5 of the best golf courses in the world

5 of the best golf courses in the world

Some golf courses around the globe are worth travelling to, whether you are a passionate player or simply enjoy the sport in your spare time. Here’s a collection of 5 unforgettable and renowned golf courses, famous for their breathtaking views, spellbinding locations, immaculate design and rich history.

Cypress Point Club

It is a famous golf course yet a private point so you won’t see any casual players chipping away on the Pacific Coastline. Cypress Point is situated in California, in the south of Pebble Beach. The club houses an 18-hole course and is designed by a renowned architect, Dr. Alister Mackenzie, who also designed another eminent golf course named Augusta National Golf Club.

St. Andrews (Old Course)

St. Andrews has been the center for golf since 15th century; it is located on east coast of Scotland. Any golfer around the world would love to play the Old Course at St. Andrews. Other than the Old Course the club features four finest 18-hole courses, a 9-hole course and also a practice center for golfers with different skill sets. St. Andrew Golf Course is entrenched in the stormy North Sea dunes which makes it a real challenge for even the best of golfers.

Pebble Beach Golf Links

It is the best known golf course located in the United States. After you move ahead of the narrow fairways, you can stop and relish the breathtaking sight of the rocky shores that are a major part of the Californian Coast. Wind is also a major factor so if you are planning on to score well, make sure to choose the proper club.

Royal Melbourne Golf Club

The Royal Melbourne Club is situated in east of Australia and owns two 18-hole courses – East and West. The club forms a combined course of 6 holes from the East and 12 from the West when any tournaments or special member events takes place.

Augusta National Golf Club

Every spring, this admirable golf course is the site of Masters and the most honored tournaments in United States. The club is located in central Georgia and hot pink azaleas blossom close to championship of 18-hole and 19-hole courses. The 11th, 12th and 13th hole are collectively known as the ‘Amen Corner’ and are considered three of the most challenging and renowned holes in the club. You can easily recognize the winners over there as they’re easy to spot in green blazers.

Will you not love to perform some golf practice drills in one of the above golf courses? These courses are massive and magnificent. If you ever get a chance to practice your game here, make sure to capture the moment so you can revisit. Also, check back soon for an updated list since a number of new golf courses are expected to open soon, and who knows they might just dethrone these five.


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