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Where is Wells Fargo Championship 2024 being held? All you need to know about the venue

Published at :May 12, 2024 at 7:18 AM
Modified at :May 12, 2024 at 7:18 AM
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Manjit Verma

Since 2003, Quail Hollow Golf Club has been hosting the Well Fargo Championship tournament.

The last step of the PGA Tour will be played in North Carolina, the Wells Fargo Championship 2024. The 21st edition of the tournament will be played at the Quail Hollow Golf and Country Club in Charlotte, North Carolina from May 9 to May 12.

Since 2003, the Quail Hollow Golf Club has been hosting the Well Fargo Championship which was also the tournament’s first edition with the exemption of two years 2017 and 2022. The tournament carries a purse of $20 million this year with the winner’s cut of $3.6 million along with 700 FedEx points. The tournament will be held between the 69 golfers on the course with no cut. 

The Quail Hollow Club Course was inaugurated in 1961 with the design plans of golf architect George Cobb. The course has been renovated several times and was redesigned by Tom Fazia in 1997. Since the last tournament, many new tree implantations have been done on the course with the new drainage system, irrigational techniques, and bunkers. 

Wells Fargo Championship 2024 Venue

Wells Fargo Championship 2024 will be held at Quail Hollow Club which will be hosting the championship for the 19th time. The same course has also hosted other major tournaments like the Kemper Open for a decade f starting from 1969. Also, for the past nine years, it has been part of the Worlds Seniors Invitational starting from 1980 in history. 

The course of the Quail Hollow Club is a par 71 course and 7,588 yeard long. The par-four 14th hole is one of the toughest holes of the course measuring 346 yards. The hole is surrounded by five bunkers and could make a chance for an errant shot for the golfers. 

Also, the 17th hole of the course has 221 yards par three over water with a rock wall surrounding the lake present near the course. The tier of three holes, 16,17, and 18 is known as the Green Mile of the course and is one of the toughest holes in the PGA Tour. 

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