Ocean Club golf course - Paradise Island
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Ocean Club golf course - Paradise Island
The Ocean Club, on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, tests the LPGA players' ability to play in the wind at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. Courtesy of Ocean Club, Bahamas
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Wildfire Golf Club- Faldo Course - 18th
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Wildfire Golf Club- Faldo Course - 18th
Wildfire Golf Club's Faldo Course at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge & Spa in Phoenix is the home of the LPGA Founders Cup. Courtesy of Wildfire G.C.
Aviara Golf Club - 11th hole
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Aviara Golf Club - 11th hole
The Arnold Palmer-designed Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, Calif. is home of the LPGA's Kia Classic in March. Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor
Ko Olina Golf Club
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Ko Olina Golf Club
Ko Olina Golf Club on Oahu is one of the more affordable public courses in Hawaii and home of the LOTTE Championship. Courtesy of Ko Olina Resort
Kingsmill - River golf course - 18th
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Kingsmill - River golf course - 18th
The par-4 finishing hole on the very playable Pete Dye-designed River Course at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia provides the backdrop for the LPGA's Kingsmill Classic. Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor
Magnolia Grove - Crossings golf course - 8th
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Magnolia Grove - Crossings golf course - 8th
The recently renovated Crossings Course at Magnolia Grove on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Mobile, Alabama is the site of the Airbus LPGA Classic. Courtesy of rtjgolf.com
Bay Course at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club - 6th
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Bay Course at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club - 6th
With plenty of water views, the historic Bay Course at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club is the host course of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Courtesy of Stockton Seaview
Senator golf course at Capitol Hill
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Senator golf course at Capitol Hill
The Senator Course at Capitol Hill Golf Club, which is part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama, is the host of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Courtesy of RTJtrail.com
Club de Golf Mexico
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Club de Golf Mexico
To no surprise, the Lorena Ochoa Invitational is played in Mexico, more specifically, Club de Golf Mexico in Mexico City. Courtesy of Club de Golf Mexico
Tiburon Golf Club - Black course
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Tiburon Golf Club - Black course
The Greg Norman-designed Black course at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida is the host course of the LPGA's final event of the season, the CME Group Tour Championship. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor

Accessible LPGA Tour golf courses: 10 options for playing where the pros play

Dreaming of playing the golf courses that the tour pros play, but didn't think they were accessible or affordable? Maybe you should expand your horizons and look beyond the PGA Tour to the LPGA Tour.

While it's true that a large number of events are in Asia and Europe (including Turnberry for the Ricoh Women's British Open), the LPGA plays many of its events at resort and public venues across North America and the Caribbean. Some are little pricey, of course, but many of them are quite affordable, including two on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama.

Here's a look at 10 courses on the LPGA Tour schedule that everyone can play.

Top 10 courses on the 2015 LPGA schedule you can play

1. The Ocean Club, Paradise island, Bahamas

2. Faldo Course at Wildfire Golf Club, Phoenix, Ariz.

3. Aviara Golf Club, Carlsbad, Calif.

4. Ko Olina Golf Club, Oahu, Hawaii

5. River Course at Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Va.

6. The Crossings at Magnolia Grove, Semmes, Ala.

7. The Bay Course at Seaview Resort, Absecon, N.J.

8. Senator Course at Capitol Hill Golf Club, Prattville, Ala.

9. Club de Golf Mexico, Mexico City

10. Black Course at Tiburon Golf Club, Naples, Fla.

Mike Bailey is a senior staff writer based in Houston. Focusing primarily on golf in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America with an occasional trip to Europe and beyond, he contributes course reviews, travel stories and features as well as the occasional equipment review. An award-winning writer and past president of Texas Golf Writers Association, he has more than 25 years in the golf industry. Before accepting his current position in 2008, he was on staff at PGA Magazine, The Golfweek Group and AvidGolfer Magazine. Follow Mike on Twitter at @MikeBaileyGA and Instagram at @MikeStefanBailey.

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