Dick Wilson designed the course at Hillwood Country Club with assistance from Eldridge "Bubber" Johnson, a former vice president of the PGA and founder of the Tennessee chapter of the PGA.
Dick Wilson originally laid out the course for the Hole-In-The-Wall Golf Club in 1957 and it opened in 1958. According to folklore Gene Sarazen said: “If I only had one golf course to play, it would be Hole-in-the-Wall.”
Dozens of PGA Tour events have been held on the Club at La Costa’s Champions course down the years. Comprising nine holes designed by Dick Wilson in 1965 and nine from his associate Joe Lee eight years later...
Lagunita Country Club first hosted the Venezuelan Open in 1979 when it was won by Tony Jacklin. Ronan Rafferty triumphed three years later and the "Caracas Open" has been held here on several occasions since.
The 1975 Ryder Cup put Laurel Valley Golf Club on the map and team USA won comfortably 21-11. The winning margin would have been greater had England’s Brian Barnes not upset Jack's applecart.
Canadian billionaire Edward Plunkett Taylor established the ultra-exclusive Lyford Cay Club in the late 1950s when he commissioned American architect Dick Wilson to lay out a lavish golf course...
Meadow Brook Club dates back to 1881 but its course is of more recent vintage. Dick Wilson was contracted to build a new course in the mid 1950s and he delivered a strong, challenging layout epitomized by the 617-yard double doglegged 8th hole.
The North course at NCR Country Club is totally overshadowed by the South course, which has hosted several prestigious championships. Still, it’s a great complementary layout, offering a welcome change of pace to its more illustrious sibling.
The 7,055-yard South course at the NCR Country Club has become known as the “thinking man’s course” because accuracy rather than length is key to a good score on this heavily wooded layout.
Located sixty miles from downtown Baton Rouge, the course at Oakbourne Country Club was established in 1958 by Dick Wilson and later upgraded by Joe Finger and Ken Dye.