The world is full of beautiful golf courses, and we know we aren’t the only ones who don’t want to regret missing them when our day has come. Fortunately, BestOutings.com is here to help you fulfill your life’s dream and visit all the best golf courses in the world. Below is a list of the best places to golf before you die (in no particular order)…Carpe Golfem, dear golfer, Carpe Golfem!
Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia
Home of the coveted green blazer since 1934, Augusta is a blend of some of the best designs in the world. Alister Mackenzie, Bobby Jones, Perry Maxwell, Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus…all the best have contributed in some way or another to the design of this historic course…it truly would be a shame to miss playing on these hallowed grounds!
Pine Valley Golf Club, Pine Valley, New Jersey Golf Courses
Depending on who you ask, Pine valley and Augusta National seem to trade places between the number 1 and number 2 spot…both exclusive, both expensive, both HIGHLY desired. Its 13th green is world famous as are a large portion of its members, which by the way, the only way most will get to play is to be invited as a guest by one of said esteemed members! Much like Augusta, a conglomerate of architects contributed to the design of this prime piece of real estate, and it is now considered to be one of the finest golf clubs in the entire world.
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, New York Golf Courses
Having hosted the US Open four times in three different centuries, this venerable course was also one of the founding members of the USGA…the history and prestige associated with this club has it topping all the lists. Since opening in 1891 (the Clubhouse opened its doors in 1892) Shinnecock has led the way in creating innovative and tough courses…how could it not be at the top of your bucket list?
Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, California Golf Courses
And last, but definitely not least, although most of the courses we have discussed thus far are all on the East Coast, that doesn’t mean the West Coast is bereft of world famous golf clubs, as shown by Pebble Beach Golf Links. Designed by Jack Neville & Douglas Grant in 1919, this course is not for the weak of heart…how many courses are you aware of actually use the Pacific Ocean as a water hazard? Majestic yet tranquil, Pebble Beach is not to be missed!