A Great Day's Golf in
the Catskill Mountains

The family owned, Donald Ross design Rip Van Winkle Country Club is located in Palenville, 10 minutes from Saugerties, Woodstock, Hunter and Catskill.

Rolling fairways allow for easy walking and spectacular views and motorized carts are available. The Rip is open to the public seven days a week, tee times are recommended on weekends and holidays.

The Rip's 9 unique golf holes are the perfect place for beginners to start their journey of learning the game of golf, as well as offering a challenge to low handicaps or experienced golfers.

Course Stats
9 hole Donald Ross design with alternating tees.
Front nine plays to 3000 yards par 36 with 5 par fours,
2 par threes and 2 par fives.
Back nine plays just over 3000 yards, par 36 with
3 par threes, 3 par fours and 3 par fives .

Become a member of the Country Club
Rip Van Winkle Country Club offers memberships for the Season. Members receive discounted cart prices, discounts in the pro-shop, as well as reduced prices in the restaurant. Members also have the use of the new locker room and shower facilities. Rip Van Winkle Country Club has a fully stocked pro-shop with the latest equipment and supplies.

Give us a call with any questions; we look forward to hearing from you soon.

New York Times Review of the Rip
New York Times Slide Show:
A Hidden Gem in the Catskills


Manager John Smith, with son Lyden