Paramount Country Club

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Paramount Country Club
Club information
Coordinates 41°10′37″N 73°59′17″W / 41.17694°N 73.98806°W / 41.17694; -73.98806Coordinates: 41°10′37″N 73°59′17″W / 41.17694°N 73.98806°W / 41.17694; -73.98806
Location New City, New York
Established 1948
Type Private
Owned by Unknown
Total holes 18
Website www.paramountcountryclub.com
Designed by A. W. Tillinghast
Par 71
Length 6,767 yards
Course rating 73.5/134
Paramount Country Club logo.gif
logo of Paramount Country Club

Paramount Country Club (founded 1948) is a private country club located in New City, NY, on the site of Mountain View Farm, the former home of Paramount Pictures founder Adolf Zukor. It features an 18-hole golf course designed by golf course architect A.W. Tillinghast.

History[edit]

Paramount Country Club is located on land originally bought by Paramount Pictures founder Adolf Zukor in 1918, from Lawrence Abraham. Zukor expanded this estate, commissioning noted golf course architect A.W. Tillinghast to build an eighteen-hole golf course on the property, which opened in 1920.[1][2]

Following the reorganization of Paramount Pictures in 1936, Zukor was not able to continue maintaining the Mountain View Farm estate as a private property, and so opened it for membership as the Mountain View Golf and Country Club.[3] In 1948, he sold the property, which became the Dells Golf and Country Club and then Dellwood Country Club.[4] In 2011 the club changed its name to Paramount Country Club, "a name which better reflects the rich history of the club." [5]

The course was redesigned by William F. Mitchell in 1951 and Robert Trent Jones in 1956.[2] In 2013, the golf course was completely renovated by Jim Urbina.

Paramount Country Club's Golf Course was voted as having the Best U.S. Private Renovation in the January 2014 issue of Golf Magazine.

Facilities[edit]

As well as the 18-hole championship golf course, Paramount Country Club has other sporting facilities, such as 12 har-tru tennis courts and an olympic-sized swimming pool.

Paramount Country Club
Tee Rating/Slope 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue 73.5/134 372 586 134 383 406 381 570 432 167 3431 422 370 394 239 350 431 427 510 193 3336 6767
White 72.1/132 361 577 127 370 400 363 542 419 153 3312 403 337 378 220 332 413 410 495 183 3171 6483
Red 67.9/123 325 508 102 300 380 335 481 316 126 2873 329 319 352 178 317 387 281 383 132 2678 5551
Par Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 36 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 35 71
Handicap Handicap 1 3 17 5 7 15 11 9 13 6 12 4 14 10 6 2 16 18

Club Professionals[edit]

The head Golf Professional at Paramount Country Club is Steve Scott, who battled with Tiger Woods in the 1996 U.S. Amateur. The head Tennis Professional is Vlad Damian, who was a top 10 nationally ranked junior in Romania, as well as, a former member of the Romania's national tennis team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dellwood Country Club Discovers its History, Mayor Rudy Giuliani Attends". The Tillinghast Association. Archived from the original on January 14, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Dellwood Country Club". Golf.com. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Syndicate to Take Zukor's Property". New York Times. 1948-11-09. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Zukor Estate Taken for Use As a Club". New York Times. 1949-02-17. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  5. ^ "Dellwood Country Club - Club History". paramountcountryclub.com. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  • Time Magazine, January 14, 1929 Volume XIII Number 2, page 26

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