A. W. Tillinghast is said to have worked on more than 250 courses and he designed around a dozen of these in his home state of Pennsylvania, one of which was Sunnehanna Country Club.
Laid out by Herbert Strong in 1921, the Saucon Valley Country Club’s Old course has hosted numerous national competitions, including the US Amateur (1951), two US Senior Opens and the 2009 US Women’s Open.
It’s easy to see why it's a struggle to score well at Rolling Green Golf Club when you examine the undulating landscape and the way the greens are designed to repel all but the most accurate approach shots...
The classic old William Flynn layout at Manufacturers’ Golf & Country Club lies in a valley where the Sandy Run Creek is brought into play at several of the holes.
The 1975 Ryder Cup put Laurel Valley Golf Club on the map and team USA won comfortably 21-11. The winning margin would have been greater had England’s Brian Barnes not upset Jack's applecart.
One of three 18-hole layouts at Saucon Valley Country Club, the Weyhill course was set around an old abandoned quarry by William and David Gordon in the mid-1960s.
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.
Local architect Gil Hanse built the Applebrook Golf Club course in 2001 and the construction of small greens and jagged bunkers imbue the layout with classic, Golden Age styling.
Overshadowed by the Old course’s USGA competition hosting capabilities at Saucon Valley Country Club, the Grace is nevertheless a very strong understudy at an outstanding 54-hole golf complex.
Tom Doak’s light touch in routing the Old course at Stonewall through a rather undulating landscape is very easy on the eye...