Travelers Championship

TPC River Highlands


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Overview

The winner of Golf Digest’s Best New Course of 2014 award, Gamble Sands sits atop a sprawling, treeless plateau of sandy desert overlooking Washington’s Columbia River Valley. The extremely playable layout is oversized in every respect, with enormously wide fairways, gigantic greens, no rough and some of the most panoramic vistas around. In using “friendly contours” that divert shots away from bunkers and toward targets, designer David Kidd wants everybody to have fun. He hopes good players will relish opportunities to score low and high handicappers will post their best round ever. With three reachable par 4s on the 18, that’s a possibility. Of course, Gamble Sands was Kidd’s inspiration for his No. 152 Mammoth Dunes.

About

Holes 18
Length 7226
Slope 120
Price $195
Facility Type Public
Designer David McLay Kidd

Panelists

Ratings from our panel of 1,900 course-ranking panelists

4.6

100 GREATEST/BEST IN STATE SCORES

Character
7.38
Challenge
6.72
Distinctiveness
7.47
Layout Variety
7.38
Fun
7.81
Aesthetics
7.52
Conditioning
7.51

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