Flint Hills National Golf Club

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Flint Hills National Golf Club

Architect: Tom Fazio
Year: 1997

1 South Flint Hills National Boulevard
Andover, Kansas 67002
(316) 733-7272

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
on-site accommodations

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The Itinerant Golfer

Flint Hills National Golf Club

Flint Hills National Golf Club is located in Andover, Kansas just outside of Wichita. Landing in the Wichita airport was about as far on the other end of the spectrum from my last trip where I landed in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Wichita’s airport is a typical small town airport where I was able to easily breeze right off the plane and down to the baggage claim to pick up my clubs which were already waiting for me. A 5 dollar cab ride and 10 minutes later and I was all hunkered down in at my 49 dollar per night hotel room. A far cry from Chicago to say the least. As many great golf clubs are, Flint Hills National is the creation of one man - Tom Devlin. Mr. Devlin, an avid golfer, built a fortune with the company Rent-A-Center and like many men before him decided to build his own golf club. Golf course architect Tom Fazio was contacted about undertaking the layout and design of the new course, but was so busy with other courses that there was about a three year wait before he could take on any new projects. Luckily for Mr. Devlin one of Fazio’s projects fell through and he received a phone call one day to let him know that if the project could be started tomorrow that Fazio would take the job. Mr. Devlin signed him up and then shared the first problem with the project . . . he didn’t have a… More >