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.
|Location||5303 S. Hatch Road|
Spokane, Washington, U.S.
|Elevation||2,380 feet (725 m)|
|Established||1922, 97 years ago|
1917 (at Hart Field)
|Tournaments hosted||1944 PGA Championship|
|Designed by||A.V. Macan|
|Length||6,470 yd (5,916 m)|
Its golf course hosted the PGA Championship in 1944, then match play, in which Bob Hamilton upset favored Byron Nelson in the final. The course was designed by A.V. Macan, and was set at 6,330 yards (5,788 m) in late 1921. 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.
- "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - Manito Golf & Country Club". USGA. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
- "Manito Golf Club changes its name". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. March 2, 1935. p. 12.
- "Hamilton faces Byron Nelson in PGA final". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. Associated Press. August 20, 1944. p. 17.
- Stark, Charles R., Jr. (August 21, 1944). "Hamilton beats Nelson to win P.G.A." Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. 1.
- "Arthur Vernon Macan". Pacific Northwest Golf Association. Hall of Fame. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
- "Sporty holes on Manito course". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). December 11, 1921. p. 3, sports.