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4.2
303 Reviews (303)
5 Stars
87
4 Stars
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3 Stars
32
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
93.3%
Recommend this course
273 out of 303 reviews
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4.2
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.3%
Recommend this course
56 out of 62 reviews
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4.3
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
92.0%
Recommend this course
69 out of 75 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
303 Reviews (303)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 21
Elevation Changes 19
Plays Long 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Advanced Golfers 13
Walkers 13
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 26
Worth the Drive 16

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Interesting greens

The course is nothing at 1st that jumps out at you. Straight rectangle holes tree lined on either side. Having said that the course makes the most of its landscape and like any course you need to hit straight and pick your landing area. The greens are very good with lots of undulations. Bunkers guard the greens in all the right spots.
Off the whites a mid handicapper will have a decent round. Back tees are a little more difficult.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect for beginners

This is my fourth time at Putnam and it gets better each time I come. The course is wide open which is great if you’re a beginner like myself. Lost balls get expensive after a while, but that’s because of my nasty slice. I’ll definitely come back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very well kept, lots of forgiveness off the tee for the average golfer. Will definitely be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Always in great shape

Great bang for your buck considering the condition the course is kept in.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Golf for Snails

It's too slow in the afternoon. Waiting on two groups on the tee by the tenth hole. 5 1/2 hours is too slow and no rangers at all pushing people along. I don't think I've ever heard "fore" so many times in a single round.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Muni

decent pace of play for a Monday. Kept within C 19 rules and singles in carts. treated well and had cart girl out there also, very nice on a weekday. Course in good condition. Greens are always the toughest part of this course but in great shape. No matter your handicap you will enjoy this.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout

Had a great time. Nice layout, friendly staff. Will be back for sure

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course for the money

Easy course to get an online tee time. No sign of marshal during our play. Three some in front of us were playing two balls each the entire time. Nice course for the money. Course is in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout of course

Putnam golf course was in great shape. The greens and sand traps were in excellent shape too. I would definitely recommend playing this course and will be out their again soon

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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