Venue of the 1919 US Open, the 1928 US Amateur, the 1958 and 1970 Curtis Cup and the US Women’s Amateur in 1906, 1975 and 1997, Brae Burn Country Club has hosted more than its fair share of top golf competitions.
Golf arrived at the Broadmoor Resort in 1918 when Donald Ross created an 18-holer which was split in two when Robert Trent Jones Snr added two 9-hole loops, forming the East course in 1952 and the West in 1964.
Host to two US Opens and one PGA Championship, Canterbury Golf Club’s place in golfing history is assured. It’s not a long course but the site is delightfully undulating with rolling hills, brooks and wooded areas.
Chambers Bay might be one of Washington's newest golf courses – opened in June 2007 – but it is set to be a high flyer in the rankings.
Former Ryder Cup course at Champions Golf Club, Cypress Creek, is a storied layout. The water in front of the 12th green is known as Bob Hope’s Lake, as he was the first person to lose a ball in it!
Host to the US Women’s Amateur Championship in 2010, the course at Charlotte Country Club is a lovely old Donald Ross design that was recently renovated by Ron Pritchard.
William Flynn designed Cherry Hills in 1922 and if you do get the chance to play this famous course your driving distances will flatter to deceive. Denver is not called the Mile High city for nothing and Cherry Hills is certainly golf with altitude.
Founded in 1892, Chicago Golf Club is one of America’s most exclusive clubs and today it is still intensely private.
There are four courses at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club but the one most golfers want to play is the world-renowned No.4 course, otherwise known as "Dubsdread".
The Country Club of Detroit commissioned Harry Colt to design the golf course at Grosse Pointe Farms in 1912. Robert Trent Jones Snr remodelled it half a century later, prior to the club hosting the 1954 US Amateur...