Padres' Petco Park to feature 9-hole golf course

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Do you live in or around San Diego? Are you tired of your local golf courses? Are you enthusiastic about the baseball offseason? Are you not part of that oddly specific niche and just curious because of the headline and/or tweet that brought you hear?

Then we bring you the Links at Petco Park!

Well, OK, we don't. Callaway and the Padres do. And we'll let them explain:

An all-new nine-hole golf experience is coming to Petco Park in November. Get your tee time for The Links at Petco Park November 6-8. Each hole will feature a unique theme and the opportunity to win prizes like a new Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver. Golfers will finish in The Loft presented by Budweiser.

Tee times will begin at 7:30 a.m. and were available for $100 a twosome or $200 a foursome. There was also an ugraded platinum package for $400 and $800.

We use the words "were" and "was" because there's already a waiting list.

While there aren't pictures of the ballpark's transformation just yet, we can provide you these renderings of the course's routing, with the greens on the field and tee boxes generally residing in the upper decks:

Considering he's a Callaway guy, and this is his backyard, you have to wonder if a certain Lefty will show up. He did once play off the field at Qualcomm: