Top 5 Golf Courses in the U.S.

Pacific Dunes

For all of you avid golfers out there, it is time to take a trip. Our friends at Turf Trends have compiled a list of the Top 5 Golf Courses in the U.S. Have you been to all of these golf courses? If not, you might not be the golf junkie you thought you were. See what you’re missing out on and plan a trip while you still have some good weather left.

  1. Pacific Dunes

This 18-hole course on the Pacific coast in Bandon, Oregon, is sure to please and is rated one of the top golf courses in the U.S. by Forbes and Business Insider. Enjoy the ocean breeze, but also be cautious of it throwing your ball for a curve. If you like a challenge and a view, this is the golf course you’re looking for.

  1. Pebble Beach Golf LinksPebble Beach Golf

In Pebble Beach, California you can walk in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest golfers. Do the names Tiger or The Golden Bear mean anything to you? This legendary golf course has seen some of the greatest players in golf history, and it is just waiting for you to follow in their steps.

  1. The Ocean CourseThe Ocean Course

Every hole of this golf course on Kiawah Island, South Carolina has a view of the Atlantic coastline. While the view is breathtaking, this provides a fun challenge for all who take on this course. The sea breezes can be unforgiving, but there’s no feeling in the world like accomplishing the great task it gives you.

  1. Cypress PointCypress Point

Another course in Pebble Beach, California, this golf course is timeless. It was opened in 1928 after Allister Mackenzie created it. Participants at this course can enjoy the forest and the ocean views. Because of its exclusivity, it’s difficult to get a pass here unless you are invited by a member. Fun fact, the club spits all of its operating costs equally among its members for their annual membership fee. Something to keep in mind when setting your sites on this spectacular course.

  1. Oakmont Country ClubOakmont Country Club

Located outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this world class golf course is perfect for concluding our list. Since 1903 when designer Henry Fownes introduced the course, Oakmont has hosted more USGA and PGA championships than any other U.S. course. It is also said to be the most difficult course in North America with tight fairways, 175 deep bunkers, and slick greens.



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