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Manito Golf and Country Club

Manito Golf and Country Club is a country club in the northwest United States, located in Spokane, Washington. The club was founded in 1917 at Hart Field by a small group of dedicated golf enthusiasts and moved to its current location in southwest Spokane in 1922. It was known as Manito Golf Club until 1935.[2]

Manito Golf and Country Club
Club information
Manito Golf and Country Club is located in Washington (state)
Manito Golf and Country Club
Manito Golf and Country Club is located in the United States
Manito Golf and Country Club
Coordinates47°36′32″N 117°23′42″W / 47.609°N 117.395°W / 47.609; -117.395Coordinates: 47°36′32″N 117°23′42″W / 47.609°N 117.395°W / 47.609; -117.395
Location5303 S. Hatch Road
Spokane, Washington, U.S.
Elevation2,380 feet (725 m)
Established1922, 97 years ago
1917 (at Hart Field)
TypePrivate
Total holes18
Tournaments hosted1944 PGA Championship
Websitewww.manitocc.com
Designed byA.V. Macan
Par71
Length6,470 yd (5,916 m)
Course rating70.8[1]
Slope rating134[1]

Its golf course hosted the PGA Championship in 1944, then match play, in which Bob Hamilton upset favored Byron Nelson in the final.[3][4] The course was designed by A.V. Macan,[5] and was set at 6,330 yards (5,788 m) in late 1921.[6] The back tees are now at 6,470 yards (5,916 m) at par 71, with a course rating of 70.8 and a slope rating of 134.[1]

The elevation at the clubhouse is approximately 2,380 feet (725 m) above sea level.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - Manito Golf & Country Club". USGA. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "Manito Golf Club changes its name". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. March 2, 1935. p. 12.
  3. ^ "Hamilton faces Byron Nelson in PGA final". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. Associated Press. August 20, 1944. p. 17.
  4. ^ Stark, Charles R., Jr. (August 21, 1944). "Hamilton beats Nelson to win P.G.A." Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. 1.
  5. ^ "Arthur Vernon Macan". Pacific Northwest Golf Association. Hall of Fame. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "Sporty holes on Manito course". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). December 11, 1921. p. 3, sports.

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