Siwanoy Country Club

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Club information
Location Bronxville, New York, U.S.
Established 1913
Type Private
Total holes 18
Tournaments hosted PGA Championship
Website www.siwanoycc.com
Designed by Donald J. Ross
Par 71
Length 6,481 yards
Course rating 71.8

Siwanoy Country Club is a country club located in Bronxville, New York. The club hosted the first PGA Championship in 1916, which was won by Jim Barnes.[1]

Tom Kerrigan joined the Siwanoy Country Club in 1914 and served as professional at the Club for a half century. In 1939 he shot the exceptionally low score of 62 on the par 71 Siwanoy course. He was often called "Tee Shot" Kerrigan due to his ability to hit unusually long drives.[2] He is one of just a few who were granted lifetime honorary membership at the Club. The World War I fighter ace Eddie Rickenbacker also received that honor.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jim Barnes Gets Wanamaker Tropy; Holes Putt on Home Green That Wins Cash". The New York Times. October 15, 1916. p. S1. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  2. ^ "Tom Kerrigan, 68, Siwanoy Golf Pro". New York Times. 7 May 1964. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Siwanoy and Members Build Kerrigan a Super-Shop" (PDF). Golfdom. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 40°56′25″N 73°48′45″W / 40.94028°N 73.81250°W / 40.94028; -73.81250