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There was a New Haven Golf Club, which i think Pryde might have designed, and a New Haven Country Club, which still exists.
Also in New Haven, I'm almost positive that Alling Memorial was referred to in the 1929 and 1931 Annual Guides as the New Haven Municipal GC. The 1929 Guide notes the course as under construction. I've seen other sources (which I can't find right now) which attribute the course to a "McDonald."Sven
I mentioned that Tom Lane didn't know a lot about Robert Pryde's design history, but he did know a lot about his involvement with the CSGA and Yale. He also had a keen knowledge of his golf club making and greens keeping abilities. I just wanted to clarify my earlier post.
I should mention the Taft aerial from 1930 is courtesy of the Leslie D. Manning Archives at the Taft School. Jim, thanks for splicing the pictures together for me. My intention was to post it under the Taft thread, because it was one of two aerials I found that predates the 1934 aerial. Anthony is correct, I never found any information that proves Raynor was there for construction and many changes took place immediately after this course was built. From what I have read, I still feel this design was not finished until 1925. By the time they took the 1934 aerial, the third hole had been changed, a fourth hole added and the 6th green (just north of the track) was abandoned all together. In this aerial you can still at least make out those holes, but some of the new greens are also included in the frame .I thought it was cool to look at regardless of who built it, so I thought I would let everyone else have a look too.Ronald,There are five large trees to the left of the 9th fairway that still exist on the property today. I found these trees to be a good reference point when you try to match the layout to today's aerial.Tim,I honestly don't know if that is Tom Lane all over the trophy boards. I will have to ask him more about his own accomplishments next time I run into him. He has been a member at Racebrook since the 1940's, so if I had to guess, I would say it is probably him.