Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Ross

Country Club of Birmingham (West)

3rd Alabama - Best in Area

Donald Ross originally designed the West course at the Country Club of Birmingham but Robert Trent Jones modified it in the 1950s and Pete Dye made further changes from the mid 1980s onwards.

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Country Club of Mobile

5th Alabama - Best in Area

Established in 1899, the Country Club of Mobile boasts a Donald Ross course that was set out for the members in 1928. The layout has been much altered, with Ron Forse carrying out the most recent renovation.

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Country Club of Orlando

38th Florida - Best in Area

Founded in 1911, the Country Club of Orlando is one of the oldest country clubs in Florida and their old Donald Ross-designed course has undergone a number of renovations down the years... But was Donald Ross really the architect?

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Country Club of Rochester

47th New York - Best in Area

Used for the US Women’s Open in 1953 and 1973, the golf course at the Country Club of Rochester is an old Donald Ross track that was fully restored by Gil Hanse in 2004.

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Country Club of Waterbury

8th Connecticut - Best in Area

In 1928, thirty years after its formation, the Country Club of Waterbury acquired more land to build a new course. Donald Ross was then chosen to fashion a new layout for the membership on this extended 200-acre tract.

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Country Club of York

31st Pennsylvania - Best in Area

The Country Club of York celebrated its centenary in 1999 by hosting the 52nd edition of the US Junior Amateur Championship on its Donald Ross-designed course.

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Crestmont

52nd New Jersey - Best in Area

Designed by Donald Ross in 1927, the course at Crestmont Country Club underwent a sympathetic restoration by Ron Forse ahead of it hosting qualification for the US Senior Open in 2008, returning the layout to the original Ross intent.

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Denison at Granville

59th Ohio - Best in Area

Donald Ross laid out the course at the renamed Denison Golf Club at Granville in 1924, and it extends to a modest 6,559 yards from the tips. Tight and sloping fairways, coupled with firm and fast greens, make this a tough test.

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Detroit (North)

41st Michigan - Best in Area

Formed in 1899, Detroit Golf Club is one of a select number of clubs that are fortunate to possess two 18-hole Donald Ross-designed courses. Both the longer North and South layouts were first brought into play in 1916.

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Donald Ross Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 James VanArsdall Courses Played 136
2 Pam Allen Courses Played 100
= Joseph Andriole Courses Played 100
4 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 88
5 Jon Gillman Courses Played 73
6 Steve MacQuarrie Courses Played 72
7 James Gold Courses Played 63
= David Harak Courses Played 63
9 Bill Vostniak Courses Played 62
10 Bob McCoy Courses Played 60