Valley View Municipal Golf Course is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Utica, New York.
Robert Trent Jones Sr. redesigned the original course in 1940.
This hilly course has somewhat open fairways, but they are tree lined. The greens are medium in size and speed.
The signature hole is #3, a 427-yard, uphill par 4, requiring an approach shot over water to an elevated green.
Par for the course is 71. From the back tees, the course plays to 6,786 yards. From the forward tees, the course plays to a par-73 and measures 5,916 yards. The longest holes on the course are # 2 and 17, both par-5s that play to 502 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 6, a par-3 that plays to 175 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 3, a 427-yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Valley View Municipal Golf Course is # 18, a 180 yard par-3.
$21 (cart included), played on Friday, August 2009 at 6am
The terrain is what sets this course apart. Rolling hills resulting in all kinds of lies that force real concentration. Beyond the course, the scenery is beautiful. A real, "smell the roses" place to play. The challenge is for the mid handicap player (12 to 18), but still a pleasure to par a hole.
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