Thanks to Henry Ford's attorney , Horace Rackham
, the average golfer can play a Donald Ross course in the Detroit area , and thanks to the City of Detroit and American Golf Corp.
can play it at an affordable price.Rackham was a member of the Detroit Golf Club when it hired Ross to design two courses
then hired Ross to design a course on 10 Mile Road in Huntington Woods.
, where Joe Louis used to play and which hosted U.S. Public Links Championships in 1940 and 1961 , can be played for $ 24 during the week and $ 30 on weekends.
...This is probably one of the only Donald Ross courses that you can play in this area because he didn't do many public golf courses , said Jason Chamberlain , the assistant general manager at Rackham
Ross did design Rogell Municipal Golf Course in Detroit
, but it does not have the quality of Rackham
The greens fees at Rackham
for the 2001 season will be the same as they were a year ago.