Trump National Doral Miami
The 18th hole of the Blue Monster course.
|Location||Doral, Florida, United States|
|Owned by||The Trump Organization|
|Tournaments hosted||WGC-Cadillac Championship (since 2007)
Doral Open (1962–2006)
|Website||trumphotelcollection.com/miami Trump National Doral Golf Club|
|Blue Monster at Doral|
|Designed by||Dick Wilson|
|Length||7,288 yards (6,664 m)|
|Course record||61 - Stephen Ames (2000)|
|Great White Course|
|Designed by||Greg Norman|
|Length||7,171 yards (6,557 m)|
|Designed by||Jim McLean|
|Length||6,557 yards (5,996 m)|
|Designed by||Raymond Floyd (redesign)|
|Length||6,609 yards (6,043 m)|
|Length||6,101 yards (5,579 m)|
Trump National Doral Miami is a golf resort in the southeastern United States, located in Doral, Florida. It was founded by real estate pioneer Alfred Kaskel in 1962, with the name "Doral" coming from an amalgamation of the first names of Kaskel and his wife, Doris. It currently has 90 holes of golf and its championship course is the Blue Monster at Doral.
Trump National Doral Miami is today part of the Trump Organization. It was reportedly purchased for $150 million in 2011. In 2012, Trump bought the resort in South Florida out of bankruptcy for $150 million. The 800-acre property includes five golf courses, 700 hotel rooms, has a meeting and conference space, a 50,000-square-foot spa and an extensive retail component. Real estate experts[who?] estimate current[when?] value of the land alone at Doral could exceed $1 billion. Trump has a $125 million mortgage on the property. Since 2012, the Trump Organization has spent over $250 million in renovations.
In 2009, the Pritikin Longevity Center moved its entire operation from Aventura, Florida to the campus of Trump National Doral Miami. The Pritikin facilities (medical, gym, exercise rooms, kitchen, dining room, lecture rooms, and offices) occupy parts of the spa building. Pritikin guests normally stay in the hotel suites (in a building next to the spa building) or in Lodges 2 and 3.
An episode of Celebrity Apprentice airing on January 26, 2015 featured the resort.
Golf courses and tournaments
Trump National Doral Miami features five championship golf courses:
- The Blue Monster at Doral
- The Great White Course
- The Gold Course
- The Red Course
- The McLean Course
The Blue Monster played host to the Doral Open on the PGA Tour from 1962 to 2006, and since 2007 the WGC-Cadillac Championship has made its home there after having been played at different venues in the United States and Europe since its inception in 1999.
The resort's other courses have also played host to important events. The Gold Course hosted the PGA Tour's Qualifying Tournament in 1999, and the Red Course hosted The Office Depot on the LPGA Tour in 2000.
|Blue||76.8 / 143||529||376||438||236||394||442||428||563||169||3575||551||406||603||245||475||175||372||419||467||3713||7288|
|Gold||73.8 / 140||504||346||382||215||367||415||407||502||158||3296||528||336||583||229||416||156||346||397||414||3405||6701|
|White||71.7 / 136||481||321||357||184||342||390||387||475||144||3081||507||312||563||212||388||140||322||369||387||3200||6281|
|Red||71.3 / 126||390||272||305||149||288||348||345||422||117||2636||455||283||492||173||316||110||277||311||339||2756||5392|
- Monte Burke. "How Ivanka Trump Got The Doral Resort (And The Blue Monster) For A Bargain Basement Price And Had A Baby At The Same Time". Forbes.
- Katherine Clarke (1 July 2013). "What does Donald Trump really own". The Real Deal. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
- Donald Trump gets his key to Doral Miami Herald. March 4, 2015.
- Trump National Doral Golf Club Official website
- Official website
- Pritikin Longevity Center official website
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