Ohio State University Golf Course – Columbus OH

Description

Links Magazine reports that the par-71 Ohio State University Golf Course was built “during the Depression with a grant from the WPA … [T]his strategic gem was restored in 2006 by Buckeye legend Jack Nicklaus, who returned the course to Alister MacKenzie’s original vision.” The course opened in 1938.

Nicklaus.com:
“Alister MacKenzie, the architect of Cypress Point and Augusta National, designed Ohio State’s Scarlet course in 1931 but died in 1934, before ground was broken. Thankfully, Perry Maxwell oversaw the construction, which was completed in 1938. Scarlet has been home to Ohio State players like Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and John Cook, and Nicklaus returned recently for a renovation that restored the bunkers and lengthened the course to 7,455 yards.”

Source notes

http://www.linksmagazine.com/golf_courses/ohio-state-golf
http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/pdfs/ppDIRwpa.pdf (Slide 39)
http://www.nicklaus.com/design/scarlet/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 20, 2014.

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Location Info


3605 Tremont Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221

Coordinates: 40.037073, -83.054965

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