Trump National Golf Club (Bedminster, New Jersey)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster is an exclusive private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. It is owned and operated by billionaire businessman Donald Trump.

Details[edit]

The 36-hole club was built by golf course architects, Tom Fazio and Tom Fazio II. Trump bought the property, which included the estate of automaker John Z. De Lorean. for less than $35 million in 2002.[1]

Membership in the club costs around $300,000[2][3] and some of its members include former president Bill Clinton, Rudy Giuliani and Joe Torre.[4] In 2005, Golf Magazine ranked it at #73 in the United States and #84 by Golf Digest for 2005 and 2006.[5]

The club hosted Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump's wedding in October 2009.[6][7]

Majors host[edit]

The USGA announced that the golf club will host the 2017 U.S. Women's Open which will take place on July 13–16, 2017.[8] The PGA of America awarded the course the 2022 PGA Championship.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Postings: Part of Stalled Development in New Jersey; Trump Buys Golf Course". The New York Times. September 22, 2002. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ Renshaw, Jarrett (January 30, 2012). "Donald Trump looks to spend eternity in N.J. as real estate mogul seeks private cemetery". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ Henry, Samantha (February 2, 2012). "Trump offers golden graves for silver-spoon set". Springfield News-Sun. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  4. ^ Bamberger, Michael (April 15, 2008). "Donald Trump details his golfing ambitions, dustups with Jack Nicklaus, the USGA and Golf Digest". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ McCarthy, Michael (January 26, 2007). "The Donald's empire wants golf in a major way with U.S. Open". USA Today. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ivanka Trump Says "I Do!"". Us Weekly. October 25, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ Craven, Laura (September 11, 2009). "Ivanka Trump to wed at Donald Trump's Bedminster golf club". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ "2017 Women's Open To Trump National". USGA. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Trump courses to host majors". ESPN. Associated Press. May 1, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°38′51″N 74°41′43″W / 40.64760°N 74.69534°W / 40.64760; -74.69534