Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Ross

Franklin Hills

8th Michigan - Best in Area

A wonderful old Donald Ross golf course that has remained largely intact since it first opened in 1926, Franklin Hills Country Club is laid out on a tight tract of land to the north west of Detroit.

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French Lick (Donald Ross)

3rd Indiana - Best in Area

The Donald Ross layout dates back to 1916 when it was the second 18-hole golf course to be commissioned at the French Lick Resort (following an earlier Tom Bendelow design).

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George Wright

36th Massachusetts - Best in Area

Opened in 1936, the George Wright Golf Course is a Donald Ross design. It's reputed that 60,000 pounds of dynamite, 72,000 cubic yards of top soil and 57,000 linear feet of drainage pipe was used for its construction.

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Glens Falls

19th New York - Best in Area

The Donald Ross-designed course at Glens Falls Country Club appeared in two stages, with the initial nine debuting in 1914 and the second nine following eight years later.

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Greenville (Riverside)

69th South Carolina - Best in Area

William B. Langford laid out the Riverside course to a Donald Ross design and it opened for play in 1923. George Cobb added seven new holes in the early 60s when new land became available...

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Grosse Ile

37th Michigan - Best in Area

One of a trio of courses on an island approximately 15 miles south of Detroit’s Hart Plaza, Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club is a 1920 Donald Ross design born from the Grosse Ile Casino Association.

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Grove Park Inn

91st North Carolina - Best in Area

Host to numerous PGA Tour events, the golf course at the Grove Park Inn is a 1926 Donald Ross design that has kept many resort guests entertained down the years, including former President Barack Obama.

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Gulf Stream

73rd Florida - Best in Area

The 1923 Donald Ross-designed course at the Gulf Stream Golf Club is located on the Atlantic coast to the north of Delray Beach. In a Seminole style, the property has a central ridge that Ross once more utilised to good effect.

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Gulph Mills

17th Pennsylvania - Best in Area

Founded in 1916, Gulph Mills Golf Club had an 18-hole layout in play three years later, once Donald Ross had built the course for the membership. Unusually, the modern day course retains a short set of par five holes.

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Hartford (Red & Blue)

17th 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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Donald Ross Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 James VanArsdall Courses Played 136
2 Pam Allen Courses Played 98
3 Joseph Andriole Courses Played 95
4 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 88
5 Jon Gillman Courses Played 73
6 Steve MacQuarrie Courses Played 72
7 Bill Vostniak Courses Played 60
8 James Gold Courses Played 59
9 Joshua Asher Courses Played 58
= Fergal O'Leary Courses Played 58