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Located in Pennsylvania, this is among the Forbes list of the most exclusive golf clubs in the whole world. It’s one of the oldest clubs in the country (it as established in 1903), yet Golf Digest still considers its golf course as #5 in the US. It is widely regarded as the oldest top-ranked golf course in the US.
It’s so popular that it has attracted world-class golfers from all around the globe through the years. The quality of the golf course is undeniable, and it has maintained that quality throughout its history.
That’s why the Oakmont Country Clun has hosted more USPGA and PGA events combined than any other golf course in the US. It’s so challenging that Golf Digest has also listed it as among the “Top 20 Hardest Courses in America”.
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The initiation fee (as of 2018) is $70,000 for homeowners, and with annual dues of $12,000. Even if you’re not a golfer, the other amenities are terrific. It has also been voted as the fourth best country club in the US.
Golf Championships at the Oakmont Country Club
Oakmont has hosted the following golf events:
- 1919 U.S. Amateur: It was one of the game’s “majors” at the time, and it marked the first of only 2 times Bobby Jones would lose in the final. After all, he was only 17 years old at the time and the winner was an Oakmont local. Bobby Jones would win five U.S. Amateurs.
- 1925 U.S. Amateur: Jones made this one the second of his five U.S. Amateur championships,
- 1927 U.S. Open: The first of a record 9 U.S. Open Championships that Oakmont hosted.
- 1935 U.S. Open: Unknow Sam Parks Jr., a club professional from Pittsburgh, became golf’s most famous dark horse winner when he won this Open against the best in the world
- 1953 U.S. Open: Ben Hogan won 3 majors in this year, and this was one of them.
- 1962 U.S. Open: 22-year-old Jack Nicklaus, 22, scored his first win as a pro, beating the legendary Arnold Palmer, who was the world’s greatest golfer at the time.
- 1973 U.S. Open: Johnny Miller won by shooting an 8-under-par 63 in the final round, a record not only for a U.S. Open but for all four majors.
- 1992 U.S. Women’s Open: The best women golfers converged on Oakmont for the first time to play for the National Championship, which Patty Sheehan won (her 3rd of 6 career majors).
- 1994 U.S. Open: Ernie Els won this.
- 2007 U.S. Open: Argentina’s Angel Cabrera joined Sam Parks Jr. (1935) and Orville Moody (1969) as unknown players who came out to win the U.S. Open.
- 2010 U.S. Women’s Open: Paula Creamer won her first career major championship by being the only player under par for the week.
2016 U.S. Open: The course only yielded four scores under par for the week and Dustin Johnson won his first career major championship.
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