What hole is this? Historic Routings and Hole Numbers!

What hole is this? Did you know some of the holes up at Ely Park had as many as six different numbers from earlier course routings. Well, that depends! Most of it know it as No. 2, the downhill short par-3 with the shoe or hourglass shaped green. But in the early days it was […]

Stone Shack on No. 5 Tee is Rebuilt! (Sept. 2014)

From Ray Linsky’s Facebook post on 9/28/14: Any of you Binghamtonians remember the stone shack at Ely Park Golf Course? We in the Parks Dept.finished rebuilding the roof structure about 2 weeks ago. Put it back the way it was built. Tongue and groove decking,each support beam was removed and copied and replaced one at […]

2018 Ely Park Celebration to Honor Four Women Golfers!

The fifth Ely Park Celebration will be held on Tuesday, August 21st up at Ely Park near the golf shop pavilion. Four ‘Ely Park Celebrations,’ the first in 2003, have been held to honor the people who have significantly contributed to the legacy of Ely Park. This year’s Honorees include four women golfers—Evie McCarthy (represented […]

Ely Park: Rick Mauro, Ronnie Simkulet, Jim Seager, & Sir Charles Novitske (May 2008)

It’s an extraordinary time when you get four legends up to Ely Park Golf Course! Longtime golf pro Rick Mauro, Ronnie Simkulet, Jim Seager, and Sir Charles Novitske! That’s Sir Charles and me in front of the flag pole dedicated to my father Andrew C. Reistetter Sr who passed in 1993. Dad was the Ely […]