Pioneer Tour Program starts.
The 2014 Pioneer Tour Program is underway. The Q Tour began on June 30th and the Clinic on July 1st. The Tour's first event will be played at Darlington GC on July 9. Tour players can still sign up or show up for any of the scheduled events.
Please note a change in the schedule of the July 14 Tour Event. Divisions I and III will play at Alpine CC beginning at 9:00 AM. Division II will play at Rockleigh GC but the new time will be 9:30 AM. Division IV remains the same.
Pioneer Tour Kids Compete at Knickerbocker
The New Jersey State Golf Association's Amateur Championship will be contested at the Knickerbocker CC in Tenafly, June 3-5. The 72 hole event brings together the best amateur players from the Garden State including a number who cut their competitive teeth on The Pioneer Tour: Erick Alanso, Luke Edelman, Matt Finger, Kwanwoo Kim, Thomas LaMorte, Kieran Purcell, Michael Purcell, Michael Rojas, Ryan Rose, Brian Roth and Harrison Shih.
Spectators are welcome but if you can't make it to the course can follow the scoring at njsga.org.
BC Amateur Champion wins NCAA Championship
Stanford Senior Cameron Wilson won the individual portion of the NCAA Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas on Monday, May 26, 2014. Cameron's latest win adds to an illustrious resume which is highlighted by his record breaking victory (69, 63) in the 2009 BC Amateur. Cameron, a native of Rowayton, CT, is the third Stamford Cardinal to win the national collegiate championship (Sandy Tatum, Tiger Woods) but the first to inscribe his name on the trophies of both the NCAA and BC Am.
Maintenance Day Schedule
Each of the Bergen County golf courses may close nine holes once per week for maintenance at the discretion of the Superintendent. Please contact the golf course to determine the status of the scheduled maintenance day.
On Maintenance Days customers play the same nine twice in order to complete their 18-hole round. Nine hole rates are available on maintenence days. The following schedule is is now in place:
Monday - Orchard Hills
Tuesday - Darlington
Wednesday - Overpeck, Valley Brook
Thursday - Rockleigh
Registered golfers are able to book same day tee times in person or over the phone. These times will become available when the doors open, for walk-ins, and ½ hour before the first tee time over the phone.
Same day available tee times will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis. Players can reserve any available time by walking up to the counter or by phoning the golf course.
Important things to know:
The standby board will still be available for golfers who choose to wait for available times. However, reservations for all times will be accepted until 20 minutes before the tee time. Those who choose to standby for a time will not be charged the reservation fee but there is a risk of losing the time to someone who books it 20 minutes before the time. For standby reservations call the following clubhouse numbers:
Orchard Hills 201-447-3782
Valley Brook 201-664-5890