• The Rise, Canada
  • Pronghorn (Fazio)
  • Marco Simone GC (Italy); host of the Ryder Cup 2023
  • Terras da Comporta, Dunas
  • Pebble Beach host of the US Open; US Women's Open; Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Prince's GC, England
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open

Tournament results: Catalina Island Open

Results for the Catalina Island Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1929
America
Catalina CC
186 (-14)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Manero, Tony

Venue

Catalina CC

Score

186 (-14)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Catalina Island Open (Dec 13-15; 54-hole event). Second-placed Olin Dutra (USA) finished 1 shot behind 24-year-old Tony Manero (USA), who recorded the first of his eight PGA Tour wins. Manero shot a 7-under-par 59 on the final day, which involved two circuits on a par-33 nine-hole layout. On the first two days, the full 18-hole were used on this short 4,670-yard par-67 layout. [Catalina CC, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA]. Note: the third edition of this tournament was scheduled to be played on Dec 12-14, 1930, but seemingly was not played.

1928
America
Catalina CC
245 (-11)
$500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Smith, Horton

Venue

Catalina CC

Score

245 (-11)

Prize money

$500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Catalina Island Open (Dec 21-23). Second-placed Walter Hagen (USA) finished 1 shot behind 20-year-old Horton Smith (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. The event involved four 18-hole rounds, played as eight circuits on a par-32 nine-hole layout; 27-holes were played on the first two days, and 18 on the final day. [Catalina CC, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA].

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Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

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