Gleneagles PGA Centenary Course
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PGA Centenary isthe longest inland course in Scotland,measuring a whopping 7,088 yards from the back tees. There are five tee boxesto choose from, and the golfer can enjoy a selection of the best golfingconditions in the heart of Scotland.
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The PGACentenary (formerly known as the Monarch) opened in 1993 and it’s a big stadium course. WhileKing’s and Queen’s courses from Gleneagles were built by James Braid, the PGAcourse was mastered by Jack Nicklaus, and has a totally American style lay-out.The PGA courseis a modern classic. It had to be a great course and, set as it is in the heartof Scotland,the country that gave the world golf, Nicklaus described the course as"The finest parcel of land in the world I have ever been given to workwith". The golf courseis to host the Ryder Cup in 2014.
" The PGA Centenary Course course is much more about a clearedlandscape, bulldozed earthworks, plenty of water, big bunkering and vast greens- all adding up to a corner of Americacarved into a very Scottish setting. When the professionals play at Gleneaglesthey tend to play on this course, and they too find the going far from easy."
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