DUBLIN, Ohio — The name is a nod back to Scotland, where golf’s first rules were written. The inspiration draws upon Bobby Jones and Augusta National.
But the stamp upon Muirfield Village Golf Club is wholly that of Jack Nicklaus.
Muirfield Village, site of the 10th Presidents Cup this week, is but one of nearly 300 layouts designed by Nicklaus in his second career as a golf course architect. But the Muirfield course, built partly as a gift to his hometown, is the one with which he is most closely associated.