Laurel Valley Golf Club

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Laurel Valley Golf Club
Club information
LocationLigonier Township, Westmoreland County, near Ligonier, Pennsylvania
Established1959
TypePrivate
Total holes18
Tournaments hosted
Laurel Valley
Designed byDick Wilson Arnold Palmer
Par71
Length7,154
Course rating75.9

Laurel Valley Golf Club is a golf club located just south of the Pittsburgh suburb of Ligonier, Pennsylvania. Designed by Dick Wilson and renovated by Arnold Palmer, the Laurel Valley golf course opened in 1959. Since its opening, the club has hosted two notable tournaments: the 1965 PGA Championship and the 1975 Ryder Cup. Some other tournaments played there include the 1989 U.S. Senior Open, the 2001 Marconi Pennsylvania Classic and the 2005 Senior PGA Championship.

Arnold Palmer sculpture unveiled at Laurel Valley Golf Course, Ligonier, PA, on September 10, 2009, in honor of Mr. Palmer's 80th birthday. Pictured: Arnold Palmer with sculptor Zenos Frudakis.

Coordinates: 40°13′44″N 79°14′10″W / 40.229°N 79.236°W / 40.229; -79.236