James Baird State Park Golf Course is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Pleasant Valley, New York.
James Baird State Park Golf Course first opened for play in 1948. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
James Baird State Park is situated on farmland once owned by James Baird, a contractor, and engineer whose firm constructed the Lincoln Memorial. In 1939 James Baird donated the 590 acres of land to New York State under the stipulation that it be known as James Baird State Park. Work began on the park and golf course in 1940. Construction continued intermittently during World War II and the golf course was officially opened in 1948.
James Baird State Park Golf Course is a scenic, fairly flat 18-hole golf course on this large tract of farmland in Pleasant Valley. The par 5, 13th hole is one of the most challenging in the Hudson Valley. The signature hole is #18, a 389-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot up a dogleg right fairway that is well bunkered.
Blue tees: par-71, 6,667 yards
White tees: par-72, 6,305 yards
Red tees: par-73, 5,454 yards
$21 (cart not included), played on Tuesday, May 2013 at 4pm
Can't wait until they hook up the water. Then the course will be this good all season. It used to brown up and be unplayable by the middle of June.
(cart included), played on Tuesday, January 2013 at 6am
gotten better over the yearsg very good public course. staff really good a fun day of gold. I play 5 or more times a year
$16 (cart not included), played on Monday, August 2010 at 10am
cOURSE IS CURRENTLY BURNT TO A CRISP. fAIRWAYS ARE BROWN AND SEVERAL GREENS WASHED OUT DURING SEVERE STORMS EARLY IN aUGUST. I WON;T TRY TO PLAY THIS UNTIL NEXT SPRING, HOPEFULLY THE DISTRUCTION CAN BE REPAIRED BY THEN
$21 (cart included), played on Thursday, June 2008 at 4pm
It gets heavier play on the weekend than during the week. Late afternoon is usually a good time for 18
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