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Tee to Green: Congressional's Blue Course

Congressional Country Club
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For the fourth time in its history, Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., will play host to a major championship. The famed venue was the site of the 1964 U.S. Open, won by Ken Venturi; the 1976 PGA Championship, won by Dave Stockton; and the 1997 U.S. Open, won by Ernie Els.

Fourteen years after Els’ second major victory, the national championship returns outside the nation’s capital. Golf Channel’s Frank Nobilo gives you an in-depth look, from tee to green, of some of the key holes and components of Congressional’s Blue Course.

No. 2, 233 yards, par 3

No. 6, 555 yards, par 5

No. 7, 173 yards, par 3

No. 9, 636 yards, par 5

No. 10, 218 yards, par 3

No. 11, 494 yards, par 4 (Fairway)

No. 11, 494 yards, par 4 (Green)

No. 14, 467 yards, par 4

No. 15, 490 yards, par 4

No. 16, 597 yards, par 5

No. 18, 523 yards, par 4 (Fairway)

No. 18, 523 yards, par 4 (Green)

Congressional’s Blue Course greens

Congressional’s clubhouse