great-northern-catskills.JPGEnjoy a Golf Adventure in the Catskill Mountains Just Hours from Major Metro Areas Greene County, N.Y. - Stay and play in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County this spring and sign up for a free Adventure Passport to receive buy one, get one green fees at participating golf courses located throughout Greene County. Just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston, Catskills golf courses are easy to get to and affordable to play.   The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County are one of the premier golf destinations in New York State, offering challenging, expertly designed courses amid the stunning natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley and towering Catskills Peaks.  New in 2013, Greene County's FREE Adventure Passport offers buy one, get one mid-week, non-holiday passes to some of the Catskills top attractions, including the region's top golf courses. Sign up for your Adventure Passport online at, save to your smartphone or print to paper and present it at these participating Greene County golf courses:
  • Blackhead Mountain Lodge & Country Club in Round Top
  • Catskill Golf Club in Catskill
  • Christman's Windham House Country Inn & Golf Resort in Windham
  • Rainbow Golf Club in Greenville
  • Rip Van Winkle Golf Club in Palenville
  • Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course in Greenville
  • Thunderhart Golf Course in Freehold
  • Windham Country Club in Windham
Each course offers challenging greens, expansive fairways and spectacular views. Participate in one of the Catskill's oldest sports traditions and play the Rip Van Winkle Golf Trail. Purchase a Rip Van Winkle Golf Trail Pass for $299 from the Greene International Golf Association and play these participating courses for one flat fee. Simply present your pass at each clubhouse along the trail for a stamp and, once completed, submit the fully stamped pass to the last course on the trail for a chance to win prizes totaling $10,000. From championship courses with PGA pros on staff, to family-friendly links perfect for a leisurely game - the Catskills offer adventure and value close to home. Book a Catskills golf package and find incredible terrain, challenging courses and unhurried green fees. Start planning your Greene County golf getaway today at About Greene County: Greene County is located in the Great Northern Catskill Mountains and the verdant Hudson River Valley.  The region is home to five of the 10 highest Catskill Peaks and the Catskill State Park and is known as the nation's first wilderness. Greene County is renowned as the home of Thomas Cole's Hudson River School 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 705,500 acre wilderness offers abundant year-round outdoor recreation and unique cultural events.  Learn more about Catskills packages and musical events at 


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