Golf courses are, perhaps, the most charming thing about golf. Built and adapted to its landscape, every golf course is a unique playground with its vegetation, woodwork, stonework, rivers, small water bodies, and terrain. Besides the appearance, golf courses can be a challenge for both professional golfers and people just hanging out. A long walk on a golf course is a good way of strengthening bonds between people. Today, we decided to introduce some of the most beautiful golf courses around the world.
Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, New York, is truly an exceptional golf course. Confidently sitting between the ancient National Golf Links of America and the four-time United States Open host Shinnecock Hills, which is considered the wealthiest and most discerning community of the United States, Sebonack Golf Club attracted elite members who willed to pay its $650,000 membership fee. The cost is much more about the exclusivity of the membership, but its extraordinary and challenging golf experience and the exceptional holes are certainly a part of it as well.
St. Andrews Links in Scotland has six public courses, one of which is widely considered the oldest golf course in the world. That golf course has shaped the design of courses all around the world for centuries. Despite its considerable age, the course has preserved its highest quality. Its most unique feature is the large double greens, seven of which are shared by two holes each. Besides unique design and layout, the golf course is one of the most challenging and complex courses for both amateur and professional golfers. A range of golf authorities and magazines have repeatedly included the golf course in the top rankings of one of the best golf courses outside North America.
Royal County Down in Northern Ireland is the most favored golf playground of the locals and professionals and is a globally admired run of traditional Irish holes. Royal County Down has a been a subject of passionate debates about its rivalry with another local golf club of Royal Portrush. The uniqueness of this course is its environment with magnificent mountains, the salty Irish Sea, and the scenic holiday town it is located in.
Address Montgomerie in Dubai is considered the host to some of the wealthiest and keen people in the world and is nicknamed “billionaires playground”. It is one of the top destination courses in the world due to its 18-hole championship golf course and 5-star rated accommodations. The great thing about this course is that it is not only about golf. Its offer includes an unmatched gamut of services for any person, whether he or she is a professional or amateur golfer, adept of fine dining, or just wishes to relax, making it a perfect place for both golfers and non-golfers.
Pine Valley in Pine Valley, New Jersey, despite its rich history and having been considered one of the top courses in America numerous times, has simplistic grounds and clubhouse. The course is a perfect choice for a golfer who is looking for a great game and not the range of services and comfort. The golf course is a reminder of the times when amateur golf enthusiasts have done everything, including selling their own homes, to pay for the construction of golf courses. The course features several places for out-of-town golfers to stay in as well as offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. The course is considered the most iconic collection of par threes and par fives in the world.