Tobacco Road? North Carolina.
Pebble Beach?? What a con! Awful golf course. Awful hotel. How much did someone get paid for that glowing review? Yuck!
The Samoset Resort course in Maine is also a hidden gem.
Have you considered the White Witch in Jamaica or Arrowhead in CO?
Definitely. Arrowhead narrowly missed out. Liked Redlands' low green fee a little more
Great article. Have played 13 of these courses. It gives me something else to shoot for!
I would put Cruden Bay, Castle Stuart or the Castle Course at St. Andrews way ahead of Old Head.
Cabo del Sol Ocean Course is missing
Cabo del Sol would have made the list in the past, but this year started the process of closing and developing two of its best ocean holes, the par-3 17th and par-4 18th. It's still beautiful, but not as glorious as it once was.
You might consider adding Öland Golf Links in Sweden. I played it a few weeks ago and not only was it an enjoyable course, it was incredibly beautiful. After my round, I only had to walk back to my "stuga" or cabin located in the middle of the course. It was a magical experience and although I wouldn't put it in the top 10, I think it deserves consideration for your list. Oh - the price? About $45 US.
Donald Ross did not design the championship course at Royal Dornoch.
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