Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Michael “Mac” McDonagh
Born in Tuam Co. Galway on December 29, 1900
in the wearing and walking of the green”
Location. 38° 38.001′ N, 121° 24.195′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Fulton Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the wall of the Alister MacKenzie Colf Course Club House and Pro Shop in the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3645 Fulton Ave, Sacramento CA 95821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Dr. Alister MacKenzie (here, next to this marker); Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti (here, next 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.
1. Haggin Oaks Golf Course - Arcade Creek Course
The Arcade course is two 9-hole courses that can be played as 18. World-renowned golf course architect, Dr. Alister MacKenzie, designed the layout and selected Mike "Mac" McDonagh, who had worked with him on the building of the famous Cypress Point Golf Course, to take his design and construct the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course. The course was opened for play on October 1, 1932. Mr. McDonagh remained as the City's Golf Superintendent and later designed the Arcade Creek Golf Course, at Haggin Oaks, which opened in 1958. Later, the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course was renamed the Haggin Oaks Golf Course and finally the Alister MacKenzie Golf Course at the Haggin
— Submitted January 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Sports •
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