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

Capital City Country Club

38th 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

21st 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

55th 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 this course into the 18-hole track that’s still in play today.

Galen Hall

50th 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

49th 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

11th 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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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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Longue Vue

29th Pennsylvania - Best in Area

Featuring a very fine trio of “Redan,” “Eden” and “Alps” replica holes, the golf course at Longue Vue Club pays more than mere lip service to the origins of the game.

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