Golf courses New York Poughkeepsie Dutchess Golf & Country Club, CLOSED 2016

Dutchess Golf & Country Club, CLOSED 2016

S Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York, 12603
Type: Semi-private, open for public play
No. Holes: 18
Architect: Devereaux Emmet (30)
                      
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Detailed description of Dutchess Golf & Country Club, CLOSED 2016

Dutchess Golf & Country Club is a Semi-Private, 18 hole golf course located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

The Dutchess Golf & Country Club golf course first opened for play in 1897 as a 9-hole course. The golf course was designed by Mungo Park, son of the famous Willie Park of Scotland, one of the first golf professionals to come from the area of St. Andrews, golf's birthplace. Within two days he staked out the 9-hole course, earning the handsome sum of $25 for his design work. The course was expanded to 18 holes in 1922, the design work being handled by Horatio Nelson. Golf-course architect Devereux Emmet redesigned the Dutchess Golf & Country Club golf course in the 1930s.

Those who pay attention to golf-course architecture will appreciate the fact that all 18 holes were constructed without modern earth-moving equipment, making the dramatic landforms - the towering tabletop green of the seventh hole, for example - all the more stunning. Its pre-golf-cart-era vintage means it was also designed to be a great walk. The fairways are fairly tight and narrow. It is a traditional course with small, fast greens. Water comes into play on four holes.

The Dutchess Golf & Country Club golf course plays to a par-70 and a maximum distance of 6,475 yards. The course rating is 71.3 and the slope rating is 129.

Course Closed

An email sent to club members on December 23, 2016, stated, "The clubhouse and golf course at the Poughkeepsie, N.Y., property “will (be) closed and no longer be in operation.” 

For years this was a private course with declining membership. The course went semi-private-open for public play in 2015. Even that move did not raise revenues to the break even point.

 

This course has been reviewed 5 times
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Hopewell Junction, NY

$41 (cart not included), played on Monday, May 2016 at 11:57 AM

This course is a hidden gem, amazing golf course. Love the design , so much fun. looking to become a member

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, I wouldn't recommend this course
 
Condition of Course, Price, Pace of Play, Food/ Bar facilities, Difficulty, Ambiance, Pro Shop, Layout, No Houses on Course, Clubhouse
None worth mentioning
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Rank ID # : 028099
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Wappingers Falls, NY

$56 (cart included), played on Thursday, May 2012 at noon

This course is a hidden gem. One of the best in the state. Has everything you want for a great price. They have great membership pricing available. Can't believe how low the price is for a memebrship to such a high class private course

Would travel: 30-60 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
Condition of Course, Difficulty, Layout, Price, Ambiance, No Houses on Course, Pace of Play, Staff, Clubhouse, Pro Shop
None worth mentioning
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Rank ID # : 017526
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Port Jervis, NY

$46 (cart included), played on Thursday, July 2011 at 2pm

Top quality, great rates and great memnership offers. One of the top In NY State. Home to All State championships

Would travel: 10-20 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level
 
Condition of Course, Difficulty, Layout, Price, Ambiance, No Houses on Course, Pace of Play, Clubhouse
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Rank ID # : 015796
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Cold Spring, NY

$71 (cart included), played on Thursday, June 2010 at noon

This courses is excellent, condition is one of the best I have ever seen. I am looking to join as a memeber, I understand their the prices are excellent.

Would travel: 20-30 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
Condition of Course, Difficulty, Layout, Price, Ambiance, No Houses on Course, Pace of Play, Clubhouse, Pro Shop
None worth mentioning
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Rank ID # : 011237
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Newburgh, NY

$56 (cart included), played on Friday, September 2008 at 10am

Home to many state championships

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Layout/ Challenge
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Rank ID # : 004673
5.0/5
Based on 5 reviews
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