With the Valero Texas Open coming up between March 30-April 2, 2023, here are all the key details you need to know in order to prepare for the tournament, including how J.J. Spaun won last year and insights about the course.
TPC San Antonio (Oaks Course), San Antonio, Texas
7,438; par 72
72 holes: 254 – Tommy Armour III (2003)
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Oaks Course, one of two courses at TPC San Antonio, was designed by Greg Norman, assisted by Sergio García, and opened in 2010. The course balances narrower, tree-lined fairways with wide fairways offering multiple routes to the green.
Notable Course Features
The 591-yard, par-5 18th provides a demanding finish even while affording a birdie opportunity. It is reachable in two for long hitters, but others have to lay up short of a creek that bisects the fairway in front of the green. Imprecision on either of the first two shots can leave a player fighting for a par.
The Valero Texas Open has generated $209 million in charitable giving over the years, including a record $22 million in 2022. In addition to tournament proceeds, funds are raised by the Valero Benefit for Children and the Champions fore Charity program.