A. W. Tillinghast Quotes

Albert Warren "Tillie" Tillinghast (May 7, 1876 – May 19, 1942) was a noted American golf course architect. Tillinghast was one of the most prolific architects in the history of golf; he worked on no fewer than 265 different courses. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2014 and was inducted in July 2015

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A. W. Tillinghast


Little Bobby Jones of Atlanta is really a fine player, and shows every indication of becoming a tremendous great one, once he is master of himself, which must come with maturity.

A. W. Tillinghast


If some hole does not possess striking individuality through some gift of nature, it must be given as much as possible artificially, and the artifice must be introduced in so subtle a manner as to make it seem natural.

A. W. Tillinghast


Extremely large greens breed slovenly play. When any green ceases to command respect, it loses its value as a test of that rarest of all strokes, the shot home.

A. W. Tillinghast