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Apple Tree Golf Course, home of the famous apple-shaped island green, is more than a one-hole wonder in Yakima, Wash.
Golfers travel for miles to take on the apple-shaped, island-green 17th at Apple Tree Golf Course in Yakima, Washington, but they usually leave impressed by the entire experience. Architect John Steidel designed the 6,971-yard course in 1992, cutting holes from a century-old apple orchard that continues to grow trees and bear fruit.
Taste the delicious Apple Tree Golf Course in Yakima, Washington: Home of the apple-shaped island green
The John Steidel design at the Apple Tree Golf Course doesn't make coveted "best-of" lists by Golfweek or Golf Digest anymore, although something even more appealing continues to attract players. The club's famous apple-shaped island green draws golfers from near and far. The fruity theme of Apple Tree might come across as cheesy if the 6,971-yard course wasn't so darn good.
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