Joe Lee Biography

“I don’t think there should be any tricks on a golf course.” - Joe Lee

Musket Ridge is proud to be the final jewel in Gentleman Joe Lee’s design crown, which has more than 250 courses to his resume, including names like Cog Hill, Doral, Bay Hill and La Costa.  Encompassing some of the most scenic property the Mid-Atlantic has to offer, the impeccably conditioned fairways and greens of Musket Ridge combined with Joe Lee's masterful design provide a first-class golf experience.

Mr. Lee believed that a day of golf should be enjoyable, not a chore.  This proves true at Musket Ridge for the novice golfer as well as the seasoned player.  His trademark design elements – undulating greens, strategically located visible hazards and unique bunkering – are realized here. Musket Ridge's bent grass fairways and greens provide a fair, but true test of one's game.

“Joe Lee has never built a bad course.” - Jack Nicklaus

“Joe Lee is one of the best architects. He builds courses so people can enjoy golf. That’s what it’s all about.” - PGA professional Frank Beard

“With its natural beauty and topography, Musket Ridge will certain become know as one of Joe Lee’s finest courses, joining the ranks of Doral and LaCosta.” - The Golf Guide