About The Old White TPC and The Greenbrier
The Greenbrier mixes spectacular scenery and pro-level challenges to make golfers fall in love with the game all over. From your first thrilling tee shot to bragging rights at the 19th hole, our four 18-hole championship golf courses; The Old White TPC, The Greenbrier, The Meadows and The Snead (our private resident's-only course), were skillfully designed and restored to challenge and captivate golfers of every skill level.
The Old White TPC, along with The Greenbrier Course and The Meadows Course, begins and ends at the Golf Club. For information about golf at The Greenbrier, please contact Burt Baine or Head Golf Professionals Jamie Hamilton or Hill Herrick.
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The Old White TPC, the first 18-hole golf course at The Greenbrier, opened in 1914. A legend of Greenbrier golf history, the course was named for the well-known Old White Hotel, which stood on the grounds from 1858 to 1922.
President Woodrow Wilson was one of the first golfers to play The Old White TPC Course in April of 1914. This historic course features generous fairways and challenging, undulated greens. Every hole is memorable and has a well defined strategy for success. Whether you prefer a challenging approach or one with less risk, and a higher chance of success, you'll find it on this historic course.
Charles Blair Macdonald, a dominant figure in the early history of American golf, designed the course and modeled several holes from some of the most famous European holes. The Old White TPC Courses No. 8 hole was styled after the Redan at North Berwick; No.13 after the Alps at Prestwick; and No.15 after the Eden at St. Andrew's.
Over the years, golf greats including Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson have played these challenging greens. Sam Snead shot his final hole-in-one on The Old White Course's No. 18 in 1995. From 2001-2006, Lester George restored The Old White TPC Course. His restoration brought back many of the original features of this C.B. Macdonald masterpiece.
In 2010, The Old White Course hosted The Greenbrier Classic, with notable participants as John Daly, Sergio Garcia, and inaugural Greenbrier Classic champion, Stuart Appleby. In 2011, it was announced that The Old White Course was now The Old White TPC, joining the most prestigious golf courses in the nation within the PGA TOUR's The Tournament Player's Club Network.