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Waynesborough Country Club
440 Darby-Paoli Road
Paoli, PA  19301                     Printable Version
email:  abrigham@wcc1965.org
web:  www.wcc1965.org

Architect:  George Fazio
Founded:  1965

 
 Club Contacts 
 
 
 President Andrew C. Spillard (610) 251-5121 
 Golf Professional Adam Brigham (610) 296-2122 x226 
 General Manager Clive L. Smith, CCM (610) 296-2122 
 Superintendent Ben Kovacs (610) 296-3392 
 Caddie Master Ryan Plower (610) 296-2122 
 
 Slope Rating 
 
 

TeeFront RatingFront SlopeBack RatingBack SlopeCourse RatingCourse SlopeCourse Bogey
 Gold 36.4131 38.2 149 74.6 140 100.4 
 White 37.5133 38.2 147 75.7 140 108.7 
 Green 35.8126 36.3 138 72.1 132 103.2 
 Black 35.9128 36.7 146 72.6 137 96.8 
 Blue 35.3126 35.8 143 71.1 135 95.2 
 Family Gold 31.0103 31.9 119 62.9 111 0.0 
 White 34.5121 35.2 140 69.7 131 93.8 
 Green 33.0112 33.8 125 66.8 119 88.8 
 Family Gold 30.090 30.8 99 60.8 95 78.4 
 
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 Club History 
 
 

At much the same time as the Squires course was taking shape, George Fazio was retained to design and build a course in the Paoli area. A small group of business and professional men led by A. John May, C. F. "Bud" Fretz, George Knight, and Thomas W. L. Cameron believed that the vigorous growth of the Upper Main Line had established the need for another family-oriented country club. Tom Cameron was elected president of Waynesborough, a post that would also come to be held, in turn, by Knight, May, and Fretz.

The founders located an attractive parcel of some 200 acres along Route 252 in Easttown Township, only a few miles down the road from Aronimink. The name "Waynesborough" was chosen because the site was once part of the historic Wayne estate and near the birthplace of the American Revolutionary War general, "Mad" Anthony Wayne.

When the club opened, in May of 1965, its members could enjoy a swimming pool with five Olympic-length racing lanes, four tennis courts, and, as was the case at Squires, a demanding golf course. An old farm dwelling along 252, called Fox House, served temporarily as the clubhouse.


Waynesborough’s original -- and temporary -- clubhouse.

George Fazio had been asked to create a truly challenging eighteen over land which ranged from rolling to hilly. And he had done so. The course measured some 7,000 yards from the back tees, 6,500 plus from the white markers. Again, the greens were big and bold. And the bunkering, though not unduly penal, was, particularly at greenside, not to be taken lightly. A number of the two- shotters—after hitting your Sunday best from the tee you occasionally got to go at the green with a 4-iron, more often with a 3-wood—were especially taxing. It was a little more than the average self-respecting 15-handicapper had bargained for, but it was undeniably strong and contemporary. In the years to come it would be softened a bit, and a balance achieved between brawn and finesse. Nonetheless, its Slope today is a far from puny 131—only a dozen of the more than 100 courses in the Golf Association of Philadelphia can point to a higher figure.

In 1968 a new clubhouse opened its doors. Members could choose the downstairs Grille Room, patterned after an English pub, or the more formal atmosphere of the Waynesborough Room, upstairs. Five paddle tennis courts and an attendant shelter would be added during the 1970s. And the tennis complex would grow to include a total of 14 courts as well as a pro shop and patio.


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