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Course NameCourse PlaceTrivia
Admiral Lehigh Golf Resort & SpaLehigh, Florida* Year: 1967
* Designer: N/A
* Home of "The 707 Challenger"
* Par 6, 707 yards
Akureyri Golf ClubAkureyri, Iceland* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The Most Northern Golf Course in the World
Al Ghazal Golf ClubUnited Arab Emirates* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* It's the world's leading sand course with
fairways and greens sculpted from sand
Ala Wai Golf CourseHonolulu, Hawaii* Year 1931
* Designer: Donald Mackay
* Original Name was the Territorial Fairgrounds
Golf Course
Thanks to Bob Sigall
Ala Wai Muncipal Golf CourseWaikiki, Hawaii* Year: 1931
* Designer: N/A
* It's the busiest golf course in the world,
with 500 rounds a day.
Antler Creek Golf ClubColorado Springs, Colorado* Year: 2004
* Designer: Rick Phelps
* From the Back Tees this Course measures
8,100 yards
Arcola Country ClubParamus, New Jersey* Year: 1909
* Designer: Herbert H.Barker
* Named after a town in Italy
* Famous painting by Gros that hangs in The
Louvre immortalizes Napoleon at The Bridge
of Arcola
Arctic Circle Golf CourseArctic Circle* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* Site of the World Ice Golf Championship
that takes place 600 kilometres north of the
Arctic Circle
* Greens are white, balls are red. Steel shafts
only as graphite will shatter from the extreme
cold
Audubon Park Golf ClubNew Orleans, Louisiana* Year: 1898
* Designer: N/A
* Claim to Fame: It's the only golf course
in the USA, where you can arrive by
streetcar.
Augusta National Golf ClubAugusta , Georgia* Year: 1931
* Designer: Alister MacKenzie
* Home to the Masters Golf Tournament
* The World's most Prestigious Event
* In early years, participants had to use
caddies supplied by Augusta National
* 1983 Pro's elected to bring their own
caddies
* Ben Crenshaw still has his original caddie
Carl Jackson, who he hired in 1976
Baltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey* Year: 1895
* Designer: A.W. Tillinghast
* Named after the farmer Baltus Roll, who owned
the land originally.
Bathgate Golf ClubEdinburgh, Scotland* Year: 1892
* Designers: William Park Jr./James Braid
* The Only Club in the World to have Produced
Two Ryder Cup Captains
* Eric Brown & Bernard Gallacher
Thanks to Malcolm Kerr (Scotland)
Bay Hill Golf ClubOrlando, Florida* Year: 1961
* Owners: Arnold Palmer
* Score card reads: " Golf is deceptively
simple and endlessly complicated. It
satifies the soul and frustrates the
intellect. It is at the same time rewarding
and maddening, and is without doubt the
greatest game mankind has ever invented"
...Arnold Palmer
Beaconsfield Golf ClubPointe-Claire, Quebec* Year: 1904
* Redesigned: Willie Park Jr. 1919-20
* Redesigned: Stanley Thompson 1939
* One of the Oldest courses in Canada
* First Canadian Open televised in 1956
Bear Mountain Golf & Country ClubVictoria, BC* Year: 2003
* Designed by Jack and Steve Nicklaus
* Features a 19 hole golf course
* Unique that you play this 19th hole after
the 13th hole
Bear Valley Golf CourseKodiak Island. Alaska* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* America's Most Remote Golf Course
* It's 130 Miles across The Gulf of Alaska to
Reach its Closest Neighbor
Bel-Air Country ClubLos Angeles. California* Year: 1927
* Designer: William Bell and Thomas & J.Neville
* Claim to Fame: Howard Hughes landed his
Sikorsky Amphibian on the 8th fairway to get
the attention of Katharine Hepburn.
Bermuda Dunes Country ClubBermuda Dunes, California* Year: 1959
* Designer: William Francis Bell
* Claim to Fame: Home to the Bob Hope Classic
Bidwell Park Golf CourseChico, California* Year: 1922
* Designer: Jim Summers
* Claim to Fame: Elsie McLean, 102 Year old,
scored a Hole In One on the 4th hole, 100 yds.
Black Sheep Golf ClubSugar Grove, Illinois* Year: 2002
* Designer: David Esler
* Male only golf course
Bluff Point Golf Club & ResortPlattsburgh, New York* Year: 1890
* Designer: A.W. Tillinghast
* America's third oldest golf course
* Legendary course where U.S. Presidents,
baseball greats Babe Ruth, the Astors,
Vanderbilts played golf
Bothwell Tasmania Golf CourseTasmania, Australia* Year: 1830
* Designer: N/A
* The Oldest Golf Course in Australia
Thanks to Les Robinson
Boyne Highlands Resort & Country ClubHarbor, Michigan* Year: 1989
* Designers: B.Newcomb,E.Kircher,Flick,S.Kircher
* The Donald Ross Memorial
* This Design Duplicates many of his World
Famous Holes from his many Courses.
* Donald Ross Designed over 500 Courses
Brantford Golf & Country ClubBrantford, Ontario* Year: 1879
* Fourth Oldest golf course in North America
Brickyard Crossing Golf ClubIndianapolis, Indiana* Redesigned: Pete Dye 1991
* 1929: It was called "The Speedway Golf Course"
* Four holes are in the infield of the race track
Buhl Farm Park Golf CourseHermitage, Pennsylvania* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The Only 9 Hole "FREE" Golf Course Anywhere.
