Oakmont Country Club Historic District

Hulton Rd., Oakmont, Pennsylvania

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Description 

Noted for its nationally significant golf course, this is the oldest top-ranked course in the United States. Its original layout is virtually intact and still in use for club and tournament play. Generally considered to be among the most difficult golf courses in the world, it has hosted 19 major national championships and seven U.S. Opens, with two more scheduled - the U.S. Open in 2007 and the U.S. Women's Open in 2010. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, June 30, 1987

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 17, 1984
Reference number
84003090
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Outdoor recreation; Civic; Sport facility
Current functions
Civic; Sport facility; Outdoor recreation
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1903
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 3