Template Holes

Template Holes So it looks like we have some more time on our hands before the golf season starts! I know its frustrating. Everyone is all geared up and ready, and all we can do is look out the window and hope this weather finally takes a turn for the better. In the meantime, I

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Seth Raynor

Who is Seth Raynor? There is one thing we know about Seth Raynor; there’s little information about him, and even less written from him. Most articles written from Raynor are from club letters that he was working with, in their Greens Committee minutes. He was a very reserved individual, the complete opposite of his mentor,

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Connecting Dots

Midland Hills is fortunate to have very good Board of Director minutes, dating back to 1919, when the club was created. I went through the minutes from 1919 – 1921, and extracted anything that had to do with creating the golf course, all the way through opening day. We always knew that the club struggled financially at the beginning. Assumptions were made

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A Significant Discovery!

For many decades now, Midland Hills has been making guesses about what Seth Raynor intended when he designed our golf course. We were certain that much of the original design had slowly been lost over time, as the golf course evolved. We have made our best guesses based on the earliest aerial photograph (1937), how

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