Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Ross

Hartford (Red & Blue)

11th Connecticut - Best in Area

A 27-hole facility, the Red and Blue nines at the Hartford Golf Club are often combined to form the premier 18-hole course. That’s not to say that the 9-hole Green circuit is any way inferior, however.

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Highlands Country Club

28th North Carolina - Best in Area

Bobby Jones practiced on the original 9-hole course at Highlands Country Club back in the late 1920s, just after Donald Ross laid it out.

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Holston Hills

2nd Tennessee - Best in Area

Nestling near the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, is the unassuming Holston Hills Country Club. Is this the best-preserved Donald Ross design in the USA?

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Hope Valley

27th North Carolina - Best in Area

Donald Ross laid out the course for Hope Valley Country Club back in 1926. Byron Nelson won the fourth of his eleven straight PGA Tour wins here in 1945 but it’s much altered since then, most recently by Brian Silva.

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Hyannisport

14th Massachusetts - Best in Area

An Alex Findlay golf course that Donald Ross redesigned in the mid-1930s, the Hyannisport Club layout weaves around the tidal marshes of Nantucket Sound.

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Hyde Park

22nd Ohio - Best in Area

Founded in 1909, Hyde Park Golf & Country Club engaged Donald Ross to set out the course in 1920. Tim Liddy has recently restored the layout, researching old drawings before he expanded greens and remodelled bunkers.

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Idle Hour

1st Kentucky - Best in Area

Ron Pritchard recently reworked the old 1925 Donald Ross course at Idle Hour Country Club, restoring bunkers and adding length to the layout.

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Indian Hill

43rd Illinois - Best in Area

Dating back to its inception in 1914, the old course at Indian Hill Golf Club is a Donald Ross layout that remains largely intact, despite many modifications made down the years.

Interlachen

2nd Minnesota - Best in Area 80th USA Ranking 93rd North America Ranking

During the 1930 US Open at Interlachen Country Club, Bobby Jones skimmed his ball over the water on the 9th to make a birdie which went a long way to ensuring he achieved the "Grand Slam".

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Inverness Club

5th Ohio - Best in Area 82nd USA Ranking 96th North America Ranking

For those readers who associate Inverness with a certain shy little Nessie, we can tell you that the Inverness Club has absolutely nothing to do with the Loch Ness monster.

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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 39
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