Press & Awards
The Philadelphia Cricket Club was once again named a Platinum Club of America, a prestigious award given to the country’s top 150 country clubs. The Philadelphia Cricket Club was ranked within the top 50 clubs at #45 in 2016.
The Cricket Club is one of BoardRoom Magazine’s Distinguished Emerald Clubs of the World, a designation given to clubs that provide a member experience at a level attained by only the finest clubs in the world.
The Club was named one of the most distinguished tennis clubs in the country by Business Insider.
The Cricket Club’s new Pavilion was featured as the “Hut of the Month” in Platform Tennis Magazine.
- Golf Week ranked the PCC Wissahickon Course #30 in its 2016 top 100 Classic Courses.
- Golf Week ranked the PCC Wissahickon Course #32 in its 2015 top 100 Classic Courses.
- Golf Week editor Brad Klein gives The Cricket Club and its new Wissahickon course a stellar review in Business Jet Traveler.
- Golf Week featured the Wissahickon restoration in its June 2014 issue.
- The Cricket Club’s golf practice facility was named one of the top 50 Golf Range Private Facilities by the Golf Range Association of America.
- Top 50 Practice Facilities (Private Club) in the U.S. in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 by the Golf Range Association of America.
Golf Professional Staff
- Certified as a Trackman Master Professional in 2013
- Teacher of the Year by the PGA Philadelphia Section in 2012.
Jim Smith, Jr.
- Recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award by The PGA Philadelphia Section in 2006 and 2013.
- Top 15 Teachers in the State by Golf Digest in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
- Top-50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional by the Golf Range Association of America in 2012.
National Golf Tournaments
The Cricket Club hosted the 2016 Constellation Senior Players Championship.