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 originally designed by Donald Ross (1918); modifications by Rees Jones (2006) and Gil Hanse (2019). North course originally designed by Donald Ross (1922); redesigned by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1969).
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.
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: SOUTH course rated 20th best in the USA and 2nd best in Michigan; NORTH course rated 13th best course in Michigan.
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
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