- Jan 30, 1976
- Cypress, California, USA
As a fairly vocal fan of classic golf course design, Woods’ courses are right at home in the recent movement toward more playable, fun and conventionally attractive designs that characterized the early 20th century “Golden Age” of the craft.
Gallery: Golf courses designed by Tiger Woods
Payne's Valley is the new Tiger Woods design at Big Cedar Lodge. Courtesy of Payne's Valley
Broad shaping and wide fairways are a staple of Tiger Woods' Payne's Valley design. Evan Schiller/Big Cedar Lodge
Opened in 2020 and designed by Tiger Woods, The Playgrounds at Jack's Bay brings golf back to the Bahamian island of Eleuthera Courtesy of Jack's Bay Club
The par-3 11th of the El Cardonal Course at Diamante Cabo San Lucas overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Like the 12th at Augusta National, Bluejack National's 12th green runs away from right-handers. Missing long left is a very difficult up and down. Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor
Bluejack National was shaped out of forest north of Houston by Tiger Woods. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
The Playgrounds at Bluejack National are lit up at night. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Another trait of Woods’ design career so far has been an insistence on the importance of short courses as both a compliment to “big” courses and a worthwhile distinct golf experience. His Oasis Short Course at Diamante Los Cabos and the “Playgrounds” short routings at Bluejack National and the new Jack’s Bay in the Bahamas offer members and guests a shorter and more relaxed dose of golf that nevertheless allows them to test and hone their short games, just as young Woods did on several Southern California short courses. His redesign of the Peter Hay Par 3 Course at Pebble Beach will further establish his TGR Design as a leader in this trend, as will his partnership with putting-oriented “golfertainment” concept PopStroke, whose now-open second location in Ft. Myers, Fla. was designed in concert with Woods’ group, with more to come.
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