Established in 1894, Portage Country Club moved to its present location a decade after its formation. Ten years then passed before land became available, allowing William Langford to extend the course to 18 holes.
Willie Park Junior was hired to lay out the course at Sylvania Country Club in 1919 and his design occupies a narrow, hilly property with the meandering Ottowa River brought into play on five of the holes.
The Walter Travis-designed course at Youngstown Country Club was only his third 18-hole layout after Ekwanok in 1899 and Salisbury Links (now Cherry Valley Club) in 1907 and the cost of construction was reputed to be in the region of $75,000.
The Golf Club at Stonelick Hills is a Jeff Osterfeld design, skilfully routed across heavily wooded terrain and around numerous ponds and lakes.
The expansion of Interstate 71 has had such a dramatic impact to Kenwood Country Club's Kenview course that it now has some original holes, some that are only a few decades old, and others which are just a few years old.
Maketewah Country Club was formed in 1910 and its original Tom Bendelow-designed course was refashioned within a decade of it opening by Donald Ross.
Kevin Hargrave completed a large-scale renovation of Columbus Country Club's Championship course in 2018. The architect replaced bunkers with versions more akin to the style of Donald Ross as well as adding new tees and removing more than 1,500 trees.
Designed by Stanley Thompson in the mid-1920s, the course at Chagrin Valley Country Club is laid out within a 300-acre property on the outskirts of Cleveland, with fairways routed around rather challenging terrain.
Completely surrounded on all sides by dense housing, the course at Shaker Heights Country Club is a Donald Ross design from 1916 where the old master routed several holes around a meandering creek.
Formed in 1927, Brookside Golf & Country Club offers its members a beautiful tree-lined layout that has hosted many US Open qualifying competitions. The Ohio State Amateur Championship was also held here in 2012.