Southern Hills Country Club

  • 30
    Golf Digest ranking:
  • 35
    Golf Magazine ranking:

Southern Hills Country Club

Architect: Perry Maxwell
Year: 1936

18950 Chippendale Avenue West
Farmington, Oklahoma 55024
(651) 463-4653

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

U.S. Open - 1958, 1977, 2001
PGA Championship - 1970, 1982, 1994, 2007

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The Itinerant Golfer

Southern Hills Country Club

The third leg of my Kansas/Oklahoma swing brought me to Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa Oklahoma. After visiting Prairie Dunes and spending the night in Kansas Fred, Kyle and I hit the road in the morning for the three and a half hour drive to Tulsa. One of the pros at my club in Virginia had been able to arrange a game at for us. We were playing unaccompanied which meant we could not tee off until 1PM. That worked out just fine as we were able to stop at a golf shop and pick up some more balls to replace all the ones we left in the gunsch at Prairie Dunes the day before. Fred was also able to replace the sand wedge that disappeared somewhere at Prairie Dunes and never did turn up. Southern Hills Country Club was founded in 1936 in the height of the Great Depression which is quite surprising considering the economic problems of the day. According to their website the club was a project created by two men who believed there was a call for a family oriented club in Tulsa. When they approached a local business man to help finance the project he considered the idea preposterous and declined to provide any financial support. However, he did agree to donate the land if $150,000 could be raised from new members in two weeks time. Amazingly, the money came in and the project began with the construction of the clubhouse in 1936. Perry… More >