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All You Need to Know About the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (Apr 20-23, 2023)

All You Need to Know About the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (Apr 20-23, 2023)

With the Zurich Classic of New Orleans coming up between April 20-23, here are all the key details you need to know in order to prepare for the tournament, including how Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay won last year and insights about the course.

Location

TPC Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana

Yardage

7,425; par 72

Tournament Record

Individual: 262 – Chip Beck (1988)
Team: 259 – Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele (2022)

Media Coverage

CBS, Golf Channel, ESPN+, SXM

Course Insight

Pete Dye designed TPC Louisiana with assistance from player consultants Steve Elkington and New Orleans native Kelly Gibson. The course, which opened in 2004, stretches along the Mississippi River delta, incorporating stands of cypress and oak trees.

Notable Course Features

The signature hole is the 18th, a risk-oriented par 5. It is reachable in two shots, but water all the way down the right side adds an element of danger and 12 strategically placed bunkers come into play on the tee shot, lay-up area and approach.

Charity Benefit

The Fore! Kids Foundation, founded in 1958, has raised more than $40 million with golf events including the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Proceeds from the tournament are distributed to more than 100 charitable organizations and schools.