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The article accompanying the drawing says this course in Lincoln Nebraska was only going to be temporary, so the greens were sand, but there is still an 18 hole course at the site. The completed 27 holes at Pioneer:
Do we know what the oldest routing map in the United States? The oldest I have seen for Chicago is the 1897 map for the 18 hole course of the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton. Are there any others in the United States which predate that one?
Niall -Do you know where one might find a good digital copy of BHB's map of the New? The reproductions I've seen in books are not very good. The original is huge and I assume requires a special scanning machine. Given the absence of clearly defined fairways on TOC at the time, I'm not sure why drawings of the New would show them. Bob
Howey GC (FL) - 1917 Routing