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Dr. Alister MacKenzie

Golf Course Designer

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
1. Dr. Alister MacKenzie Marker
Inscription.  On August 19, 1931, famous Golf Course Designer Dr. Alister MacKenzie was selected by the City of Sacramento to lay out the new Sacramento Municipal 18-Hole Golf Course, which opened for play on October 1, 1932. The course name was changed to Haggin Oaks Municipal 18-hole G.C. in 1952. On May 17, 1997, the City of Sacramento officially dedicated the Haggin Oaks Municipal Golf Courses (now a 36-hole golf facility) as the…Alister MacKenzie G.C. at Haggin Oaks and the Arcade Creek G.C. at Haggin Oaks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSports.
 
Location. 38° 38.001′ N, 121° 24.195′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is mounted on the wall of the Alister MacKenzie Colf Course Clubhouse at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3645 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento CA 95821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michael “Mac” McDonagh (here, next to this marker); Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti (here, next
Dr. Alister MacKenzie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 31, 2008
2. Dr. Alister MacKenzie Marker
This marker is located on the left. The center marker is commemorating Michael "Mac" McDonagh and the marker on the right commemorates Anthony J. "Tom" LePresti. (See "Nearby Markers" for additional information.)
to this marker); Ken Morton, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Frank C. Freer (within shouting distance of this marker); First Transcontinental Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClellan Air Force Base (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named McClellan Air Force Base (approx. 2.3 miles away); Base Headquarters (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Also see . . .  World of Golf: List of Gold Courses designed by Alister MacKenzie. (Submitted on January 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Dr. Alister MacKenzie image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
3. Dr. Alister MacKenzie
Artwork/Sculpture on Marker
Alister MacKenzie Golf Course image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 31, 2008
4. Alister MacKenzie Golf Course
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,916 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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