5 Golf Courses to Visit in OCNY This Season
Discover thoughtfully designed courses with picturesque views in the scenic Hudson Valley
ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (June 14, 2021) – With a variety of challenging and scenic courses, Orange County, N.Y. is a perfect destination for golfers. The picturesque Hudson Valley is home to links with rolling fairways, manicured tees, and luscious greens. Whether you’re a competitive golfer or recreational player, enjoy a day of outdoor fun and recreation at one of Orange County’s many golf courses.
“Many of our local courses were designed by renowned golfers and architects, offering golf enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels an unforgettable day on the green,” said Orange County Tourism Director Amanda Dana. “Take in the beautiful views, thoughtfully-designed courses, and savor 18 holes of unmatched play. Make a weekend out of it and stay at a quaint B&B while dining at our many farm-to-table restaurants, and visiting our more than 25 craft beverage destinations”
These are a few of the many golf courses available to the public in Orange County, N.Y. include:
Stony Ford Golf Course in Thomas Bull Memorial Park, 217 Route 416, Hamptonburgh: This 18-hole, par 72 course also offers a Pro shop, driving range, and lessons. To reserve a tee time, call 845-457-4949. chronogolf.com/club/stony-ford-golf-course
Hickory Hill Golf Course in Warwick County Park, 156 Route 17A, Warwick: Test your skills on this 6400-yard, par 72, 18-hole mountain course. Pro shop, driving range and lessons are available on-site. To reserve a tee time, call 845-988-9501. chronogolf.ca/club/hickory-hill-golf-course
Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, 1292 Orange Turnpike, Monroe: The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge sits on a historic 220-acre estate with landmarks predating the American Revolution. New York’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course open to the public, Mansion Ridge is an unmatched setting for unforgettable golf. To reserve a tee time, call 845-782-7888. mansionridgegc.com
Lynx at River Bend Golf Club, 87 Neversink Drive, Port Jervis: Designed and constructed in 1915 by A.W. Tillinghast, the Lynx at River Bend Golf Club is one of the oldest courses in the country. The 18-hole regulation course lies on a secluded 125-acre site with the majestic Shawangunk Mountains as a backdrop. To reserve a tee time, call (845) 858-4653. lynxgolfclub.com
West Point Golf Course, 718 Victor Constant Road, West Point: Just north of the Bear Mountain Bridge, the West Point Golf Course offers an unforgettable golf experience. The Robert Trent Jones designed course is an 18-hole, par 71 challenge on a mountain layout. Lessons, Pro shop, snack bar. Dress code. To reserve a tee time, call 845-938-2435. westpoint.armymwr.com/programs/west-point-golf-course
As the world reopens, Orange County, N.Y., invites residents and visitors to escape, enjoy and explore its wide-open spaces. For a full list of attractions, lodging and dining options available at this time, please visit orangetourism.org/spring Additionally, a fun, free, 56-page travel guide is available for digital download at OrangeTourism.org/travel-guide.
About Orange County Tourism
Orange County Tourism, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county’s tourism headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging and events can be found at OrangeTourism.org. Like Orange County Tourism on Facebook for the latest news on local happenings.