Red Hook Golf Club is a Semi-Private, 18 hole golf course located in the beautiful Mid-Hudson Valley in Red Hook, NY, near historic Rhinebeck, NY, and easily accessible from the Taconic Parkway.
Red Hook Golf Club first opened for play in 1931 as a 9-hole course. Alfred Tull redesigned nine holes in 1967, followed by David Horn, who redesigned the entire course when it was expanded to eighteen holes in 1996.
Red hook's terrain varies with some hills and uneven lies. The course has water hazards on holes #3, 12 and 14. In addition a ravine runs through holes #5 and 6. The fairways vary in width and thickness of tree lines. The greens are undulating, well bunkered, and some are double-tiered.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,519 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5,155 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 3, a par-5 that plays to 559 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 6, a par-3 that plays to 148 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 3, the 559 yard par-5 challenge is the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Red Hook is # 12, a 172 yard par-3.