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Golf Industry News - Donald Ross

The Donald Ross-designed Tumblebrook municipal golf course in Pennsylvania, closed since the end of the 2019 season, is to be revived and transformed into a community-focused golf campus by a new grouping formed by two golf course architect aficionados in collaboration with Upper Saucon Township.

Donald Ross designed the Carolina Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1929. Over the years, the course grew away from Ross’s original design; repeated edging changed the shape of the bunkers, and tree growth narrowed the hole corridors.

The legendary US golf course designer grew up in Dornoch on Scotland’s east coast and his masterpiece, Pinehurst No. 2, owes much to the natural links he tended as greens keeper and as his hometown club’s first ever professional (GBN) is for the many thousands of people who work in the golf business all around the world.

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