Opened in 1967, Briarwood was host to the “Battle at Briarwood” featuring Jack Nicklaus, Miller Barber and Bobby Cole on June 7, 1971. Mr. Nicklaus came to Briarwood on a hot streak having won the 1970 Open Championship, the 1971 PGA Championship in February and finishing 2nd in the Masters, prior to the exhibition in June. In 1971, Mr. Nicklaus would win 4 more PGA events and set a single season earnings record of $244,490. Mr. Barber won the 1971 Phoenix Open shooting -23 for the tournament. He also finished T4th, 3 shots behind Mr. Nicklaus, in the 1971 PGA Championship. Mr. Cole won the Natal Open and Transvaal Open on the South African tour in 1971.
Briarwood is known for its enjoyable golf course and fun atmosphere. We pride ourselves on our customer service, which sets us apart from other golf courses in the area.