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

Shackamaxon

36th New Jersey - Best in Area

The course at Shackamaxon Country Club is an A. W. Tillinghast layout dating back to 1916 so it’s one of the first 18-hole courses the architect ever designed, employing features he would use throughout his career such as flash-faced sand hazards and diagonal cross bunkering.

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Shawnee Inn (Red & Blue)

60th Pennsylvania - Best in Area

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is located in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains, by the flowing waters of the Delaware River, where it opened up in 1911 as the Buckwood Inn.

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Sleepy Hollow (Upper)

16th New York - Best in Area 92nd USA Ranking

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 24th USA Ranking 25th North America Ranking 50th 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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Southward Ho

77th New York - Best in Area

Compared to its contemporaries in the East and West, Bay Shore’s Southward Ho Country Club does not have an exclamation mark, but the club does have the right to shout. The 1923 A.W. Tillinghast design, with trademark sloping, tightly-bunkered greens, was built at the same time as Winged Foot.

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Spring Lake

54th 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

11th 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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Sunningdale Country Club

39th New York - Best in Area

Mike DeVries completed the upgrade of the original Seth Raynor layout at Sunningdale Country Club in 2016, rebuilding the greens and rerouting the last three holes to provide a more exciting finish.

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Swope Memorial

19th Missouri - Best in Area

Situated close to Kansas City Zoo, Swope Memorial Golf Course is an A.W. Tillinghast design which first opened its doors to the public in 1934. It’s a tight course, with many of the tree-lined, undulating fairways playing to multi-tiered greens.

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Tulsa

15th Oklahoma - Best in Area

Tulsa Country Club is the second oldest course in the state of Oklahoma, dating back to 1920 when A.W. Tillinghast set out the fairways. It’s been much modified down the years, most notably by Jay Morrish.

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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 Bob McCoy Courses Played 28
= Bill Vostniak 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