Aronimink Golf Club

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Aronimink Golf Club

Architect: (610) 356-8000
Year: 1928

3600 Saint Davids Road
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073
(610) 356-8000

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available

PGA Championship - 1962

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Aronimink Golf Club

Located just outside of Philadelphia, Aronimink Golf Club was incorporated 1896. In the early years the expanding club outgrew a couple of sites in Philadelphia before eventually settling in their current location, Newtown Square, in 1926. With 300 acres of freshly acquired land, the club hired well known golf course architect Donald Ross to lay out their new golf course. Legend has it that Ross was upset from having one of his course designs rejected by another Philadelphia area club and vowed to create a masterpiece at Aronimink that could not be duplicated. Talk about being at the right place at the right time! The Philadelphia metropolitan area is loaded with great golf courses . . . literally loaded with them. However, if you asked 100 golfers to name the top golf locations in America I predict you would be hard pressed to get 10 responses that included Philadelphia. I suspect there are two reasons behind this. The first is that most of the great courses in the area are private, so it is not exactly easy for most golfers to play them. Second the PGA Tour does not have a strong presence in Philadelphia. In the last 20 years there have been just a handful of PGA events there so awareness of the great courses in the area suffers from this as well. Fortunately the winds of change are blowing and Philly is about to get back on the professional golf map. In 2013 the USGA is bringing the… More >