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 7 Days a Week at 8:00AM

Beginning May 1st
Open Weekdays at 7:30AM
Open Weekends at 7:00AM

No tee times, first come first serve.


Gift Certificates

Gift the gift of golf. Gift certificates can be used for golf lessons, clinics, rounds of golf or golf shop merchandise. Available in the Golf Shop or by emailing Rhett at rhett@vassargolfcourse.com


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- 4:15-5:30PM

Course to Open Late on Following Day(s)
Due to Small Group Outings

Thursday, May 17th
Course Opens at 11:00AM


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.


June & July Events

June 2, 9, 23 Junior Clinics
June 8 Mixed Couples Event
2 Person Scramble
June 14, 28 Adult Clinics
June 16 4 Person Scramble
July 6 Mixed Couples Event
2 Person Pinehurst
July 7, 28 Junior Clinics
July 14 4 Person Scramble
July 19 Adult Clinics
July 26 Junior Club Championship

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.


2018 Junior Golf Academy

Session #1: July 9 - 12
Session #2: July 16 - 19

See Junior Golf Academy for details and application.


Vassar Junior Golf Leaugue
2018 Summer Cup

June 26th - August 21th
Tuesday’s @ 12:00 Noon

No advanced sign-up
No weekly commitment
Play when you can!

See flyer for additional details. Questions - Call the Golf Shop at 845-473-9838 or e-mail Rhett at rhett@vassargolfcourse.com


Recent Event Results

  • 4 Person Scramble
    Saturday June 16
  • 1st Place - Team Vandervoort - 58*
  • 2nd Place - Team Welsh - 58
  • 2nd Place - Team Wilk - 58
  • Closest to Pin #3 - Lou Owen - 31"
  • * Won by Match of Cards
  • Mixed Couples Event - 2 Person Scramble
    Friday June 8
  • 1st Place - Rebecca & Bill - 36*
  • 2nd Place - Nicole & Scott - 36
  • 3rd Place - Donna & Tom - 37
  • * Won by Match of Cards
  • Parent/Child Tournament
    Saturday, May 26
  • 1st Place - Ted and Derrick Gentile - 37
  • 2nd Place - Evan and Ike Rothman - 37*
  • 3rd Place - Jeremy and Justin Tullo - 38
  • Closest to Pin #3 - Ted Gentile
  • * In a one hole play off, the Gentile's got a par and the Rothman's got a bogie.

More Results and Pictures


Hole-In-Ones

On May 1, Trevor Barr had his 1st hole-in-one on Hole #3 - 117 yards. He used his Approach Wedge. Witnesses were Seth Knickerbocker, Jerry Higgins and Bruce McGilvray.

More Hole-In-Ones


Join Our Email List

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