Named after a celebrated Civil War General who spent his summers in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the Wade Hampton Golf Club was founded by William McKee, a landowner near the small town of Cashiers whose family had purchased property from the Hampton heir’s during the 1920s.
Walton Heath was founded in 1903, and opened with an exhibition match between the legendary Triumvirate of Harry Vardon, J.H.Taylor and James Braid. Braid was the Club's first professional and remained in that role until his death in 1950. The course was designed by Herbert Fowler, and over t
One of Donald Ross’s earliest New England designs, Wannamoisett is located in the suburbs of Providence, Rhode Island, and remains a well preserved, though greener, testament to his unquestionable design capabilities. From first glance the site appears unspectacular, the gentle gradient up
‘Everything about Waterville is spectacular, the setting is one of the best I have seen anywhere in golf’ Tom FazioAs unlikely a combination as extravagant American architect Tom Fazio and a quaint village links may seem, at Waterville, along Ireland’s Ring
Designed by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw and named after the distinctive cactus plants that dominate the landscape in this part of Arizona.The course is a terrific, strategic test that comes best recommended for its base elements, which are first-rate. The greens have nice subtle rol
Built between Irvine Bay and the railway on Ayrshire's celebrated western coastline, Western Gailes is a charming old links first laid out by greenkeeper Fred Morris in 1898. It's a classic out and back links that follows the Ayeshire dunes with its clubhouse in the middle of the property, m
‘Pete Dye has always made the most of the glorious possibilities that the land affords. He is nature’s best collaborator and this time, he has truly outdone himself.’ Herbert V. KohlerWhistling Straits was the brainchild of business magnate Herbert V. Kohler
The following excerpt taken from the club's web site.
Golf at Whittington Heath began as a result of the passion for the game of Colonel George Simon. He was a Lieutenant Colonel o
Wild Horse is a wonderfully understated public golf course near Gothenburg Nebraska. The layout was designed and built by Dave Axland and Dan Proctor, who kept things simple here and didn't try to upstage their earlier work with Coore & Crenshaw at Sand Hills. Instead they preferred to focuse
The origins of the Winged Foot Golf Club date to 1920, when a group of keen golfers from the New York Athletic Club decided to build a golf course among the green, fertile pastures of Westchester County. Their search for suitable land brought them to the town of Mamaroneck and an elevated 280-acr