Defined by its spectacular views, our golf course is an extraordinary treat for the golf enthusiast. Whether you are a beginner playing for the love of the game or a seasoned player looking to refine your skills, you can’t go wrong here.
Fallsview Golf Course is designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., winner of Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. Met Golfer Magazine wrote, “Not a weak hole to be found, and some consider holes 7-9 the toughest 3 finishing holes in the metropolitan area.”
Monday to Friday 8:00 am – Dusk
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am – Dusk
PGA Certified Golf Pro-Michael Girardi
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GOLF COURSE DESCRIPTION
Hole 1 – Lakeview/401 yards/Par 4.
A fairly straight opening hole with a lake and stately oak tree down the left side of the fairway and a bunker down the right side makes for a difficult drive off of the tee. A large undulating green awaits your approach shot with hazards to the left and front of the green.
Hole 2 – Cattail/173 yards/Par 3
A safe play to the middle of this green is recommended. The pin positions usually tempt the player to attack on this shortest of the par three holes. But an errant mid-iron off the tee could leave an impossible up-and-down if missed to the flagstick side of this elevated green.
Hole 3 – Sandburg/509 yards/Par 5
A reachable par 5, but filled with high risk. The Sandburg Creek runs parallel to the third hole and the Gully Creek must be traversed off the tee to leave the player any chance of reaching this in two shots. A fairway bunker lines the right side of the fairway and is reachable with your tee shot. If the tee shot is in the bunker, there is little chance to reach this tightly guarded green. A long tee shot leaves the player with either an opportunity to lay-up to a specific yardage or attempt the heroic shot to a green that is defended by a pond on the right and a deep face bunker greenside.
Hole 4 – Pine/433 yards/Par 4
The definition bunkers that frame this hole will gobble up any off line tee shot and the landing area is extremely narrow between the two. Out of bounds left makes the golfer look right for a favored angle off the tee but that route leaves the golfer with an intimidating approach shot over a cavernous front right bunker.
Hole 5 – Runway/204 yards Par 3
One of the most dominating characteristics of Robert Trent Jones, Sr. is the use of long, straight tees known as “aircraft carrier” or runway tees. This 64 yard long teeing ground is a theme of the course and allows for many varied distances to an elevated bowl shaped green. Two bunkers guard the front of the green and any tee shot that misses to the right or left of the green will kick wildly and leave another impossible up-and-down.
Hole 6 – Sycamore/606 yards/Par 5
This is the longest hole on the course and is a demanding three shot challenge. The Gully Creek which meanders the full length of this dogleg left hole will swallow up any ball hit left of the fairway. A miss left into the ancient sycamore trees or a miss right into the stand of oaks will leave virtually no shot to the green. If on the green in three shots, the challenge is far from over. The sixth green is so severely sloped from back to front that players have been above the hole and putted off the green.
Hole 7 – Gully/211 yards/Par 3
Holes seven through nine have been described as “the toughest three finishers in the Met Area.” A pin placement right tempts the payer to be aggressive when it is cut over the front right bunker, but a safer play to the fat part of this bowl shaped green may set up a comfortable par. This is the most deceptive green on the course and requires a highly trained eye to accurately read the subtle breaks.
Hole 8 – Spirit/417 yards/Par 4
The most difficult hole on the course, and recognized as one of the roughest in the region. Defended by no bunkers or hazards, this hole demands all the shot making skills a golfer possesses. The tee shot must be played to the left side of the fairway. Any ball to the right will leave the golfer with an approach blocked by the magnificent pine trees that frame this slightly uphill par four. One caution: If you look to the north you may become mesmerized by the spectacular view of the distant Catskill Mountains; be prepared to be awestruck.
Hole 9 – Falls/478 yards/Par 4
A demanding finishing hole brings the golfer home. This dogleg left par four presents the most difficult tee shot on the course. Trouble right – a large fairway bunker, and trouble left – thick trees, must be avoided. If the tee shot gets around the dogleg the golfer is faced with an approach that is rarely from a flat lie and is played to an elevated green.