Visually stunning, Torrey Pines South is a public golf course. The breath taking course is known to Aussies who bet on the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open. Not forgetting Tiger Woods memorable US Open at Torrey Pines back in 2008. Not only is Torrey Pines South beautiful and enjoyable to play on. Torrey Pines South is very difficult from the back trees driven by both lengths course and demanding shots. The course ratings are close to perfect which gives you more reason to bet on the Farmers Insurance Open.
We give you a brief history of this remarkable course which will have you ready to bet on the U.S Open. In the meantime, this expert guide will give you a trip around the course. A background history of the lavish Torrey Pines South will make you respect the layout and the architect behind it. There’s more in store for you, read more about the Torrey Pines South below and the best on tournament held at the course at Australian sports betting sites.
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The Farmers Insurance Open
Tiger Woods made a mark on the Torrey Pines South in 1999. The US Open has received great exposure and has rapidly grown over the years since it was featured here. Golf fans have knew that Tiger Woods would make his debut on at the Torrey Pines South course. And every year Tiger Woods would not disappoint. He has won the tournament seven times. There have been other professional golf players who have shined on the Torrey Pines South. Brandt Snedeker and Jason Day have won the tournament twice in different years.
With Brandt Snedeker excellent performance that withstood bad conditions in 2016, surely you can’t forget that. Scott Stallings can also be counted in the winners pool, taking it back in 2014. A lot has been seen at the South course over the years. There is plenty of preparation that goes into the golf Torrey Pines pga, therefore we commend golf players who put their sweat and tears in the game. In 2021, more action will be on the Torrey Pines South Course.
Torrey Pines South History
In 1941, the land was used as a military training center before it open in 1957. About seven hundred and fifty acres, during world war two were borrowed from Dan Diego and used to train soldiers. The setting was referred to as Camp Cullen. Part of the area remained open to the public. As part of the deal, the city of San Diego made was that the military could not ruin any area of the park. William Park Bell who passed away in 1954 dreamed of building a golf course that merged nature with elegant design.
Only two years after his passing that his vision came into existence. From Camp Colllen, San Diego took hundred acres to build a new golf course. Luckily, his son oversaw the project to implement his father’s idea. In 1957, Torrey Pines South course opened a set of eighteen hole courses, named the North and South course. William Bell Jr. is the man who made it all happen. He is also known for the Saticoy Country Club among other golf courses. The ocean views that can be seen from the North course is splendid.
Rees Jones later came to polish the golf course with his touch, making it the ideal course for the US Open.
Torrey Pines South Layout
The location can’t be beaten as it host the grand U.S Open that many golf fans rave about.
Location: La Jolla, California
Year Opened: 1957 Owner/Operated by The City of San Diego/Torrey Pines Club Corporation
Course Designer: William F. Bell, Rees Jones (redesign)
Par: 72 Yardage 7,698 yards
Host to: Farmers Insurance Open (1968-Current), 2008 and 2021 U.S. Open