Vassar Golf Course ~ Poughkeepsie, NY ~ 845.473.9838
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Welcome to Vassar Golf Course

Vassar Golf Course is a nine hole public golf course situated on the beautiful Vassar College campus in Dutchess County, New York. Established in 1930, the course offers a scenic 2,500 yard layout with beautiful mature trees, character and charm. All players are welcome on a first come, first serve basis. Vassar is a very enjoyable walking course, however, golf carts are available. An average round of golf requires only two hours. Vassar welcomes golfers of all levels, including juniors, seniors and families. The course is a fair challenge for beginner to intermediate golfers.

  • Vassar Golf Course
  • PGA Golf Instruction
  • Golf Carts & Pull Carts
  • Rental Clubs
  • Golf Shop
  • Season Passes
  • Golf Leagues
  • Junior & Senior Rates
  • The 9 Hole Advantage
  • Play in 2 Hours or Less
  • Tee Times not Required
  • Easy Walking Course
  • Excellent Value

Golf Course Hours

Open Weekdays at 7:30AM
Open Weekends at 7:00AM

No tee times, first come first serve.


Golf Leagues

The 1st tee is reserved for evening golf leagues each week as follows:

  • Tuesday - 3:15-4:00PM
  • Wednesday - 3:45-5:40PM
  • Thursday- 4:15-6:00PM

Small Group Golf Outings

With the beautiful and prestigious Vassar College Campus as a backdrop, Vassar Golf Course is the ideal setting for your next golf outing - fundraiser, tournament, corporate or social golf event.

We cater to small groups who want to focus their day on a Fun Day of Golf.  All aspects of your day will be organized from start to finish:  instructional clinic, golf , scoring and lunch.  Customized to meet your needs. Details. Please call (914) 204-7304.


Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are available in the Golf Shop or by mail.

To receive a Gift Certificate by mail, please e-mail Rhett at rhett@vassargolfcourse.com or call (914)204-7304 with details.

Gift certificates can be used for rounds of golf, golf lessons, clinics or golf shop merchandise.


Join Our Email List

To be added to our e-mail list, please send an e-mail to rhett@vassargolfcourse.com.


August & September Events

August 3, 10 Adult Clinics
August 5, 12, 26 Junior Clinics
August 25 Mixed Couples Event
3 Club
August 26 4 Person Scramble
September 15 Mixed Couples Event
3-3-3
September 23 4 Person Scramble

To sign-up call 845-473-9838 two weeks in advance.
See the Schedule of Events for event details. See the Calendar of Events for the full season listing.


Special Events

Monday, August 14th Course closed until 12 noon due to small group outing
Thursday, August 24th Course closed until 12 noon as we host the Folds of Honor golf tournament
Saturday, August 26th Course will open at 10:00 AM

2017 Junior Golf Academy

Session #1: July 10 - 13 (Session Full*)
Session #2: July 17 - 20 (Session Full*)

  • Session 1 Final Day Tournamnet
  • Session 1 Champions - The Eagle Eyes
  • Griffin Landrum
  • Gabriella Rado
  • Ike Rothman
  • Second Place - Team Murray
  • Connor Biddiscombe
  • Chris Mylod
  • Matthew Shaffer
  • Terrence Tompkins

See Junior Golf Academy for details and pictures .


Rhett's Golf Tips

Looking for some golf tips? Check out Rhett's latest tips The Putts Add Up! and Pace of Play.


  • Junior Club Championship ~ July 8
  • Champion - Darren Horton - 37
  • Runner-Up - Robert DeLaurentis - 43
  • 4 Person Scramble ~ July 27
  • 1st Place - Team Murray - 58*
  • 2nd Place - Team Angel - 58
  • 3rd Place - Team Wilk - 59
  • 4th Place - Team Lou - 60
  • 5th Place - Team Welsh - 61
  • * Won by Match of Cards
  • Couples Event ~ June 2
  • 1st Place - Rebecca & Bill and - 34
  • 2nd Place - Pat & Al - 35
  • Parent/Child ~ May 27
  • Ryan & Artie Ackert - 33
  • Dan & Darren Horton - 36
  • Joe & Jackson Ubriaco - 37

2017 Results, Past Results and Photos


Hole-In-Ones

On June 18 Jim Bacon, Jr. of Wappingers Falls had his 2nd career hole-in-one on Hole #3 using his 9 iron. His witness was Jim Bacon III of Poughkeepsie.

On May 28, Rich Scotti from Poughkeepsie gets his 2nd hole in one on the 3rd hole (117 yards) using a 9 iron. Witnesses: Al VanLeuvan - Salt Point, Julie Sanders - Fishkill, Mickey Gallagher - Staatsburg.

More Hole-In-Ones