The men's and women's golf programs at Columbia have enjoyed a tremendous amount of success in recent years, winning more Ivy League championships than any other Ivy school over the past three seasons. The Lions have numerous training facility options at their disposal, including a state-of-the-art indoor center right on campus!
The Golf Training Center
at Columbia University
Since 2001, Columbia Golf has enjoyed and taken advantage of having an indoor training center and team room on campus. The indoor golf center is located in Dodge Fitness Center on the third floor. It has a full-size golf simulator by Full Swing Golf, a small putting green and a locker room. The room also contains video cameras, V1 software for analyzing swings and Wi-Fi. Columbia University golfers have full exclusive access to the facility whenever the gym is open.
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The Saint Andrew's Golf Club
10 Old Jackson Avenue
golf club (1888) and founding member of the USGA, Saint Andrew's is one of
golf's venerated historical venues. Only 20 minutes drive from New York City,
the membership and their guests enjoy the game in a spectacular setting and
play one of the area's best-conditioned and exciting layouts - a challenging
par-71 golf course, re-designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1983.
Stewardship of the traditions and history of the ancient and honorable game is
a priority at Saint Andrew's and, with golf's recent growth, has never been
more important. Members are proud to wear the Red Jacket and offer a spirited
toast to the memory of John Reid, the founder of American golf, in the room
that bears his name.
The Clubhouse has recently restored along with several enhancements and
renovations to the golf course.
The Tuxedo Club
West Lake Road
Park, New York 10987
The Tuxedo Club is a private member-owned country club located in
the Ramapo Mountains, approximately 25 miles northwest of New York City. Founded in 1886, its facilities include
an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones designed golf course, lawn tennis, court tennis,
racquets, squash, platform tennis, swimming pool, boathouse, golf clubhouse and
the main clubhouse, which overlooks scenic Tuxedo Lake. Our outstanding
facilities along with our wonderful history, makes The Tuxedo Club one of the
most unique country clubs in the United States.
188 Knickerbocker Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Knickerbocker Country Club is among a
small group of local courses whose design is credited to legendary architect
Donald J. Ross. Ross's work can be
found along the East Coast from Rhode Island to Florida, and more national
championships have been played on Ross-designed courses than any other.
Strategy and deceptive simplicity are
at the core of Ross's work.
Signature design features include putting surfaces that blend smoothly
into the approaching fairway, thoughtful and efficient course routing that
utilizes natural land contours, cross bunkers to capture the topped shot or
create an illusion of distance, and greens that are especially difficult when
played from above the hole.
Knickerbocker is a typical Ross design
in another important way...it is a pleasure to play. The better golfer will find it a challenge to shoot a low
score, while the average player will enjoy the fair, straight-forward style of
golf of which Ross is a master.
Randall's Island Golf Center
One Randall Is.
New York, NY 10035
Located less than two miles from Columbia
University's campus, Randall's Island is New York City's premier outdoor Golf
Center. The 25-acre facility overlooks the East River and uptown Manhattan. Columbia's golf team has special access
to the backside of the facility an utilizes a grass only section of the
range. The facility is complete
with 78 heated-hitting stalls and a 320 yard grass landing area. The facility also features and short
game area and bunker.
With its city views, country club setting and college
golf-friendly staff, Randall's Island Golf Center is a convenient location for Columbia's
Lake Isle Country Club
660 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10709
Lake Isle CC club is located in Eastchester just twenty
minutes from campus. The course
offers a challenge to the team by luring them in with two short par 4's to
begin the round only to be challenged by a difficult green on the third hole
and the last flat lie of the round.
The terrain and the layout of the golf course requires the team to be
accurate with both their tee shots and approach shots. There are several risk reward par
5's. The course will serve as the
home practice facility for the women's golf team.
Siwanoy Country Club
Bronxville, NY 10708
Siwanoy CC is located twenty-five minutes from campus in
Bronxville, NY. The club is a
Donald Ross design and lives up to all that one would expect from the
designer. The greens are difficult
and unrelenting. The course is
narrow and the fairways are rolling hills. The team must bring their A-game to score well. The course has a long history of
hosting top caliber events including the first PGA Championship tournament held
Spook Rock Golf Course
233 Spook Rock Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Spook Rock G.C. is located in Suffern, NY. The course was designed by Francis J.
Duane and opened in 1969. The par
72, 6,894 yard course has been selected as one of the top public courses in the
country by Golf Digest. The course
remains challenging because of the constant elevation change and well kept but
difficult greens. The course has been the host of the Roar-EE Invitational each