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East at Merion Golf Club - Private

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450 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, Pennsylvania 19003
Delaware County
Phone(s): (610) 642-9820
Fax: (610) 642-2980
East at Merion GC: #4


The East Course at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. has hosted more USGA Championships than any course in the country, from the Grand Slam in 1930 to the U.S. Open in 2013. Many famous players have been challenged by the sculpted greens and tight fairways of the East Course, including Jack Nicklaus who has been quoted saying it may be "the best test of golf in the world." The course originally opened in 1911 and was later joined by the West Course in 1914, which made it the first club in the country to boast two 18-hole championship courses. The intimidating greens are perhaps the toughest aspect of the East Course. The surfaces have slopes that range from subtle to dramatic and they are framed with a slew of treacherous bunkers. There is also tall, thick rough that can be quite punishing if you’re not careful. As golf champions such as Ben Hogan and Olin Dutra have discovered, this course is not for the faint of heart.

Type Private
Holes 18
Year built 1912
Guest Policy With member only
Golf Season Year round. High Season: May - September
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Rental Carts Available No, only for a medical necessity
Rental Clubs Available No
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed
Price Range Weekdays $125 - $300
Price Range Weekends $175 - $300
Credit Cards Accepted


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Back 70 6590 yd. 146 73.4
Middle 70 6126 yd. 144 71.3
Middle (W) 74 6126 yd. 151 77.4
Forward 70 5746 yd. 136 69.5
Forward (W) 74 5746 yd. 147 75.2

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