Donald Ross

Inducted: 1996
  • Born in Dornco, Scotland, 1882
  • Considered the father of modern golf architecture in the U.S. 
  • Designed more than 400 courses, including famous Pinehurst No. 2
  • Well known for designing courses that followed the natural contours of the land
  • Also top professional golfer
  • Moved to Moore County around 1900; lived there until his death in 1948