Peter Hay Par Three at Pebble Beach Golf Links
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Great deal for beginners
Peter Hay is a unique 9 hole, traditional pitch & putt course. No hole is much longer than 100 yards but it is a lot of fun. This is where I take my friends who aren't experienced golfers but want the Pebble Beach experience. You can play all day for less than 1/10th the cost at Pebble but you can enjoy all the great views and food.
Pebble Beach's perfect pitch-and-putt
There's nothing overly flashy about the Peter Hay, the nine-hole, par-3 course at Pebble Beach Resorts. Most of the holes play between 75 and 100 yards. It's a great spot to warm up your wedge game for the bigger challenges. The greens are small and protected by the same style of bunkers as Pebble Beach Golf Links. Locals enjoy playing the loop since it's affordable ($30) and family-friendly. I teed it up with my 12-year-old son, who hadn't played all summer. He still made a par and came away happy with the experience. It's an easy walk, and there are glimpses of Stillwater Cove through the trees. It's location is ideal right across the street from the new Pebble Beach Golf Academy and just a short shuttle ride down the hill from Pebble Beach.