Click here


Can you add to this list?
Email me your ideas if you can add to this list. I'll add your suggestions!
Do you collect golf cards?
I'm always looking to trade cards with other collectors. Take a look at my Trading List and my Want List
Home Golf Course Trivia Course Designers
Golf Course Openings
Longest Courses
Course Bests Score Card Pics Links Contact Me

Golf Course Bests
SubjectCourse Information
Busiest Golf Course in the World* Ala Wai Municipal GC/Waikiki,HA (500 rounds a day)
Celebrity Owned Golf Courses* Tehama Golf Club/Carmel,CA (Clint Eastwood)
Celebrity Owned Golf Courses* Mirage Golf Club/Terrebonne,QC (Celine Dion & Rene Angelill)
Celebrity Owned Golf Courses* Pedermales Golf Course/Travis County,TX (Willie Nelson)
Corporation Owned Courses* Hershey Country Club/Hershey,PA (Hershey Chocolates)
Corporation Owned Courses* Old Memorial/Tampa,FL(Outback Steakhouse)
Corporation Owned Courses* Nemu No Sato Golf Club/Japan (Yamaha Corp)
Expensive Built Golf Course* Liberty National Golf Club/Jersey City,NJ ($130 Million)
Expensive Green Fees Ireland* The K Club/Straffan,Ireland ($400.00)
Expensive Green Fees USA* Pebble Beach Golf Links/Pebble Beach,CA ($450.00)
First 18 Hole Golf Course in Russia* Le Meridien Moscow Country Club/Moscow,Russia (1994)
First Asian-Born Player to Win a Major* Y.E.Yang (PGA CHampionship 2009)
First British Open Played* Prestwick Golf Club/Prestwick,Scotland (1860)(Willie Park Sr.)
First Canadian Open Played* Royal Montreal Golf Club/Montreal,QC (1904)(John H.Oke)
First College Course to have a U.S. Golf Association National Open* The Orchards Golf Club/South Hadley,MA
First Golf Architect Inducted into The World Golf Hall of Fame* Dr.Alister MacKenzie
First Golf Course Designed, Built, Owned and Operated by an African-AmericanClearview Golf Course/Canton,Ohio(William "Bill" Powell)(1946)
First Golf Course to Allow Under The Age of 18 Year Olds to Play* Spring Creek Golf Course/Hersey,PA (1931)
First Hole in One at the Masters* Canadian Sandy Somerville (Inaugural 1934 Tournament)
First LPGA Tournament Played* Orchard Ridge Country Club/Ft.Wayne,IN (1955)(Beverly Hanson)
First Masters Played* Augusta National Golf Club/Augusta,GA (1934)(Horton Smith)
First Par 3 Island Green (Recognized)* Ponte Vedra Inn & Club/Ponte Vedra Beach,FL (1928)(9th hole)
First PGA Championship Played* Siwandy Country Club/Bronxville,NY (1916)(Jim Barnes)
First Tour Victory for Jack Nicklaus* Oakmont CC/Oakmont,PA (1962 U.S.Open)
First Tour Victory for Tiger Woods* Las Vegas National GC/Las Vegas,NV (1986 Las Vegas Invitational)
First U.S. Open Played* Newport Country Club/Newport,RI (1895)(Horace Rawlins)
First U.S.Amateur Tournament Played* Newport Country Club/Newport,RI (1895)(Charles B. McDonald)
First Woman to design a Golf Course* Annie Buchanan/Cliff Park Inn Golf Club/Milford,PA (1913)
Highest 9 Hole Golf Course in the World* Gyamchchona Golf Course/Kashmir,India (4968 metres)
Highest Golf Course in Canada* Kananaskis Golf Club/Kananaskis,Alberta(5,000)
Highest Golf Course in North America* Mt Massive Golf Club/Leadville,Colorado (9,680)
Highest Golf Course in the World* La Paz Golf Club/La Paz,Bolivia (10,800)
Hottest Golf Course in the World* Furnace Creek Golf Course/Death Valley,CA (115 degrees, August noon)
Hottest Golf Course in the World* Alice Springs Golf Club/Northern Territory,Australia (122 degrees)(50c)
Largest Bunker in the World* Pine Valley Golf Club/Pine Valley,NJ (7th Hole)
Largest Club House in the World* Mission Hills Golf Club (Shenzhen,China (680,000 sq.ft.)
Largest Golf Complex in Canada* Cardinal Golf Club/Kettleby,Ontario (72 Holes)
Largest Golf Complex in Europe* St.Andrews Links/ St.Andrews,UK (6 Courses)
Largest Golf Complex in the World* Mission Hills Golf Resort/Shenzen,China (10 courses)
Largest Golf Green in the World* Sebring Resort/Sebring,FL (47,000 sq. ft.)
