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Southern Hills Country Club

2636 East 61st St,

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

  • Office

    +1 (918) 492 3351
  • Pro shop

    +1 (918) 494 0001

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Suburban, residential.

  • Designer:

    Championship course: original design by Perry Maxwell (1936); renovated by Keith Foster (1999) and then by Gil Hanse (2019).
    West course (nine-hole): designed by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (1992).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7184
6244
5462
Par
71
71
74
SSS or slope
75.0
70.9
73.9

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Championship course. Also at Southern Hills is the nine-hole West Course (par-35; 3239 yds from back tees; rating 36.4).

Location

Latitude:

36.070106

Longitude:

-95.946414

How to get there:

7 mi S of downtown Tulsa.

Southern Hills Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1936

The private Southern Hills Country Club is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in the United States. The Perry Maxwell designed course is complemented by an attractive English country manor style clubhouse, and numerous country club amenities, marking out this venue as a premier destination for the region.

Designed by the renowned Perry Maxwell and opened for play in 1936, Gil Hanse renovated the Championship course in 2019, bringing it back to Maxwell's original vision. Laid out in two nine-hole loops, the layout's rolling green contours meander through a partly tree-lined parkland environment, with a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes along the way.

Close to Southern Hills, Joe Creek branches off the Arkansas River, and a smaller tributary of the creek meanders across and alongside several holes on the Championship course. Plenty of stylish and very visible bunkering also adorns the layout, as does a distinctive clocktower, which stands sentinel beside the practice range.

Within its quiet parkland setting, this is definitely a layout to challenge your all-round game ... as it has the game's of the world's top professionals and amateurs. Beyond the Championship course, and built on the Club's former polo field and skeet shooting range, lies the also excellent nine-hole West course, the creation of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw no less!

Limited access: this private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Southern Hill's Championship Course has hosted many top-level professional and amateur golf events, including (with notable winners): US Opens (Tommy Bolt, 1958; Hubert Green, 1977; Retief Goosen, 2001); US PGA Championships (Dave Stockton, 1970; Raymond Floyd, 1982; Nick Price, 1994; Tiger Woods, 2007); US Senior PGA Championship (Alex Čejka, Ger); US Amateur Championships (Bob Murphy, 1965; Byeong Hun An, 2009); US Women's Amateur Championships (Babe Zaharias, 1946), and PGA Tour Championships (Billy Mayfair, 1995; Tom Lehman, 1996).

Published ranking

World: 49th best course in the world (GOLF magazine, 2020/21).
USA: 34th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: No.1 course in Oklahoma (Golf Digest, 2019/20).

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