Oak Hill Country Club

145 Kilbourn Rd,

Rochester, New York 14610

  • Office

    +1 (585) 586 1660
  • Pro shop

    +1 (585) 381 1900
  • Golf pro

    Jason Ballard (PGA Head Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    36 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and suburban, residential.

  • Designer:

    Donald Ross designed the East and West courses (1926), following the club's move to its current Pittsford site (1921). The East course was renovated by Robert Trent Jones Snr (1950s), George Fazio (1979), Tom Fazio (2010) and Andrew Green (2020).

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the East course. Also at Oak Hill CC is the 18-hole West course (par-71; 6781 yds from back tees; also designed by Donald Ross; shorter and less difficult than the East, but hardly plays second fiddle).






How to get there:

6 mi SE of Rochester CBD.

Oak Hill Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1901

Oak Hill Country Club is home to two championship layouts, the world-renowned East course and the also excellent West. The East course, considered one of designer Donald Ross's masterpieces, is understandably one of the United States' most admired tree-lined and open parkland layouts.

With an outstanding array of excellently crafted and challenging holes, the East course is famed for its beautiful trees, rolling hills and not overly wide fairways. There is no room for complacency in your course management and shot-making.

Every stroke here requires careful thought, lest you stray into Allen Creek, which follows you round for the first 13 holes. There's also plenty of deep and stylish bunkering to be avoided on this superb collection of gently doglegging holes.

Pick of the holes: the long par-5 13th, with Creek to cross and excellent bunkering to avoid, softly snakes its way uphill towards the clubhouse. On your rightside, you'll pass the Club's "Hill of Fame", where various individuals important to the Club are honoured. The hole's bowl-like green sits in front of the Tudor-style manorial clubhouse.

Limited access: this is a private course generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: USA - Northeast


Who can play and when?

Private club; visitors/guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; private course for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted. Caddies always available.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Oak Hill's East course has played host to an impressive number of major championships, including the U.S. Open (1956, 1968, 1989), PGA Championship (1980, 2003, 2013, 2023), U.S. Amateur (1949, 1998), U.S. Senior Open (1984), Senior PGA Championship (2008), and the memorable Ryder Cup matches of 1995, narrowly won by Europe. [See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Oak Hill, for full details].

Craig Harmon, second-oldest son of 1948 Masters champion Claude Harmon, was the Head Professional at Oak Hill CC for 42 years, retiring from the post in 2013. Claude's brothers, Bill, Butch and Dick, also became renowned golf instructors.

Published ranking

East course:
New York state's 6th best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA's 22nd best course (Golf Digest, 2023).
World's 69th best course (GOLF Magazine, 2023/24).
West course:
New York state's 30th best course.

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