2050 Saucon Valley Rd,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
Office+1 (610) 758 7150
Pro shop+1 (610) 758 7177
Fax+1 (610) 758 7140
Golf proGene Mattare (General Mgr & Director of Golf); Mike Wood (Head Golf Professional).
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
OLD course: original design by Herbert Strong (1921), with later renovations by Perry Maxwell (1943) and Tom Fazio (2008). GRACE course: designed by William & David Gordon (1957). WEYHILL course: William & David Gordon (1968), with later revisions by Tom Fazio (2010).
Above distances are for the Old course. Also at Saucon Valley is the 18-hole par-72 Grace course (7091 yds from back tees; designed by father/son team of William & David Gordon; opened 1951); 18-hole par-72 Weyhill course (6928 yds; also designed by the Gordons; opened 1965; revised by Tom Fazio in 2010) and the 6 hole par-23 Short course (1652 yds).
4.5 mi S of Bethlehem / 9 mi SE of Allentown / 54 mi N of Philadelphia.
The Old Course at Saucon Valley Country Club is one of the top-rated and finest championship layouts in Pennsylvania. The excellent tree-lined and open parkland course contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game. However, this is a private course generally playable only by members and their guests.
Saucon Valley is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.
Non-metal spike facility.
In 1920, sixteen Bethlehem business leaders, including a core group from Bethlehem Steel Corporation, acquired 205 acres of farmland along the Saucon Creek to establish a country club with “a golf links and other facilities for athletic sports.” From modest beginnings, Saucon Valley CC has evolved over the years to become a world-class and still family-centred facility.
Saucon Valley has hosted many top level tournaments and national championships, including a US Amateur Championship, US Senior Opens, US Women's Open, US Junior Amateur and US Senior Amateur Championships (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Saucon Valley).
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: WEYHILL course rated 9th best course in Pennsylvania, OLD course rated 11th best and GRACE course rated 21st best.
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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