Golf Digest editors picks
60th Anniversary

Game Changing Courses

November 2010

A selection of most important courses, decade by decade

Text by Ron Whitten
Photography by Stephen Szurlej
Shinnecock Hill G.C.

1890s
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, N.Y.
After a second nine was opened in 1895, it became the first 18-hole course to host a U.S. Open in 1896. C.B. Macdonald remodeled the course in 1917, then William S. Flynn built a new one on the same site in 1931.
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