|Playing the Tournament Course of The Woodlands Country Club gives members and their guests the opportunity to enjoy golf on a world class championship calibre golf course. Originally designed by Robert Von Hagge and Bruce Devlin in 1978, the Tournament Course was known as the TPC at The Woodlands from 1985 through 2004. It has hosted 18 PGA Tour Houston Open events as well as the LPGA’s Samsung World Championship.
The Tournament Course enjoys a storied history with the biggest names in golf having walked these fairways and greens. Tournament winners over the years have included Vijay Singh, Payne Stewart, Curtis Strange, Raymond Floyd, Corey Pavin, David Duval and Hal Sutton. Other big names to have played here include Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson and Annika Sorenstam.
The course measures 7,018 yards from the back tees, 6,295 yards from the middle tees and 5,326 yards from the forward tees. Designed to place a premium on hitting fairways, the Tournament Course is a thorough but fair test for golfers of all playing abilities. The 17th and 18th holes are reknown for consistently ranking as two of the four toughest holes in Texas. The 13th hole is a par five that features an island green.
Winding through the Village of Grogan’s Mill , the Tournament Course has been designed to promote a feeling of tranquility as various ponds, lakes and natural trees are brought into play. The course also features 57 sand bunkers and its Champion Bermuda greens rank among the quickest in the Houston area. The areas around the greens are well mounded and sloped to give even more character to each hole.
With its storied history and reputation as being one of the best golf courses in the Southwest, the Tournament Course continues to be a true golfer’s delight!