Thank to Brian Trinckles
Bulle RockHavre de Grace, Maryland* Designer: Pete Dye
* "I did not undo God's Work"
...Pete Dye
Bushwood Country ClubCalifornia* The name of the golf course featured
in the 1980 movie "Caddyshack"
Butterfield Trail Golf ClubEl Paso, Texas* Year: 2005
* Designer: Tom Fazio
* Each Hole is named for a Stop on the 2,800-mile
Missouri to San Francisco Trail that was used
by the Butterfield Overland Mail Company from
1858-1861.
Caesarea Golf & Country ClubHaifa, Israel* Year: 1961
* Designer: Fred Smith
* The only 18 hole golf course in Israel.
Candler Park Golf CourseAtlanta, Georgia* Year: 1928
* Designer: Helen Smith
* This course was the private golf course of
Coca Cola founder Asa Candler
Thanks to Roger Haskell
Cherokee Plantation Golf ClubYemassee, South Carolina* Year: 1990
* Designer: Donald Steel
* Cherokee Jeep was named after the plantation
* Membership is limited to 25 families
Cherwell Edge Golf CourseMiddleton Cheny, England* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* On the fourth hole par 3,120 yards, five year
old Matthew Draper scored a hole-in-one, using
a three wood.
Chocolay Downs Golf CourseMarquette , Michigan* Year: N/A
* Designer: Jerry and Bruce Matthews
* " The Longest Golf Hole in the World "
* Par 6, 1007 Yards (Double Dog-Leg)
Chung Shan Hot Springs Golf ClubMacau, China* Year: 1984
* Designer: Arnold Palmer
* The First Post-Mao Course to be built in the
Republic of China
City Park Golf CourseBaton Rouge, Louisiana* Year: 1928
* Designer: Tom Bendelow
* It is listed on the National Register of
Historic Places, one of only 20 courses
in America

Clearview Golf CourseCanton, Ohio* Year: 1946
* Designer: Bill Powell
* Listed on the National Register of Historic
Places
* The First course designed and owned by an
African American, Bill Powell.
Cliff Park Inn Golf ClubMilford, Pennsylvania* Year: 1913
* Designer: Annie Buchanan
* The first course to be Designed by a Woman
Thanks to Bob Skladony
Clinton Hill Golf CourseBelleville, Illinois* Year: 1969
* Designer: N/A
* Score Card Reads: " The Way you Leave The
Course Today is The way it Will Play Tomorrow "
Club de Golf Royal QuebecQuebec City, Quebec* Year: 1874
* The second oldest golf club in North America
* The original course was played besides The
Plains of Abraham
Coeur D'Alene Golf ResortCoeur D'Alene, Idaho* Year: 1991
* Designer: Scott Miller
* Hole #14 "The Floating Green"
* Size: 15,000 Sq.Ft.
* Weighs: 5,000,000 lbs
* Movement: Playable yardage 100-175
* Distance: Changes every day
* Computer controlled
* Access to green is by boat
Colonial Country ClubFort Worth, Texas* Year: 1933
* Designer: Jeff Brauer
* It has the longest running event on the
PGA tour
* Claim to Fame: Tom Watson won here at the age
of 48, making him the oldest Champion in
tournament history
Cowboys Golf ClubGrapevine, Texas* Year: 2001
* Designer: Jeff Brauer
* The only NFL themed golf course in America
* Golf Carts feature the names of current and
former Cowboys Players
* There are plaques at each tee box noting a
historical moment in the five time Super Bowls
Champions storied existence
Craig Wood Golf & Country ClubLake Placid, New York* Year: 1925
* Designer: Seymour Dunn
* Named after Pro Golfer Craig Wood, a native
of Lake Placid
* Craig Wood was the first double Major winner
in history of the PGA Tour, winning The
The Masters, U.S. Open and Canadian Open.
* 1935 he came 2nd in the Masters, losing to
Gene Sarazen in a 36 hole playoff
Cupar Golf ClubFife, Scotland* Year: 1855
* Designer: N/A
* The Oldest 9 Hole Golf Club in the World
Cypress Point ClubPebble Beach, California* Year: 1928
* Designer: Alister MacKenzie
* America's Best Course 2006, Ranked # 1
Cypress Point ClubPebble Beach, California* Year: 1928
* Designer: Alister MacKenzie
* The Movie Follow The Sun starring Glenn Ford
was filmed here
Daytona Beach Public Golf ClubDaytona Beach, Florida* Year: 1921
* Designer: Donald Ross
* Claim to Fame: An Active Railway runs through
the Middle of the Course.
Thanks to Drew Flynn
Thanks to John C. Brown
Del Monte Golf CoursePebble Beach, California* Year: 1899
* Designer: Charles Maud
* It was the First Course to have Grass Greens
all Year
Desert Inn Golf ClubLas Vegas, NV* Year: 1952
* Designer: Laurence Hughes
* This is the only club to host a Senior PGA,
LPGA and PGA tournament in the same year.
Devil's Pulpit Golf ClubCaledon Village, Ontario* Year: 1990
* Designer: Michael Hurdzan
* The course owned by the inventors of
"Trivial Pursuit" board games.
Domaine LaforestSagard, Quebec* Year: 2002
* Designer: Thomas McBroom
* A private golf course for Mr.Paul Desmarais.
* Only a limited number of friend and guests
will ever get to see this immaculate course
* It has no members and no fees.
