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Southern Hills Country Club is a prestigious private golf and country club in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the United States. It was established in 1936. The land was donated by multi-millionaire oilman Waite Phillips, and the construction costs were raised by the founder members. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... A country club is a private club that offers a variety of recreational sports facilities to its members. ... Tulsa is the second-largest city in Oklahoma, USA. As of the revised 2004 census report, the city had a total population of 387,807, with 930,842 in the greater metro area. ... Born 1883, died 1964. ...


The main 18 hole golf course was laid out by golf course designer Perry Maxwell and renovated by Keith Foster in 1999. There is also a 9 hole West Course which was designed by Ben Crenshaw in 1992. Southern Hills also has the typical additional facilities of an elite country club, including extensive banqueting facilites, a fitness centre, swimming and diving pools and tennis courts. Ben Crenshaw (born January 11, 1952 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ...


Southern Hills has hosted two of golf's four major championships for men, the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship, three times each, and it is the scheduled venue for the 2007 PGA Championship. It has also hosted several other prestigious tournaments. Southern Hills also has the rare honor of being the inaugural host of a USGA championship, hosting the first-ever U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur in 1987. The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Notable tournaments hosted by Southern Hills Country Club

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