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Russell Frederick Breeden

(1917 - 2008)

Born: March 15, 1917, Albemarle County, Virginia

Died: November 13, 2008, Chesapeake, Virginia at age 91

Russell Breeden served as a Marine in World War II.

He is known for designing courses that are friendly and easy for anyone to play.

Breeden moved his family out of their home state of Virginia to Greenville, South Carolina so that he could become an assistant to Fred Findlay, a legend in golf architecture.

Eventually, in 1961 he ventured out on his own to begin constructing courses and became known for the hands-on approach he had. He has been described as someone who preferred to be in a bulldozer than at the drawing board. Eventually, his sons, Glen and Andy, would work with him in golf course design and take it over after the 1980s when Breeden left the business to retire.

COURSES DESIGNED
North Carolina
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Asheboro Country Club
5105 Old Lexington Rd
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North Carolina
27203
(336) 625-6810
Year Built: 1954
3 Rankings / Reviews
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Beachwood Country Club
Route 3
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North Carolina
27910
(252) 332-2905
Year Built: 1947
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Belvedere Country Club
2368 Country Club Dr
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North Carolina
28443
(910) 270-2703
Year Built: 1970
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Carolina Club, The
120 Grandy Rd
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North Carolina
27939
(252) 453-3588
Year Built: 1998
3 Rankings / Reviews
Video
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Charlotte National Golf Course
6920 Howey Bottoms Rd
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North Carolina
28079
704/882-8282
Year Built: 1996
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Ocean Isle Beach Golf Course, CLOSED 2005
6000 Pro Shop Dr
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North Carolina
28470
Year Built: - 1976
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Pawtucket Golf Club, CLOSED 2007
1 Pawtuckett Rd
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North Carolina
28214
(704) 394-5890
Year Built: 1971
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Pinewood Country Club
247 Pinewood Rd
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North Carolina
27203
336/629-4444
Year Built: - 1971
2 Rankings / Reviews
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Pointe Golf Club, The
Rural Route 1
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North Carolina
27966
252/491-8388
Year Built: 1995
2 Rankings / Reviews
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Quaker Meadows Golf Club, Eighteen Hole
826 N Green St
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North Carolina
28655
(828) 437-2677
Year Built: 1968
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Quaker Meadows Golf Club, Par Three
826 N Green St
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North Carolina
28655
(828) 437-2677
Year Built: 1970
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Raintree Country Club -North
8600 Raintree Ln
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North Carolina
28277
704/542-0260
Year Built: 1971
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Raintree Country Club -South
8600 Raintree Ln
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North Carolina
28277
704/542-0260
Year Built: 1971
1 Rankings / Reviews
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River Bend Golf Course
3005 Longwood Dr
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North Carolina
28152
(704) 482-4286
Year Built: 1965
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Topsail Greens Golf & Country Club
Us Hwy 17 N
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North Carolina
28443
910/270-2883
Year Built: - 1970
South Carolina
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Bay Tree Golf Plantation, Green, CLOSED 2006
Hwy 9 - 1045 Plantation Dr
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South Carolina
29566
CLOSED
Year Built: - 1972
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Bay Tree Golf Plantation, Gold, CLOSED 2006
Hwy 9 - 1045 Plantation Dr
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South Carolina
29566
Year Built: - 2006
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Bay Tree Golf Plantation, Silver, CLOSED 2006
Hwy 9 - 1045 Plantation Dr
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South Carolina
29566
CLOSED
Year Built: - 2006
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Boscobel Country Club
Hwy 76
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South Carolina
29670
864/646-3991
Year Built: 1932
3 Rankings / Reviews
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Chester Golf Club
Orrs Rd
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South Carolina
29706
803/581-5733
Year Built: 1971
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Cypress Bay Golf Club, CLOSED 2014
Hwy 17
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South Carolina
29566
Year Built: 1972
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Legacy Pines Golf Club
Ashmore Bridge Rd
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South Carolina
29662
8642774491
Year Built: - 1979
4 Rankings / Reviews
Video
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Hidden Valley Country Club
147 Excalibur Court
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South Carolina
29053
(803) 794-8087
Year Built: 1963
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Hillcrest Golf Course
1099 Saint Matthews Rd
