Best golf courses: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Spencer, Tillinghast et al

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

Designer

Original layout by Spencer Oldham (1895), later reworked by Albert W. Tillinghast (1912) and Donald Ross (1923). Restoration project led by Ron Forse (2006).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Love, Bill

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

Designer

Tom's Run designed by Bill Love and Ault Clark (1994). Chestnut Ridge designed by Jim Harris and his son-in-law Fred Garbin (1964).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Love, William

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

Designer

William R. Love

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Pittsburgh
Wilson & Palmer

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Private club

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Pittsburgh

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Original design by Dick Wilson (1959); significant renovations by Arnold Palmer (2003).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

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Pete Dye

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

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Original design by Willard Rockwell (1987); redesigned by Pete Dye (2016).

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Pittsburgh
Fownes, Henry

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Private club

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Pittsburgh

Designer

Oakmont was designed by its founder Henry Clay "H.C." Fownes. Over the years it has been tweaked by Fownes' son William Clay "W.C." Fownes Jr (1930s), as well as Robert Trent Jones Sr (1961), Arnold Palmer (1977), Fred Garbin (1982), Arthur Hills (1984) and Tom Fazio (2001).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Jones Sr & Palmer

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

Designer

Jones course: designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1970; formerly called the Speidel course).
Palmer course: designed by Arnold Palmer (2000; formerly called the Klieves course).
Crispin course: designed by Robert Biery (1950).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Hurdzan/Fry

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

Designer

Hurdzan/Fry Design (Dr Michael J. Hurdzan & Dana Fry).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Nagode, Don

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Visitors welcome

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Pittsburgh

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Don Nagode

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pittsburgh
Jones, Rees

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pittsburgh

Designer

Rees Jones

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