Northwood ClubThe Northwood Club

The Northwood Club
6524 Alpha Rd
Dallas, Texas 75240
Dallas County

Phone(s): (972) 383-6224, (972) 239-1366
Fax: (972) 239-7436
Website: www.northwoodclub.org


Northwood is a private, traditional course that held the US Open won by Julius Boros in 1952. In 1946, a man named Bill Diddel came down from Indianapolis to design what ended up being his only Texas course. An amazing character, Diddel lettered in just about every sport except golf in college but went on to win the Indiana Amateur several times in the early 1900s. Incredibly, Diddel survived to the age of 101, bagging over 1,000 rounds of golf where he shot his age or better.

Diddel’s track was updated in 1990 by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, and the new track consistently earns recognition for some of the toughest holes in the DFW area.

White Rock Creek winds through the course and comes into play on numerous holes, and loads of long par 4s beat down players who lack big-time length. The signature is perhaps the 213-yard No. 16, which tees through a chute of trees down a fairway lined by water on the left.

Getting there : From Hwy 635 east, take the Preston Rd. exit and turn left. When you come to Alfa Rd., turn right and the course is just down the road on the right.

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A sunset view from Northwood Club.A view from Northwood Club

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf, Tripp Davis, William Diddel
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Year opened: 1946
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: With member only
  • Tee times welcomed:
  • Fairways: Bermuda Grass
  • Greens: Bent Grass

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

  • Week days: $98
  • Weekends: $138

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code: Proper golf attire required.
  • Credit cards accepted:

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
II/III 70 6510 133 73.3
II 70 6714 136 74.2
I/II 70 6930 139 74.8
I 70 7102 141 75.3
III 70 6335 130 72.4
III (W) 71 6335 145 75.5
III/IV 70 6012 128 71.5
III/IV (W) 71 6012 143 75
IV 70 5730 127 69.6
IV (W) 71 5730 140 74.4
IV/V 70 5421 124 67.4
IV/V (W) 71 5421 136 72.9
V 70 5050 120 65.8
V (W) 71 5050 132 71.4

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