Mosholu Golf CourseMosholu Golf Course
Project type: Golf Courses, Parks and Recreation
Agency: Civil Works Administration (CWA), Temporary Emergency Relief Act (NY only), Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
Quality of Information: Very Good
Site Survival: ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
Mosholu Golf Course is in the southeast corner of Van Cortlandt Park is a public golf course built with 9 holes rather than 18. It specializes in children and teenagers. It opened in 1914. A New York City Parks Department press release from May 7, 1936 described New Deal improvements to the golf course: “Van Cortlandt and Mosholu [golf courses] in the Bronx … have been reconditioned and remodeled to some extent. All this work has been done with relief funds provided by the C.W.A., T.E.R.A. and W.P.A.”
https://kermitproject.org/newdeal/vancortlandt/vcmosholugolfcourse1.html Van Cortlandt Park History, New York City Department of Parks website. NYC Parks Dept press release of May 7, 1936.
Project originally submitted by Frank da Cruz on August 16, 2015.
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