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South Carolina
29115
(803) 533-6030
Year Built: 1973
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Linrick Golf Course
356 Campground Rd
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South Carolina
29203
803/754-6331
Year Built:
3 Rankings / Reviews
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Sumter National Golf Club, CLOSED 2008
7305 Myrtle Beach Hwy
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South Carolina
29051
CLOSED
Year Built: 1973
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River Birch Golf Course
600 George St
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South Carolina
29003
8032458432
Year Built: 1981
2 Rankings / Reviews
Video
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Persimmon Hill Golf Club
126 Golf Club Rd
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South Carolina
29138
800/279-1931
Year Built: 1963
3 Rankings / Reviews
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Pine Lake Golf Club
Carpenter Rd
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South Carolina
29261
(864) 296-9960
Year Built: 1961
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Pine Ridge Country Club
425 Pine Ridge Rd
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South Carolina
29824
803/637-3570
Year Built: 1968
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Possum Trot Golf Course, CLOSED 2019
Possum Trot Rd
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South Carolina
29582
Year Built: 1968
2 Rankings / Reviews
Video
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River Club On The Ashley, CLOSED 2005
222 Fairington Dr
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South Carolina
29485
CLOSED
Year Built: 1970
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Riverchase Golf Club, CLOSED 2013
459 Fairwood Blvd
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South Carolina
29379
Year Built: 1978
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Robbers Roost Golf Club, CLOSED. 2005
1701 Springland Ln
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South Carolina
29597
CLOSED
Year Built: 1968
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Sedgewood Country Club, CLOSED 2018
9560 Garners Ferry Rd
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South Carolina
29061
Year Built:
1 Rankings / Reviews
Video
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Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club
20 Dunvagen Dr
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South Carolina
29414
(843) 556-8251
Year Built: 1970
3 Rankings / Reviews
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Village Greens Golf & Country Club
Hwy 176
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South Carolina
29348
(864) 472-2411
Year Built: 1969
2 Rankings / Reviews
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Wildewood Country Club
1 Mallet Hill Rd
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South Carolina
29223
803/788-8000
Year Built: 1974
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Woodlands Country Club | Woodland Golf Course
100 Norse Way
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South Carolina
29229
(803) 788-7771
Year Built: 1978
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Country Club of Beaufort, CLOSED 2003
8 Barnwell Dr
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South Carolina
29902
CLOSED
Year Built: - 1970
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Diamond Back at Woodland Valley
615 Log Cabin Rd
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South Carolina
29569
(877) 600-3264
Year Built: - 2000
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Woodland Valley Country Club
615 Log Cabin Road
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South Carolina
29569
843-756-3264
Year Built:
Virginia
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Ashley Plantation, Regulation Course
Magnolia Ln
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Virginia
24083
(540) 992-4653
Year Built: 1999
2 Rankings / Reviews
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Cypress Cove Country Club
30333 Country Club Rd
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Virginia
23851
(757) 562-6878
Year Built: 1939, 1969
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Hanging Rock Golf Club
1500 Red Ln
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Virginia
24153
540/389-7275
Year Built: 1991
3 Rankings / Reviews
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Jordan Point Country Club, CLOSED 2015
Jordan Point Rd
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Virginia
23860
Year Built: 1954
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London Downs Golf Club
1400 New London Rd
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Virginia
24551
(804) 525-4653
Year Built: 1991
1 Rankings / Reviews
Video
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Sleepy Hole Golf Course
4700 Sleepy Hole
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Virginia
23435
757/538-4100
Year Built: 1972
7 Rankings / Reviews
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Suffolk Golf Course
1227 Holland Rd
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Virginia
23434
757/539-6298
Year Built: 1950
2 Rankings / Reviews
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Westlake Golf & Country Club
360 Chestnut Creek Dr
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Virginia
24101
540/721-4214
Year Built:
1 Rankings / Reviews
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Packsaddle Ridge Golf Club
3067 Packsaddle Trl
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Virginia
22832
540/269-8188
Year Built: 2002
3 Rankings / Reviews