452 East Warner Rd,
Akron, Ohio 44319
Office+1 (234) 206 3356
Pro shop+1 (234) 206 3356
Golf proDave Champagne (PGA Head Golf Pro)
AcademyThe Golf Academy at Firestone Country Club
54 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Woodland and residential. North course also lakeside (Firestone Reservoir).
South course: original design by Bert Way (1929); redesign by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1960).
North course: Robert Trent Jones Sr (1969).
West course: Tom Fazio (2001).
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).
6 mi S of downtown Akron / 38 mi S of Cleveland.
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.
Firestone is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.
Walking permitted. Caddies available on all three courses.
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.
World: formerly ranked world's 96th best course (GOLF magazine, 1995; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).
State: 14th best course in Ohio (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: 17th best in Ohio.
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
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