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
Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY 10706
America's oldest 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 Saint Andrew's Golf Club also built a brand new learning center in 2015 that features three hitting bays and a putting lab. For more information on the Apple Tree Learning Center, click here.
The Tuxedo Club
West Lake Road
Tuxedo 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.
Knickerbocker Country Club
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 golf program.
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 in 1916.
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 April.