Old White Golf Course
Now home to the PGA's Greenbrier Classic, Old White is one of the oldest golf courses in the nation. Charles Blair Macdonal designed and opened the course in 1914. In 2010 the course was added to the PGA Tour, replacing the Buick Open in Flint, Michigan. The tournament is played in July each year and has a concert series that is put on each night by the Greenbrier Resort.
Backstory and Context
The Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia is the only PGA golf site in the state of West Virginia. This course was added to the PGA Tour in 2010 and has been a highlight to West Virginia tourist and residents. This course replaced the Buick Open in Flint, Michigan. As part of the golf event the Greenbrier Resort also puts on a concert event each evening.
The past Champions of the Greenbrier Classic are: Stuart Appleby (2010), Scott Stallings (2011), Ted Potter, Jr. (2012) and defending champion Joan Blixt (2013). Ángel Cabrera won the Greenbrier Classic in 2014.
The Greenbrier Resort, where the Greenbrier Classic takes place is an award-winning resort. It has been open since 1778 and is a National Historic Landmark. Guests at the Greenbrier will be treated with southern hospitality as they take in the breath taking views of the Allegany Mountains.