Champions Golf Club is a Private, 36 hole golf course facility located in Houston, Texas. The facility has two 18-hole championship golf courses. The courses are the Cypress Creek Course and the Jack Rabbit course.
The Cypress Creek Course was designed by Ralph Plummer and opened for play in 1959. With over 70,000 trees, wide fairways and enormous greens, it remains one of America's premier tournament sites.
The Jack Rabbit Course was designed by Tom Fazio and opened for play in 1964.
Champions Golf Club was founded by Jack Burke, Jr. and Jimmy Demaret in 1957. From its origin, Champions has consistently carved its place in golf history hosting such prestigious events as the Ryder Cup Matches in 1967, the United States Open in 1969 and the Champions International, a PGA tour event.
The Cypress Creek course at the Champions Golf Club plays to 7,200 yards and a par of 71. The course rating is 74.6 with a slope rating of 131.
The Jack Rabbit course at the Champions Golf Club plays to 7,021 yards and a par of 71. The course rating is 74.2 with a slope rating of 134.
The Champions Golf Club was founded in 1957 by Jack Burke, Jr. and Jimmy Demaret. This course has hosted tournaments such as the 1967 Ryder Cup, the 1969 U.S. Open, multiple Tour Championships, the U.S. Amateur, and the Houston Champions International, which was a PGA Tour event.
While the Jack Rabbit is used in qualifying rounds for the various USGA Championships the club has hosted, the Cypress Creek course is the primary tournament venue. The Club boasts several hundred members with single-digit handicaps, a statistic that can be matched by only a handful of other clubs in the country.
The competitive course record on the Cypress Creek course is held by Chad Campbell, who shot a round of 10-under-par 61 en route to winning the 2003 The Tour Championship at The Champions Golf Club.
$101 (cart included), played on Saturday, September 2013 at 8am
Jack Rabbit is a little different style of course than it's older bother Cypress, but definitely doesn't take a backseat to it. Jack Rabbit will test your skills just as much, with the par 4 #18 one of the hardest finishing holes anywhere.
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