Dorset Field ClubDorset, Vermont* Year: 1886
* Designer: N/A
* The Oldest Golf Course in Continuous Operation
in the USA
Downers Grove Golf CourseDowners Grove, IL* Year: 1892
* Designer: Charles Blair MacDonald
* America's first Golf Course West of the
Allegheny Mountain Range
* In 1893, The First 18 Hole Golf Course
in the United States was Established on
this Site
Thanks to John Simmons
En-Joie Golf ClubEndicott, NY* Year: 1927
* Designer: Ernie Smith
* B.C. Open, played here since 1972, was
named after a cartoon strip
Enterprise Golf CourseClinton, Maryland* Year: 1976
* Designer: N/A
* Scorecard Reads: Named after the U.S.S.
Enterprise. It was believed to have seen
more action than any other vessel in the
history of the United States Navy, the U.S.S.
Enterprise was the first carrier to be
awarded a Presidential Unit Citation.
Essex County Country ClubWest Orange, New Jersey* Year: 1887
* Designer: Seth Raynor, A.W.Tillinghast
Charlie Banks.
* The oldest golf club in New Jersey
Evansville Country ClubEvansville, Indiana* Year: 1975
* Designer: William Diddel
* Claim to Fame: Actor Bill Murray of CaddyShack
fame, was at one time worked as a greenskeeper
at this course
Fighting Joe Golf CourseMuscle Shoals, Alabama* Year: 2004
* Designer: N/A
* One of the Longest Golf Courses at 8,092 yards
* Claim to Fame: It was named after Joe Wheeler,
one of only Two Confederate Army Generals to
be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Firestone Country Club (North)Akron, Ohio* Year: 1929
* Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.
* Claim to Fame: The only Course to hold Three
Televised Golf Events in one Year.
Foxburg Country ClubFoxburg, PA* Year: 1887
* Designer: N/A
* The Oldest Golf Course in Continuous Use in
the USA
* Listed on the National Register of Historic
Places.
Furnace Creek Golf CourseDeath Valley, California* Year: 1931
* Designer: Perry Dye (1997 Redesign)
* It's the World's Lowest Golf Course at
214 feet below Sea Level.
Furnas Golf CourseSan Miguel, Azores* Year: 1939
* Designer: Mackenzie Ross
* Rated the Best Golf Course in the whole
of Spain and Portugal
Furry Creek Golf & Country ClubFurry Creek, BC* Year: 1993
* Designer: Robert Muir Graves
* Claim to Fame: The Movie Happy Gilmore starring
Adam Saddler, was filmed here
Gateway Cities Golf ClubPortal, ND* Year: 1930
* Designer: N/A
* 9 Holes
* On the border of Canada and United States
* 8 Holes in Canada, 1 hole in US
* The Course also Borders 2 Different Time
Zones
* The Club House is on the US side
Glen Abbey Golf ClubOakville, ON* Year: 1976
* Designer: Jack Nicklaus
* "The Shot of 2000" Tiger Woods 218 yard 6-iron
from the 18th hole fairway Bunker to set up a
birdie to win the Canadian Open at Glen Abbey
Glen Eagles Golf CourseTwinsburg, Ohio* Year: 1989
* Designer: Ted McAnlis
* Claim to Fame: The Site of the Annual
International Twin Golf Tournament
Green Monkey Golf CourseSandy Lane, Barbados* Year: 2004
* Designer: Tom Fazio
* Claim to Fame: Tiger Woods married Elin
Nordegren at this course October 5,2004.
Hancock Golf CourseAustin, Texas* Year: 1899
* Designer: Lewis Hancock
* The oldest Golf Course in Texas
* Noted Teacher, Harvey Penick, started
his Professional Career at this Location
Hills International Golf CourseJimboomba, QLD, Australia* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The longest golf course in Australia at
6773 meters
International Golf Club ( Oaks Course)Bolton, Massachusetts* Designer: Tom Fazio
* One of the World's Longest Golf Courses
* Par 77
* 8,325 yards
Islesmere Golf ClubLaval, Quebec* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The Montreal Open was played and won by
Byron Nelson
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf ClubLijiang, China* Designer: Robin Nelson and Neil Haworth
* The World's Longest Golf Course
* Par 72
* 8,450 yards
* Elevation 10,000 Ft
Jekyll Island ClubJekyll Island, Georgia* Year: N/A
* Designer: Pete Dye
* Claim to Fame: The Movie The Legend of Bagger
Vance was filmed here
Kabul Golf CourseKabul, Afghanistan* Year: 1979
* Designer: N/A
* Scorecard Reads: Best and only Golf Course in
Afghanistan.
* Green Fees: $15.00 and $5.00 for a caddie
Kananaskis Golf ClubKananaskis, Alberta* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The Highest Golf Course in Canada
Kanawaki Golf ClubKanawaki,QC* Year: 1912
* Designer: Albert Murray
* Claim to Fame: The movie "The Greatest Game
ever Played" was shot here, starring Shia
Labeouf as Francis Ouimet.
* Albert Murray, Kanawaki designer and golf
professional, was indirectly acknowledged as
the playing partner of Francis Ouimet in the
first round of the US Open, in the movie.
* Albert Murray played in the 1913 US Open and
designed courses in Quebec.
Karlovy Vary Golf CoursePrazka, Czech Republic* Year: 1904
* Designer: N/A
* The oldest course in the Czech Republic
Kierland Golf ClubScottsdale, Arizona* Year: N/A
* Designer: Scott Miller
* The only golf resort in the country where you
use a two-wheeled Segway Human Transporter
as a golf cart.
