Championship Facts

PAR AND YARDAGE: The TPC Blue Monster Course at Doral Golf Resort & Spa Miami will be set up at 7,099 yards for the men and 6,295 yards for the women. It will play to a par of 36-36—72. (NOTE: yardages subject to change)


Men's Championship

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total
Par 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 36
Yards 515 376 409 220 390 437 428 560 169 3,504
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Par 5 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 4 36
Yards 540 395 590 232 455 163 360 410 450 3,595

Women's Championship

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total
Par 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 36
Yards 481 332 357 170 367 390 387 475 144 3,103
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Par 5 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 4 36
Yards 497 320 565 182 396 140 330 374 388 3,192

COURSE/SLOPE RATING: Based on the course setup for the championship, the Course Rating™ is 76.1 for the men and 78.6 for the women. The Slope Rating® is 144 for the men and 149 for the women.

GOLF COURSE ARCHITECTS: The TPC Blue Monster Course at Doral Golf Resort & Spa Miami, which opened in 1962, was originally designed by Dick Wilson and has received renovations by Raymond Floyd and Jim McLean. Gil Hanse, who will serve as the architect for the golf courses utilized at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, will conduct renovations following the 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship.

ABOUT THE COPA DE LAS AMERICAS: The Copa de las Americas, overseen by the Americas Golf Association, is a biennial team event for amateurs in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. It consists of three 72-hole, stroke-play competitions – overall, men and women. Teams consist of no more than two men and two women.

This will mark the first time that the Copa de las Americas will be conducted within the contiguous United States of America and hosted by the United States Golf Association.

2010 CHAMPIONS: The USA claimed its second consecutive Copa de las Americas overall championship with a 72-hole total of 10-over-par 1158 to win by 12 strokes over host Argentina at Buenos Aires Golf Club and Olivos Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Canada and Colombia finished tied for third at 1184.

Jessica Korda and Jennifer Song of the USA won the women’s portion of the championship, while Tomas Cocha and Emiliano Grillo of Argentina won the men’s portion.


Men: Jaime Lopez Rivarola, Alejandro Tosti
Women: Delfina Acosta, Maria Olivero

Men: Albin Choi, Corey Conners
Women: Brooke Henderson, Augusta James

Men: Ricardo Jose Celia, Carlos Ernesto Rodriguez
Women: Laura Blanco, Maria Camila Serrano

Men: Sebastian Barnoya, Rodrigo Olivero
Women: Pilar Echeverria, Lucia Polo

Men: Rodolfo Cazaubon, Carlos Ortiz
Women: Fabiola Arriaga, Gabriela Lopez

Men: Miguel Ordonez, Omar Tejeira

Men: Joaquin Lolas, Miguel Tola

Men: Edward Figueroa, Erick Morales

Men: Matthew Marquez, Talin Rajendranath
Women: Kelsey Lou-Hing, Monifa Sealy

Men: Steven Fox, Chris Williams
Women: Lindy Duncan, Erynne Lee

Men: Jorge Garcia, Gustavo Morantes
Women: Claudia De Antonio, Maria Alejandra Merchan


2003 – Rio Mar C.C., Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Overall – champion, Canada; runner-up, USA
Men’s – champion, Canada; runner-up, USA
Women’s – champion, Canada; runner-up, USA

2005 – El Tigre G.C., Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Overall – champion, Canada; runner-up, Mexico
Men’s – champion, Canada; runner-up, Argentina
Women’s – champion, Colombia; runner-up, Mexico

2007 – Beacon Hall G.C., Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Overall – champion, USA; runner-up, Mexico
Men’s – champion, USA; runner-up, Argentina
Women’s – champion, USA; runner-up, Canada

2010 – Olivos G.C. and Buenos Aires G.C., Buenos Aires, Argentina
Overall – champion, USA; runner-up, Argentina
Men’s – champion, Argentina; runner-up, USA
Women’s – champion, USA; runner-up, Colombia


Thursday, Jan. 3 – 18 holes, stroke play
Friday, Jan. 4 – 18 holes, stroke play
Saturday, Jan. 5 – 18 holes, stroke play
Sunday, Jan. 6 – 18 holes, stroke play

WHAT THE CHAMPIONS RECEIVE: Three separate trophies are given to the winners of the three divisions of the Copa de las Americas – men’s, women’s and overall. All three trophies were awarded for the first time in 2003. The overall trophy was given by Canada, the women’s trophy by Argentina and the men’s trophy by Puerto Rico.

PHOTO MEDIA SERVICE: The USGA will offer daily complimentary high-resolution photographs during the Copa de las Americas (Thursday-Sunday) for news use only. For more information and to register, contact the USGA Photo Archives at

MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Christina Lance of USGA Championship Communications at, 908-234-2300 (office) or 908-635-0413 (cell).


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