Firestone Country Club


Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   Firestone Country Club Est. 1929

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Located just to the south of Akron in Ohio, the private Firestone Country Club is home to three championship courses: the North, South and West. The best known of the trio is the South course, host to many top level tournaments, including US PGA and US Senior PGA Championships, as well as World Golf Championship (WGC) events.

The North Course, which was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr and opened in 1969, is noted for the scenic beauty of its lakes and streams. The West Course, a links-style layout designed by Tom Fazio in 2001, is built around the perimeter of the South Course and is home to the Ohio Senior Open.

Firestone is generally recognised as one of Ohio's top golfing venues, with its well-crafted and challenging courses. However, this is a private club with its courses generally playable only by members and their guests.

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Making Contact

Firestone Country Club
452 East Warner Rd,
Akron, Ohio 44319
USA
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Office   +1 (234) 206 3356
Pro Shop   +1 (234) 206 3356
Fax

 

Email  
Website   www.firestonecountryclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Dave Champagne (PGA Head Golf Pro)
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Academy
 
The Golf Academy at Firestone Country Club
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About the course

The course: 54 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential. North course also lakeside (Firestone Reservoir).
 
Designer: South course: original design by Bert Way (1929), redesigned by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1960). North course (Robert Trent Jones Sr, 1969). West course (Tom Fazio, 2001).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7400 6454 5200
Par 70 70 72
SSS or Slope 76.1 71.6 70.4
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the South course. Also at Firestone CC are the North course (par-72, 7125 yds from back tees) and the West course (par-70, 6904 yds).
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How2Get There?

6 mi S of downtown Akron / 38 mi S of Cleveland.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Outside visitor fee not applicable; members only course.
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Who can play and When?
Firestone is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member. 
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Other Information
Walking permitted.
Caddies available on all three courses.
Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

In 1915, Harvey Samuel Firestone, founder of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, purchased 1,000 acres of farmland south of his tyre factory as part of a plan to provide his employees with housing, schools, churches and a public park. Today, the entire community is considered a historic landmark along with its Firestone Country Club, Firestone Stadium and Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Park.

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Published Ranking
2017-18 Golf Digest rating: South course - 13th best course in Ohio; North course - 16th best in Ohio.
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Location

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Latitude: (41.008184)
Longitude: (-81.507536)
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