Review: Pawtucket Country Club

Course Name: Pawtucket Country Club Designer: Club Members (1902), Willie Park Jr. (Redesign, 1923) Location: Pawtucket, Rhode Island History: Founded by five prominent businessmen in 1902, Pawtucket Country Club has stood the test of time even when the surrounding industrial city of Pawtucket hasn’t. Famed architect Willie Park Jr. completed the interstate design (Seekonk, Mass. too) in 1923. Conditions: 7/10, … More Review: Pawtucket Country Club

Review: Agawam Hunt

Agawam is the prime example of how too much change is a bad thing when it comes to golf course design. Once one of the most exclusive and best Donald Ross designs in Rhode Island, Agawam has had more plastic surgery than any other course in the state and feels disjointed for this reason. Despite several good holes, don’t be surprised if you leave here feeling underwhelmed. … More Review: Agawam Hunt

Review: Atlantic City Country Club

Course Name: Atlantic City Country Club Designer: John Reid (1897), Willie Park Jr. (1915, Redesign), Howard Toomey/William Flynn (1925, Redesign), Tom Doak (1999, Renovation) Location: Northfield, New Jersey History: Atlantic City Country Club undoubtedly has one of the richest histories of any American golf course. Most notably, the term “birdie” was created here in 1903, after Abner Smith hit a … More Review: Atlantic City Country Club