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

Hours:  7:00AM - Dusk, 7 Days a Week

No tee times, first come first serve.


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.


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.


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


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2015 June Events

June 6, 13, 27: Junior Clinics
June 6: 4 Person Scramble (rescheduled from 5/9)
June 11, 18: Adult Clinics
June 13: 2 Person Scramble
June 27: 2 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.


Weekday Evenings Open Play

There are many weekday evenings to get 9 holes in after work, before the sun goes down. With the exception of the times listed below, come join us one of these beautiful evenings.

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

2015 Junior Golf Academy

Session #1:July 13-16 - FULL
Session #2: July 20-23 - FULL

See Junior Golf Academy for details and application form.


New Junior Golf League
Summer Cup

  • Tuesdays at 12:00 Noon
  • June 30 - August 25

All junior golfers are welcome to join our weekly 9 hole summer golf league. No commitment required. Play when you can. See our flyer for more details.


Jensen Cup Invitational
Saturday, June 20

Jensen Cup Format: 27 holes: 9 holes Better Ball, 9 holes Alternate Shot and 9 Holes Scramble

  • 1st - Brad Waldorf & Brian Viola - 28-32-30: 90
  • 2nd - Adam Seifts & Barry Winter - 31-33-31: 94
  • 3rd - Don Silvestri & Tom McGimpsey -34-32-30: 96

Parent/Child Tournament
Saturday, May 30

  • 1st Place - Steve & George - 36*
  • 2nd Place - Ryan & Art - 36*
  • 3rd Place - Eric & Oliver - 36*
  • 4th Place - Jessica & Elio - 40
  • 5th Place - Steve & Zac - 40
  • 6th Place - Noah & Ivar - 41
  • * Won by Match of Cards

Summary: The format was alternate shot. There was an exciting playoff between 3 teams who tied with a 36. After the first hole Artie/Ryan and Steve/George continued on to the second hole where both teams tied with a par. On the 3rd hole George and Steve won the playoff with another par. See full results.


Hole-in-One

On June 14 Mike Fisher, from Cold Spring, gets a hole in one on Hole #3, 117 yards using a SW. This was his first Hole in One. Witness: Dan Burns from Central Valley