state-of-the-art sports betting lounge, The Showroom, an intimate concert venue, a 5,000 seat arena, and several nightlife venues. Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33, Turning Stone was named the #1 Best Gaming Resort in New York by Casino Player Magazine and the #1 Best Overall Dining in 2022. Turning Stone has also earned the prestigious Forbes Four Star Award for The Lodge, Wildflowers restaurant, TS Steakhouse, and Skʌ:nʌ́: Spa, and, for more than a decade, the AAA Four Diamond Award for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant.

For more information and reservations, call (315) 361-7711 or (800) 771-7711.

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