Kino SpringsNogales, Arizona* Year: 1970
* Designer: Red Lawrence
* Claim to Fame: Once owned by Stewart Granger
and wife, Jean Simmons. John Wayne had a
private bungalow built just for him.
Kissimmee Bay Country ClubKissimmee, Florida* Year: 1990
* Designer: Lloyd Clifton
* The home of The Langley Golf Museum, which
contains more than 2,500 items from forty
States and many Foreign Countries.
Knollwood Country ClubElmsford, New York* Year: 1895
* Designer; A.W. Tillinghast/Seth Raynor
* The 19th hole (a real hole) Par 3, 119 yards
"The Bye." plays from an elevated tee over
a small pond to a tiny back to a from sloping
green,protected in front by a row of three
bunkers.
* The story goes that when Bobby Jones and Mike
Turnesa were playing a match, they felt the
walk from the 18th green to the clubhouse was
too long and designed the 19th hole. The hole
is used today by members to settle any wagers
won or lost in their 18 hole match....
Thanks to MJM
Ladies Golf Club of TorontoThornhill, Ontario* Year: 1924
* Designer: Stanley Thompson
* Claim to Fame: The only Private Golf Club
in North America established by Women for
Women
Ladies Putting ClubSt. Andrews, Scotland* Year: 1867
* Designer: N/A
* It's the oldest Minature Golf Course in the
World.
Las Vegas National Golf ClubLas Vegas, Nevada* Year: 1961
* Designer: Bert Stamps
* Claim to Fame: 1995 Movie "Casino" was filmed
here, starring Robert De Niro and Sharon Stone
Le Manoir Richelieu Golf Club ResortLa Malbie-Pointe-au Pic, Quebec* Year: 1925
* Designer: Herbert Strong
* Claim to Fame: Inaugurated by U.S. President
William H. Taft
Le Meridien Moscow Country ClubMoscow, Russia* Year: 1994
* Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr.
* The first 18 hole golf course in Russia
Leatherstocking Golf CourseCooperstown, New York* Year: N/A
* Designer: Devereux Emmet
* The course winds among art galleries and
overlooks the lakes and woods where American's
first literary star, James Fennimore Cooper,
set some of his most famous volumes.
* Not far from the National Baseball Hall of
Fame
Legends Golf & Safari ResortSouth Africa* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* Longest 19th Hole, Par 3, 900 yds
* Used to Settle Ties after a Round of 18 Holes
* The Tee atop a Mountain with a Green, Shaped
like the African Continent, 1,400 ft Below
Linville Golf ClubLinville, North Carolina* Year: 1895
* Designer: N/A
* The first golf club in North Carolina
Llanymynech Golf ClubShropshire, Wales* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* On the Wales/England Border
* You cross the border to play from the Tee
of Number 4 and come back to finish the hole in
Wales. Then you go back to England for 5 and 6
and then back to Wales for 7.
* Ian Woosnam home course. Holds the record at 65
Thanks to; Michael A. Cox
Longaberger Golf ClubNashport, Ohio* Year: 1999
* Designer: Arthur Hills
* Claim to Fame: Owned by the Longaberger Corp,
makers of handmade baskets
Lost City Golf ClubSun City, South Africa* Year: 1992
* Designer: Gary Player
* Hazardous Hole; 38 crocodiles inhabiting
the 13th hole water hazard. Golfers are
discouraged from retrieving balls

Loudoun Gowf ClubAyrshire, Scotland* Year: 1920
* Designer: N/A
* The Actual Name is Gowf Club.(The Old Scottish
Word for Golf).
Thanks to Gerry Matthews
Mare Island Golf CourseVallajo, CA* Year:1892
* Designer: Robin Nelson
* The Oldest Golf Course West of the Mississippi.
Thanks to Jesse Collins
Meadows Farms Golf CourseLocust Grove, Virginia* Year: 1996
* Designer: Bill Ward
* It's the home of the longest hole in the USA
* Par 6
* 841 yards
Meridian Sun Golf ClubHaslett, Michigan* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* It reads on the scorecard: "Your position
on the course is directly behind the group
in front of you, not directly in front of the
group behind you." Old Scottish Proverb
Meri-Lapin GolfklubiNorthern Finland/Sweden* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* Located on an island half owned by each
country. During an 18 hole round, the player
has the pleasure to hit the ball several times
over the international border. At such
locations large signs, "Welcome to Finland"
or "Welcome to Sweden" appear on the sides
of the paths.
* Meri-Lapin Golfklubi is probably the sole
truly International golf course in the
world. There is a clubhouse on both sides
of the border and the players have the option
to start the game in either country.
Thanks to Rauno Kirjavainen
Merion Golf ClubPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania* Year: 1911
* Designer: Hugh Wilson
* This club has hosted more National
Tournaments than any other courses
Middlesboro Country ClubMiddlesboro, Kentucky* Year: 1889
* Designer: N/A
* The oldest continuously played golf course
in the USA and the second oldest in the nation.
Miracle Hills Golf ClubOmaha, Nebraska* Year: 1963
* Designer: Floyd Farley
* Claim to Fame: The longest hole in one was
recorded here at the 447 yard, 10th hole by
Robert Mitera
Mirage Golf ClubTerrebonne, Quebec* Year: 1992
* Designer: Graham Cooke
* Claim to Fame: Owned by Celine Dion and
Rene Angelil.
