Colonial Country Club

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Colonial Country Club

Architect: John Bredemus
Year: 1936

3735 Country Club Circle
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
(817) 927-4221

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

U.S. Open - 1941

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The Itinerant Golfer

Colonial Country Club

My good friend Greg and his wife Mary Elizabeth live in Dallas so I checked with them to see if they knew anyone who was a member at Colonial. Turns out that M.E. has a friend who’s grandmother was a charter member at the club. Her friend very graciously volunteered her husband to take me out for a round of golf. After a couple of emails with my host Scott we lined up a weekend and hoped for good weather. It was a little cooler than I had anticipated for Texas, but when I arrived at the airport I thought it felt like a nice fall day in Virginia, so I was perfectly happy with that. I drove from the airport to the club and met Scott at noon. As I drove in I was able to eyeball the course and get an idea of the topography. As one would expect for Texas, it was flat as can be. Colonial Country Club is one of America’s great old clubs and is rich with history. It was the home course of Mr. Ben Hogan and is the annual host to the Crown Plaza Invitational. This is the longest running event on the PGA Tour still held at the original site. The tournament has been played here every year since 1946. Mr. Hogans presence is felt all over the club. His office is set up in the clubhouse as well as a trophy room and museum. It was really cool to see… More >