BROOK HOLLOW GOLF CLUB
February 17 Brook Hollow announces plans for “improvement of the greens.” [Dallas Morning News, February 17, 1938]
February 22 Dean Woods is in Dallas for an “indefinite stay” while he “is engaged in work on one of the Dallas country clubs.” [Daily Ardmoreite, February 22, 1938] Editorial Note: The referenced club is presumably Brook Hollow.
April 24 Maxwell is in Ardmore. He “has been supervising the reconditioning of greens at Brook Hollow in Dallas.” [Daily Ardmoreite, April 29, 1938]
July 29 Maxwell is acknowledged as the architect of the redesigned 11th hole at Brook Hollow, including changing “the putting surface from a flat, pancake affair into a rolling, almost mountainous green with plenty of twists and turns.” [Dallas Morning News, July 29, 1938]
Feb./Mar. “The seventh, sixteenth and eighteenth greens will be rearranged and made smaller during February or March at the Brook Hollow Club in keeping with the modernization program at that course.” [Dallas Morning News, December 25, 1938] Editorial Note: Although Maxwell is not mentioned, it seems clear this work is a continuation of the remodeling of Brook Hollow’s greens that Maxwell started in 1938.
June 28 Brook Hollow authorizes engaging Maxwell to consult on feasibility of converting to bent grass greens. [Club Minutes]
July 23 Brook Hollow announces plans to convert greens to bent grass “within two years.” [Dallas Morning News, July 23, 1939]
September 24 Maxwell’s redesign of the front nine greens at Brook Hollow is complete with the back nine greens expected to be finished within eight months. [Dallas Morning News, September 24, 1939]
November 12 The conversion of Brook Hollow’s greens to bent grass is in progress. [Dallas Morning News, November 12, 1939]
April 1, 1952, USGS