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All You Need to Know About the WM Phoenix Open (Feb 9-12, 2023)

Tournament Preview: WM Phoenix Open

With the WM Phoenix Open coming up on February 9-12, 2023, here are all the details you need to know in order to prepare for the tournament, including how Scottie Scheffler won last year and insights about the course.


TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona


7, 261; par 71

Tournament Records

18 holes: 60 – Phil Mickelson (2013) & (2005), Mark Calcavecchia (2001), Grant Waite (1996)

54 holes: 189 – Phil Mickelson (2013), Mark Calcavecchia (2001)

72 holes: 256 – Phil Mickelson (2013), Mark Calcavecchia (2001)

Media Coverage

CBS, Golf Channel, ESPN+, SXM

Course Insight

The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale was designed by Jay Morrish and 16-time PGA TOUR winner Tom Weiskopf specifically to serve as the stage for the tournament. It opened in 1986 and Weiskopf oversaw a renovation in 2014.

Notable Course Features

The short par-3 16th, just 163 yards, has become the most renowned hole at the event. It is the first hole in tournament golf surrounded by grandstands and skyboxes, with roughly 16,000 fans filling the stadium setting and creating a unique atmosphere.

Charity Benefit

The WM Phoenix Open and the tournament host, Thunderbirds, raise money for Arizona charities, supporting organizations that assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Over the years, the event has raised more than $160million for Arizona charities.