Meacham Creek comes into play at a number of holes on the No.1 course at Medinah Country Club, most notably at the long par five 9th, once the closing hole before the nines were switched.
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.
Mission Hills Country Club was formed in 1917 and Tom Bendelow is credited with the original design of the golf course. Keith Foster carried out a major renovation in 2007, focusing on improved greensites to defend par on the layout.
Founded in 1893, Montclair Golf Club is one of the nation’s oldest clubs. Donald Ross designed a 27-hole layout in 1922, with an additional nine (the Fourth) constructed by Charles Banks six years later.
Oakwood Country Club moved to its present site in 1911, employing Tom Bendelow to set out a 9-hole course which Orrin Smith extended to eighteen holes in 1923. Tom Watson helped redesign a handful of holes in 1991 and later played in an exhibition to mark the re-opening.
A Steve Smyers upgrade in 2008 – when he reworked greens and bunkers, as well as adding extra yardage to the layout – sharpened the teeth of the South course at Olympia Fields Country Club, but his work may be erased by a new master plan...
The prairie province of Manitoba is not overflowing with quality golf courses but Pine Ridge Golf Club is worthy of inclusion in the upper echelons of the national rankings.
The course at Red Run Golf Club is a Tom Bendelow design dating back to 1914, with Willie Park Jnr making revisions soon after it debuted. Featuring five par threes and five par fives, the layout now extends to 6,887 yards.
One of the oldest golfing institutions in the greater Toronto area, Rosedale Golf Club was established in the Don Valley back in 1893...