Mission Hills Golf ClubShenzhen, China* Year: N/A
* Designers: 10 courses designed by PGA Pros
* It's the world's largest golf club with 10
courses
Moon Golf CoursePlanet Moon* Year: 1971
* Designer: Unknown
* Claim to Fame: The first shot on the moon
was played by Alan Shepherd.
Moscow Golf ClubMoscow, Russia* Year: 1987
* Designer: N/A
* The First Golf Course in Russia
* 9 Hole course
Mt. Massive Golf ClubLeadville, Colorado* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The Highest Golf Course in North America
Muirfield Golf CourseEast Lothian, Scotland* Year: 1744
* Designer: Old Tom Morris
* Home of The Honourable Company of Edinburgh
Murray Golf CourseRegina, Saskatchewan* Year: 1928
* Designer: Stanley Thompson
* Thompson declared it to be the best Links
Course he had designed.
* Named after a City Employee, who essentially
was the Groundskeeper.
Thanks to Craig Dutton
Muskoka Bay Golf ClubGravenhurst, ON* Year: 2006
* Designer: Doug Carrick
* Best New Course in Canada 2007
Thanks to Bert Mumby
Musselburgh LinksEast Lothian, Scotland* Year: 1774 (Possibly Earlier)
* Designer: N/A
* The Site of the Oldest Remaining Golf Course
in the World
* Mary Queen of Scots Reputedly played here in
1567
Nemu no Sato Golf ClubMie Prefecture, Japan* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* Course is owned by Yamaha Corp
Newburgh on Ythan Golf LinksAberdeenshire, Scotland* Year: 1888
* Designer: John Udny
* Championship Links located where the mouth
of the River Ythan meets the famous North East
coastline. It is situated a mere 2 miles from
the location of the proposed Donald Trump
International Golf course. The outward half
is characterised by undulations and hills,
with elevated tees and greens requiring a
range of shot making. The original inward nine
demands accurate golf from tee to green and
is the epitome of the typical Scottish links
course. Newburgh On Ythan Golf Links is noted
for the quality of its greens,it's playable
(350+ days per year) regardless of the weather
conditions and its magnificent setting and
Spectacular views. Our splendid clubhouse was
opened in 2001 by Paul Lawrie (winner of the
British Open in 1999. The Paul Lawrie Junior
Classic has become an annual event at
Newburgh on Ytan GC.
Niagara-on- the- Lake Golf ClubNiagara-on- the- Lake, Ontario* Year; 1875
* Designer: Dave Moote
* The Oldest Golf Club on the Same Site in
North America.
* This Club was one of the Founding Members
of the then CGA, now RCGA. (Founded 1895)
* The First International Tournament Sept 5,
1895, won by Charles B.MacDonald of
Chicago Golf Club
Nine Bridges Golf ClubJeju Island, South Korea* Year: 2001
* Designer: Ron Fream
* Envisioned by Jay Lee, grandson of Samsung
founder
* Chi Chi Rodiguez called it the Taj Mahal of
golf
* First bent grass tees, fairways and greens in
Korea
Normandie Golf ClubSt. Louis, Missouri* Year: 1901
* Designer: Robert Foulis
* One of the oldest public golf courses west
of the Mississippi
* Still in operation in it's original location


Northstar Golf ClubFairbanks, Alaska* Year: N/A
* Designer: Jack Stallings/Hawley R.Evans
* North America's Northernmost Golf Course
Nullarbor LinksKalgoorlin to Ceduna, Australia* Year: 2009
* Designer: N/A
* 18 Holes, 1,365 kilometers in length
* One hole in each Participating Towns along
the Eyre Highway
* Http://www.nullarborlinks.com
Oakhurst LinksWhite Sulphur Springs, W. Virginia* Year: 1884
* Designer: N/A
* At Oakhurst you play the course as golfers
did in 1884
* You are supplied with replica 19th century
hickory shafted clubs and gutta-percha balls
all included in your green fees.
* 35 sheep roam the course, helping to keep the
fairways mowed.
* It's the Oldest Golf Club in the USA
Thanks to Jim Allard
Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania* Year: 1903
* Designer: H.C.Fownes
* When the 2007 U.S. Open returns here, it
will have the Longest Par 3 at 285 yards
Oakwood Country ClubLynchburg,VA* Year: 1914
* Designer: N/A
* The Oldest Golf Course in Virginia
Oberlin Golf ClubOberlin, Ohio* Year: 1899
* Designer: N/A
* One of the oldest courses in Ohio
Ocean Course at The BreakersPalm Beach, Florida* Year: 1896
* Designer: Alex Findlay
* The oldest golf club in Florida
Ocean Trails Golf ClubLos Angeles. California* Designer: Pete Dye
* June 2,1999 disaster struck hole 18, as the
earth slid into the ocean
* When it will finally be finished it will be
called "Trump National Golf Club"
* New owner is Donald Trump.
Oklahoma City Golf & Country ClubOklahoma City, OK* Year: 1911
* Designer: Perry Maxwell
* The Oldest golf course in Oklahoma
Old MemorialTampa, Florida* Year: 1994
* Designer: Steve Smyers
* Claim to Fame: Owned by the Outback Steakhouse
chain
Old Oaks Country ClubPurchase, New York* Year: 1926
* Designer: A.W. Tillinghast
* Claim to Fame: Movie "Goodbye Columbus" was
filmed here, starring Richard Benjamin
Old Works Golf CourseAnaconda, Montana* Year: 1997
* Designer: Jack Nicklaus
* Built on the site of Anaconda's Historic
Century old copper smelter. The first ever
course ever built on a Federal EPA Superfund
Site.
