The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort
The Buckwood Inn, an exclusive resort with an 18-hole golf course, was built by Charles Campbell Worthington, formerly head of the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. This later became the Shawnee Country Club. The course was completed around 1910. In 1912 Worthington invited professional golfers to compete on his course, and this led to the foundation of the PGA of America. After trying unsuccessfully to keep the fairways in shape by grazing sheep on them, Worthington designed the gang mower with three moving wheels. He launched the Shawnee Mower Factory to manufacture it.
The golf course hosted the PGA Championship in 1938, which Paul Runyan won beating then Shawnee "touring pro" Sam Snead. In 1967, Hale Irwin won the NCAA Championship on the course for the University of Colorado. The course is located on an island in the middle of the Delaware River, across from Hardwick Township, New Jersey. The course was designed by renowned architect A.W. Tillinghast who also designed Winged Foot Golf Club, Baltusrol, Newport Country Club, Ridgewood Country Club & Bethpage Black.
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