The Excelsior Springs Golf Course, venue for the Tiger Golf Classic, is a unique and beautiful course. This championship 6,603 yard, par 72 course opened in 1915, designed by the renowned golf course architect, Tom Bendelow. Bendelow also designed Medinah Country Club, home of the 1949, 1975, and 1990 U.S. Opens, as well as Olympia Fields Country Club, where they hosted the 1928 and 2003 U.S. Open and two previous PGA Championships. The 18-hole course features Zoysia fairways, Zoysia and bluegrass trees, small tricky greens and rolling hills, providing enjoyable play on the links.
The Golf Course features a new club house pro shop and restaurant. The historic, walnut O’Dell family cabin is preserved inside. A new outdoor pavilion has been added to the golf course campus, as well. A stone marker signifies the golf course as the site of the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg.