Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by A. W. Tillinghast

Capital City Country Club

43rd Florida - Best in Area

Founded in 1908, Capital City Country Club quickly had an elementary golf course in operation. A 9-hole track was in use by the end of the 1920s before AW Tillighast then expanded the course to 18 holes.

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Essex County Country Club

9th New Jersey - Best in Area

Essex County Country Club is one of the elder statesmen of American golf, incorporated way back in 1887. The course that’s played today goes back to 1918, the work of a rookie golf course designer, A.W. Tillinghast.

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Fenway

25th New York - Best in Area

With one-shot holes that vary by 100 yards in length, no weak holes and a classical design, it makes us wonder why Fenway Golf Club does not feature more prominently in America’s Top 100.

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Forsyth

45th North Carolina - Best in Area

​In 1918, five years after Forsyth Country Club was formed, A. W. Tillinghast designed a 9-hole layout for the membership. Shortly after, Donald Ross was engaged to extend the course into an 18-hole track.​

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Galen Hall

45th Pennsylvania - Best in Area

The Galen Hall Golf Club website describes its layout as: “Something of a mountain course; short but challenging… built on historic South Mountain and as such it features a mixture of hilly terrain as well as undulating fairways.”

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Glen Ridge

48th New Jersey - Best in Area

Willie Park Jnr expanded the original 9-hole layout at Glen Ridge Country Club to an 18-hole course in 1918. Since then, both A. W. Tillinghast and Robert Trent Jones Snr have been credited with making revisions.

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Golden Valley Country Club

14th Minnesota - Best in Area

Completely surrounded by housing, with a road and railway track cutting through the property, the old Tom Bendelow course at Golden Valley Country Club does its very best to keep the modern world at bay.

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Indian Hills

19th Kansas - Best in Area

The course at Indian Hills Country Club is an A.W. Tillinghast design dating back to 1926. After ten days on site developing plans, the architect called it “one of the greatest opportunities I have ever had for creating a notable course”.

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Kansas City

3rd Kansas - Best in Area

The classic old A.W. Tillinghast-designed course at Kansas City Country Club has been renovated a number of times - most notably by Robert Trent Jones - but it still retains much of its Golden Age charm.

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A. W. Tillinghast Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Joseph Andriole Courses Played 34
2 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 32
3 Marc Bender Courses Played 30
4 Bill Vostniak Courses Played 28
= Bob McCoy Courses Played 28
= James Gold Courses Played 28
7 M. James Ward Courses Played 26
= Cory Lewis Courses Played 26
9 Fergal O'Leary Courses Played 23
10 Joshua Asher Courses Played 22