Thanks to the warmer weather that arrived in mid-March, several golf courses in the Pocono Mountains are able to open a few weeks early this spring.The following golf courses in the Poconos have announced their weather-dependent opening dates:
Hideaway Hills Golf Club: Now Open
The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort: March 29
Mount Airy Casino Resort Golf Course: April 1
Split Rock Golf Club: April 5
Skytop Lodge Golf Course: April 9
The Country Club at Woodloch Springs: April 10
Buck Hill Golf Club: April 12
Pocono Hills Golf Course: April 14
Jack Frost National Golf Club: April 27
With warmer temperatures lingering within the next week and superb panoramic views of the Pocono Mountains, the area will welcome golfers to tee up and take advantage of the different golf packages, discounts, and even tournaments.
The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) will hold its 33rd Annual Hospitality Scholarship Golf Tournament at Split Rock Golf Club on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Proceeds from the tournament go towards the PMVB Hospitality Scholarship Fund, assisting in educating students who are interested in getting into tourism and hospitality careers—the Poconos’ largest employment industry.
Golf packages, some including overnight stays, free lessons, or an included dinner, are available at a variety of courses and resorts. For a detailed, planned golf getaway, visitors can customize their own package. The Pocono Mountains Golf-A-Round Card is now available for purchase, featuring eight courses and offering golfers extraordinary savings. More information about golf in the Pocono Mountains can be found at PoconosGolf.com.
About the Pocono Mountains
With 2,400 square miles encompassing Pennsylvania’s Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon counties, the Pocono Mountains region is home to rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls, thriving woodlands, and 170 miles of winding rivers. Winters offer guests the opportunity to ski, snowboard, snow tube, and even snowshoe their way through snowy wonderlands encompassing over 163 ski trails, while summers also cater to the active traveler allowing exploration of 261 miles of hiking and biking trails, over 30 golf courses, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing, and open access to nine state and two national parks.
Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at 570-421-5791. Follow @PoconoTourismPR on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit, membership organization. The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.