Golf's Grand Design

National Golf Links of America

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The National Golf Links of America in Southampton, Long Island, is one of the most important early golf course designs in America. Charles Blair Macdonald, who is known as the Father of Golf Course Architecture in America, modeled National Golf Links after the best holes and features he saw while touring Scotland, Ireland and England. It opened for play in 1909.

Aired: 08/03/12

Rating: TV-G

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