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127 Grossinger Rd
Liberty, NY  12754-2828
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Big G Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

71 par | 6,907 yards | 135 slope

73.5 rating | Bent grass


Big G Golf Course


The 18-hole "Big G" course at the Grossinger Country Club facility in Liberty, New York features 6,907 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 73.5 and it has a slope rating of 135 on Bent grass. Designed by A.W. Tillinghast, the Big G golf course opened in 1925. Henry Zabatta manages the course as the General Manager.

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Reviewed September 09, 2013

A quick drive through the abandoned hotel, check-in to the run down clubhouse and then be prepared for one of the best golf courses you'll ever play. The course features 18 great holes with incredible views/scenery and a great combination of challenge and playability. Everyone in our group of 9 has played great courses around the world and every one of us walked away admiring this course!

Reviewed July 30, 2012

Driving up to the course, I was concerned as to what golfing conditions we would experience. The clubhouse was in bad shape and the food was terrible. Once on the course, I was amazed at how great the course was. The design was fantastic and The conditions were such that it seemed like no one had ever played it before. I look forward to playing this course again and again.

Reviewed May 28, 2012

Just tremendous. I'd wanted to play here for years after a friend had spoken of it reverentially.
Before going, I looked into the amazing history of the place - a major Catskills resort - of the type memorialized in the film Dirty Dancing.
By the time we made it up there, it's safe to say I'd built up a pretty high level of excitement / anticipation. I could easily have been disappointed.
I just loved it. The course is very special with many high caliber holes. Picking a few highlights is quite difficult because you could really say something about every hole.
The 4th is a great par 5 - dog leg right with water all the way down the left and a pond in front of the green.
The back side might be the best of the 2 nines. The 12th (played from the back tees) is a very challenging par 4. You really need to get a bit of a draw going round the corner to get in position to even have a chance to reach the green. I felt like I played the hole well and I took a 6...
...and that's followed by the majestic 13th - Long, accurate tee shot required or else...Reaching the island green in 2 is not an option - so think you're way through the 2nd shot to get in position for a wedge.
There are other highlights throughout the course and I feel I'm not doing it justice by not going on a bit...
But as you enjoy the challenge of the course, take time to really take in the surroundings - apart from the scenic beauty, there's something else - maybe an energy from the resort's glory days that somehow lives on in the air.
The course is in tremendous shape. Green staff do a great job and the decay of the resort buildings has been meticulously kept away from the course.

Customer Service:
Step into the clubhouse - maybe the last of the resort buildings still in use ? - Many of the old resort signs are here - and speak about a bygone era - "Welcome NBC Sportsworld and Barrel Jumpers"...Also have a chat with the barman - he's been here a while and will wax lyrical about the good old days.

Reviewed July 23, 2010

Reviewed September 10, 2007

Spectacular!!!! One of the best kept secret in golf.

Reviewed August 09, 2006

Reviewed August 08, 2006

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  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 FRANK P. 38 105 67 08/17/09
2 Jerry G. 25 96 71 09/10/07
3 rob P. 10 83 73 07/21/07
4 Matthew C. 5 80 75 08/08/07
5 joseph L. 25 100 75 05/10/10
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Golf Course Information

About Grossinger, Big G

Grossinger Country Club

Resort facility

20 tees driving range

27 regulation holes

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Course Staff

Henry Zabatta, General Manager
Michael McNamara, Superintendent
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