Largest Golf Scorecard Collection in the World* Don Biebel/California (38,458 cards,128 countries as of May 2006)
Largest Mini Golf Complex in Australia* Wannerloo Botanical Gardens/Perth City, Australia
Last Golf Gold Metal Won in the Olympics* George Lyon from Canada (St. Louis, MO) (1904)
Longest (19th Hole) Par 3 Hole in the World* Legends Golf & Safari Resort/South Africa (900 yds)
Longest (Non Traditional)Golf Course in the World* Nullarbor Golf Course/Kaalgoorlin-Ceduna,Australia (1,365K)
(See more info in my History and Trivia Section)
Longest Carry of a Golf Ball* Highlands Ranch/Colorado (458 yds.)(418.78m)(Jack Hamm)
Longest Course in a Major Championship * Hazeltine/Chaska,MN (7,674 yds)(PGA Championship)
Longest Course on PGA Tour* Castle Pines Golf Club/Castle Rock,CO (7559yards)
Longest Drive Recorded in a PGA Tournament* Winterwood Golf Course/Las Vegas,NV (515 yds)(Mike Austin)
Longest Golf Course in Australia* Hills International GC/Jimboomba,Australia (6773 meters)
Longest Golf Course in the World* Jade Dragon GC/ Lijiang,China (8,450 yds)
Longest Golf Drive on an Airport Runway* London City Airport/London,England (720 yds)(Paul Slater)
Longest Hole in US Open History (2012)* The Olympic Club/San Francisco, CA (670 yards) Hole # 16
Longest Hole on any Open Championship Course in Britain* St Andrews Old Course/St.Andrews,Scotland(Hole 14-618yds-par5)
Longest Hole on the PGA Tour* Firestone Country Club (667yd, 16th hole)
Longest Hole-in-One for a Woman * Furnace Brook Golf Club/Quincy,MA (393 yds)(Marie Robie)
Longest Hole-in-One on a Par 5* Green Valley Ranch Golf Club/Denver,CO (517 yds)(Mike Crean)
Longest Par 3 Hole in the World* Grenfell Country Club/NSW,Australia (266 metres)(290.9 yds)
Longest Par 5 Hole in the USA* Wake Forest Country Club/Wake Forest,NC (711 yds)
Longest Par 6 Hole in Canada* The Nursey G&CC/Lacombe,AB (782 yds)
Longest Par 6 Hole in the USA* Meadow Farms Golf Club/Locust Grove,VA (841 yds)
Longest Par 6 Hole in the World* Chocolay Downs GC/ Marquette,MI (1007 yds)
Longest Par 7 Hole in the World* Satsuki GC/ Sano,Japan (964 yds)
Lowest Golf Course in the World* Furnace Creek GC/ Death Valley,CA. (214 ft below sea level)
Most Bridges over Wetlands* The Shattuck Golf Club/Jaffrey,NH (33 in 18 holes)
Most Expensive Golf Club Built to Date* Liberty National Golf Club/Jersey City, NJ
Most Remote Golf Course in America* Bear Valley Golf Course/Kodiak Island,Alaska
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Jekyll Island Club/Jekyll Island,GA (The Legend of Bagger Vance)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Furry Creek G & C C/Furry Creek,BC (Happy Gilmore Movie)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Kanawaki GC/Kanawaki.QC (The Greatest Game Ever Played Movie)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Tralee Golf Club/Kerry Ireland (Ryan's Daughter)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Tubac Golf Resort/Tubac,AZ (Tin Cup Movie)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Rolling Hills Country Club/Davie,Florida (CaddyShack Movie)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Cypress Point/Pebble Beach,CA (Follow the Sun Movie)
Movies Filmed at Golf Courses* Colleton River Club/Bluffton,South Carolina (The Legend of
Bagger Vance movie) Thanks to Bev J.
