2636 East 61st St,
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
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).
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).
7 mi S of downtown Tulsa.
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.
Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.
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).
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).
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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