News: The Old White TPC at The Greenbrier
Now Open for 2018 Season
The Old White TPC, which received rave reviews after its restoration in 2017, is now open for the 2018 season, marking a historic 105th season of play. The reopening was celebrated with a special ceremony on March 30, which offered a look back at the course’s storied past and feature a ceremonial tee shot.
Tee times and vacations packages for The Old White TPC are now available.
Book now by calling 877-599-9153 or email email@example.com.
About the Course
7,287 yards/slope 141 to 5,019 yards/slope 128
The Old White TPC, the first 18-hole golf course at The Greenbrier, opened in 1914. A legend of Greenbrier golf history, the course was named for the well-known Old White Hotel, which stood on the grounds from 1858 to 1922.
President Woodrow Wilson was one of the first golfers to play The Old White TPC Course in April of 1914. This historic course features generous fairways and challenging, undulated greens. Every hole is memorable and has a well defined strategy for success. Whether you prefer a challenging approach or one with less risk, and a higher chance of success, you’ll find it on this historic course.
Charles Blair Macdonald, a dominant figure in the early history of American golf, designed the course and modeled several holes from some of the most famous European holes. The Old White TPC Courses No. 8 hole was styled after the Redan at North Berwick; No.13 after the Alps at Prestwick; and No.15 after the Eden at St. Andrew’s.
Over the years, golf greats including Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson have played these challenging greens. Sam Snead shot his final hole-in-one on The Old White Course’s No. 18 in 1995. From 2001-2006, Lester George restored The Old White TPC Course. His restoration brought back many of the original features of this C.B. Macdonald masterpiece.
In 2010, The Old White Course hosted The Greenbrier Classic, with notable participants as John Daly, Sergio Garcia, and inaugural Greenbrier Classic champion, Stuart Appleby. In 2011, it was announced that The Old White Course was now The Old White TPC, joining the most prestigious golf courses in the nation within the PGA TOUR’s TPC Network.