La Tourette Golf Course – Staten Island NY

Description

On May 7, 1936, the Department of Parks announced the opening of the newly constructed second nine and the reconstructed first nine at La Tourette Golf Course in Staten Island, which had been “thoroughly reconstructed with new tees and greens throughout…with relief funds provided by the C.W.A., T.E.R.A. and W.P.A.”

The course is still in use.

Source notes

Department of Parks, Press Release, May 7, 1936
Record-Bee Community News, "Roosevelt's WPA a boon for sport of golf", June 19, 2009

Project originally submitted by Frank da Cruz on October 2, 2016.

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Location Info


1001 Richmond Hill Rd.
Staten Island, NY 10306

Coordinates: 40.575757, -74.146812

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