The Keystone State is rich in American history. The largest city and capitol of the state, Philadelphia, was home to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. But besides immersing yourself in historical sites, snacking on Philly Cheesestakes or catching a Steelers game, there are also plenty of choices when it comes to a round of golf in the state. Whether you are renting or packing your clubs, here are our top picks for golfing in Pennsylvania.
A Heathlands style course designed by Brian Ault, Wyncote features undulating terrain, windy rises and wetlands reminiscent of an inland Scottish links course. With four sets of tees, it will encourage golfers of all skills and ages to challenge their game.
50 Wyncote Drive
Oxford, PA 19363
Green Fees: $35 - $79
Located in Pennsylvania's historic Thornbury Township, Glen Mills sits on 235 acres of land adjacent to Glen Mills Schools. It has hosted several qualifying tournaments and features plenty of mature trees and elevation changes as well as some blind shots. Here you'll need to focus on accuracy more than distance.
221 Glen Mills Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Green Fees: $68 - $98
This premier public course along the banks of the Connoquenessing Creek has been rated by Golf Digest as one of the top 50 public courses in the nation among many other awards. Designed by world-renowned golf architects Dr. Michel Hurdzan and Dana Fray, Olde Stonewall features 750,000 tons of large formidable stones winding around and through the course.
1495 Mercer Road
Ellwood City, PA 16117
Green Fees: $75 - $150
Old Course at Omni Bedford Springs Resort
Home to one of the country's first golf courses, the historic Old Course dates back to 1895 and spans the work of three masters--Spencer Oldham, A.W. Tillinghast and Donald Rost. Here you'll find spectacular views overlooking the Allegheny Mountains and Cumberland Valley. Completely restored to its original layout, Old Course features plush greens, well-manicured fairways and an experience that rivals some of the highest caliber private clubs.
2138 Business 220
Bedford, PA 15522
Green Fees: $95 - $189
Mystic Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
This Pete Dye course sits atop the Allegheny Mountains, offering beautiful scenic views. Here you'll find striking design contrasts against a backdrop of the Laurel Highlands. Dye literally moved mountains to create the course and incorporated large boulders unearthed during construction into the layout.
1001 Lafayette Drive
Farmington, PA 15437
(866) 344-6957, (724) 329-6111
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