Tijuana Country Club

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Tijuana Country Club
Club information
Coordinates 32°30′40.43″N 117°0′6.41″W / 32.5112306°N 117.0017806°W / 32.5112306; -117.0017806
Location Tijuana, Baja California
Established 1927
Type Semi-Private
Total holes 18
Designed by Alister MacKenzie
Par 72
Length 6,859 yard
Course rating 73.3
Slope rating 129

The Tijuana Country Club is a country club located in Tijuana. The Country Club was the site of the historic Agua Caliente Open and Tijuana Open Invitational, former golf tournaments on the PGA Tour.[1] The championship level golf course is located in the Rio Zone of the city and is termed an oasis in the city, for its location in the metropolis that is Tijuana.

History[edit]

The golf course was originally design in 1927 by William P. Bell,[2] and in 1932 the course was redesigned by Alister MacKenzie.[3] The site of the Agua Caliente Open, the course hosted professional golf players including Gene Sarazen, Paul Runyan, E. J. Harrison, and Ernie Vossler.

In the contemporary era the Tijuana Country Club has become a popular golf course for California golfers, to where members of the country club include San Diegans.[4][5]

Course[edit]

Tijuana Country Club course
Tee Rating/Slope 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black 73.3 / 129 472 231 422 358 349 192 390 397 504 3315 460 414 181 417 430 354 485 574 229 3554 6859
Blue 71.9 / 125 461 225 420 346 346 169 322 386 503 3178 431 390 170 412 426 343 476 566 224 3438 6616
White 70.2 / 120 430 177 375 290 280 127 250 318 434 2681 384 319 130 327 304 293 424 482 165 2836 5517
Gold 422 184 402 293 330 136 315 365 439 2886 377 377 157 392 353 327 424 487 191 3091 5977
Red 72.0 / 127 451 190 410 334 334 145 320 371 464 3019 399 382 158 397 353 333 439 554 199 3214 6233
Handicap 13 3 1 15 9 17 7 5 11 4 8 18 2 6 16 14 12 10
Par 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 36 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 5 3 36 72

References[edit]

  1. ^ Furgol, Souchak Head Field in Tijuana Open - Rome News-Tribune (Rome Georgia), January 17, 1958
  2. ^ "Tijuana Country Club". San Diego Golf Pages. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tijuana Country Club - History". Tijuana Country Club. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Baja Golf Course: Tijuana Country Club". GolfBaja.com and LeadsLogic. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Tijuana course offers refuge from a Mexican urban jungle". WorldGolf.com. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 

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