Municipal Golf Course

Municipal Golf Course, also known as Buncombe County Golf Course, is a historic golf course and national historic district located at Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina. The district encompasses one contributing building (the Clubhouse (1927)) and one contributing site associated with a course designed by Donald Ross and opened in 1927. The Municipal Golf Course was the first municipal course in North Carolina to be racially integrated.[2]

Municipal Golf Course
Municipal Golf Course.jpg
Municipal Golf Course, September 2012
Municipal Golf Course is located in North Carolina
Municipal Golf Course
Municipal Golf Course is located in the United States
Municipal Golf Course
Location226 Fairway Dr., Asheville, North Carolina
Coordinates35°34′45″N 82°30′08″W / 35.57917°N 82.50222°W / 35.57917; -82.50222Coordinates: 35°34′45″N 82°30′08″W / 35.57917°N 82.50222°W / 35.57917; -82.50222
Area129 acres (52 ha)
Built1927 (1927)
ArchitectRoss, Donald; Sayre, Christopher
Architectural styleGolf course
NRHP reference No.05000318[1]
Added to NRHPApril 20, 2005

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Sybil Argintar Bowers (December 2004). "Municipal Golf Course" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.