Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Ross

Orchards

32nd Massachusetts - Best in Area

Host to the US Women’s Open in 2004, the Orchards Golf Course at Mount Holyoke College is a 1920s Donald Ross design that was constructed by industrialist Joseph A. Skinner for his daughter Elizabeth, a promising golfer in her youth.

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Oyster Harbors

22nd Massachusetts - Best in Area

A private island resort situated on the southern shore of Cape Cod, developer Norris W. Norris formed the Oyster Harbors Club in the mid-1920s and enlisted Donald Ross to design the course that remains largely intact today.

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Palmetto

5th South Carolina - Best in Area

The Palmetto Golf Club is a monument from the dawn of US golf and the club can reasonably claim to have the country’s second oldest golf course.

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Peninsula Golf & Country Club

Gem USA - Best in Area

Formed in 1911 as the Beresford CC, Peninsula Golf and Country Club is the proud custodian of the only course designed by Donald Ross on the West Coast. Ron Forse upgraded the layout, completing in 2003.

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Penobscot Valley

10th Maine - Best in Area

Located in Orono, Maine, Penobscot Valley Country Club has hosted numerous important tournaments since the golf club was established in 1924.

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Pine Needles

11th North Carolina - Best in Area

Laid out in 1927 Pine Needles is one of Donald Ross’s best creations. Most people head to North Carolina to play the courses at Pinehurst but overlook Pine Needles at your peril.

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Pine Ridge Golf Club

3rd Manitoba - Best in Area

The prairie province of Manitoba is not overflowing with quality golf courses but Pine Ridge Golf Club is worthy of inclusion in the upper echelons of the national rankings.

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Pinehurst (No.4)

15th North Carolina - Best in Area

Venue of the 2008 US Amateur Championship, Donald Ross’s No.4 course at the Pinehurst Resort was completely renovated by Gil Hanse in 2018, completely eradicating Tom Fazio's 1999 redesign.

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Donald Ross Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 James VanArsdall Courses Played 138
2 Pam Allen Courses Played 107
3 Joseph Andriole Courses Played 103
4 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 93
5 Jon Gillman Courses Played 81
6 Steve MacQuarrie Courses Played 74
7 Bill Vostniak Courses Played 67
8 James Gold Courses Played 66
9 David Harak Courses Played 65
10 Bob McCoy Courses Played 60