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Harry Collis ProjectGolf Courses
Country Club Golf Links
Year : 1902
AKA : Indianapolis Country Club, Woodstock Club
city : Indianapolis
state : Indiana
Work : Remodel
Holes : 9
Status :
Notes : Started as a two hole layout, Harry Collis added golf holes and many improvements
Logansport Country Club
Year : 1905
AKA : Logansport Golf Club
city : Logansport
state : Indiana
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Open
Notes : Only front 9 which has been incorporated and rerouted into 18 holes
Chicago Heights Country Club
Year : 1912
AKA : Chicago Heights Park District West Course
city : Chicago Heights
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Open
Notes :
Lakeside Golf Club
Year : 1913
AKA : Chikaming Country Club
city : Lakeside
state : Michigan
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Open
Notes : Collis built a 9-hole golf course, and in 1914 the Lakeside Golf Club was officially opened. In 1919 the golf club had merged into the Chikaming Country Club (100 Years, 100 Stories: A Centennial History of Chikaming Country Club.)
San Marcos Golf Resort
Year : 1913
AKA :
city : Chandler
state : Arizona
Work : Architect/Redmodel
Holes : 9 then 18
Status : Open
Notes : Original 9-hole "desert-style" golf course, Collis redesigned and built the 100 acre 18-hole course. In 1914, the course was seeded and became the first grasss golf course in Arizona

1914 – W.W. I starts

Olympia Fields Country Club
Year : 1915
AKA : -
city : Olympia Fields
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Open
Notes : Temporary 9 hole layout #2/South course
Newton Country Club
Year : 1916
AKA : Cardinal Hills Golf Club
city : Newton
state : Iowa
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Closed
Notes : -
Flossmoor Country Club
Year : 1917
AKA : Homewood Country Club
city : Flossmoor
state : Illinois
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Rerouted: 16 becomes 1-tee moved 50 yards east, dogleg right, 1 becomes 4-tee/green moved back, 2 becomes 5 shorten to Par 4, 3 becomes 6-engthen by 100 yards, dogleg right, 315 to 417 yards, 7 Collis adds par 3, 10 becomes 14, Collis updated tricky 196 par 4, 12 becomes 16-adds a bunker in front (current fangs added much later,) 15 becomes 18-Collis combined Par 3 and Par 4.

1918 - W.W. I Ends

Ingleside Resort
Year : 1919
AKA : Arizona Country Club
city : Phoenix
state : Arizona
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Redesigned/expanded orginal 9 holes to 18 holes
Meadowbrook Country Club
Year : 1919
AKA : -
city : Northville
state : Michigan
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : -
Phoenix Country Club
Year : 1920
AKA :
city : Phoenix
state : Arizon
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : 4th time and final move to Thomas and 7th Street, permanent home, Harry Collis design
Notes :
Cherry Hills Country Club
Year : 1920
AKA : Coyote Run Golf Course
city : Flossmoor
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Course has been completely redesigned 2003
Harlem Hills Country Club
Year : 1922
AKA : Forest Hills Country Club, Harlem Golf Course
city : Rockford
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Confirmed Harry Collis designed Harlem Hills.
Manor Country Club
Year : 1923
AKA : -
city : Rockville
state : Maryland
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : -
Walled Lake Country Club
Year : 1923
AKA : -
city : Walled Lake
state : Michigan
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Closed
Notes : -
Beverly Country Club
Year : 1923
AKA :
city : Chicago
state : Illinois
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status :
Notes : #2-elininate, #6 new hole, 150 yards (replaces #2), #12-shorten 40 yards, #13-lengthen 125 yards, #15-lenghten 50 yards
Rhinelander Country Club
Year : 1923
AKA : -
city : Rhinelander
state : Wisconsin
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Open
Notes : -
Denver Country Club
Year : 1925
AKA : -
city : Denver
state : Colorado
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : According to The History of Denver Country Club, 1887-2006, #2 routing and #3 routing and green are still credited to Harry Collis.
Laramie Golf Course
Year : 1925
AKA : Chicago Meadows Golf Course
city : Chicago
state : Illinois
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : Revamped the fairways, retrapped entire course, 18th new grass tees. Now Midway Airport
Edgewater Bay Golf Club
Year : 1925
AKA : Rainbow Bay Golf Course
city : Biloxi
state : Mississippi
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : -
Glenwoodie Country Club
Year : 1926
AKA : Glenwoodie Golf Club
city : Glenwood
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Co designed with Jack Daray
Homosassa Country Club
Year : 1926
AKA : -
city : Homosassa
state : Florida
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : N.B.
Notes : -
Indian Wood Country Club
Year : 1926
AKA : -
city : Park Forest
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : -
Richton Park Country Club
Year : 1926
AKA : -
city : Richton Park
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : -
Robin Hood
Year : 1927
AKA : -
city : Harvey
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : N.B.
Notes : -
La Palma
Year : 1927
AKA :
city : La Palma
state : Arizona
Work :
Holes :
Status : N.B.
Notes : Harry Collis developer and designer around 11-mile Corner near Casa Grande in Pinal County
El Quistador
Year : 1927
AKA : -
city : Valparaiso
state : Florida
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : Same propety as Bluewater Bay Resort
Casa Del Mar Country Club
Year : 1928
AKA : Longwood Country Club
city : Crete
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : -
Normandy-at-Flossmoor
Year : 1928
AKA : -
city : Flossmoor
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : N.B.
Notes : Planned community next door (east) of Flossmoor Country Club
Zurich Hills Country Club
Year : 1928
AKA : -
city : Lake Zurich
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : N.B.
Notes : Planned for area Northwest of Lake Zurich, west of Route 12, Lake Zurich Heights subdivision
Navajo Fields Country Club
Year : 1928
AKA : Worth Golf Course
city : Palos Heights
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : Now Trinity College
Greenbury Point Yacht and C.C.
Year : 1928
AKA : U.S. Naval Academy Golf Course
city : Annapolis
state : Maryland
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : -
San Marcos Golf Resort
Year : 1928
AKA : Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort
city : Chandler
state : Arizona
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status :
Notes : 18-hole course opens behind the hotel designed by Harry J. Collis and Willie Watson
Dundee Country Club
Year : 1928
AKA : -
city : Barrington
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Unknown
Notes : Organized as a "women member" club. Havn't confirm it was ever built.
Audubon Country Club
Year : 1929
AKA : -
city : Louisville
state : Kentucky
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Remodled #5, 6, 7, 12, 17, 18
American Legion Golf Club
Year : 1929
AKA : Tribute Golf Course
city : Wausau
state : Wisconsin
Work : Architect
Holes : 9
Status : Open
Notes : Only a newspaper referance, still looking for more information
Brookwood Country Club
Year : 1930
AKA : Brookwood Golf Course
city : Fort Wayne
state : Indiana
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status :
Notes : Several newspaper referances. Brookwood Golf Club had no knowledge of architect or when course opened.

