Virtual Golf Course: Bighorn Golf ClubOctober 22, 2015
A Tom Fazio masterpiece
This week, TruGolf is headed to Palm Deseret, California, for a world-class track, featuring stunning desert terrain. Welcome to Bighorn Golf Club – a Tom Fazio masterpiece that has hosted legendary Skins Games, U.S. Senior Match Play Challenges, and LPGA World Championships.
Bighorn Golf Club
Par: 72 | Yardage: 6904
1) Bighorn Golf Club features two championship tournament ready courses that has hosted the likes of: Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Tiger Woods, Lee Trevino, Annika Sorenstam, Lorena Ochoa, and Michelle Wie.
2) The courses have hosted several world class events, including: The Skins Game, Senior PGA Match Play, and the LPGA Samsung World Championship.
3) The Canyon course was the host location for two of the most successful Monday Night Golf events (The Battle at Bighorn) –
a. A challenge match played at the Canyons course on August 28, 2000, between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia. Sergio won the match 1up.
b. In 2002, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods squared up against Sergio Garcia and Lee Trevino. Nicklaus and Woods won 3 & 2.
4) Bighorn Golf Club is not only known for its world-class golf – it is also seen as one of the world’s premier luxury resort communities.
5) The course was designed by Tom Fazio – Fazio is known for his work at Pinehurst, Shadow Creek, and the National Golf Club of Canada.