WATCH: America’s Oldest Public Golf Course is Right Here in The Bronx

Operating since 1895, Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course is the nation’s oldest public course.

Running for 124 years in New York City’s third-largest park, the course is also the birthplace of the phrase “tee time”.

Civilization stopped in its track by nature at Van Cortlandt Park

This wonderful video by CBS Sports traces the history of the renowned golf course from the beginning to the present time where Van Cortlandt Golf Course is undergoing a multi-million dollar restoration to its former glory.

Watch this amazing video below and let us know what you think!

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.