exterior of the Hanover Country Club building

The Hanover Country Club is not just about golf- it's about community. 

When we think of a golf country club, images of perfectly manicured fairways, challenging greens, and skilled golfers often come to mind. However, these exclusive clubs are not only about swinging clubs and sinking putts. They also serve as vibrant hubs of community, places where families bond, and havens for endless fun. 

A Family-Oriented Environment

Golf country clubs provide an ideal setting for families to bond and create lasting memories. From teaching children the fundamentals of golf to engaging in a wide range of recreational activities, these clubs offer a holistic experience for every family member. 

Parents can introduce their children to the game, fostering a sense of sportsmanship, discipline, and teamwork. As well as sign them up for our PGA Jr. League! 

Abundance of Fun and Recreation

Beyond the fairways, we offer a plethora of recreational opportunities to keep members entertained. You can enjoy swimming in our sparkling pool, playing tennis, indulging in our delicious menu, or participating in many additional events and activities. These recreational amenities create a well-rounded experience, allowing members to unwind, rejuvenate, and enjoy life beyond the golf course.

Networking and Professional Opportunities

We serve as a hub for professionals from various industries. By joining Hanover Country Club, members gain access to a vast network of individuals who can provide valuable business connections and opportunities throughout our community! 

Many business deals and partnerships are forged on the golf course, where the casual and relaxed atmosphere fosters meaningful conversations. As a result, the club becomes a platform for professional growth and advancement, adding an extra layer of value to the membership.

A golf country club is much more than a place to swing a club. It is a vibrant community, a sanctuary for families to bond, and a source of endless fun. From the strong camaraderie to the array of recreational activities available, the club offers an enriching experience beyond the fairways. 

Whether you are an avid golfer or seek a space to create lasting memories with loved ones, a golf country club is an investment in a well-rounded and fulfilling lifestyle. Embrace the opportunities and immerse yourself in a world celebrating community, family, and fun!

Discover our various membership options and how being part of our club can enrich your life!

Membership Types Available:

  • Full Membership
  • Social Membership
  • Intermediate Membership
  • Non-Resident Membership
  • Corporate Membership
  • Legacy

If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Hanover Country Club, visit our Membership page to fill out our New Membership Information Form.

The Hanover Country Club is abundant with stories and anecdotes of local and national greats who have spent their time with us. We were delighted to see a recollection of one of our founding members, J.W. Gitt - longtime Gazette and Daily newspaper owner. The published piece discussed J.W. Gitt and the Hanover Country Club itself!

We’re excited to share that story with you today. This piece by Jim CcClure was originally published in the York Daily Record on Jan. 9, 2007.

A visit to J.W. Gitt’s former mansion overlooking Hanover last week said much about the longtime owner of the Gazette and Daily.

There was a putting green near the house that reflected his love of golf. Solar panels still heat water in the house, fitting for his concern about the environment.

His largely untouched library of thousands of Cold War-era volumes reminded one of those heady days when his small-town leftist newspaper had subscribers in big cities around the world.

I was at Gitt’s house, now the Gitt Memorial Library, to help in the editing process of Mary Allienne Hamilton’s soon-to-be-published Gitt biography “Rising from the Wilderness.”

The York County Heritage Trust will publish the hardcover volume before midyear. Which reminds me of my favorite Gitt anecdote, contained in Hamilton’s manuscript. Harvey Loucks of York wrote an op-ed piece after seeing 200th anniversary articles about the Gazette and Daily, its predecessors and its successor, the York Daily Record.

Loucks, Central High’s golf coach in the early ’70s, watched a frail old man playing at Hanover Country Club.

We’ll pick up Loucks’ account from here:

“He was in a golf cart which was being driven by a much younger and rather attractive woman. She would help the man from the cart, give him a club, and he would hit the ball about 20 yards, straight down the middle of the fairway. Then he would slowly, almost painfully, climb back into the cart with the assistance of the woman.

This routine was repeated the whole way to the green, where the man’s approach shot left him a virtual tap-in to complete the hole. I mentioned to the other coach that that’s how I’d like to spend my last couple years: in my 90’s, on a golf course, hitting it down the middle, with a young woman to drive me around the course. The coach chuckled and said that that old guy had done things this way, in his own eccentric style, through his whole life. Of course, it was none other than J.W. Gitt.”

Our club is filled with 100 years of exceptional memories, and we’re excited to bring in even more fun as we celebrate our 100th Anniversary at the Hanover Country Club!

See what’s next for our centennial celebrations here.