3951 West Maple Rd,
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301
Office+1 (248) 644 2500
Pro shop+1 (248) 644 2500
Fax+1 (248) 644 2683
Golf proPat Crosswell (PGA, Head Professional)
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
South course: original design by Donald Ross (1918); modifications by Arthur Hills (1987), Rees Jones (2006) and Gil Hanse (2019).
North course: original design by Donald Ross (1922); redesign by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1969); modifications by Arthur Hills & Steve Forrest (2014).
Above distances are for the South course. Also at Oakland Hills is the 18-hole, par-72 North course (6668 yds from back tees).
19 mi NW of downtown Detroit.
Located in the outer suburbs of Detroit, Oakland Hills Country Club is home to two Donald Ross-designed championship layouts, the North and South courses. The famed South Course (also known as "The Monster") is widely regarded as a golf course that ranks with the world's best.
Representing one of the most revered parkland layouts in the United States, the South course comprises an outstanding array of excellently crafted and challenging holes. However, Oakland Hills is a private club, with its courses generally playable only by members and their guests.
Oakland Hills is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.
Oakland Hills is predominantly a walking course, where the use of caddies is required.
Oakland Hills' first professional was Walter Hagen, one of the greatest golfers of all time. He was appointed in 1918 at the princely sum of $300 per month, and stayed until 1920. The Haig, as he was often called, won 11 major championship titles as a professional, was six times the captain of the USA's Ryder Cup team, and notched up 45 PGA Tour wins, amongst a total of 75 professional wins.
World: 72nd best course in the world (GOLF magazine, 2020/21).
USA: 20th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: 2nd best course in Michigan (Golf Digest, 2019/20)
State: 13th best course in Michigan.
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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