Founded in 1887, Denver Country Club moved to its current location in 1905. A number of great architects have modified the original James Foulis course, including Donald Ross, William Flynn, Bill Coore and Gil Hanse.
Another minimalist creation from the Coore & Crenshaw design team, Dormie Club lies to the north of the Pinehurst Resort in a tract of sandy, wooded terrain that extends to just over 300 acres.
Another minimalist Coore & Crenshaw design from the start of the new millennium, the course at East Hampton Golf Club occupies a compact, 126-acre property, with fairways set out in two distinct nines.
The old Main Course at Farmington Country Club is the principal focus of attention at this golf facility but the short 10-hole East course – renovated by Coore & Crenshaw in 2016 – now attracts a lot of outside interest.
Set in 350 acres, this rugged course was designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw and opened for play in 2003 with the philosophy that golf at Friar’s Head should be about options and creativity.
Set amidst pine, oak and maple in southern New Jersey, Hidden Creek was the brainchild of its owner, Roger Hansen, grandson of the Norwegian construction magnate Ole Hansen.
Debuted in 1930 and designed by William Diddel, the Arlington at Hot Springs Country Club is laid out on undulating terrain to the north of the property – Coore and Crenshaw renovated the course in the mid-1990s.
When Houston Country Club moved to its present Tanglewood address in the late 1950s, Robert Trent Jones Snr was engaged to lay out a classical course that has been upgraded in recent times by Coore & Crenshaw.
Host to the annual Tournament of Champions, the Plantation course at the Kapalua Resort was fashioned around the closing hole, a 663-yard downhill and invariably downwind par five.
Lakewood Country Club was originally fashioned by Tom Bendelow in 1912 and so it remained until Texan Ralph Plummer redesigned the course in 1948. Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore have since twice revitalised the course.