TGR Design

Led by Tiger Woods, TGR Design is a full-service golf course design firm dedicated to the creation of exceptional golf experiences

Our Approach

TGR Design courses are crafted in a thoughtful and deliberate manner to create fun, yet challenging tests of golf. Guided by the unique vision of Tiger Woods, each project dually emphasizes playability and strategy in order to create memorable courses that are enjoyable for players of all levels.

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Our Courses

Our Team

Collectively possessing over 85 years in the golf industry, the TGR Design team is comprised of seasoned professionals with global experience in all facets of golf course design.

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Recent Press

Tiger Woods’ first public golf course design is almost finished

Tiger Woods’ golf course portfolio continues to grow, and now his first design that will be open to the public, Payne’s Valley at Big Cedar Lodge, is close to being completed.

Tiger Woods's muni: A Chicago course that could change the game

‘Time to do something really significant’: How Tiger Woods’s newest design venture could change the game

As a course designer, Tiger Woods is creating fast, playable tracks … with a little inspiration from Down Under

Early in his design career, Tiger Woods made it clear: He prefers walkable, bouncy courses where you can play with one ball and run your approaches along the ground into the greens


'Architect' Tiger Woods in high demand with multiple projects in offing

Woods is stepping into course design on a major scale, with work to show and plenty to come.

Golf, Inc.

Architect of the Year

Tiger Woods made a big splash as a course designer in 2017, earning top honor as Architect of the Year.

It's still early, but Tiger's new Chicago course could become the best urban track in America

After months of speculation and chatter, Tiger Woods Design's new Chicago project has revealed specifics.

Chicago Parks Golf Alliance


The Chicago Parks Golf Alliance and TGR Design representatives unveiled the proposed layout Wednesday night during a public meeting at the South Shore Cultural Center.
Let’s just say 2020, the year of the targeted debut for the course, can’t come soon enough after seeing TGR’s plans. A golfer’s imagination truly is in overdrive in trying to envision the final result.

Chicago Sun Times

Tiger Woods firm unveils design for South Side PGA-caliber golf course

Tiger Woods’ design firm on Wednesday released final designs for a multimillion-dollar plan to merge the Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses into PGA-caliber links, a vision met with cautious optimism as city officials presented the idea to South Side residents.

Chicago Tribune

Chicago's proposed Tiger Woods-designed golf course to emphasize playability

The 7,354-yard, par-70 course was unveiled Wednesday evening at the South Shore Cultural Center, where community members and golf enthusiasts eyed a plan that could redefine golf in Chicago.

The Joplin Globe

Branson lodge announces plans for Tiger Woods-designed golf course

Big Cedar Lodge, in conjunction with TGR Design, Woods' design firm, and Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris, announced on Tuesday that the new course, Payne's Valley, is scheduled to open in 2019.

The Kansas City Star

Looking for golf’s newest hotbed? Check out the booming Ozarks

Morris and Tiger Woods announced Tuesday a partnership with the family of the late Payne Stewart, a Springfield native who became a PGA Tour star before he died in a plane crash in 1999, to create the first public access golf courses designed by TGR Design.

Tiger Woods to design his first public golf course at Missouri's Big Cedar Lodge

TGR Design announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to build its first public-access course, called Payne's Valley, for the Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo., just south of Branson on the Arkansas border.

Tiger Woods Unveils Awesome New Short Course in Mexico

Tiger Woods is showing off some creativity in his latest course-design project.

Woods took to social media this week to show off The Oasis, a short course at the Diamante Cabo San Lucas Resort, a site where Tiger has also designed a championship course.

Golf Course Architecture

Tiger Woods celebrates new short course at Diamante

Golf champion Tiger Woods has revealed he is ‘excited’ that his new 12-hole par 3 course will bring golf to players of all abilities and ages now that it has opened at Diamante Cabo San Lucas in Mexico.


Cat’s Meow: Tiger Woods' Augusta-inspired Bluejack National begins U.S. design push

Tiger Woods has worked on a second career in his considerable spare time the past few years.

Bluejack National: A Tiger Triumph

Woods the architect debuted his first completed course design in the United States, Bluejack National, in Montgomery, Texas, 50 miles north of Houston.

Caribbean Journal

Tiger Woods to Highlight New Residential Resort Project in Eleuthera

Tiger Woods is highlighting a major new resort project on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

The new Jack’s Bay project is the brainchild of Jack’s Bay Developers, Beacon Land Development and Woods’ TGR Design.

Tiger Woods tabbed to design short course in swanky Bahamas development

Dubbed "The Playgrounds," the course will be 10 holes and routed on right on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. There are plans for an 18-hole track as well, in addition to luxury cottages and beach-front estates that are currently under construction.

Golf Course Architecture

Tiger Woods Design hired to develop new courses in the Bahamas

Tiger Woods Design has been hired to create a new ten-hole golf course in the Bahamas, with plans also released for a full 18-hole course at the same site.

The course will form part of a new resort named Jack’s Bay, which is located near Rock Sound on the island of Eleuthera. Tiger Woods Design will be working with Beacon Land Development and Jack’s Bay Developers on the project.

Golf Digest

Tiger Woods to design 10-hole course in the Bahamas

On Tuesday, Woods and TGR Design announced the 41-year-old will helm a 10-hole short course in the Bahamas. Named "The Playgrounds," the course will sit on the Atlantic Ocean with a sister 18-hole links to follow suit. The courses will be part of a private development called Jack's Bay.