Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Gil Hanse

Essex County Country Club

9th New Jersey - Best in Area

Essex County Country Club is one of the elder statesmen of American golf, incorporated way back in 1887. The course that’s played today goes back to 1918, the work of a rookie golf course designer, A.W. Tillinghast.

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Fenway

25th New York - Best in Area

With one-shot holes that vary by 100 yards in length, no weak holes and a classical design, it makes us wonder why Fenway Golf Club does not feature more prominently in America’s Top 100.

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French Creek

52nd Pennsylvania - Best in Area

In creating the course at French Creek Golf Club in 2003, Gil Hanse routed the fairways around a number of wetland areas on a rolling property that lies an hour’s drive west of Philadelphia.

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Gávea

4th Brazil Ranking 8th Central & South America Ranking

Gávea is widely regarded as Rio de Janeiro’s most prestigious golf club. It dates back to 1921 and the course occupies a delightful setting to the south of Rio, adjacent to the Tijuca National Forest.

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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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Kittansett

7th Massachusetts - Best in Area 73rd USA Ranking 84th North America Ranking

The Kittansett Club is situated at the end of Butler Point which extends into Buzzards Bay. Its location offers spectacular views and challenging shot making in the ever-changing wind.

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Lakewood Country Club

26th Colorado - Best in Area

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.

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Les Bordes (New)

Gem France - Best in Area

Configured as two returning nines, the New course at Les Bordes features four engaging par threes which measure between 131 yards at the 7th and 230 yards at the 14th.

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Los Angeles (North)

3rd California - Best in Area 14th USA Ranking 14th North America Ranking 25th World Ranking

The location for the Los Angeles Country Club makes it possibly one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in the world. It’s therefore fitting therefore that North course does full justice to the land...

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Gil Hanse Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Joseph Andriole Courses Played 50
2 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 41
3 Bob McCoy Courses Played 37
= Fergal O'Leary Courses Played 37
5 Bill Vostniak Courses Played 36
6 James VanArsdall Courses Played 35
7 James Gold Courses Played 34
8 Pam Allen Courses Played 33
9 Mark White Courses Played 30
10 David Harak Courses Played 28