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1. Blue Hills--Scene of This Week's Kansas City Open Blue Hills--Scene of This Week's Kansas City Open September/2/1959 Illustration of the golf course at Blue Hills Country Club, the host of an important local golf tournament.

2. Country Clubs Country Clubs May/17/1936 Copy of the article in the file.

3. Country Clubs Plan to Merge Country Clubs Plan to Merge June 19, 2009 Economic recession has caused two Johnson County country clubs to merge operations. The Meadowbrook Country Club in Prairie Village, founded in 1954, and Brookrdige Country Club in Overland Park, founded...

4. Deaths: John E. Byrne Deaths: John E. Byrne July/16/1971 Obituary for John Byrne, "70, of 10602 College, a professional golfer," winning "numerous local tournaments" and playing in the National Open tournament in 1929, a golf pro at various local country clubs,...

5. Fore! Fore! July 27-August 2, 2006 Article describes the efforts of historic preservationists to protect the home and factory of Kenneth Smith, a renowned manufacturer of golf clubs who died in 1977. Smith bought his Shawnee home, located...

6. Local Drive Takes Aim at Golf's History Local Drive Takes Aim at Golf's History October 24, 2005 Article describes local and national efforts to achieve National Register of Historic Places status for the home and manufacturing facility of Kenneth Smith, in the 13000 block of W. 71st St. in Shawnee....

7. Meadowbrook Weighs Options Meadowbrook Weighs Options August 31, 2005 A company called Opus Northwest located in Minneapolis wants to buy the Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club in Prairie Village. They have offered $14.4 million and want to build a mixed-use project with...

8. Named a Top 100 Golf Community by Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine Named a Top 100 Golf Community by Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine February 12, 2006 The National Golf Club of Kansas City located in Parkville made the list of the Top 100 Golf Communities in the country selected by Travel & Leisure Golf magazine. It was the only one in the Midwest to...

9. No Woman's Land No Woman's Land April 6, 2003 Article about Wolf Creek Golf Links, an all-male organization located in the Kansas City metropolitan area in Kansas. It is a private club, invitation only, currently with 280 members. It is one of only...

10. Oakwood Country Club Will Mark 125 Years Oakwood Country Club Will Mark 125 Years August 18, 2006 The new game of golf was one reason Oakwood Country Club, then known as the Progress Club, moved from downtown to its current location, a then-rural property at 9800 Grandview Road, in 1911. When the course...

11. Out of the Rough, a Jewel Regains its Shine Out of the Rough, a Jewel Regains its Shine January 12, 2013 Article summarizes some of the past troubles and current state of the Hillcrest Country Club. David Francis, the club's current owner, discusses previous missteps in the club's management and operations...

12. Q.: Where Was the First Golf Course in Kansas City? Q.: Where Was the First Golf Course in Kansas City? September/3/1995