To say that Texas Golf panel members were impressed with Bluejack National would be an understatement.
There was never a doubt that Tiger Woods' first U.S. design would be the best new course in Texas for 2017. What was unexpected was that it would debut in The Dallas Morning News' Texas Golf rankings at No. 3, right behind stalwarts Whispering Pines and Dallas National. Thirty-six of the 90 Texas Golf panel members rated... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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,... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More