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Perry Maxwell

Moving Day Sputters, Periera Overtakes Zalatoris at 2022 PGA Championship

Chilean golfer Guillermo Pereira, Jr. – “Mito” as he likes to be called – took a three stroke lead at the 104th PGA Championship at Southern Hills on Saturday with a 1-under 69. He stands at 9-under for the tournament. Starting one shot behind and paired with leader Will Zalatoris in the final group, he seized the lead with a birdie on the second hole and held it the...

Generation Z Dawning, Will Zalatoris Leads 2022 PGA Championship at Halfway Point

With a bogey free 5-under 65 San Francisco-born, Texas native Will Zalatoris surged into the lead at the 104th PGA Championship. The second year pro who was runner up in his first Masters in 2021 took advantage of an unexpected, but favorable change in the weather to fire a 31 on the back nine, including three consecutive birdies at 11-13 in sunny, windless...

The Great Golf Course Designs of Perry Maxwell

Golf architect Perry Maxwell’s life and legacy were, and still are, filled with ironies. You have the southern gentleman banker who moved to the dust bowl of Oklahoma during the Great Depression to raise a family. You have a man who turned to golf design almost has an accident (and at the suggestion of his wife no less) become so proficient he became partners – and I...

Maxing Out – Gil Hanse Restoration Both Highlights and Modernizes Original Design at Southern Hills

The Southern Hills Country Club that the touring professional golfers will face in the 2022 PGA Championship will bear only a passing resemblance to the 2007 Southern Hills systematically dismantled by Tiger Woods as he won his 13th major and his fourth Wanamaker Trophy. Happily, Southern Hills will appear far more similar to its origins in 1935-36 when Golden Age...

The Elysian Fields of Old Town Club – Is Perry Maxwell’s Last Course Also His Best?

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – So it really can happen. A golf course truly can take your breath away. It doesn’t happen often – maybe one round in a thousand, one golf course in hundreds, one day in a decade, but that fleeting moment, so elusive yet so moving, can appear. If you love golf enough, if you travel near and far, if you play the game as a game of a...