Golfweek’s Bradley Klein to speak at Crestmont Country Club

Lisa Rubano
MAY 30, 2013 – WEST ORANGE, NJ – Crestmont Country Club, a championship golf course, is hosting Bradley Klein, the architecture editor for Golfweek and an expert on Donald Ross designed courses, on Friday, May 31. Klein will visit the course and speak to members about how the course compares to other Donald Ross-designed courses. Wide Open Fairways: A Journey across the Landscapes of Modern Golf. The event is open to members and their guests. Discovering Donald Ross, and is a frequent industry lecturer on golf design, maintenance, economy and the media. Klein has written for Golfweek since 1988 and has been their full time architecture editor and director of the "Golfweek’s Best" course rating program for ten years.
About Crestmont Country Club
Founded in 1923, Crestmont is a member-owned, family-oriented club featuring a championship golf course that ranks among a handful of true gems that were personally designed by famous Scottish architect Donald Ross. Its dynamic par 72 championship golf course with 93 sand bunkers, multiple water hazards and ultra fast, undulating greens, is a genuine challenge for the best of golfers. The Club also includes an expansive newly renovated clubhouse for dining and socializing, Olympic swimming pool, robust tennis program and state of the art fitness center.
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"As a Donald Ross design expert, we’re truly excited to have Bradley visit us," said Chad M. Chadwell, General Manager, and COO of Crestmont Country Club. "We have Ross’s original 1922 architectural drawings for each hole, and we’re undergoing a multi-year, multi-million dollar restoration under the direction of Forse Design Inc. to return the course to its original spectacular vision. Also, in 2013 we completed a major restoration of our clubhouse. I’m looking forward to his assessment of the course."
In addition, Klein will be autographing copies of his newest book,
A former PGA Tour caddie, Klein has written five books on golf course design, including the definitive biography