* 7,722 yards
Omaha Beach Golf ClubPort-en-Bessin, France* Year: 1985
* Designer: Yves Bureau
* Overlooking the D-Day Beaches, where almost
10,000 Americans casualties are at rest
* Steven Spielberg's movie " Saving Private
Ryan " was filmed on the golf course.
Overland Park Golf CourseDenver, Colorado* Year: 1895
* Designer: William H. Tucker
* The oldest golf course west of the Mississippi
Pebble Beach Golf LinksPebble Beach, CA* Year: 1919
* Designer: Jack Neville
* Founded by Samuel Finley Brown Morse who
was a distant cousin of telegraph-inventor
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
* Sheep were the club's first greenskeepers
Perth Links O'Tay Golf & Country ClubPerth, Ontario* Year: 1890
* Designer: N/A
* One of North America's oldest continually
operating golf course at the same location
Pine Valley Golf ClubPine Valley, New Jersey* Year: 1912-18
* Designer: George Crump and Harry S.Colt
* Rated #1 Golf Course in the World
* The World's Largest Bunker
* "Hell's Half Acre"
Point Grey Golf & Country ClubVancouver, BC* Year: 1922
* Designer: N/A
* 1954 Canadian Open won by Canadian Pat
Fletcher, no Canadian has won since.
* Claim to Fame: The Movie "Happy Gilmore"
was filmed here
Poland Springs ResortPoland Springs, Maine* Year: 1893
* Designer: Arthur Penn
* Redesigned: Donald Ross
* The oldest Resort Golf Course in America
Ponte Vedra Inn & ClubPonte Vedra Beach, Florida* Year: 1928
* Designer: N/A
* The First Par 3 Island Green (Recognized)

Port Bannatyne Golf ClubIsle of Bute, Scotland* Year: 1912
* Designer: N/A
* The Course is somewhat Unusual in having 13
holes, with the first five being replayed,
before ending on a separate 18th
Thanks to Jack T Paterson
Prestwick Golf ClubPrestwick, Scotland* Year: 1851
* Designer: N/A
* The first British Open played here in 1860
and won by Willie Park
Prison View Golf CourseAngola, Louisiana* Year: 2003
* Designer: Dr. John Ory (Prison Dentist)
* Claim to Fame: Most famous gated community
with 5,108 inmates serving life sentences
Puakea Golf CoursePuakea, Hawaii* Year: 2003
* Designer: Robin Nelson
* Owned by AOL Founder Steve Case.
* Setting was used in Movie Jurassic Park.
Puerto Del SolAlbuquerque, New Mexico* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* It reads on the Scorecard: Aircraft Warning!
* Allow landing craft to pass before hitting
tee shots on #1 & #9. Violators will be banned
from the course.
Ratho Golf LinksBothwell, Tasmania* Year; 1822
* Designer: N/A
* Oldest Golf Course in Australia
Thanks to Bob Davies (Scottish Bob)
Rolling Hills Country ClubDavie, Florida* Year: N/A
* Designer: William Mitchell
* The Movie CaddyShack movie was filmed here.
Rome Golf CourseRome, Aquasanta, Italy* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The oldest Golf Course in Italy
Roosevelt Memorial Golf CourseWarm Springs, GA* Year: 1926
* Designer: Donald Ross
* A 9 hole course designed for President
Roosevelt
Ross BridgeBirmingham, Alabama* Year: 2005
* Designer: Roger Rulewich
* 8,191 yards from the tips
* par 5, 698 yards
Royal DublinDublin, Ireland* Year: 1885
* Designer: Harry Colt
* 2nd Oldest Course in Ireland
* Claim to Fame: Home to the famous Christy
O'Connor Sr., one of Irelands most famous
golfers.
Royal Hua Hin Golf ClubThailand* Year: 1924
* Designer: N/A
* Founded in the Reign of King Rama the 4th.
* Oldest Golf Course in Thailand
Thanks to Bob Davies,Australia
Royal Montreal Golf ClubMontreal, Quebec* Year: 1873
* Designer: Dick Wilson
* The Oldest Golf Club in North America
* The First Canadian Open held in 1904, won
by J.H.Oke winning $60.00
Royal Queensland Golf ClubQueensland, Australia* Year: 1920
* Designer: Carnegie Clark
* Redesigned: Alister Mackenzie 1926
* Hosting Three Australian Opens,Four Australian
Amateur, PGA Championship
Royal Troon Golf ClubAyrshire,Scotland* Year: 1878
* Designer: N/A
* On display are replicas of The Adam Wood Clubs,
the oldest clubs in existence.
* The clubs are currently on display at the
British Golf Museum in St.Andrews
* The clubs were found with a newspaper dated
1741.
Satsuki Golf CourseSano, Japon* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* According to the Guinness Book of World
Records.
