Knob Hill is true to its name, with striking downhill shots and huff n’ puff approaches to some fast greens. Many long, open and grassy fairways, a water hazard, and plenty of hardwoods force accurate throws. Well-marked tee signs and putting basket.
Course opened in 1994 with current White tee-A pin layout, and expanded in stages to include Red, White and Blue tees and three pin placements per hole that challenge all level of players.
Tees: Red tees, natural (Recreational 850-rating); White tees, concrete (Intermediate 900-rating); Blue tees, rubber Flypad (Advanced 950-rating).
Targets: DGA Mach 3; A/B/C pin locations.
Par: Red 55, White 58, Blue 62.
Designers: KB Clark, J. Gary Dropcho, Michael Novara.
From the South: Exit 75 off I-79N north of Pittsburgh, left at stop, quick right on Brush Creek, 1 mile to left on Knob Rd., 1 mile to park, follow 2nd entrance road left to parking lot.
From the North (I-79): Exit 78 on I-79 S. at Cranberry. RIGHT on RT. 228 for .2 mile then LEFT on Rt. 19S. Go 1.2 miles to a RIGHT on Brush Creek Road. Follow Brush Creek Road as it turns LEFT at traffic light at Thorn Hill Industrial Park. Travel .5 mile then turn RIGHT at Knob Road. 1 mile to second Knob Hill Park entrance.
From East or West on PA Turnpike (I-76): Exit I-76 at Cranberry (Exit 28) and exit South on Rt. 19. Go 1 mile to a RIGHT on Brush Creek Road. Follow Brush Creek Road as it turns LEFT at traffic light at Thorn Hill Industrial Park. Travel .5 mile then turn RIGHT at Knob Road. 1 mile to second Knob Hill Park entrance.
Tournament Course Records:
Blue Tees: 51 -- Nate Doss, 2010 Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open
White Tees: 47 -- Kyle Crabtree, 2006 Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open
Blue Tees: 61 -- Val Jenkins, 2007 Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open
61 -- Elaine King, 2010 Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open
White Tees: 57 -- Val Jenkins, 2007 Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open