Congressional Country Club
Bethesda — Maryland, USA
This International Championship course, designed by Robert Trent Jones (1957), Rees Jones (1989 and 2006) in 1924 can be played at any time on simulator at Golf en Ville, the premier commercial indoor center of Paris
18 holes, Par 72 — Length: 7214 yards
About Congressional Country Club
Congressional Country Club is a country club and golf course in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Congressional opened in 1924 and its Blue Course has hosted five major championships, including three U.S. Opens and a PGA Championship.
It is a biennial stop on the PGA Tour, with the Quicken Loans National (formerly known as the AT&T National) hosted by Tiger Woods until 2020.
Previously, Congressional hosted the former Kemper Open until its move to nearby TPC at Avenel in 1987.
The Blue Course has hosted all of the significant golf tournaments contested at Congressional. The course is often considered among the best 100 courses in the United States; Golf Digest ranked it 89th in its 2006 listing of the 100 Greatest Golf Courses.
In 2007, Golf Digest ranked it 86th in America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses.
The Blue Course has been redesigned by Robert Trent Jones in 1957 and Rees Jones twice, in 1989 and 2006.
The course measures 7,574 yards (6,926 m) from the back tees. It is a par 72 (but plays as a par 71 for all PGA tour events, with hole 11 reduced to a par 4) with a course and slope rating of 75.4/142. Bent grass is used for the fairways and for the greens. Until renovated in 2009, Annual Bluegrass (Poa annua) was used for the greens
The first major championship at Congressional was the U.S. Open in 1964, won by Ken Venturi in oppressive heat with a score of two under par in the last Open to finish with two rounds on Saturday. A dozen years later, the PGA Championship was held at Congressional in 1976. With the course playing as a par 70, 1970 champion Dave Stockton sank a par-saving putt on the 72nd hole to win his second PGA Championship by one stroke at 281 (+1). The second U.S. Open at Congressional was played in 1997. Ernie Els, the 1994 champion, won his second U.S. Open with a score of four under par. The Blue Course hosted the U.S. Open in 2011, and 22-year-old Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland won his first major with a final score of 16 under par, a U.S. Open record, with a victory margin of 8 shots.
Play Congressional Country Club in Paris on simulator
Come and have a good time with your friends or by yourself, and play a round on Congressional Country Club - or one of the other 99 international courses available - on simulator, in very realistic conditions. We're just 15 minutes away from the center of Paris and easy to go to by public transport (bus, tram, metro or train) or.by car and there is plenty of parking spots around. Whether you've never played golf before, a beginner, a good golfer, or a pro, you will love it!
Our simulators are state-of-the-art but very easy-to-use. In one click, you can choose to play the full course or just a selection of holes; you can adjust several parameters and display modes and customize the gaming experience and difficulty: the tee-box that is right for you, wind strength, pin position, green speed, fairway hardness, etc ...) or you can simply pick the default settings and jump start your golf round. You can also try one of the 35 scoring systems available, for more fun.
You can also choose to take a golf lesson on this course, and enjoy the precision of trajectory and ball flight measures and the beautiful surroundings imagery.
Please note that the course severity index indicated above is meant in ideal conditions i.e. no wind, pin position easy,...
If you add some wind and choose other tougher settings, it's a different ball game, some courses can become very challenging....
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Updated on 30-10-22