Venue for the PGA Championships in 1947, the course at Plum Hollow Country Club was originally set out in 1921 by C. H. Alison. The Rouge River running through the property affects all but a couple of holes.
Ben Hogan claimed his first Major title here at Portland Golf Club, winning the 1946 PGA Championship. The following year the club played host to the Ryder Cup that nearly didn’t happen...
Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Quail Hollow Club burst into the limelight in 2003 as the host venue of the Wachovia Championship, which has become an important event on the PGA Tour.
There are few courses with no weaknesses, but the Riviera Country Club can take the moniker. It’s a truly remarkable golf course routed across less than ideal terrain.
Sahalee Country Club played host to the 1998 PGA Championship and the 2002 World Golf Championship so it goes without saying that Sahalee is championship calibre.
Scioto Country Club is the course where Jack Nicklaus developed from a pudgy junior to a world beater.
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is located in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains, by the flowing waters of the Delaware River, where it opened up in 1911 as the Buckwood Inn.
Bob Cupp (when he was senior designer for Jack Nicklaus) designed Shoal Creek and the course opened in 1977, hosting several top-flight competitions since then.
Siwanoy Country Club was incorporated in 1901, when a 9-hole course was also established. The club moved in 1913, engaging Donald Ross to set out a new 18-course layout, and this course hosted the first PGA Championship three years later.
There’s nothing flash about Southern Hills. Mature deciduous trees line many of the Bermuda grass fairways and the rough is notoriously thick and tangly.