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4.2
350 Reviews (350)
5 Stars
106
4 Stars
184
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
89.1%
Recommend this course
311 out of 350 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
86.7%
Recommend this course
26 out of 30 reviews
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4.1
88 Reviews (88)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
83.0%
Recommend this course
73 out of 88 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6745 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.3

Nestled in the Lower Hudson Valley, Putnam County Golf Course enjoys a scenic location amid rolling hills yet it’s not too far from the city. Formerly known as Putnam National, the club was originally opened as a private club in 1959, it opened to the public when it was bought by the county in 2004 but it continues to offer the quality and amenities of a private country club. The golf course has front and back nines that are completely different from one another so be prepared to use all the clubs in your bag. Water hazards only come into play on two holes but don’t let that fool you, this course is formidable even for avid golfers. Putnam County Golf Course's final four holes are an especially challenging stretch that will test you with everything from uphill lies to a slew of strategically placed bunkers.

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Course Details

Year Built 1959
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 12/15

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Showers, Lockers

Available Activities

Hiking

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.2
350 Reviews (350)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 22
Elevation Changes 20
Plays Long 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Advanced Golfers 13
Walkers 13
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 27
Worth the Drive 16

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Reviews 26
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Good
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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PUTNAM IS A DELIGHT !!!

First time playing at Putnam but the course layout was nice (doglegs and water holes) and beautiful views. ...the greens are the winner here - very challenging - all undulations and extremely fast ... I will be back

Frank Costa

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course, reasonably priced!

Great course. Very reasonably priced. Very friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Excellent Putnam County Course

By far this is the best course in the area. Greens are impeccable, staff are super friendly, pace of play is perfect and the price is ideal. I would go as far as saying you won’t find another course within 50 miles that offer the same golf experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Disappointing 9 hole experience

Played Putnam because it was local. Front 9 is fun with each hole different. Back 9 is awful - very windy, 5 holes that are almost identical and run parallel to each other, increasing the chance of getting hit by golfers in adjacent holes. Were told at last minute by starter we had to play back 9 - not happy about that. Overall course condition was good and the clubhouse is immaculate. Lunch staff was very friendly and the burger was terrific.
Not worth the higher than average costs, especially for holes 10-18.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Not the worst, but not coming back.

I left after hole 9 due to the following:

The course clearly just recently had the greens aerated as they still were not even... the remainder of the course is not very well irrigated (water doesn't pass through and get absorbed it just sits) it rained a few days before and EVERYWHERE I WENT WAS MUD.

The course is fine, I'm sure its a decent course on its best days... However for the price I'd much rather play a slew of other courses, as an example for the same price I could have really enjoyed Saxon that day.... Anyways always good to try a new course so I gave it a shot, but I will not be returning.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Winnnnndyyyyyyyy

Winds whip at this course. Back 9 worse then front 9. Had a few nice shots. Par 5’s are long and course had its challenges. Always a pleasure playing there. Staff is very helpful and friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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