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Atlantic City Country Club

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Atlantic City Country Club
Club information
Location Northfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Established 1897
Type Public
Owned by Ottinger Family Group
Total holes 18
Website http://www.accountryclub.com/
Designed by John Reid (1897)
Willie Park, Jnr. (1915)
Howard C. Toomey & William S. Flynn (1925)
Tom Doak (1999) [1]
Par 70
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Course rating 72.3
Slope rating 133 [2]

The Atlantic City Country Club is a golf club located in Northfield, New Jersey, Script error: No such module "convert". west of Atlantic City. In addition to a golf course, the club offers banquet and dining facilities. The course resides on Script error: No such module "convert". in a coastal setting with skyline views of Atlantic City.

History

The club was established in 1897. It was purchased by Hilton Hotels in 1998. It came under the ownership of Caesars Entertainment Corporation until April 15, 2014, when it was sold to Ottinger family group, the owners of Scotland Run Golf Club.[3]

The term "birdie", which means one stroke under par, was coined at the club in 1903.[4][5]

National championships

The club has hosted six national championships conducted by the United States Golf Association:

Year Championship Winner Score Runner(s)-up Notes
1997 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur 23x15px Carol Semple Thompson 2 & 1 23x15px Leslie Shannon [6]
1975 U.S. Women's Open 23x15px Sandra Palmer +7 23x15px Nancy Lopez
23x15px JoAnne Carner
23x15px Sandra Post
[7]
1967 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur 23x15px Marge Mason 23x15px Hulet P. Smith [8]
1965 U.S. Women's Open 23x15px Carol Mann +2 23x15px Kathy Cornelius [9]
1948 U.S. Women's Open 23x15px Babe Zaharias E 23x15px Betty Hicks [10]
1901 U.S. Amateur 23x15px Walter Travis 5 & 4 23x15px Walter E. Egan

References

  1. ^ a b "Score Card" (PDF). Atlantic City Country Club. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database: Atlantic City Country Club". USGA. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bogdan, Jennifer. "Caesars sells Atlantic City Country Club to Ottinger family", The Press of Atlantic City, April 16, 2014.
  4. ^ "ATLANTIC CITY; On to the Next Round", The New York Times, May 10, 1998
  5. ^ "Atlantic City Country Club; A golf landmark goes public", Golf Digest, June 2008.
  6. ^ United States Women's Mid-Amateur Championship, Past champions 1987–2001, accessed May 26, 2008
  7. ^ United States Women's Open, Past champions, accessed May 26, 2008
  8. ^ USGA Senior Women's Amateur, Past champions 1962–2001, accessed May 26, 2008
  9. ^ United States Women's Open, Past champions, accessed May 26, 2008
  10. ^ United States Women's Open, Past champions, accessed May 26, 2008
  11. ^ "Champions Tour reflects on its 25-year history", PGA Tour, January 12, 2005

External links

Coordinates: 39°22′05″N 74°32′35″W / 39.368°N 74.543°W / 39.368; -74.543{{#coordinates:39.368|-74.543|region:US-NJ_type:landmark|||||| |primary |name= }}


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