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This routing map appeared in the Dec. 1903 edition of Golf Magazine. It is of an actual course that was not identified, with the commentary that the straight lines and right angles were unusual, but probably presented a course worth playing over.
Malone (New York) Golf Club from "A History of the Malone Golf Club" (1987 / 2003). This is the original 18-hole routing. Hole Nos. 1-8, 16 and 17 on this routing are still in play on the current East Course and remain virtually untouched, sans significant tree growth and still play as the same hole numbers.Hole No. 9 now plays as No. 18 on the current West Course; No. 11 as current No. 1; No. 12 as current No. 9 West; No. 13 is currently No. 10 West, No. 14 is now No. 17 West. Old No. 10 is still pretty much in tact, but is only used as a practice hole. Old No. 18's green is still there and is used as a practice chipping / putting green, but the bunkers have been taken out. Old No. 15 green still exists and sits at the rear of the current golf range and is used for instructional purposes, however, I believe a fair amount of green space has been lost.And here's Malone's original routing (nine holes) at it's original location, slightly closer to the village where Franklin Academy now stands.
Another Macan - July 1924 - Tacoma Sunday Ledger, 5-4-24Gourse measured 6,455 yards with a par of 70. Click to embiggen