Located close to downtown Oklahoma City, the course at Twin Hills Golf & Country Club is an early Perry Maxwell design from the mid-1920s, brought into play shortly after the club was founded by five local oilmen and just before the architect embarked on a productive partnership with Dr Alister MacKenzie.
Twin Hills hosted the PGA Championships in 1935, when Johnny Revolta beat Tommy Armour (the winner in 1930) by a margin of 5&4 in the final match. The course was also used for the US Junior Amateur Championships in 1967, which saw John T. Crooks defeat Andy North in the final with a 2&1 scoreline.
Unfortunately, it’s reckoned that few, if any, of Maxwell’s original greens remain intact here, though the routing is largely the same. The 143-yard 4th (known as “The Cliff”) is a fabulous short par three that drops substantially in elevation from tee to green and the tough 450-yard 18th is one of the most demanding closing holes in the Sooner State.