* The Longest Hole in the World
* Par 7
* 964 yards
Scarboro Golf & Country ClubScarborough, Ontario* Year: 1912
* Designer: Redesigned by A.W.Tillinghast 1924
* Canadian Open Played there in 1940-1947-1953-
1963
* The Only Course in Canada that was designed by
A.W.Tillinghast
Thanks to Bert Mumby
Sea Gull Golf ClubPawleys Island, South Carolina* Year: 1970
* Designer: Gene Hamm
* One of the oldest courses in Myrtle Beach
Seguin Valley Golf & Country ClubParry Sound, Ontario* Year: 2003
* Designer: N/A
* It reads on the Scorecard
* Aviation Theme
* Each Hole is named after an aircraft that
Founder Robert McRae or President Ron
Dennis has Flown during their Careers
as RCAF Pilots and Air Canada Captains
* Hole #1 Anson
Hole #2 Tiger Moth
Hole #3 DC-3
Hole #4 North Star DC-4
Hole #5 747 Jumbo Jet
Hole #6 Stranraer Whistling Pig
Hole #7 Catalina Flying Boat
Hole #8 DC-8
Hole #9 DC-9
Hole #10 Viscount
Hole #11 Fleet Canuck
Hole #12 Harvard
Hole #13 Vampire Jet
Hole #14 T-33
Hole #15 Aeronca 15AC
Hole #16 Mustang P-51
Hole #17 Mitchell B-25
Hole #18 Lockheed 18
Seigniory Club ( Formerly)Montebello, Quebec* Year: 1929
* Designer: Stanley Thompson
* It was a Prestigious Private Club of the
elite of Quebec
* It is now called The Fairmount Chateau
Montbello Resort, open for everyone.
Seneca Golf CourseLouisville, Kentucky* Year: 1963
* Designer: N/A
* Gary Player was awarded a racehorse as a prize
for winning a tournament in the 1960s at Seneca
Shadow Creek Golf ClubLas Vegas, Nevada* Year: 1989
* Designer: Tom Fazio
* Owned by Kirk Kerkorian
* To Play this course you must stay at his
casinos.
* Round $500.00
Southport Golf ClubSanya City* Year: N/a
* Designer: N/A
* The Most Southern Golf Club in China
Spring Creek Golf CourseHershey, PA* Year: 1931
* Designer: Maurice McCarthy
* The First Golf Course in the Entire USA
to Allow Golfers Under The Age of 18 to Play
* It was originally Known as The Juvenile
Country Club
* Owned by the Hershey Trust Company
Thanks to Joe Francisco
Springdale Golf ClubPrinceton, New Jersey* Year: 1895
* Designer: Redesigned by William Flynn
* One of the first 100 Golf Clubs established in
the United States
* Remmants of the Battle of Princeton were fought
on the 5th and 6th holes as Revolutionary
Forces retreated to secure Nassau Hall
* William Campbell, winner of the US Amateur 1979
and 1980, played College Golf at Springdale
Thank to Lisa Crane
St. Andrews Links (Old Course)St. Andrews, Scotland* Year: 1400
* "The Home Of Golf"
* Golf was played here 100 years before
Columbus sailed to America
* Why 18 Holes in a Golf Course?
* During a discussion among the club's
membership board at St.Andrews in 1858
a senior member pointed out that it takes
exactly 18 shots to polish off a fifth of
scotch. By limited himself to only one
shot of scotch per hole, the Scot figured
a round of golf was finished when the scotch
ran out.
St. Lambert Country ClubSt. Lambert, Quebec.* Year: 1920
* Designer: N/A
* Claim to Fame: The word "Mulligan" named after
David Mulligan a member of this club
Tacoma Country And Golf ClubTacoma,WA* Year: 1904
* Designer: N/A
* The Oldest Private Country Club West of the
Mississippi
Tactu Golf ClubMorococha, Peru* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The World's Highest Golf Course at 14,335 feet
above sea level
Talamore Golf ClubSouthern Pines, North Carolina* Year: 1991
* Designer: Rees Jones
* Claim to Fame: Famous for their Llama Caddies
Tehama Golf ClubCarmel, California* Year: N/A
* Designer: Jay Moorish
* Claim to Fame: Owned by Actor Clint Eastwood
The Aiken Golf ClubAiken, South Carolina* Year: 1912
* Designer: Donald Ross & John Inglis
* Owned by the McNair Family for 51 years
* James McNair was a pro golfer who was inducted
into the Golf Hall of Fame at Duke University
Thanks to Lorraine Morgan
The Glades Golf ClubQueensland, Australia* Year: 2000
* Designer: Greg Norman
* Claim to Fame: Owned by Ian Baker-Finch
The GreenbrierWhite Sulphur Springs, West Virginia* Year: 1913
* Designer: Charles Blair Macdonald
* Claim To Fame: In 1950 the U.S. Gouvernment
needed the property for an Emergency
Relocation Centre (Bunker or Bomb Shelter)for
use of the U.S. Congress in case of war.
The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf CourseHong Kong, China* Year: 1995
* Designer: N/A
* The Only Public Golf Course in Hong Kong
The Liberty National Golf ClubJersey City, New Jersey* Year: 2006 (July Opening)
* Designer: Robert Cupp/Tom Kite
* The most expensive golf club ever built
* Membership: $500,000.00
The Links at Cougar CanyonTrinidad, Colorado* Year: "New" 2006
* Designer: Jack Nicklaus
* One of the longest courses that Jack Nicklaus
has designed at 7,009 yards.
