great-northern-catskills-logo.JPGEnjoy a Golf Adventure in the Colorful Catskill Mountain Peaks Just Hours from Major Metro Areas

Greene County, N.Y. - This fall, escape the back-to-school blues in the Great Northern Catskills and enjoy an affordable golf adventure on a plethora of un-crowded, scenic courses just two hours from metro NYC and three hours from Boston. Greene County's unique golf courses offer an array of golfing experiences. Be sure to check out top Catskill golf resorts to save while you play this fall. On-site amenities include restaurants and pubs, nightly entertainment and accommodations.  Golf challenging courses without waiting for a t-time. Special touches at Catskill area courses like Rainbow Golf Club's island greens and public airport, and Windham Country Club's Roland Stafford Golf School provide a unique golfing experience. After you've experienced a Greene County golfing adventure, head outside and explore the Catskills' beautiful autumn landscape, home to the enduring literary myth of Rip Van Winkle. Play the "Magic Nine," a series of courses along the Rip Van Winkle Golf Trail that offers nine tee times for one flat fee, and experience many of the region's top courses amid spectacular fall foliage setting. Stay and Play packages available at Catskill golf resorts, include:
  • Sunny Hill Golf Course offers an all-inclusive Golfer's Getaway Package, available throughout the fall. Guests receive free unlimited golf, accommodations, three meals daily and nightly entertainment. Starting at $115 per person, per night. Rates vary.
  • The Thunderhart Golf Course at Sunny Hill offers mid-week fall foliage Stay and Play Packages including accommodations, 18 holes of golf with car, free same-day replay, breakfast and dinner starting at $99 per person, per night.
  • Christman's Windham House offers Weekday and Weekend Golf Packages that provide all-inclusive fall golfing value. Stay at Christman's, a historic Catskill Mountain lodge, dine on-site in the resort's tavern or restaurant and enjoy special add-on offers like unlimited golf with a cart for just $20 to $30.
  • Blackhead Mountain Lodge and Country Club's Stay and Play package includes two nights' accommodations, two breakfasts and dinners, two rounds of 18-hole golf with a cart for just $225.
Additionally, the Greene International Golf Association's nine participating courses now offer two-for-the-price-of-one green fees to Greene Card Holders. Sign up for a free Greene Card online at and receive buy-one, get-one green fees and passes to additional Catskill Region attractions. About The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County: Greene County is located in the Great Northern Catskill Mountains and the verdant Hudson River Valley, two hours from metro NYC and three hours from Boston.  The region is home to five of the 10 highest Catskill peaks and the Catskill State Park.   Greene County is renowned as the home of Thomas Cole's Hudson River School of Landscape Painting and the inspiration for Washington Irving's literary legend, Rip Van Winkle, and was named in honor of American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene.   This 286,000-acre wilderness offers abundant year-round outdoor recreation and unique cultural events.  For more information please visit or connect with the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County on Facebook.


CONTACT: Rebecca Steffan (518) 523-9258