BobbyWeed.com) with Fuzzy Zoeller serving as a consultant, played host this past week to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, an official PGA Tour event. Patrick Cantlay is the defending champion.
“We know this year’s event will feature excellent play and exciting competition,” said Bobby Weed. “”Summerlin has hosted a Tour tournament for over twenty years, and I am proud the course remains interesting and fun.”
Patrick Lindsay, executive director of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, said, “We are proud to call TPC Summerlin the host course for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. It is a course that the PGA Tour professionals enjoy playing, and we’re excited about this year’s field and the new activations outside the ropes.
“The management and staff at TPC Summerlin are integral in the tournament’s success.”
TPC Summerlin’s par-72, 7,243-yard layout was carved from a magnificent swath of rugged desert terrain. The average elevation of the course is approximately 2,700 feet above sea level.
“Summerlin was designed to be a rich desert oasis, with copses of mesquite trees and native grasses,” explained Weed.
TPC Summerlin was the first golf course in Nevada to be certified as an Audubon Sanctuary System by Audubon International. Great care was taken during the construction of TPC Summerlin to preserve and protect natural wildlife habitats.
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