The Monument ( Boyne Mountain )Boyne Falls. Michigan* Year: 1984
* Designer: Bill Newcomb
* Monument Course pays tribute to some of
America's Top Golfers with Special Bronze
Plaques embedded in boulders at each hole
* To date,these are the holes that have been
selected
* Hole # 1 The Byron Nelson
* Hole # 2 The "Chick" Harbert
* Hole # 3 The Peggy Kirk Bell
* Hole # 5 The Walter Hagen
* Hole # 6 The Paul Runyan
* Hole # 7 The Jim Flick
* Hole # 9 The J.P. McCarthy
* Hole # 10 The Kathy Whitworth
* Hole # 10 The Glenn Johnson
* Hole # 11 The Gene Sarazen
* Hole # 14 The Bobby Jones
* Hole # 16 The Everett Kircher
* Hole # 17 The Chuck Kocsis
* Hole # 18 The Sam Snead
The Nursery Golf & Country ClubLacombe, Alberta* Year: 1995
* Designer: N/A
* Claims to have the longest hole in Canada
* Par 6, 782 yards
The Orchards Golf ClubSouth Hadley, Ma* Year: 1922
* Designer: Donald Ross
* The first College Course to have a U.S.
Golf Association National Open
The Royal Calcutta Golf ClubCalcutta, India* Year: 1829
* Designer: N/A
* India was the first country outside Great
Britain to take up the game of golf
* The oldest golf club in India
The Royal Household Golf ClubWindsor, England* Year: N/A
* Designer: Samuel Mure Fergusson
* Only Members of the Royal Household and Staff
are allowed to play here.
* Strictly by Invitation,all inquiries should
be submitted to the Secretary
Thanks to Peter Brighton
The San Andres Golf ClubBuenos Aires, Argentina* Year: 1892
* Designer: Mr. Mungo Park
* The Oldest Golf Club in Argentina
The Shattuck Golf ClubJaffrey, New Hampshire* Year: 1991
* Designer: Brian Silva
* The most Bridges over Wetlands. 33 in 18 holes
The Stoke Park ClubBuckinghamshire, Great Britain* Year: 1908
* Designer: Harry Colt
* Claim to Fame: Two James Bond Movies filmed
at this club.
* James Bond teed it up against Goldfinger
and his lethal caddy " Oddjob "
* Other movies filmed here were " Bridget
Jones Diary " starring Hugh Grant
The Toronto Golf ClubToronto, Ontario* Year: 1876
* Designer: N/A
* Redesigned: H.S. Colt
* It's the Third Oldest Golf Club in
North America
* In 1888 the entrance fee was $5.00
Torrey Pines Golf CourseSan Diego, California* Year: 1957
* Designer: William Bell Sr.
* Named after the Torrey Pine Tree, which is
indigenous to this area. The tree is
distinguished by having clusters of five
pine needles
TPC at Mosul (South Course)Mosul, Iraq* N/A
* Designer: 1st Lt.Jesse White,Shop Officer
Bravo Company,426th Forward Support
Battalion, 101st Airborne Division
* The first golf course in Iraq
TPC at SawgrassPonte Vedra, Florida* Year: 1974
* Designer: Pete Dye
* Famous for # 17 hole The Island Green
* It wasn't intended to be an island green due
to the amount of good sand that was needed
for the course. The removal of the sand
created a gaping hole, thus the idea of an
island green.
Tralee Golf ClubTralee, Co Kerry, Ireland* Year: 1984
* Designer: Arnold Palmer ( First European
Course )
* Claim to Fame: The Beach Running alongside
the second hole was used in the filming
scenes in the Movie Ryan's Daughter.
* The Narrow neck of water besides the 15th tee
is where Sir Roger Casement landed from a
German Submarine on Good Friday 1916. He was
arrested and hanged a short time later.
Tubac Golf ResortTubac, Arizona* Year: 1960
* Designer: Red Lawrence
* The Movie Tin Cup was Filmed here
Turquoise Valley Golf & RVNaco, Arizona* Year: 1908
* Designer: N/A
* Arizona's Oldest Continuously Run Golf Course
* Home to the Par 6, 747 yard "Rattler"

Tuscumbia Country ClubGreen Lake, WI* Year: 1896
* Designer: Tom Bendelow
* The Oldest Golf Club in Wisconsin
Ushuaia Golf ClubUshuaia, Argentina* Year: 1912
* Designer: N/A
* It's the most Southern Golf Course in the
World and is about 500 miles from Antartica
Van Courtlandt Golf CourseBronx, New York* Year: 1895
* Designer: N/A
* The first public golf course in the USA
Wake Forest Country ClubWake Forest, NC* Year: 1967
* Designer: Gene Hamm
* First Hole Par 5, 711 yards from the Gold Tees
* Blue Tees, 625 yards, White Tees, 526 Yards
Thanks to Bert Mumby
Weston Golf & Country ClubToronto, Ontario* Year: 1909
* Designer: Willie Park Jr.
* Claim to Fame: Arnold Palmer's First Tour
Victory in the Canadian Open 1955
Whistling Straits ( Straits Course )Kohler, Wisconsin* Year: 1998
* Designer: Pete Dye
* It's the longest course in a major Championship
at 7,514 yards.
Woodstock Country ClubWoodstock, Vermont* Year: 1895
* Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.(1961)
* Vermont's oldest Golf Course
Wyndham (W.A.) Golf ClubAustralia* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* Scorecard Reads: " Ball must be teed up on
all Fairways "
Yellowknife Golf CourseYellowknife, N.W.T.* Year: N/A
* Designer: N/A
* The Yellowknife Midnight Classic Tournament
* Tee off starts at Midnight till 6 in the
morning
* The Fairways are sand and the greens are
artificial carpet

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