TPC Scottsdale was the sixth club in the TPC Network, born from the dream of the PGA TOUR Commissioner Deane Beman. His vision was to create a network of clubs that would embody the TOUR’s rigorous quality standards, provide unparalleled venues for TOUR events, and further advance the PGA TOUR’s charitable contributions. In early 1986, the Phoenix Thunderbirds (host organization for the Phoenix Open) started looking for a new tournament site. Their intention was to grow the event, which was limited in size and number of spectators by its previous location, the Phoenix Country Club. Many locations in Phoenix were considered, but due to environmental issues, the Thunderbirds were running out of options. TOUR Commissioner Beman began assisting the Thunderbirds in identifying a new location when then Scottsdale Mayor, Herb Drinkwater, called with the perfect solution – he could secure land within the city of Scottsdale that would offer the ideal setting for a stadium-style course. So in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation, the City of Scottsdale, and the Phoenix Thunderbirds, the PGA TOUR moved the event to its new location ¬and named it Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale. TPC Scottsdale and The Stadium Course began construction in January 1986. The design team of renowned architects Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish was directed by Commissioner Beman to create a similar Stadium design like that at TPC Sawgrass – allowing all spectators a perfect view of the tournament. Big Dogs Scoring
Paul Mickela 1st place Tom Hebert 2nd place Dan Christiansen 3rd place. Hey who is that guy? Paul Mickela for his 2nd win in a row. Captured the TPC Champions course win today with 68 net. Way to to go Paul. Second place went to Tom Hebert at 70 net and third place went to Dan Christiansen at 71 net. Sherwood Begay came in with the Atta Boy at 72 net.
All golfers scores for today with the top 3 being the Big Dog Point winners.
Full stats from Golf Genius Click here. Birdies (skins) scored, Net scores for each flight, all players scores, and CTP links, plus full scorecard for any player by clicking on their name link in the all golfers scores link. Rules of Golf videos from USGA.
Next up for VGA, Wednesday, September 2, 2020, Whirlwind Devils Claw (+) 7:30 AM $40.00.
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Built into the ancient, native landscape is 36 holes of championship golf designed by renowned architect Gary Panks. A true test of golf, the Cattail and Devil’s Claw courses truly are desert golf, evolved. Staffed with talented and devoted professionals, Whirlwind Golf Club has become one of the premier golf facilities in the Southwest. A round at Whirlwind is quiet, peaceful and feels like a destination golf club, yet it is only 11 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Experience for yourself the best golf and dining experience in the South Valley.