The NCAA announced today that Grayhawk Golf Club will become the new host site for the Division I NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships for three years beginning in 2020 through 2022.
“We are obviously honored to be chosen as the new venue for this prestigious championship,” said Gregg Tryhus, Managing Partner of Grayhawk Golf Club. “We worked with ASU to submit a bid, and we’re thrilled that it was accepted. Grayhawk has a tradition of hosting competitive tournaments at the highest level. We look forward to holding the NCAA Golf Championship.”
The championship will be contested at the Raptor course, a par-72, 7,090-yard Tom Fazio design with a course rating of 74.2 and slope of 140. Since debuting 1995, Raptor has hosted several premier competitive golf tournaments such as the PGA TOUR’s Frys.com Open (2007-2009). Other events include the inaugural Williams World Challenge in 1999 (Hero World Challenge), and the Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf (1995, 1997 & 1998), now known as the Dell Technologies Match Play. Grayhawk also hosted the PGA Jr. League National Championship (broadcast on the Golf Channel), Pro-Ams for the Waste Management Phoenix Open (1996 to 2012), The Tommy Bahama Challenge (2004 & 2005) plus the Thunderbird International Junior, an AJGA event played from 2000 to present on the Raptor Course at Grayhawk.
ASU played a big role in bringing the event to the Valley of the Sun.
"We are fortunate to live in one of the most prestigious golf destinations in the country, so what better place to host the NCAA Golf Championships than Scottsdale, Arizona, which annually hosts one of the largest tournaments on the PGA TOUR," said Vice President for Sun Devil Athletics Ray Anderson. "We are thrilled for the opportunity to host the nation's elite in our own backyard for three consecutive years, and we intend to illustrate why Arizona is the perfect place for the NCAA Golf Championships."
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