Bayonne Golf Club

Bayonne Golf Club

Architect: Eric Bergstol
Year: 2005

1 Lefante Way
Bayonne, New Jersey 07002
(201) 823-4800

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available

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The Itinerant Golfer

Bayonne Golf Club

If you would have told me 10 years ago when first I started making trips to New York that my visits would evolve to the point that they included golf courses and grill rooms rather than cover charges and last calls I would have said you were nuts. Here we are 10 years later and my time in New York is spent chasing a white ball around the hills of Southampton and Westchester County instead of chasing skirts around Hell's Kitchen and the Upper West Side. I guess it is true Mr. Dylan, the times really are a-changin'. Bayonne Golf Club in Bayonne, NJ is a marvel of modern engineering.  At the time the land was acquired it sat a mere 10 feet above sea level.  7.5 million cubic yards of harbor sludge later . . . voila! - You have a golf course.  It seems that the designer of the course struck some sort of deal to dredge the nearby New York Harbor and the sludge he pulled out was used to create the golf course. So my friend Jay has a business associate who had become a member at Bayonne last year and as we were lining up our annual New York golf trip it ended up working out that we would be able to pay a visit to Bayonne. When the day arrived we drove to Bayonne from Jay's house in Westchester County and I have to say it was the most interesting drive to a golf course… More >