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Comprehensive Golf Course Description and Reviews for Oakmont Country Club located in Glendale, California.


  • Oakmont Country Club Golf Course and Pine Valley Golf Course

    Hopefully you have heard of both of these golf

    courses. Pine Valley, Pine Valley, New Jersey has

    the distinction of being #1 on Golf Digests list of

    Americas 100 Greatest Golf Courses. Oakmont

    Country Club is listed as #5.

    Oakmont opened for play in 1904 while Pine Valley

    is a relatively newcomer having first opened for play

    in 1918.

    Pine Valley is often described as a course with 18

    perfect and memorable holes.

    Oakmont Country Club has hosted more combined USGA and PGA championships than any other

    course in the U.S., including eight United States Opens, five U.S. Amateurs, three PGA Championships,

    and two U.S. Women's Open.

    Oakmont remains one of the most difficult

    course in North America, with 210 deep

    bunkers (personified by the Church Pews), hard

    and slick greens that slope away from the

    player, and tight fairways requiring the utmost


    So, which of the brilliantly talented and now

    famous architects of the day designed these

    most revered of golf courses. Pine Valleys architect was George Crump and Oakmonts was Henry

    Fownes. Bet you cant name any other course that either designed. Thats because these two are one hit

    wonders. Each design was their respective first and only course design.

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