Although located barely more than a block from the beach and with most holes subject to strong ocean breezes, the style of the Dunes is not seaside or links...
Inaugurated in 1896, Exmoor Country Club was a founding member of the Western Golf Association in 1899. One of the early clubs in the Chicago area, today’s Exmoor course is largely a 1915 Donald Ross design.
A good deal more demanding than its shorter sibling (the Wee Friendly course) at the Fiddlesticks Country Club, the Long Mean layout is a testing Ron Garl-designed course.
A round on the Green golf course at Golden Horseshoe begins with four sturdy par fours, followed by a solid 3-shot par five that dog legs to the right...
Founded in 1916, Gulph Mills Golf Club had an 18-hole layout in play three years later, once Donald Ross had built the course for the membership. Unusually, the modern day course retains a short set of par five holes.
Renovated by Jay and Carter Morrish in the late 1990s, the course at Hardscrabble Country Club dates back to the 1920s when Perry Maxwell first pegged out the fairways. The club hosted the 1979 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur.
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.
Formed in 1898, Hollywood Golf Club moved to its present location in 1912. The layout has been revamped numerous times since the Scottish professional Isaac Mackie originally laid it out.
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.
Tom Bendelow set out the original course at Lakewood Country Club in 1908 and eight years later this layout was redesigned by Donald Ross. Ahead of the US Women’s Amateur in 1965, Press Maxwell redesigned six of the holes.