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Knollwood Country Club (NY)

Located in renowned Westchester County, Knollwood Country Club has a rich history dating back to 1894 when it was founded. The original golf course was designed by Lawrence Van Etten and opened in 1895. In 1925, the club hired Seth Raynor to redesign the course and add approximately 1,000 yards in length. Raynor passed away before the course was completed, so Charles Banks finished the project. Knollwood was one of the first 15 clubs to join the USGA and iconic golfers frequented the club, including Francis Ouimet and Bobby Jones.

The club has been undergoing a course restoration since 2010 (complete in 2017), with the goal of adapting the concepts of the original designers to the modern game. More than just making the course longer, this has included tree removal and a focus on fairway and target line changes. The new bunkers are flat-bottomed and surrounded by sloping grass walls, similar to the bunkers Raynor originally built. The present-day course plays 6,552 yards from the championship tees. Knollwood’s 18th hole has been named to Met Golfer’s “Dream 18” as one of the finest holes in the greater New York area. The current 9th green remains from Van Etten’s earliest course. As a bonus, once a player has finished 18, there?s still a short par-three 19th hole.

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Country: United States
New York, Elmsford
Phone: 914.592.7411

Featured Article: News

Posted on May 14, 2019

Knollwood Country Club's 19th Hole

Named One Of "Golf's Six Best 19th Holes"

As Knollwood Country Club begins its 125th golf season, the club’s famed 19th hole was recently named one of “Golf’s Six Best 19th Holes” by Links Magazine. The 123-yard par 3 was added to the course in 1928 by Seth Raynor and Charles Banks, ...

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Featured Article: Press Release

Posted on February 15, 2018

11 TROON FACILITIES TO HOST

DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT QUALIFIERS IN 2018

Scottsdale, Ariz. (February 15, 2018) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce that 11 of its affiliated facilities have been selected to host local or subregional qualifying events for  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on November 30, 2017

Knollwood Country Club Celebrates

Remarkable 2017 Golf Season

With the golf season drawing to a close, Knollwood Country Club is celebrating a successful and exciting 2017. The prominent Elmsford, New York club recently hosted the Hope & Heroes Fundraising Dinner for the Columbia University Medical Center  ...

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Featured Article: Press Release

Posted on March 17, 2017

KNOLLWOOD COUNTRY CLUB PLAYED IMPORTANT ROLE

IN MASTERS AND AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB HISTORY

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Knollwood Country Club in Elmsford, New York played an important role in the history of The Masters and Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. According to club records and detailed in both Robert Trent Jones book  ...

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Featured Article: Press Release

Posted on January 25, 2017

TEN TROON FACILITIES

TO HOST DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce that ten of its affiliated facilities were selected to host local or sub-regional qualifying events for the Drive, Chip &  ...

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