The Maiden

The 5th hole at Midland, has an interesting past. It has served as the opening hole, as a tough par 4 (no gentle handshake to open a round), was eventually converted to a par 5 for scorecard yardage, it played as a par 3 and had two greens for a period, and it acted as […]

Continue reading

Short

The current 4th hole was originally the 2nd. You played from the current 6th tee, and played to the current 4th green. In the picture below, you’ll notice the driving range West of what is now Hwy 280, the clubhouse in its original location, and the bottom left corner, where the current 6th green is […]

Continue reading

Punchbowl

The current third hole, which used to be the original 18th at Midland, is a hole that remains very much the same as it was 100 years ago. And if you think about that, it was an extremely difficult closer! Being almost exactly the same length, and comparing how far the average player hit it […]

Continue reading