1872 Birthday of Donald Ross
golf course architect,Donald Ross was born and raised in Dornoch, Scotland before immigrating to America in 1899. Ross was a fine player, finishing fifth in the 1903 U.S. Open, but made his largest contribution to golf in architecture. Ross designed nearly 400 courses in his lifetime, including East Lake, Oak Hill, Oakland Hills, Pinehurst No. 2, Plainfield and Seminole.