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Harry Collis Timeline

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YEAR
EVENT CITY STATE/COUNTRY POSITION
1878
Born May 10, 1878 - England -
1890's
Worked for Mr. James Gow, possibly Muswell Hill Golf Club London England Clubmaker
1899
Emigrated to the United States, May 1,1899 New York New York -
Yountakah Country Club Newark New Jersey Superintenent
1900
Country Club Golf Links Indianapolis Indiana Club Professional / Greenskeeper
Breaks leg while "high jumping" Indianapolis Indiana
1901
Broken knee cap, Grand Opera House Indianapolis Indiana -
Upgrades to Country Club Golf Club Indianapolis Indiana Club Professional
Filed lawsuit agains Grand Opera Hosue due to fall Indianapolis Indiana
Match against Bernard Nicholls Indianapolis Indiana Player
Travels home to England England
1902
Lawsuit dismissed Indianapolis Indiana
Match against Laurence Auchterlonie Indianapolis Indiana Player
Match against F.V. Lennon Indianapolis Indiana Player
1903
French Lick Spings French Lick Indiana Club Professional
Match against Rovert Fullerton Indianapolis Indiana Player
Kekionga Golf Club Fort Wayne Indiana Golf Instructor
Anderson Country Club Anderson Indiana Team Coach
Travels to England and returns London England -
1904
Returns from England Indiana
Anderson Country Club Anderson Indiana Club Instructor
French Lick Springs French Lick Indiana Club Instructor
Kekionga Club sets course record, 33 Fort Wayne Indiana Player
U.S. Open-(Glen View Club in Golf. IL) Cut Golf Illinois Player
1905
Logansport Country Club Logansport Indiana Architect
Moved to Chicago Flossmoor Ilinois Professional
6th Western Golf Open-Cincinnati Country Club Cincinnati Ohio Player T19
Western Golf Association Professional Championship Homewood Illinois Player
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor Illinois Club Professional
Winters in Pass Christian, MS Pass Christian Mississippi -
1906
Western Professional Golfer’s Association-Calumet Country Club Calumet Illinois Player
7th Western Open-Homewood Country Club Homewood Illinois Player T27
Denver Country Club redesign Denver Colorado Redesign
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor Illinois Greenskeeper
Travels to England London England
1907
Returns from England and returns Homewood Illinois Resumes Duty
Homewood Country Club fire May 10 Homewood Illinois -
Western Open-Hinsdale Golf Club Hinsdale Illinois Player-WD
1908
9th Western Open-Normandie Golf Club St. Louis Missouri Player-NR
1909
Ingleside Country Club Phoenix Arizona Golf Instructer
1911
Homewood Country Club changes name to Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor Illinois -
Took over full-time Flossmoor Greenskeeper Flossmoor Illinois Greenskeeper
Winter in Phoenix AZ to take charge of Ingleside Country Club Phoenix Arizona Club Professional
Travels to England (ailing mother) and returns London England -
1912
Returns from England
Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor Illinois Redesign
13th Western Open-Idlewilde Flossmoor Illinois Player-WD
Match against Stewart Gardner Denver Colorado Player
Match against Freddie McLoed New Orleans Louisiana Player
Match against Jim Donaldson San Antonio Texas Player
Went to California with Mr. Wouters (11-16-1912) - - -
Ingleside Country Club - Arizona Club Professional
1913
Lakeside Golf Club officially opened, 1925 Chikaming Country Club Lakeside Michigan Architect
acquired Lakeside Golf Club Chandler - -
San Marcos Golf Course - Arizona Architect
Ingleside Country Club - Arizona Club Professional

W.W.I Starts

1914
S. S. Carmania sailing from Liverpool to New York New York New York -
6146 South Dorchester Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 Chicago Illinois Residence
Glen Oak Open - - -
Homewood Country Club fire in May Flossmoor Illinois -
1915
1440 E. 67th Place, Chicago, IL 60637 Chicago Illinois Residence
Olympia Fields Country Club Olymia Fields Illinois -
Pistakee Hills Country Club McHenry Illinois Architect
Homewood name change to Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor Illinois -
Flossmoor Country Club redesign - Illinois Architect redesign
1916
1529 East 68th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 Chicago Illinois Residence
Newton Country Club Newton Iowa Architect

W.W. I Ends

1919
Tri-City fourman team event-Meadow Lake Country Club Kansas City Missouri Player
La Palma Country Club Casa Grande Arizona Arizona
Meadowbrook Country Club Northville Michigan Redesign
Phoenix Country Club Phoenix Arizona Architect
Ten day trip east, Pine Valley, "Aledo" (Lido?), Garden City - -
1920
1529 East 68th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 Chicago Illinois Residence
Casa Del Mar Country Club (Longwood Country Club) Crete Illinois Architect
Cherry Hills Country Club (Coyote Run Golf Course) Flossmoor Illinois Architect or Redesign
1921
Chicago Meadows Golf Course-Laramie Country Club Chicago Illinois Redesign
1922
Harlem Hills Country Club Rockford Illinois Architect
The New San Marcos Hotel Golf Club Chandler Arizona Architect
1923
Naturalization April, 1, 1923 Chicago Illinois -
8222 South Sangamon, Chicago, IL 60620 Chicago Illinois Residence
Manor Country Club Rockville Maryland Architect
Urbana Golf and Country Club opening Urbana Illinois Supervisor
Beverly Country Club Beverly Illinois Superintendent
1924
Flossmoor Turf Nursery Incorporated Flossmoor Illinois President
1925
Rhinelander Country Club officially opens Memorial Day weekend Rhinelander Wisconsin Architect
1926
Returns to Flossmoor Flossmoor Illinois Superintendent
Glenwoodie Country Club Glenwood Illinois Architect
Indian Wood Country Club Park Forest Illinois Architect
Richton Park Golf and Country Club Richton Park Illinois Architect
1927
Robin Hood-planned development Harvey Illinois Developer/Architect
Professional Golfers' Supply Co. Chicago Illinois Treasurer
Homosassa Country Club Homosassa Florida Architect
1928
Greenbury Point Yacht and C.C.- U.S Naval Academy Annapolis Maryland Architect
Zurich Hills Country Club Lake Zurich Illinois Architect
Dundee Country Club Dundee Illinois Architect
Navajo Fields Country Club Tinely Park Illinois Architect

Depression Starts

1929
Audubon Country Club Lousiville Kentucky Redesign
Flossmoor Turf Nursery patent Flossmoor Bent grass Chicago Illinois Patent
Resigns from Flossmoor - - Greenskeeper
Pro Seniors Golf Association Chicago Illinois Charter Member
1930
10018 South Bell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60643 (AKA 10018 S Irwin Ave.) Chicago Illinois Residence
Edgewater Bay Golf Club Biloxi Mississippi Architect
1932
Medinah Country Club Medinah Illinois Redesign
1936
Beverly Country Club Beverly Illinois Greenskeeper
Lincolnshire Country Club-Thursday March 26 Crete Illinois Superintendent
1937
Lincolnshire Country Club Crete Illinois Superintendent
Died at home on Indian Wood Country Club Park Forest Illinois -
Depression Ends
2019
Creation of the Harry Collis Porject
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