Listed in the National Historic Registry, Ardmore’s popular Dornick Hills Golf & Country Club is one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in Oklahoma. It boasts the first Oklahoman golf club affiliation with the United States Golf Association, as well as being the site of numerous tournaments including the Ardmore Open, a PGA tour event, from 1952 to 1954. It is also home to the clubs signature event “The Oilmen’s” since 1963, and the premier college event of the region “The Maxwell” for over 10 years.
Dornick Hills was built in 1914 by Perry Maxwell on what was previously the Maxwell’s dairy farm. This was the first golf course designed and built by Perry Maxwell. The renowned golf course architect went on to design and build over 70 courses including Southern Hills and Prairie Dunes, both in the top fifty courses in the world.