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 proJohn Deigan (Head Golf Professional)
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).
2 mi N of New Rochelle / 15 mi NE of Manhattan, NYC.
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.
Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.
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).
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 20th best course in New York state.
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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