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

Rochester Golf & Country Club

13th Minnesota - Best in Area

The course at Rochester Golf & Country Club is an A W Tillinghast design that has, down the years, become a sterner challenge due to the growth of pine trees planted along the playing corridors.

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Rockaway Hunting Club

53rd New York - Best in Area

Members of the Rockaway Hunting Club on Brosewere Bay have played on their 18-hole layout for over a hundred years now. Devereux Emmet set out the original course in 1915 before A. W. Tillinghast added seven new holes a decade later. Gil Hanse ran a restoration project for the club in 2009.

San Francisco

4th California - Best in Area 20th USA Ranking 20th North America Ranking 34th World Ranking

Albert Warren Tillinghast was probably the greatest American golf course architect of his day and “Tilly” was the genius who crafted the course for San Francisco Golf Club in 1915.

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Sands Point

48th New York - Best in Area

Sands Point Golf Club was formed in 1928, when A. W. Tillinghast was invited to modify an existing 9-hole layout and construct another nine. Despite many alterations, Tilly’s trademark deep greenside bunkers survive.

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Scarboro

28th Ontario - Best in Area 51st Canada Ranking

The 144-acre Scarboro Golf & Country Club site was the venue of four Canadian Opens and three of these championships were decided by one stroke...

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Sleepy Hollow (Upper)

17th New York - Best in Area

Designed by C. B. Macdonald and Seth Raynor, the legendary golf course at Sleepy Hollow Country Club sits high above the Hudson River on a 338-acre site formerly owned by William Rockefeller and Frank Vanderlip…

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Somerset Hills

2nd New Jersey - Best in Area 31st USA Ranking 35th North America Ranking 69th World Ranking

Somerset Hills Country Club is a Jekyll and Hyde course that's routed around flat, open, links-like terrain of a former racetrack going out, and across hilly, dense woodland coming home.

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Spring Lake

50th New Jersey - Best in Area

Formed in 1898, Spring Lake Golf Club operated a 9-hole course up until a new 18-hole George C. Thomas Jr. layout arrived in 1911. A. W. Tillinghast substantially modified the course seven years later and this is the one that’s still in play today.

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Sunnehanna

12th Pennsylvania - Best in Area

A. W. Tillinghast is said to have worked on more than 250 courses and he designed around a dozen of these in his home state of Pennsylvania, one of which was Sunnehanna Country Club.

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