Depression

Medinah Country Club #3
Year : Unkown
AKA : -
city : Medinah
state : Illinois
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Partial remodel is questionable, still researching
Pistaqua Heights Country Club
Year : Unknown
AKA : Pistaqua Hills Country Club
city : McHenry
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Closed
Notes : References to Eric Buchholz (landscape architect) and Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc. (owned by Harry Collis) Not Pistakee Country Club/Golf Club
Freeport Country Club
Year : 1913
AKA : -
city : Freeport
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : Freeport was established as a country club in 1893, a six-hole course at first, then expanding to nine-holes and then to 18. It was commonly referred to as a “country club on Park Boulevard.” One reference to Collis course, haven't confirmed yet. American Annual Golf Guide lists club date as 1913. The Daily Chronicle, September 18, 1913 first reports on "Freeport golfers"
Algonquin Country Club
Year : Unknown
AKA : Algonquin Golf Club
city : St. Louis
state : Missouri
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : An advertisement in the New Orleans Item, Sun, January 16, 1927 newspaper for Harry Collis/Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc references Mr. Collis rebuilt the Algonquin Country Club. Perhaps an exaggeration, nonetheless, indicates that Harry Collis might have redesigned the course or Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc. bentgrass was planted.
LaGrange Country Club
Year : Unknown
AKA :
city : LaGrange
state : Illinois
Work : Remodel
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : An advertisement in the New Orleans Item, Sun, January 16, 1927 newspaper for Harry Collis/Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc references Mr. Collis rebuilt the LaGrange Country Club. Perhaps an exaggeration, nonetheless, indicates that Harry Collis might have redesigned the course or Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc. bentgrass was planted.
Valparaiso Country Club
Year : Unknown
AKA :
city : Valparaiso
state : Indiana
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : An advertisement in the New Orleans Item, Sun, January 16, 1927 newspaper for Harry Collis/Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc references Mr. Collis built the Valparaiso Country Club. Perhaps an exaggeration, nonetheless, indicates that Harry Collis might have designed the course or Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc. bentgrass was planted.
Danville Country Club
Year : Unkonwn
AKA :
city : Danville
state : Illinois
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : An advertisement in the New Orleans Item, Sun, January 16, 1927 newspaper for Harry Collis/Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc references Mr. Collis built the Danville Country Club. Perhaps an exaggeration, nonetheless, indicates that Harry Collis might have designed the course or Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc. bentgrass was planted.
Oakwood Country Club
Year : Unknown
AKA :
city : Kansas City
state : Missouri
Work : Architect
Holes : 18
Status : Open
Notes : An advertisement in the New Orleans Item, Sun, January 16, 1927 newspaper for Harry Collis/Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc references Mr. Collis built the Oakwood Country Club. Perhaps an exaggeration, nonetheless, indicates that Harry Collis might have designed the course or Flossmoor Nurseries, Inc. bentgrass was planted.

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