Northern most Course in America* North Star Golf Club/Fairbanks,Alaska (64 degrees,53.78')
Northern most Course in the World* Akureyri GC/ Akureyri,Iceland
Oldest (America) Athletic Club in Amateur Sports* The Olympic Club, San Francisco, CA (1860)
Oldest 9 Hole Golf Course in the USA* Dutcher Golf Course/Pawling,NY (1890)
Oldest 9 Hole Golf Course in the World* Cupar Golf Club/Fife,Scotland (1855)
Oldest continuous golf club (not course) in the world.* Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh (1735)
Thanks to Matthew Baldwin
Oldest French Private Golf Club in North America* Le Club Laval-Sur-le-Lac, Laval-Sur-le-Lac, Quebec 1917
Oldest Golf Club in British Columbia* Victoria Golf Club (1893)
Thanks to Matthew Baldwin
Oldest Golf Club in Canada (Not on the same site)* The Royal Montreal Golf Club (1873)
Thanks to Matthew Baldwin
Oldest Golf Club in Canada (Original 18 holes,original location)* Victoria Golf Club (1893)
Thanks to Matthew Baldwin
Oldest Golf Club on the Same Site in North America* Niagara-on the Lake Golf Club/Niagara-on-the Lake,ON (1875)
Oldest Golf Course in Argentina* The San Andres GC/Buenos Aires,Argentina (1892)
Oldest Golf Course in Australia* Ratho Golf Links/Bothwell Tasmania (1822)
Thanks to Bob Davies (Scottish Bob)
Oldest Golf Course in Bermuda* Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club/Warwick,Bermuda (1922)
Oldest Golf Course in Continuous Operation USA* Dorset Field Club/Dorset VT (1886)
Oldest Golf Course in Florida* Ocean Trails GC/Palm Beach,FL (1896)
Oldest Golf Course in Illinois* Chicago Golf Club/Wheaton,IL (1892)
Oldest Golf Course in India* The Royal Calcutta GC/Calcutta,India (1829)
Oldest Golf Course in Israel* Caesarea G&CC/Haifa,Israel (1961)
Oldest Golf Course in Italy* Rome GC/Rome,Italy
Oldest Golf Course in Kentucky* Middlesboro CC/Middlesboro,KY (1889)
Oldest Golf Course in Maine* Kebo Valley GC/Bar Harbour,ME (1888)
Oldest Golf Course in Nevada* Washoe County GC/Reno,NV (1934)
Oldest Golf Course in New Jersey* Essex CC/West Orange,NJ (1887)
Oldest Golf Course in North America* The Royal Montreal GC/Ile Bizard,QC (1873)
Oldest Golf Course in Ohio* Oberlin GC/Oberlin,OH (1899)
Oldest Golf Course in Oklahoma* Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club/Oklahoma City,OK (1911)
Oldest Golf Course in Russia* Moscow Golf Club/Moscow,Russia (1987)
Oldest Golf Course in Saskatchewan* Royal Regina Golf Club/Regina,SK (1899)
Oldest Golf Course in South Carolina* South Carolina Golf Club/Charleston,SC (1786)
Oldest Golf Course in Texas* Hancock Golf Course/Austin,TX (1899)
Oldest Golf Course in Thailand* Royal Hua Hin Golf Club/Thailand (1924)
Thanks to Bob Davies (Scottish Bob)
Oldest Golf Course in the USA* Oakhurst Links/Sulphur Springs.W.VA (1884)
Oldest Golf Course in the World* St.Andrews GC/St.Andrews,Scotland (1754)
Oldest Golf Course in Vermont* Woodstock Country Club/Woodstock,VT (1895)
Oldest Golf Course in Virginia* Oakwood Country Club/Lynchburg,VA(1914)
Oldest Golf Course in Wisconsin* Eagle Springs Resort/Eagle,WI (1893)
Thanks to Todd Kurtz
Oldest Golf Course West of the Mississippi* Mare Island Golf Course/Vallajo,CA (1892)
Oldest Golf Resort in America* Poland Spring Resort/Poland Spring,Maine (1893)
Oldest Major Golf Tournament* British Open Tournament (1860)
Oldest Major Golf Tournament * The Canadian Open (Third Oldest)(1904)
Oldest Major US Tournament* The US Open (1895)
Oldest Minature Golf Course in the World* Ladies Putting Club/St. Andrews,Scotland (1867)
Oldest Minature Golf Course in USA* Whispering Pines Minature Golf/Rochester,NY (1930)
Oldest Private Country Club West of the Mississippi* Tacoma Country and Golf Club/Tacoma,WA (1904)
Oldest Public Golf Course in USA* Van Courtlandt GC/Bronx,NY (1895)
Only Free 9 Hole Golf Course Anywhere* Buhl Farm Park Golf Course/Hermitage,PA
Only Golf Club to Produce Two Ryder Cup Captains* Bathgate Golf Club/Edinburgh,Scotland (Eric Brown & Bernard
Gallacher)
Only Golf Course in a Country* Pyongyang Golf Complex, Pyongyang City, North Korea
Thanks to Paul Vrana
Only Golf Course in a Country* Petionville Club/Port-au-Prince, Haiti (9 Holes)
Only Major Golf Championship Played at the Same Course* Augusta National Golf Club (The Masters)
Only Muni to Host a Canadian Open* Montreal Municipal Golf Club (1967)(Billy Casper)
Only Person to have Played in the Masters (1941)and The World Series (1932 Baseball's Fall Classic)* Samuel Dewey Byrd
Only Public Golf Course in Hong Kong* The Jockey Club Sai Chau Public Golf Course/Hong Kong,China
Southern Most Course in China* Yalong Bay National Resort/Sanya City,China
Southern Most Course in the World* Ushuaia GC/ Ushuaia,Argentina
Top Rated Course Canada 2004* Hamilton G&CC/Ancaster,ON (#1)
Top Rated Course USA 2006* Cypress Point Club/Pebble Beach,CA (#1)
Worst Par 4 Hole for a PGA Tournament* (16) Kevin Na/Texas Open 2011
Youngest Amateur to win an LPGA Tournament (2012)* Lydia Ko (Age 15)August 2012 CN Canadian Open
Youngest Female Golfer to win an LPGA Tournament* Lexi Thompson (age 16) Sept 2010 Navistar Tournment

View my Inventory!