What is Southern Hills golf course like?



What is Southern Hills golf course like?

Southern Hills Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 71 course measuring over 6,300 yards and offers both fun and a challenge for golfers of all skill levels! The greens are large and a delight to putt on. Our clubhouse and lovely patio are great spots for hanging out after the round.

What happened to the Greens at Southern Hills?

Under the guidance of consulting architect Keith Foster, the club removed trees, widened fairways, reestablished short-grass surrounds, and restored the interiors of Maxwell’s greens. By 2007, when Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship there, Southern Hills looked less tree-cramped and rough-choked than it had at the 2001 U.S. Open.

What happened in the Southern Hills parking lot?

That the Southern Hills parking lot – right outside the PGA Championship media center and where a stunned Stewart Cink once tried to explain his putting mental lapse that cost him a place in a 2001 U.S. Open playoff – remains one of Bulger’s crime scenes sparks macabre fascination every time a major championship returns to Tulsa.

How hard is it to play Southern Hills?

TULSA, Okla. — Let’s state the obvious real quick: Southern Hills is a hard golf course. How hard? According to stats expert Lou Stagner, a 5 index would have a course handicap of 13 from the back tees at Southern Hills — and that’s not even factoring in major-championship conditions.