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3.6
242 Reviews (242)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
14
1 Stars
22
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.1
84.0%
Recommend this course
192 out of 242 reviews
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3.7
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
81.8%
Recommend this course
27 out of 33 reviews
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3.7
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
85.7%
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36 out of 42 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 70
Length 6002 yards
Slope 119
Rating 68.5
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Van Cortlandt Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1895
Architect Stephen Kay (2008) Tom Bendelow (1898)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.6
242 Reviews (242)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 10
Narrow Fairways 9
Thick Rough 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Walkers 8
Beginners 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 23

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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Previously Played

How bout some grass ?

The fairways are horrible. Weeds and dirt . Hard to find a good lie.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow pace. Would not come back.

Almost took 6 hours and the rangers didn’t mind it at all. Hmmn.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Super Slow

The pace of play here was awful. The foursome in front of our twosome didn’t allow us to pass & the ranger didn’t ask them to pick up the pace. No way I’ll play here again.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The First tee box was a mat. That was my only issue. Everything else was great. Course is in awesome shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It took too long to play.

We had a 1:32 tee time and we did not finish until 7:30- BRUTAL!!!!!!

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Van Courtland golf

The course is a fun and challenging course. It requires some accurate shots but it is forgiving at times. You have to use all the clubs in your bag. It long enough to be tough and short enough to be fun.
I played with two great guys that the course teamed me up with. They played the course regularly and knew all the spots to hit the ball. I have played it several times before and will play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A very mixed bag

Played today for the first time in about eight years. First, the good: The pace of play was excellent (3:40) owing to the heat and getting out early in contrast to the six hour rounds that are common there.. The greens are in excellent conditions. Can’t beat $35 “senior” rate. Staff is friendly and helpful. Second, the bad: Tee boxes are a mess, and the first tee box is so bad, one has to use a mat. Fairways are also in sad shape and grass, where there is some, is too long. At least half the cart paths are broken, frost-heaved, etc. Carts run, but are old and decrepit.

Until the course gets fixed up, I can’t see going back or recommending it. With a modest investment, Vanny could be a four star experience.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Course

Great day,the course is fun and challenging also well kept.My foursome was done in 3:50 which is incredible for a public course in NYC.Cant wait to go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

NYC golf

Enjoyed my round, hadn’t played here for about 10 years. Nice clubhouse upgrade in the meantime. Reasonable prices for food and drinks. Friendly starter tees off right on time. The greens are nice if a little slow, I’m used to faster greens. Tee boxes and fairways a little inconsistent and patchy. Probably because the course gets a lot of play. Its a fair test of golf and you can score well if your game is on.
25 minutes from midtown Manhattan, $74 with cart on the weekend so the green fee is getting up there but I enjoyed the round. Tee time was 7:48am and we got round in 4 1/2 hours which is quick for a NYC course

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

not stung

excellent course condition except first tee box lost two balls not because of an errant shot but the hornets swarming around at several holes just left them behind and dropped. Shame because they ruined what was an excellent day into just good

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good bang for the buck!

Done a nice job keeping this historic course in good shape...lot of rain day before and very little standing water..will play again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

NY City Golf Course - Van Cortlandt Park

This is a typical NY City park course. Overused and bad fairways.
It's cheap and easy to get to by subway.
So the average cost for me, a senior, is $35 during the week. Add in the cost of the subway two ways and it's a no brainer to play at Van Cortlandt for me.
The people who play here are generally friendly and most medium grade golfers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

refund my greenfee 90$

We played golf this golf course friday july 12 2019
about 8am which is bookingtime
and I paid green fee with cash about 48$
my friend Cho paid credit card
but I received your fine email
I don't understand this situation
so please check again and let me know
as soon as possible

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bronx gem

I played vancortland golf course many years ago, so it was nice to go back. The course was in excellent condition and challenging as ever. The greens were phenomenal and the overall beauty of the course is remarkable. I would certainly recommend playing it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

This course is getting better

Overall, I felt their green was becoming better. They need to do a better job shaving and pressing it, but conditions overall was better than last time i was here. Tee boxes are slowly becoming better, but still needs work. Rained the night before but overall was well drained.

Good place for short game practice.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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