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Golfweek: The Cat’s Meow

Tiger Woods has worked on a second career in his considerable spare time the past few years. After a few projects started and stopped, he debuted his first design in 2015: Diamante – El Cardonal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Now he’s opened his first American design, Bluejack National, in the Houston exurb of Montgomery. This one proves that in the course of winning 14 professional majors and a...

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11 January
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Golf.com: “Looking For Family Fun? Here are the Best Golf Courses for Kids”

Running a private golf club these days is anything but child's play. Attracting and retaining golfers is key, and among the newest means of doing so is the creation of family-oriented short courses. Ken Jowdy, developer of Diamante, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, has enlisted Tiger Woods Design to construct The Oasis, a 12-hole par-3 course scheduled to open in late 2016. This Tiger Woods design enjoyed an avalanche of positive...

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23 December
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GolfDigest.com: “Best New Courses of 2016”

Tiger Woods' Bluejack National and Tom Doak's The Loop have something in common: Fun & playability On the face of it, Golf Digest's Best New Private Course and its Best New Public Course of 2016 could not be more dissimilar. The private winner, Bluejack National in the piney woods of Montgomery, Texas, is an opulent Tiger Woods design that bears a resemblance to Augusta National, where Woods has won four green...

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05 December
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Houston Business Journal: Bluejack National awarded “Best New Private Course” by Sports Illustrated / Golf Magazine

Golf Magazine has named Bluejack National north of Houston as the best new private golf course of 2016. Bluejack National, Tiger Woods’ first U.S. golf course, was recently commended by Sports Illustrated’s golf publication for its “fun, option-filled track that emphasizes width, angles, contours and recoverability, all in a handsome, oak-dotted, rolling canvas.” Golf Magazine previously named Bluejack National as its most anticipated golf course of 2015. Bluejack National had a...

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24 October
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Houston Chronicle: “What does it feel like to be on vacation all the time? The people who live in this resort-like community could probably tell you.”

Construction is full speed ahead at Bluejack National, the sprawling 755-acre golf club and residential community in Montgomery designed with the help of Tiger Woods. Morning Star Builders, which produces custom homes in the greater northwest Houston area, broke ground on its first home in the golf course community. Morning Star is one of six homebuilders at Bluejack, and about 400 homes are included in the community master plan.  "It was a...

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28 September
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Houston Business Journal: Southern Living Showcase home to rise at Tiger Woods’ Houston-area golf resort

A luxury homebuilder will break ground this month on a Southern Living Showcase home at Tiger Woods’ golf resort north of Houston. Morning Star Builders Ltd. is scheduled to break ground Sept. 19 on its latest Showcase home at Bluejack National, Tiger Woods’ first golf resort in the U.S. The 755-acre development is located at the former site of Blaketree National Golf Club at 4430 S. FM 1486 in Montgomery County,...

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19 September
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Robb Report: Tiger Woods – Fresh Off His First U.S. Course Design

Fresh off his first U.S. course design, the golf superstar sets his sights on the sport’s next generation. Tiger Woods has been breaking records on the golf course for nearly all of his 40 years. But the 14-time Major champion is a relative newcomer in the world of golf-course design. His first course, El Cardonal at Diamante, opened at a private resort community in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, at the end...

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02 September
Stacy Lewis shot an eight under par 63 during Round 2 of the Women's Olympic Golf competition at the Rio Olympics.
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GOLF.com: Stacy Lewis Practiced for Rio at Tiger Woods’ Bluejack National

Lewis said she became a member through relationships with Steve Elkington, and her husband Gerrod Caldwell knew the developers. “I’ve been out there quite a few times when I’ve been home,” Lewis said. “The grass is the same as here – the same zoysia, putting greens, everything. I think that helped a little bit this week just from hitting pitch shots.” Lewis tied for fourth, missing a playoff for the bronze...

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26 August
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Houston Business Journal: Charting A New Course

How Houston’s most luxurious family resorts will revive the game of golf Golf is at a major crossroads. A decade ago, the Scottish game of swings and strokes was a force to be reckoned with. Crowds packed PGA tournaments, eager to get a glimpse of Tiger Woods. Business professionals flocked to the links, where deals were struck and relationships were solidified. Developers built a flurry of golf courses to lure families and...

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07 July
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GOLF.com: Tiger Woods’ Bluejack National Evokes Look and Feel of Augusta

The map has you 45 miles northwest of downtown Houston, but your eyes insist you're in Augusta, Georgia. Tiger Woods's first U.S. design brilliantly evokes the look and feel of the Masters layout, thanks to a property that features natural water hazards, elevation changes and mature trees (including its namesake oaks). There's also ample room in the landing areas, along with white, sharp-edged bunkers and blessedly short grass when you miss...

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24 May