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.
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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