SOUTHERN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB
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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