Tiger Woods opened his first public golf course Tuesday in Ridgedale, Mo.
Payne's Valley at Big Cedar Lodge Resort is a 19-hole course that paystribute to the late Payne Stewart, a three-time major winner who was born in nearby Springfield, in SouthwestMissouri.
Along with the main course, Woods also will design a par-3 course for guests of Big Cedar Lodge resort.
— Adam Schupak (@AdamSchupak) April 18, 2017
Woods was at the resort Tuesday alongsideTracey Stewart, Payne's widow, to formally introduce the new design.
Behind Tiger is an actual 19th hole. How will people get to clubhouse? "We're gonna dynamite the hell of it." And build an elevator. Really. pic.twitter.com/uBFVLPoU00
— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelESPN) April 18, 2017
Woods reportedly even hit two shots into the 19th green, showcasing a more "upright" posture.
In addition to Payne's Valley, Woods also has designed private coursesBluejack National near Houston and Diamante's El Cardonal in Mexico.