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The Piedmont Driving Club is a prestigious private country club located at 1215 Piedmont Avenue, Ne., Atlanta, Georgia. A country club is a private club that offers a variety of recreational sports facilities to its members. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb  - Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ...


Founded in 1887 for whites only, the club's facilities include dining, golf, swimming, tennis, and squash — including the only North American doubles squash court in the Southern United States. Adjacent Piedmont Park had been the club's golf course until it sold the land to the city in 1904. In the early 2000s, the club built a new golf course several miles away from the main clubhouse at 4405 Camp Creek Parkway. 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... A tennis net Tennis is a game played between either two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponents court. ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation // Squash is an indoor racquet sport which was formerly called Squash rackets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball... Historic Southern United States. ... Piedmont Park Piedmont Parks Lake Clara Meer Image:AtlantaSpringPiedmontGazebo. ... Year 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ...


The by-laws from the 1920s stipulate that membership was capped at 500, new members had to be vouched for by three current members and that successful candidates receive zero "no" votes from the others. A semi-annual fee of $20 was required. There was to be no open bar and no one was allowed on the premises after midnight (or be fined $50). A Bylaw (sometimes also seen as By-Law or ByLaw) is a rule governing the internal management of an organization, such as a business corporation. ...


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Coordinates: 33°47′18″N, 84°22′37″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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