Dinsmore Golf Course

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Dinsmore Golf Course in winter

Dinsmore Golf Course, located in Staatsburg, New York, is listed as the third-oldest golf course in the United States,[1] according to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.[2][3] It was originally created by Hal Purdy[4] in the 1890s as a private, nine-hole course, and was expanded to a full 18 holes in 1962.[2]

In recent decades, the course has been open to the public,[4] and does not have any water hazards.[4] Par is 70.[5] The Dinsmore Golf Course provides nice views of the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains.[2] The course is also located inside the Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills State Park.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://nysparks.state.ny.us/golf-courses/21/details.aspx
  2. ^ a b c "Dinsmore Golf Course". New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ Adams, Arthur G. (1996). The Hudson through the years (3 ed.). p. 256. ISBN 0-8232-1677-2. 
  4. ^ a b c "Dinsmore Golf Course - Course profile". Golf.com. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Dinsmore Golf Course - Public". Worldgolf.com. Retrieved February 23, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park". Retrieved February 25, 2010. 

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Coordinates: 41°51′22″N 73°55′17″W / 41.85611°N 73.92139°W / 41.85611; -73.92139