TPC Scottsdale

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TPC Scottsdale
Club information
TPC Scottsdale is located in the US
TPC Scottsdale
TPC Scottsdale is located in Arizona
TPC Scottsdale
Coordinates33°38′N 111°55′W / 33.64°N 111.91°W / 33.64; -111.91Coordinates: 33°38′N 111°55′W / 33.64°N 111.91°W / 33.64; -111.91
LocationScottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Established1986, 32 years ago
TypePublic resort
Operated byPGA Tour TPC Network
Total holes36
Tournaments hostedPhoenix Open
Websitetpc.com/scottsdale
Stadium Course
Designed byTom Weiskopf,
Jay Morrish
Par71
Length7,266 yards (6,644 m)
Course rating74.7
Slope rating142 [1]
Champions Course
Designed byRandy Heckenkemper
Par71
Length7,115 yards (6,506 m)
Course rating73.4
Slope rating137 [2]

TPC Scottsdale is a 36-hole golf complex in the southwestern United States, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, northeast of Phoenix.

Opened 32 years ago in 1986, the resort is part of the Tournament Players Club network of golf courses operated by the PGA Tour. The Stadium Course has been home to the tour's annual Phoenix Open since 1987.

Stadium Course[edit]

Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish were commissioned by the PGA Tour to build a course to host the Phoenix Open starting in 1987. The Stadium Course was the result, at an approximate average elevation of 1,530 feet (470 m) above sea level.

The par-3 16th hole on the Stadium Course is the only fully enclosed hole on the PGA Tour. The grandstands that surround the 16th, which has a capacity of 20,000, are home to one of the most enthusiastic crowds on the PGA Tour.[3] A shot that lands on the green will result in cheers from the crowd, while a shot that misses the green will result in boos. Tiger Woods scored an ace (hole in one) on this hole during the 1997 Phoenix Open, sending the crowd in attendance into a frenzy.[4][5]

Scorecard[edit]

TPC Scottsdale - Stadium 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 74.7 / 142 408 442 558 183 470 432 215 475 453 3636 428 472 192 558 490 553 163 332 442 3630 7266
Blue 71.5 / 131 355 410 530 157 417 386 188 445 405 3293 402 446 170 508 461 498 140 294 402 3321 6614
White 68.4 / 123 339 386 510 141 373 348 164 418 381 3060 373 416 149 482 426 459 119 255 371 3050 6110
Red 70.8 / 122 314 357 470 114 350 316 138 322 334 2715 342 379 122 454 401 407 98 228 318 2749 5464
Par 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 35 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 71
Handicap 14 8 4 18 6 12 16 2 10 11 1 15 5 7 9 17 13 3


Champions Course[edit]

The second course at TPC Scottsdale is the Champions Course, which was designed by Randy Heckenkemper, and completed in 2007. This course replaced the original Weiskopf and Morrish designed Desert Course.

Scorecard[edit]

TPC Scottsdale - Champions 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 73.7 / 140 371 461 174 556 477 202 393 212 575 3421 542 474 446 164 429 359 215 605 460 3694 7115
Blue 71.3 / 133 338 428 144 521 442 188 383 191 532 3167 514 456 423 148 410 334 189 583 429 3486 6653
White 69.0 / 121 323 373 134 495 385 145 355 166 516 2892 484 433 395 117 399 313 157 552 385 3235 6127
Red 69.8 / 120 278 325 113 459 289 121 313 137 451 2486 464 384 353 106 350 289 118 462 330 2856 5342
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 3 5 35 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 36 71
Handicap 16 8 18 6 2 12 14 10 4 11 7 5 17 13 15 9 3 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - TPC Scottsdale - Stadium". USGA. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™ - TPC Scottsdale - Champions". USGA. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.pgatour.com/the-first-look/2016/01/29/waste-management-phoenix-open.html
  4. ^ Boeck, Greg (February 4, 2005). "No. 16 hole at TPC Scottsdale far from sweet for players". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
  5. ^ "Changes to No. 16 at TPC Scottsdale to make hole rowdier". Golf Channel. December 31, 2008. Archived from the original on September 26, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-14.

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