Normanside Country Club opened its Albany, New York, golf course in 1927. The course was designed by William Harries. During its 83 years of play, it has hosted many New York State Golf Association and United States Golf Association events. Notable among them are the 1952 Empire State open and the 1996 NYSGA Mid-Amateur Championship and the 2003 & 2008 NYS Senior Amateur Championship. Normanside has also served as a qualifying site for state and national events.