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".
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.
Donald Ross designed the original 9-hole course for the Kahkwa Club in 1915, returning a decade later to add another nine. The club hosted the US Women’s Open Championship in 1971...
Situated on Mount Desert Island, the historic old layout at Kebo Valley Golf Club has been described as “one of those rare courses that seems both state-of-the-art and turn-of-the-century”.
Founded in 1898, Kenosha Country Club appointed Donald Ross and his assistant Walter B Hatch to set out a new course for the membership in 1921. Today, the layout extends to just over 6,500 yards, playing to a par of 70.
Kernwood Country Club celebrated its centenary in 2014 and its Donald Ross-designed course lies alongside the scenic Danvers River, where many state, regional and national qualifying championship events have played out down the years.
Designed by Donald Ross in 1914 and subsequently modified by Herbert Strong, the course at Knickerbocker Country Club has had a number of its holes reworked by Ron Forse...
A recent restoration by Ron Forse (when many trees were removed) has brought this charming old Donald Ross course back to life at Lake Sunapee Country Club in the new millennium.
Tom Bendelow set out the original course at Lakewood Country Club in 1908 and eight years later this layout was redesigned by Donald Ross. Ahead of the US Women’s Amateur in 1965, Press Maxwell redesigned six of the holes.
Linville Golf Club was established in 1892 with members forming a 14-hole golf course by the end of the century. Donald Ross replaced these holes in 1924 and it’s the old master’s 18-hole layout that remains in play today.