The Golfing Enthusiast

The golf bag has been taken out of the back of the closet and cleaned. You’ve inspected all your clubs. Your hands are itching, and you’ve taken to putting around the living room during the tournaments on TV. You’re committed to the love of the game, and all you need is a sunny day and your good golfing shoes, some gleaming white balls and the magic words: “The course is open.”
Arnold Palmer said, “What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive,” and many seem to agree with him. The golf craze is on the rise, and it’s no wonder, with its unique combination of the invigorating beauty of the out-of-doors, the competitive nature of the game and the relief a satisfying round of golf can offer from the stresses of job and family.
Fortunately, some of the best golf courses in the Northeast are right here in our backyard. If you are a beginner, a middling novice or at the top of your game, you will find something to pleasure you and challenge you at each of the courses listed below.

New York

Lochmor Municipal Golf Course, Lochmor course
18 holes over 6,550 yards with a par of 71 (municipal)
County Road 104
Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759

Swan Lake Golf & Country Club, Swan Lake course
18 holes over 6,580 yards with a par of 72 (public)
38 Eagle Drive
Swan Lake, NY 12783

Tarry Brae Municipal Golf Course, Tarry Brae course
18 holes over 6,888 yards with a par of 72 (municipal)
387 Pleasant Valley Road
South Fallsburg, NY 12779

Villa Roma Resort, Villa Roma course
18 holes over 6,499 yards with a par of 71 (public)
340 Villa Roma Road
Callicoon, NY 12723-6816

Twin Village Golf Club, Twin Village course
9 holes over 2,400 yards with a par of 32 (public)
143 Rockland Road
Roscoe, NY 12776


Paupack Hills
125 Country Club Rd
Greentown,  PA 18426
570/ 857 0251

Woodloch Resort
731 Welcome Lake Road
Hawley, Pa 18428
1-800-WOODLOCH (966-3562)

Honesdale Golf  Club
121 Golf Hill Road
Honesdale, PA 18431
570/ 253-5616
570/ 251-7981

Cricket Hill
176 Cricket Hill Rd
Hawley, PA

Shawnee Inn
One River Road
Shawnee on Delaware, PA  18356


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