The Golf Club

  • 36
    Golf Digest ranking:
  • 36
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The Golf Club

Architect: Pete Dye
Year: 1967

4522 Kitzmiller Road
New Albany, Ohio 43054
(614) 855-7326

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available

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The Golf Club

If I were to start my own golf club today I would hope it came out looking exactly like The Golf Club in New Albany, OH. The Golf Club was founded in 1967 by Fred Jones with the simple goal of having a private club where he and his friends could play golf and enjoy themselves. Mr. Jones managed to piece together a 400 acre parcel of land and then took a chance on a virtually unknown architect by the name of Pete Dye to build his golf course. When the project was finished a world class golf club was left as a monument to their partnership. Thanks to my fellow Top 100 golfer Larry Berle I'm playing The Golf Club today with his friend Bob. Bob is also a member at the Double Eagle Club in Galena and we played there together yesterday. Larry intended to join us for the weekend but ran into difficulties getting out of Minneapolis so Bob and I are playing as a two ball again today. Columbus, OH is huge. I had no idea how large the metropolitan area here is. Just to make sure I really knew where I was going when it counted I did a dry run the day before to make sure I could find my way to the club and be on time the next morning. It ended up being a snap, and this morning I repeated my route and reached the club's entrance right on time. Upon driving… More >

  • RickJ

    Hello to all. I too was a former caddy from 70-73 then caddy master from 74-75. It certainly was a very rich experience that I am often reminded of. I live in Orlando now, home of many great courses….but non compare to The Golf Club!