Brian Quinn, a former touring pro now in his llth season as head men’s coach at Philadelphia’s Temple University, is part of a new corporation formed to acquire Plymouth Country Club in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., which will now be rebranded as The 1912 Club, in recognition of the year it was founded. The club features a William Flynn-designed golf course that will now be renovated under the direction of Ron Prichard.
Club officials and the PGA of America are expected to make the formal announcement on November 14 that the Newtown Square, Pa., property will host the events. Next September, the property will host the BMW Championship, the third of four PGA Tour FedExCup playoff events. Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., has been awarded […]
Gil Hanse will restore all bunkers, return some greens to their original dimensions, and make other fixes to the Newtown Square, Pa., golf course, based on recently discovered photographs taken of the original Donald Ross design in 1929. The work, which will be conducted from October to April for the next two years, will be completed in time for the 2018 BMW Championship.
The potential partnership between the two Philadelphia clubs could give The Union League a home golf course, while helping Torresdale Frankford through its financial struggles. Torresdale Frankford recently considered a sale of its buildings and parking to Holy Family University, but that deal fell through.
This month, Merion Golf Club’s Executive Chef (and C&RB Contributing Editor) Jerry Schreck is answering, not asking, the questions, as we discuss his experiences leading his culinary team through the 113th U.S. Open.
The long-awaited return of a major tour event to the Philadelphia area left a great taste in everyone’s mouths, thanks in large part to the efforts of Chef Jim Byrnes and the F&B team at Aronimink GC.