Tiger Woods to design golf course near Houston

April 30

Tiger Woods (center) and his company will design a golf course near Houston. (Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods and his company, Tiger Woods Design, will design the 18-hole golf course at Bluejack National, located near Houston.

Construction for the course is scheduled to begin this summer and projected to be finished in the fall of 2015.

The course, with 755 acres of rolling and wooded countryside, would be the first one designed by Woods to open in the U.S.

“I am proud to be a part of Bluejack National,” Woods said in a statement. “Bluejack National has one of the best natural settings for golf I have seen. With its changes in elevation, the beautiful pines and hardwoods, Bluejack National is reminiscent of the pinelands of Georgia and the Carolinas. The opportunity is here to create a golf course unlike any other in the Houston area, and our goal is for it to be among the best in the nation.”

The other courses the company has designed are Diamante Cabo San Lucas in Mexico and a practice facility at Jupiter, Florida, where Woods lives.

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