Featuring a very fine trio of “Redan,” “Eden” and “Alps” replica holes, the golf course at Longue Vue Club pays more than mere lip service to the origins of the game.
When Merion Golf Club was founded in 1896, Philadelphians were more likely to play cricket than golf. They even sent touring cricket teams to England!
Situated ten miles southwest of downtown Fort Worth, Mira Vista Country Club was formed in the mid-1980s, when Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish routed an 18-hole layout around a 625-acre residential development.
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.
A.W. Tillinghast designed the Oaks Country Club in 1920, which was expertly renovated in 2015 by Bill Bergin, breathing new life into this Golden Age classic.
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 course at Onwentsia Club is a late 19th century layout, host to the 1906 US Open, the 1899 US Amateur and 1915 US Women’s Amateur, which extends nowadays to a modest 6,645 yards from the tips.
Host to the US Women’s Open in 2004, the Orchards Golf Course at Mount Holyoke College is a 1920s Donald Ross design that was constructed by industrialist Joseph A. Skinner for his daughter Elizabeth, a promising golfer in her youth.
Laid out in 1927 Pine Needles is one of Donald Ross’s best creations. Most people head to North Carolina to play the courses at Pinehurst but overlook Pine Needles at your peril.
Joe Finger laid out the tree-lined 27 holes at Pleasant Valley Country Club at the end of the 1960s and it’s the Blue and Yellow nines that form the preferred 18-hole layout at this fine golf facility.