Van Cortlandt Golf Course

115 Van Cortlandt Park South,

Bronx, New York 10471

  • Office

    +1 (718) 543 4595
  • Pro shop

    +1 (718) 543 4595
  • Fax

    +1 (718) 884 4653
  • Golf pro

    Paul Sliva (Head Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland; Interstate Hwy 87 and the Mosholu Pkwy run close to some parts of the course.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Tom Bendelow with recent improvements by Stephen Kay (2002).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6002
5558
4799
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
68.5
66.7
67.7

Location

Latitude:

40.889041

Longitude:

-73.892013

How to get there:

3 mi S of Yonkers / 12 mi N of New York City (Times Square, Manhattan).

Van Cortlandt Golf Course

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1895

The historic Van Cortlandt Golf Course holds the prestigious title of being the United States' first public golf course. Here you will find a good quality golf layout, popular with local golfers.

The tree-lined parkland course contains a variety of attractive holes and pleasant features, which should provide an enjoyable test of golf at a generally affordable rate. Worth a visit if you are in the area and have some time to spare.

List of courses: Around New York City

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $39; weekends $47.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Van Cortlandt Golf Course is located in the North Bronx close to the Yonkers border. It is the oldest public golf course in the USA, and known as "Vanny" by the locals.

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