Western Open host courses

Salt Lake Country Club

5th Utah - Best in Area

One of the rare Golden Age designs in Utah, Salt Lake Country Club was pegged out by William Watson (of Olympic Club and Interlachen fame) and Harold Lamb back in 1920. More recently, John Harbottle carried out a renovation in 2006.

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Skokie

4th Illinois - Best in Area 84th USA Ranking 98th North America Ranking

Skokie Country Club played host to the 1922 US Open, the first at which tickets were sold. A record number of spectators witnessed a spectacular win by 20-year-old Gene Sarazen.

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South Bend

20th Indiana - Best in Area

Formed in 1916, South Bend Country Club was designed by Chicagoan George O’Neil and was host to the Western Open in 1935. In recent years the course has been chosen as the venue for a number of prestigious Indiana state events.

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Sunset

30th Missouri - Best in Area

Founded as Sunset Hill Country Club in 1911, the club had a course in play six years after its formation, thanks to the collective design input of Jim, Dave and Robert Foulis. The club's name was changed to Sunset Country Club in 1938.

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Sunset Ridge

54th Illinois - Best in Area

Originally set out by William Diddel in 1923, the course at Sunset Ridge Country Club was renovated by Rick Jacobson in 2004. The now defunct Western Open, one of the PGA Tour’s oldest tournaments, was held here in 1972.

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Western

53rd Michigan - Best in Area

Laid out within a 170-acre property in the Detroit suburb of Redford, the Donald Ross-designed 18-hole layout at The Golf and Country Club (as Western Golf & Country Club was originally called) made its debut back in 1927.

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Westwood

31st Missouri - Best in Area

Host venue for the Western Open in 1938 and 1952, the course at Westwood Country Club was laid out by San Diego-born professional Harold Paddock in 1928. The course has been substantially modernized since then, not least after undergoing a 2019 Art Schaupeter bunker renovation.

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Western Open Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 27
2 David Harak Courses Played 21
3 Joshua Asher Courses Played 20
= Joseph Andriole Courses Played 20
5 James VanArsdall Courses Played 19
6 Fergal O'Leary Courses Played 17
= Bob McCoy Courses Played 17
8 James Gold Courses Played 14
9 Matt Yarc Courses Played 13
= Andrew J. Courses Played 13