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

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Golf Course Hours

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

No tee times, first come first serve.

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

  • Tuesday - 3:15-4:00PM
  • Wednesday - 3:45-5:30PM
  • Thursday- 4:15-5:30PM

Non-league golfers may tee off up until and after the times listed.

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 the gift of golf this holiday season! Gift certificates are available during the off-season and can be mailed or picked up at the golf course. Please call (914) 204-7304 or e-mail Rhett at

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August & September Events

August 1 Junior Clinics
August 6, 20 Adult Clinics
August 7 Mixed Couples Event
3 Club
August 15 Parent / Child (9 Hole Event)
August 29 4 Person Scramble
(Rescheduled from Aug 8)
September 12 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.

Rhett's Golf Tips

Looking for some golf tips? Check out Rhett's latest tip - Hitting Better Shots .

Recent Event Results

4 Person Scramble
Saturday, July 25

  • 1st Place - Team Watson - 54
  • 2nd Place - Team Welsh - 56
  • 3rd Place - Team Mo - 58
July Scramble Winners

Team Watson

Mixed Couples Event
2 Person Pinehurst
Friday, July 17

  • 1st Place - Donna & Jeff - 33
  • 2nd Place - Lori & Jeff - 34
  • 3rd Place - Katherine & Jim - 36

Closest to the Pin #3: Terri F. 8'2""

2020 Mixed Couples Event - 2 Person Pinehurst Winners

Jeff & Donna

2020 Mixed Couples Event - 2 Person Pinehurst @nd Place

Lori & Jeff

More Results and Pictures


On May 11, Eric Kidney of Pleasant Valley had his 2nd career ace on Hole #3 using his 9 iron. Witnesses: Byron Letendre, Brian Leternre and Mark Mayo - all from Pleasant Valley

More Hole-In-Ones