Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Ross

Detroit (South)

40th Michigan - Best in Area

Located ten miles north of downtown Detroit, the two 18-hole courses at Detroit Golf Club were designed by Donald Ross in 1916. With six par threes on the scorecard, the South course plays around 1,000 yards shorter than the North course.

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East Lake

4th Georgia - Best in Area

All profits from East Lake Golf Club go to support the local community. East Lake now stands for hope in Atlanta as well as tradition.

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Echo Lake

64th New Jersey - Best in Area

Venue for the 1995 US Junior Amateur and 2002 US Girls’ Junior championships, the course at Echo Lake Country Club is the sum product of architectural input from Donald Ross, Bob White and Willard Wilkinson, with Rees Jones adding a recent polish.

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Elmhurst

10th Manitoba - Best in Area

Donald Ross designed the course at Elmhurst Golf & Country Club in 1914 and it’s sited on sandy rolling ground to the northeast of Winnipeg.

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Essex County Club

3rd Massachusetts - Best in Area 40th USA Ranking 44th North America Ranking 96th World Ranking

The par five 3rd hole at Essex County Club is a monster and it is nearly as long as the sum of the first two par fours that precede it. But there’s much more to this hole than length alone.

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Evanston

29th Illinois - Best in Area

Evanston Golf Club’s course made its appearance on the Chicago golf scene in 1917. Some eighty years later, a sympathetic renovation by Ron Prichard breathed new life into the old Donald Ross-designed layout.

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Exmoor

22nd Illinois - Best in Area

Inaugurated in 1896, Exmoor Country Club was a founding member of the Western Golf Association in 1899. One of the early clubs in the Chicago area, today’s Exmoor course is largely a 1915 Donald Ross design.

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Forsyth

45th North Carolina - Best in Area

​In 1918, five years after Forsyth Country Club was formed, A. W. Tillinghast designed a 9-hole layout for the membership. Shortly after, Donald Ross was engaged to extend the course into an 18-hole track.​

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Fountain Head

20th Maryland - Best in Area

Fountain Head Country Club was founded in 1924, with Donald Ross designing the golf course. Playing to a par of 71, the layout is characterized by tree-lined fairways and small greens that place a premium on approach play.

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Donald Ross Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 James VanArsdall Courses Played 137
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 64
8 David Harak Courses Played 63
9 Bill Vostniak Courses Played 62
10 Bob McCoy Courses Played 60