Nemacolin Country Club’s course was constructed in 1918. It was designed by Emil Loeffler and John McGwinn who were associates of Henry Clay Fownes, the architect who designed and built the famed Oakmont Country Club.
The course was upgraded and improved in 1935 by Albert W. Tillinghastwho is considered one of the five top classic golf architects in the history of golf in the United States.
Recent PGA Major Events~ Showcasing Tillinghast’s Original Design Work
2002 U.S. Open – Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, NY
2005 PGA Championship – Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ
2006 U.S. Open – Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY
2006 PGA Championship – Medinah Country Club, Medinah, IL