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.
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