The 18-hole layout at Flossmoor Country Club is a Herbert Tweedie design from 1900 then modified by Harry Collis before the club hosted the USPGA in 1920 and the US Amateur in 1923.
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).
Hazeltine National Golf Club was modified by Rees Jones (son of RTJ) ahead of the 1991 US Open which turned into a historic battle between Scott Simpson and Payne Stewart.
The West course at Hershey Country Club is a 1930 Maurice McCarthy design that most famously hosted the 1940 PGA Championship, won by Byron Nelson when he defeated Sam Snead 1 UP in the final match.
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.
Set on the South Shore of Long Island, Inwood Country Club is not only steeped in history but the golf course was also built originally as a romantic gift.
First opened for municipal play in 1929, Keller Golf Course in St Paul hosted the PGA Championship in 1932 and 1954. Richard Mandell oversaw an extensive renovation of this much underrated layout between October 2012 and July 2014.
A private club since 2003, Kemper Lakes Golf Club hosted the PGA Championship in 1989 (won by Payne Stewart) and US Women’s Amateur in 1992 (won by Vicki Goetze), back in the days when it was still a public facility.
According to Pete Dye, "There’s no other golf course in the Northern Hemisphere that has as many seaside holes" as the Ocean course at Kiawah Island.
The 1975 Ryder Cup put Laurel Valley Golf Club on the map and team USA won comfortably 21-11. The winning margin would have been greater had England’s Brian Barnes not upset Jack's applecart.