Wykagyl Country Club

1195 North Avenue,

New Rochelle, New York 10804

  • Office

    +1 (914) 636 8700
  • Pro shop

    +1 (914) 636 8700
  • Fax

    +1 (914) 636 7179
  • Golf pro

    John Deigan (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Original layout at this location by club member Lawrence E. Van Etten (1905). Later substantial modifications by Donald Ross (1919), and A.W. Tillinghast (1931); modifications by Arthur Hills (1993); major renovation/restoration by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2006).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6690
6402
5693
Par
72
72
73
SSS or slope
73.2
71.8
73.7

Location

Latitude:

40.943371

Longitude:

-73.793414

How to get there:

2 mi N of New Rochelle / 15 mi NE of Manhattan, NYC.

Wykagyl Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1898

Wykagyl Country Club: located just north of New York City, this renowned and much-admired private club previously enjoyed a long association with the PGA Tour and more latterly with the LPGA Tour. Exuding a predominantly tree-lined feel, with open spaces, rocky outcroppings and plenty of swirling undulation also in the mix, Wykagyl is certain to give your all-round game a thorough examination.

Originally known as the Pelham CC, it was felt that a new name was needed when the club was forced to move from its first home in Pelham Manor to New Rochelle. Some believe the new name "Wykagyl" was supplied by a founding member, Mr William K. Gillett. He merely took some of the letters of his own name, substituted Y's for I's, and added an A for euphony. Others believe the name is associated with local Indian tribes and villages. Wykagyl is a private club, exclusively for the use of members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Around New York City

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Did you know?

Wykagyl Country Club has staged many top level events over the years. From 1990 until 2007 it was a regular stop on the LPGA Tour, hosting the Japan Airlines and then Sybase Big Apple Classic. Notable winners here included Betsy King, Juli Inkster, Beth Daniel, Michele Redman, Annika Sorenstam, Sherri Steinhauer, Rosie Jones, Gloria Park, Paula Creamer and Lorena Ochoa. (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Wykagyl CC).

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 20th best course in New York state.

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