Set amidst pine, oak and maple in southern New Jersey, Hidden Creek was the brainchild of its owner, Roger Hansen, grandson of the Norwegian construction magnate Ole Hansen.
The Homestead mountain setting is truly delightful and the Cascades golf course looks totally natural with its ponds, streams and slopes, but the fairways were blasted through the limestone using tons of dynamite.
During the 1930 US Open at Interlachen Country Club, Bobby Jones skimmed his ball over the water on the 9th to make a birdie which went a long way to ensuring he achieved the "Grand Slam".
One unique feature at Kinloch Golf Club is the 19th hole and no, it's not the clubhouse. It's a 188-yard par three, better known as the "settle-the-bet" one-shotter.
Lake Nona Golf & Country Club starts off under a canopy of tall trees on the front nine, becoming more open on the inward half as the final five holes play around natural inland lakes.
Lochinvar Golf Club was the venue of the first Jack Nicklaus course to be designed in Texas back in 1980 with fairways laid out on a tight, forested site next to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental airport.
According to Nicklaus Design, "The Loxahatchee Club was created out of the love of the game with flavourings of the olde Scottish game mingled with the finest characteristics of modern American golf".
Founded in 1905, when James Foulis set out a 9-hole course for the membership, Memphis Country Club expanded its original layout to eighteen holes in 1915, with Donald Ross somehow managing to fit the fairways into a 105-acre property...
Golf in Wisconsin dates back to circa 1890 and the Milwaukee Country Club is one of the oldest in the State. The current Milwaukee layout was fashioned by the hand of Charles Hugh Alison in 1929.
Minikahda – whose name comes from two Sioux Indian words meaning “by the side of the water” – dates back to 1898 when an amazing total of 600 members formed the club...