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OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY GOLF COURSE

Columbus, Ohio

1929

August                   Mackenzie and Maxwell arrive in Columbus to meet with Lynn St. John regarding Ohio State Golf Course.  [“My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course”, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

August 3               In a letter to Mr. L.W. St. John of Ohio State University, MacKenzie adds Maxwell’s name to the letterhead so that it reads “MacKenzie, Hunter & Maxwell.”  ["The Dr. Alister MacKenzie Chronology" by the Alister MacKenzie Society]

October 7              Mackenzie and Maxwell meet with the Athletic Board and Golf Committee to present vision for Ohio State Golf Course.  The Board approves motion to commission Mackenzie to layout the courses.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

 

November             Mackenzie signs contract for Ohio State Golf Course.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

1935

September 5         Maxwell arrives in Columbus and is engaged to oversee architectural work on Ohio State Golf Course.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

 

September 6         Maxwell is notified that his daughter, Mary Belle, is among the last group of passengers rescued from a cruise ship stranded of the coast of Florida in a hurricane.  Maxwell leaves Columbus to return to Oklahoma.  [Daily Ardmoreite, September 6, 1935; My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

October 28            Construction begins on Ohio State Golf Course with Maxwell and George McClure staking out greens, fairways and tees.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

 

November 21       Maxwell spends Thanksgiving in Tulsa.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

December 2          Maxwell returns to Columbus and is engaged to oversee architectural work on Ohio State Golf Course.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

 

December 7          Maxwell returns to Oklahoma for the holidays.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

1936

 

Early                      Maxwell’s involvement with Ohio State Golf Course ends.  [My Home Course – Ohio State University Golf Course, Tom MacWood, September 27, 2000]

MAPS AND DRAWINGS

PHOTOS

12th Hole, Unknown Date

Construction Photo, Unknown Date