Lakewood Country Club

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Lakewood Country Club is a private country club in Dallas, Texas, founded in 1912, and now often referred to simply as Lakewood.[1] It is located at the corner of Gaston and Abrams Avenues in the Lakewood, Dallas, Texas, about five miles east, northeast of downtown Dallas. Lakewood Country Club hosted the Texas Victory Open, a PGA Tour golf tournament now known as the HP Byron Nelson Championship, in 1944, the only year the tournament was won by renowned professional golfer Byron Nelson, who is now the tournament's namesake.

The golf course at Lakewood was originally designed by Tom Bendelow, then in 1947 was redesigned by Ralph Plummer. In 1995, Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore gave the course another facelift.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historical Lakewood". Lakewood Country Club. Retrieved 2011-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Id.". 

External links[edit]

  • Lakewood Country Club Official Site [1]