The Gary Player Signature Course is one of three Private Facilities serving the Woodlands Country Club Membership. Designed by the famed Gary Player, it displays a creative use of bunkering to surround its challenging green complexes. Nestled in the tall pines of The Woodlands, this Gary Player masterpiece reflects the vast character of its designer. The course is both a challenging test from the back tees at 7,162 yards, and an enjoyable experience for the average golfer from the white tees’ 6,200 yard layout. The golfer will experience tree-lined fairways, beautiful waterways, natural grass backdrops, and well-define bunkering. Every hole has its own character keeping the golfer excited and challenged throughout the 18 holes.
Special Notes of Interest
Since opening in July of 2002, The course has quickly moved into the Dallas Morning News Top 25 Private Courses in Texas and reached a ranking of 6th best Private Course according to the Houston Sports News Top 20 rankings.
The Player Course has hosted the 2003 "Dallas Morning News" Texas Cup Matches, 2004 Texas State Amateur Qualifying tournament, 2003 Southern Texas PGA Section Championship, as well as 3 Heartland Senior Tour Championships and STPGA Junior Tournament. The course is scheduled to host the USGA’s 1st stage United States Open Qualifier May 2005.
General Statistics and Information
Yardage: Black Knight Tees 7162
Blue Knight Tees 6753
White Knight Tees 6200
Green Knight Tees 5211
Red Knight Tees 5005
Greens: Tiff Eagle
Greens Cut: Hand Mown
Tees and Fairways: 419 Bermuda
Tee and Fairway Cut: 7/16"
# Bunkers: 42
# Water Hazards: 11
Practice Facility: Includes 100 yard Putting green, 70 yard Practice bunker, 50 yard pitching and chipping green, space for 55 hitting stations
Current Competitive Course Record: 69 - 3 under par