PGA National (Champion)

Designer: Rod Simpson

Course Description:

Originally designed by Tom and George Fazio for major tournament play, the Champion course at PGA National Resort & Spa was redesigned by Jack Nicklaus in 2014. The 7,140yd Champion features the famed Bear Trap, an intimidating trifecta of holes - 15,16 and 17 - know as "One of the toughest stretches in tournament golf." Home of the PGA Tour's annual Honda Classic each Spring and previous host of the '83 Ryder Cup, '87 PGA Championship and the Senior PGA Championship across a 19 year span from 1982-2000. Continually ranking as one of the toughest stops on the PGA Tour, will you tame the Bear???

Tournaments Hosted

Year Event Tour Winner
2018 The Honda Classic World Mark Custard
2018 The Honda Classic PGA Joe Greenhalgh
2018 The Honda Classic True Sim Bradley Garcia

Other Courses by Rod Simpson

Course Name Theme Par
PGA West (Palmer)[Sunday] Desert 72
Emirates International GC (Fri) Desert 72
Growling Frog Golf & CC Countryside 72
Emirates International GC (Thu) Desert 72
Pacific Dunes Boreal 72
PGA West (Palmer)[Friday] Desert 72
PGA West (Palmer)[Saturday] Desert 72
Emirates International GC (Sat) Desert 72
PGA West(Palmer)[thursday Desert 72
Emirates International GC (Sun) Desert 72
Royal Ballylough Highlands 71
Royal Ballylough (Sunday) Highlands 71
PGA West (Palmer)'16 Desert 72
Congressional CC Boreal 71
Growling Frog 2016 Countryside 72
Royal Ballylough 2016 Highlands 71
Settlers Run Country Club Countryside 72
Congressional Country Club Boreal 71
PGA National (Champion) Tropical 70