This Quick Play version of Oakland Hills represents one of the most respected and celebrated courses in Golf. Oakland Hills has hosted 6 U.S. Opens, 3 PGA championships, and the 2004 Ryder Cup. Its roster of major championship winners includes Ben Hogan, Gene Littler, Gary Player, and Padraig Harrington. Its also hosted a pair of Senior Opens, won by a couple of guys named Palmer and Nicklaus. It plays to a par 70 for majors and anything under par is a blessing.
The 16th hole is one of the most famous in the world and will always be remembered for Gary Player’s birdie from over the water in the 1972 PGA.