Champions Golf Club

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The Champions Golf Club is a golf club located in Houston, Texas. The club was founded in 1957 by Jack Burke, Jr. and Jimmy Demaret. In 1959 the Cypress Creek Course was opened for play, designed by Ralph Plummer. This course has hosted tournaments such as the 1967 Ryder Cup, the 1969 U.S. Open, multiple Tour Championships, the U.S. Amateur, and the Houston Champions International, which was a PGA Tour event.

There are two courses, Cypress Creek, and Jackrabbit. While Jackrabbit is used in qualifying rounds for the various USGA Championships the club has hosted, the Cypress Creek course is the primary tournament venue.

The competitive course record on the Cypress Creek course is held by Chad Campbell, who shot a round of 10-under-par 61 en route to winning the 2003 The Tour Championship at Champions.

Tournaments held at Champions, and their winners, include:

The club also hosts the Champions Cup Invitational, one of the premiere two-man best-ball amateur events, since 1961.


Coordinates: 29°59′00″N 95°31′52″W / 29.9832927°N 95.5310986°W / 29.9832927; -95.5310986