TPC at The Woodlands

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The Woodlands Country Club
Woodlands Tournament Golf Course.jpg
Fifth hole of the Tournament Course in 2015
Club information
TPC at The Woodlands is located in the United States
TPC at The Woodlands
TPC at The Woodlands is located in Texas
TPC at The Woodlands
Coordinates30°08′42″N 95°27′47″W / 30.145°N 95.463°W / 30.145; -95.463Coordinates: 30°08′42″N 95°27′47″W / 30.145°N 95.463°W / 30.145; -95.463
LocationThe Woodlands, Texas, U.S.
Elevation140 feet (43 m)
Established1978; 41 years ago (1978)
TypePrivate
Owned byClubCorp
Total holes63
Websitethewoodlandscc.com
Tournament Course
Designed byRobert von Hagge,
Bruce Devlin
Par72
Length7,025 yards (6,424 m)
Course rating74.4
Slope rating138 [1]
Palmer Course
Designed byArnold Palmer
Par72   (King / General)
Length7,199 yards (6,583 m)
Course rating75.2   (King / General)
Slope rating140 [2]
Player Course
Designed byGary Player
Par72
Length7,115 yards (6,506 m)
Course rating74.7
Slope rating148 [3]

The Woodlands Country Club is a private golf club in the southern United States, located in The Woodlands, Texas, a suburb north of Houston. The 63-hole complex comprises three courses: Tournament Course, Palmer Course (27 holes), and Player Course.[4]

Tournament Course[edit]

From 1985 to 2004, the Tournament Course was known as the TPC at The Woodlands, and it has a driving range and putting green. The spectacular Members-only dining room offers a picturesque view of the 18th green and driving range, as well as opening to an outside desk that features a comfortable lounge area, table seating, a fireplace and a large flat screen TV. The main dining area boasts three large flat screens, a fireplace and a beautiful bar.

Originally designed by Robert von Hagge and tour player Bruce Devlin in 1978, it was the longtime home of the Houston Open on the PGA Tour (19852002),[5][6] and hosted the LPGA Tour's Samsung World Championship in 2003.[7] Winners at the course include major champions Raymond Floyd, Payne Stewart, Hal Sutton, Vijay Singh, Curtis Strange, Mark Brooks, and David Duval. On the PGA Tour Champions, it has been the site of the Insperity Invitational since 2008. The event is televised on Golf Channel.[8]

Palmer Course[edit]

Opened in 1990 and designed by Arnold Palmer, it later expanded to 27 holes. The original two nines are named King and General; the third is Deacon, after his father, and opened in 1995. The course has a large practice facility, with a putting and separate chipping facility.[9]

Player Course[edit]

Designed by Gary Player, the 18-hole course opened in 2002. Eleven of its holes have water in play, and the course is equipped with a large practice facility, with a putting and separate chipping green. The course has a clubhouse, with a pro-shop and store. The Clubhouse also has a cafe. The course also has an indoor room for the golf performance center.[10]

Clubhouse[edit]

The 33,000-square-foot (3,100 m2) clubhouse houses a grill, and library for members to have small meetings. There is a full-bar, and a small bar for the men below the main floor. There is a window-serve snack bar on the lower floor, along with the pro-shop.
A new building is being built that will house another dining room, and other rooms which are with the status TBD.[citation needed]

Ownership[edit]

ClubCorp purchased The Woodlands Country Club in 2015.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - Woodlands Golf Club - Tournament Course". USGA. Retrieved May 2, 2018.
  2. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - Woodlands Golf Club - Palmer Course (King/General)". USGA. Retrieved May 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - Woodlands Golf Club - Player Course". USGA. Retrieved May 2, 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/The-Woodlands-Country-Club. |first1= missing |last1= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. April 29, 1985. p. C2 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=D00aAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cScEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6226%2C3176792. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Singh coasts to Houston win". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. April 1, 2002. p. C-3.
  7. ^ "LPGA Samsung World Championship". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. October 13, 2003. p. C-9.
  8. ^ http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/The-Woodlands-Country-Club/Our-Story/Insperity-Invitational2. |first1= missing |last1= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/The-Woodlands-Country-Club/Golf/Palmer-Course. |first1= missing |last1= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/The-Woodlands-Country-Club/Golf/Player-Course. |first1= missing |last1= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. ^ "ClubCorp". The Woodlands Country Club.

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