6 U.S. Golf Courses for Every Golfer's Bucket List

Posted by Natalie Martin on Feb 8, 2017 4:01:44 PM

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All serious golfers have definitely thought once or twice about their dream course to play on. Most of these U.S. courses have ingenious designs and welcome all skill levels. Which courses do you have checked off your bucket list? 

  1. Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach is one of the most famous golf courses to play, hence why this is #1 on most people’s bucket list. Located in Monterey, California, this course has been named the greatest public golf course in America. Numerous tournaments and championships have been hosted here. Also, it should be expected that the pace of game will be on the slow side, close to five hours. However, with all the beautiful surroundings, this shouldn’t be a problem. The iconic 18th hole (535 yard par 5) is one of the most recognized holes in the world.

  1. Ocean Course at Kiawah Island

The biggest challenge at Ocean Course is the wind. Wind will hit both on the east and west sides over the island. Otherwise, visitors rave over the quality and upkeep of the course. You’ll discover practice facilities, professional staff, and glorious seaside holes.

  1. Pinehurst No. 2

This course was built in 1907, and for the following 50 years the course was constantly tweaked and improved upon. There are a total of 9 courses at Pinehurst, however, No. 2 is the fan-favorite. This course was created with the average golfer’s mind. A player of any level will have a great time playing this course.

  1. Bethpage State Park Black Course

Golf Digest has ranked Bethpage Black Course #6 of America’s 50 toughest courses. Not only is this course tough, it is also exciting at the same time! With deep and plentiful bunkers, this course will have you working on your short game!

  1. Pine Valley

If the size of the course doesn’t shock you enough, the architectural artistry of each hole will! The variety of every hole is unparalleled. Pine Valley also has a reputation as being one of the hardest and best golf courses in the world.

  1. Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta National Golf Club is a course known for tinkering and playing with the layout often. This is mainly to keep it competitive for the annual Masters Tournament. So many changes over the years, you’ll never get sick of this course!

Interested in playing some of these courses, but don't want to travel? You can play them at Narberth Indoor Golf Simulator. For more information, click the link below!

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