In its formative years, Lambton Golf & Country Club hosted four Canadian Amateur Championships and also four Canadian Opens, the last of which was won by Sam Snead in 1941.
Opening in 1959, London Hunt Country Club is the site of one of the very few Robert Trent Jones designs in Canada and – keeping it in the family – Jones’s son Rees renovated the layout 40 years after it debuted.
Rees Jones laid out the course at Lookaway Golf Club, fashioning holes through open and forested terrain, with many of the fairways flanked by trademark sets of multiple bunkers.
Situated on a plateau of Lookout Mountain – with a dramatic new 18th hole perched on the edge of a cliff – the Highlands course at McLemore Club is a Bill Bergin/Rees Jones co-design that replaces the former Canyon Ridge layout.
The No.2 course at Medinah Country Club reopened in 2017 after a Rees Jones restoration which focused on greens and bunkers, using aerial photographs from 1938 to establish their original size, shape and location.
Medinah Country Club was originally founded in the Roaring Twenties and the objective was to create the finest country club in America.
The Montauk Downs State Park course lies at the tip of Long Island, 120 miles to the east of downtown New York city. Golf was played here for at least forty years before Robert Trent Jones Sr. and his son Rees redesigned the layout in 1968.
The Dunes course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club is a 1926 Seth Raynor layout that Robert Hunter completed with advice from Alister MacKenzie. It was remodeled by Rees Jones in 1999 and renovated by Fazio Design in 2016.
You’ll need to get airborne or test your sea legs if you’re lucky enough to be invited to play Nantucket Golf Club.
Designed by Geoff Cornish in 1950, the course at Nashawtuc Country Club underwent a Rees Jones renovation early in the new millennium, resulting in upgraded bunkers, rebuilt tees and greens, and the installation of a new drainage system.