Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Ross

Brookside Golf & Country Club

33rd Ohio - Best in Area

Formed in 1927, Brookside Golf & Country Club offers its members a beautiful tree-lined layout that has hosted many US Open qualifying competitions. The Ohio State Amateur Championship was also held here in 2012.

Burlington Country Club

9th Vermont - Best in Area

Located next to the University of Vermont campus, the course at Burlington Country Club is a Donald Ross design that underwent a comprehensive restoration by Dr Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry in the late 1990s.

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Camden

43rd South Carolina - Best in Area

Formed in 1903, Camden Country Club secured the services of Donald Ross in the late 1920s to transform its 18-hole layout into one of the Palmetto State’s most challenging courses.

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Cape Fear Country Club

29th North Carolina - Best in Area

An 18-hole Donald Ross golf course from 1922, the layout at Cape Fear Country Club has been modified by John LaFoy, Willard Byrd, Kris Spence and Andrew Green in more recent times.

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Carolina Golf Club

25th North Carolina - Best in Area

The course at the Carolina Golf Club in Charlotte is a Donald Ross layout that dates back to 1929. Water comes into play at seven holes, most notably at the 373-yard 18th where a pond lies to the front and left of the home green.

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Cedar Rapids

2nd Iowa - Best in Area

Ron Prichard has been retained by members of Cedar Rapids Country Club to oversee the faithful restoration of a course that’s said to be the only Donald Ross-designed layout in the Hawkeye state.

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Charles River

16th Massachusetts - Best in Area

Host for the stroke-play qualifying rounds for the US Amateur Championship in 2013, the course at Charles River Country Club dates back to 1921 and it’s one of the most authentic Donald Ross layouts to be found in New England.

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Charlotte

4th North Carolina - Best in Area

Host to the US Women’s Amateur Championship in 2010, the course at Charlotte Country Club is a lovely old Donald Ross design that was recently renovated by Ron Pritchard.

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Chattanooga

7th Tennessee - Best in Area

Founded in 1896 on the banks of the Tennessee River, Chattanooga Golf & Country Club engaged Donald Ross in the early 1920s to set out the course that’s still in play today, albeit the modern day layout was extensively renovated by Bill Bergin in 2005.

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Cherokee

13th Tennessee - Best in Area

Founded in 1907, Cherokee Country Club started out – as was the case at many centurion clubs – with a 9-hole course. The layout was expanded to 18 holes in 1910. Today’s course is an unusual and rather hilly track that features no fewer than six par threes and back-to-back par fives at holes 4 and 5.

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Donald Ross Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Cory Lewis Courses Played 114
2 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 59
3 Bob McCoy Courses Played 58
4 Fergal O'Leary Courses Played 47
5 Steve MacQuarrie Courses Played 40
6 Paul Jones Courses Played 38
7 Doug Roberts Courses Played 23
8 Charles Grandon Courses Played 20
9 Hayes Holderness Courses Played 19
10 M. James Ward Courses Played 19