pirdie girls at The Farmers Open
Pirdie gals at the Farmers Insurance Open

 

Golf enthusiasts around the world eagerly anticipate the start of the PGA Tour's West Coast Swing each year. This very exciting series of tournaments takes place on some of the most beautiful courses of the western United States and showcases some of the finest talents in the sport. 

What is the West Coast Swing?

The West Coast Swing is a segment of the PGA Tour that typically kicks off the professional golf calendar.  It comprises a series of tournaments held on the west coast of the US during the early months of the year.  These events are known for attracting top-tier golfers, creating a captivating start to the competitive season.  They also tend to be a ton of fun if you’re lucky enough to be a spectator at one of these events.   

Where is it played?

The West Coast Swing features tournaments on renowned golf courses, each with its own unique challenges and stunning backdrops.  Some of the key venues include:

Torrey Pines Golf Course, San Diego, California:  Home to the Farmers Insurance Open, this course boasts breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

Riviera Country Club, Los Angeles, California: The Genesis Invitational is held at this historic course, known for its challenging layout and star-studded fields.

Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, California: The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am takes place on this iconic course, offering a picturesque setting along the California coastline.

Phoenix Country Club, Phoenix, Arizona: The Waste Management Phoenix Open, famous for its raucous atmosphere, is held at this classic venue.

Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Pebble Beach, California: Another jewel in the Pebble Beach crown, Spyglass Hill is one of the courses used during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Pirdie has the perfect outfit: Our Duchess Dress is the perfect combination of cute and comfort.  Add our Twilight Vest to stay toasty after sunset.  Add some cute tennis shoes and you are ready to go.  

The West Coast Swing is a super fun start to the PGA tour season, showcasing elite golfers on some of the most scenic courses in the country.  As a spectator, attending these events provides not only the opportunity to witness world-class golf but also to immerse yourself in the vibrant golf culture. 

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