Spring is the perfect time to hit the beautiful Hudson Valley greens

Orange County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - From seasoned golfers to those teeing off for the first time, anyone looking for a day on the links can find a course that's right for them in Orange County this spring. Golfing is a great way to take in the picturesque Hudson Valley landscape while getting exercise.

"Terrific courses and flexible tee times provide golfers visiting Orange County with a great experience," said Orange County Tourism Director Susan Hawvermale.
"Guests can continue their stay at one of our 19th hole golf course restaurants. The scenery is just stunning and the atmosphere is relaxing."

Top golf courses in Orange County include:

Stony Ford Golf Course in Thomas Bull Memorial Park, 217 Route 416, Hamptonburgh, NY. 18 holes, par 72, Pro shop, driving range, and lessons. Dining and banquet facilities. Open March through November, from dawn until dusk. To reserve a tee time, call 457-4949. www.orangecountynyparks.com

Hickory Hill Golf Course in Warwick County Park, 156 Route 17A, Warwick, NY. 6400 yard, par 72, 18 hole course. Pro shop, driving range and lessons. Dining and banquet facilities. To reserve a tee time, call 845-988-9501. www.orangecountynyparks.com

Mansion Ridge Golf Club, 1292 Orange Turnpike Monroe, NY. NY's only Jack Nicklaus Signature Design open to the public. Carved out of rolling hills of an historic 220-acre estate. The stone barn clubhouse has an award-winning
restaurant. To reserve a tee time, call 845-782-7888. www.mansionridgegc.com 

West Point Golf Course, Routes 9W and 218, West Point, NY. 18 hole, par 71, practice green with pitching and chipping space. Lessons, Pro shop, snack bar. Dress code. To reserve a tee time, call 845-938-2435. www.westpointmwr.com/golf/

Winding Hills Golf Course, 1847 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY. 18 hole executive course situated on 85 picturesque wooded acres. Open March through December. Rolling terrain with wetlands, gardens, and stone walls lining the fairways. Clubhouse open year round. To reserve a tee
time, call 845-457-3187. www.windinghillsgc.com

Also visit Orange County Tourism's new website: www.orangetourism.org. 

About Orange County Tourism

Orange County Tourism, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county's tourism headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area
attractions, lodging, and events can be found at www.OrangeTourism.org. For a free copy of the Orange County Travel Guide,
e-mail tourism@orangecountygov.com or call 845-615-3860.

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