Greene County, N.Y. - Spring comes early to the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County - at least it does on the golf course. Stay in the Catskills and play the region's courses this spring to save on tee times, accommodations and meals with early bird packages at the area's premier golf
resorts.

Greene County offers challenging, expert-designed courses amid the stunning natural beauty of the Hudson Valley and
towering Catskill Peaks. Book a Catskill golf getaway, or play for the day at a top resort and enjoy package perks including
unlimited golf, same-day replay and delicious meals.

Just Golf: Donald Ross Weekday Specials at Rip
Van Winkle Country Club
in Palenville include discounted greens fees on nine and 18 holes of golf on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from April 1 through the end of the season.

Play nine holes with cart for $21, or 18 holes with cart for $26.

Stay & Play Golf Packages at Thunderhart Golf Course is available starting May 1, and includes overnight accommodations, 18 holes with cart, same-day replay, no minimum number of players, breakfast and dinner. Thunderhart at Sunny Hill in Freehold is a championship, par-72 course with 11 ponds and 15 sand traps. Rates are per person, per night and start at $109 midweek and $129
on weekends.

Weekend Golf Package at Rainbow Golf Club Inn
& Suites
is available starting May 1, and includes two rounds of golf with cart on the club's 18-hole course, and two nights' accommodations for $175 per person, based on double occupancy. Located in Greenville, the course is USGA-rated and offers a challenging layout with five sets of tees.

Gavin's Irish Country Inn: Your Choice Golf or Spa Package is only available June 16-19 and includes three nights' accommodations, six meals, two house parties with complimentary drinks and snacks, daily activities including yoga, water aerobics, and Zumba and trivia contests. Guests may also choose between two rounds of golf at a nearby course, or two spa services. Rates start at $399 per person.

For more golf packages and specials, go to www.greatnortherncatskills.com for vacation tips, special events and family-friendly travel options.

About Greene County:

Greene County is in the Great Northern Catskills, home to five of the 10 highest peaks in the Catskill Park, family resorts, outdoor adventure and year-round entertainment. Known as the nation's first wilderness, and renowned as the home of Thomas Cole's Hudson River School, the Catskills are a haven for outdoor recreation and artistic inspiration. Greene County was also the inspiration for Washington Irving's literary legend, Rip Van Winkle. Connect with the Catskills at Facebook.com/GreatNorthernCatskills, and on Twitter.com/CatskillTourism.

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