Tulsa, Oklahoma


February 11-15    Maxwell signs a contract to design and build Southern Hills and spends the week in Tulsa to begin construction.  [Daily Ardmoreite, February 17, 1935]


February 18          Construction starts on Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa.  [Golfdom, January, 1937]

April 17                  Maxwell returns to Ardmore from Tulsa, “where he is building a golf course.”  [Daily Ardmoreite, April 18, 1935]  Editorial Note:  The Tulsa golf course mentioned in this article is presumably Southern Hills.

August 13              Southern Hills is “under construction”.  Some of the sodded Bermuda fairways watered “last week”.  [Ada Evening News, August 13, 1935]


August 14              Wendell Miller dies in a Tulsa hospital at the age of 39 from complications from a heart attack suffered several weeks previously.  “Miller had been in Tulsa three months supervising the work on the new Southern Hills golf course.”  [Daily Ardmoreite, August 14, 1935]



Spring                     Southern Hills is expected to be “ready for use in the spring”.  [Florence (SC) Morning News, February 29, 1936]


September 21-23 Maxwell is in Tulsa for Southwest invitational tournament at Southern Hills Country Club.  [Daily Ardmoreite, September 21, 1945]


September 24       Maxwell will “hurry back to Mobile where he is building his 47th golf course” after the tournament at Southern Hills.  [Daily Ardmoreite, September 21, 1945]  Editorial Note:  The Mobile course is presumably Lakewood Country Club in Point Clear, Alabama, outside of Mobile. 


July 23, 1958, Oklahoma State Archives



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