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GULPH MILS COUNTRY CLUB

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

1933

October 25            Maxwell leaves Ardmore for Philadelphia “on a business trip.”  [Daily Ardmoreite, October 29, 1933]  Editorial Note:  Although no specifics are given about the reasons for Maxwell’s trip to Philadelphia, it is possible that it related to work on Gulph Mills, Sunnybrook or Pine Valley.

1934

Unknown              Maxwell reconstructs 8th hole and relocates 8th and 10th greens at Gulph Mills Golf Club in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.  The 10th hole was likely reduced from a par 5 to a par 4.  [“Gulph Mills Golf Club Design Evolution 1916-1999” by Tom Paul and Charles Lighthall, February 9, 1999]

January 4              Maxwell “recently returned from Philadelphia.”  [Daily Ardmoreite, January 7, 1934]  Editorial Note:  Although no specifics are given about the reasons for Maxwell’s trip to Philadelphia, it is possible that it related to work on Gulph Mills, Sunnybrook or Pine Valley.

April 10                  Dean Woods leaves Ardmore for Philadelphia where he will be until the fall.  [Daily Ardmoreite, April 10, 1934]  Editorial Note:  Although no specifics are given about the reasons for Woods' trip to Philadelphia, it is possible that it related to work on Gulph Mills, Sunnybrook or Pine Valley.

1937

Unknown              Maxwell reconstructs the 11th and 14th holes at Gulph Mills Golf Club in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, including relocating the 11th and 14th greens and tees and adding a fairway pot bunker on #11.  Pars were swapped on the two holes.  [“Gulph Mills Golf Club Design Evolution 1916-1999” by Tom Paul and Charles Lighthall, February 9, 1999]

1938

Unknown              Maxwell reconstructs the 7th hole at Gulph Mills Golf Club in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, including reconstructing and relocating the green and tees, rerouting the fairway and adding a new back tee.  Maxwell also recommended that the 7th hole be played from the shorter tees (425-465 yards).  [“Gulph Mills Golf Club Design Evolution 1916-1999” by Tom Paul and Charles Lighthall, February 9, 1999]

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