Designed on cliffs overlooking the ocean. This course offers substantial shotmaking challenges, as it traverses several canyons.
This course blends a touch of Scotland and the feel of the Carolinas in a lush, tropical Florida setting.
Tribute at Otsego Club
Touted as a “1,100 acre tour of the majestic Sturgeon River Valley”. It plays from 5,085 to 7,347-yards and offers four sets of tees to challenge all comers.
Bighorn - Canyons
The fairways are expansive. The second half of the course is located in the upper elevations, with many holes set against a natural desert wash setting.
There are several elevation changes on this course, highlighted by holes designed to play uphill, away from the ocean.
A rugged and hilly terrain set in the Rocky Mountains that winds along a river. Generous fairways and optical illusions will delight and tempt you.
This course was built from the natural terrain and is known for its many oak trees lining the fairways and its large, undulating greens.
A modern classic, this course is unique in its challenge in that the sweeping views can distract even the most disciplined golfer.
The fairways were built on flat terrain and are lined by pine trees. The small greens are slightly sloped and have medium speed.
The fairways are somewhat tight and lined with deep rough. Fast greens are medium-sized, and large fairways straddle steep cliffs on the Pacific Ocean.
St Andrews New
The course was laid out rather than constructed. It features undulating fairways and challenging greens, some of which are shared.
Plays into rolling foothills of the West Maui Mountains on land that was formerly pineapple fields. Spectacular ocean vistas with large, undulating greens.
Resort golf at its best, it features gently rolling fairways and generous greens. The Par-3 5th hole goes over a Pacific inlet.
A narrow tree-lined setting that plays very tight. Finishing stretch is among the toughest in the world.
An edgy course with crisp bunkers guarding elevated greens makes this a challenge for the longer hitters and more forgiving to the high handicappers.
St Andrews Old
Considered the birthplace of golf, it boasts deep, hidden bunkers, huge shared double greens, and the 17th hole which tees off over part of the hotel.
It is a target type course with plenty of natural vegetation in play. Water hazards (three lakes) come into play on four holes.
This hilly course has narrow, tree-lined fairways. The greens are large and average speed. Water hazards come into play on eight holes.
There’s a sign on the first tee. It says: “WARNING—The Black Course is an extremely difficult course which we recommend only for highly skilled golfers.”
This secluded course features prairie grass rough lining its fairways. Each tee shot is unique, and the greens are undulating.
Small greens and narrow fairways bordered by deep rough. There are spectacular ocean views from many of the holes. Water hugs many holes here.
The pushed up greens are surrounded by chipping swales, large bunkers with steep faces. The course has been designed to play fast and firm.
Sweeps along the shores of a chain of lakes. A challenging test for all players. A relatively flat course winding between a series of ponds.
Ranked the 4th best public course in the U.S.A., the windy Ocean Course features more seaside holes than any other course in the Northern Hemisphere.
Features dramatic cliff-lined fairways, grass bunkers, waterfalls, and small greens. Provides plenty of elevation change. Long, accurate drives are favored.
Impeccable greens, wonderful fairways dotted with old cork trees, olive trees and skilfully placed white sand bunkers are the fascinating challenges.
The fast greens are medium-sized. The course winds up and down Spyglass Hill, so expect many uneven lies.
The narrow fairways are flanked by Carolina Pine, and an errant drive can find you in deep trouble. The greens are quite small and often anything but flat.
Bighorn - Mountains
This course is a climb through mountains, requiring shots over extensive barranca. All the greens are multi-tiered, and water hazards come into play.
Defined cuts of rough along the tree-lined fairways, numerous sand bunkers, and mature trees coming into play on nearly every hole.
Plays its first five holes high into the foothills. Emerging on the sixth tee, you are greeted by a stunning panorama. Majestic trees and tricky landscape.
Troon North Monument
The desert frequently comes into play on this course. On hole #14, your tee shot must carry over a dry desert wash and a stretch of desert.
This is a mountain course featuring narrow tree-lined fairways and large greens.
Very narrow fairways are lined with pine trees. Set in the foothills of mountains, so expect some uneven lies.
The Links at Spanish Bay
Located alongside the ocean, it’s rugged natural beauty possesses many great views of the coastline. Designed to mimic a traditional links-style course.
It’s a perfect risk / reward course. Every hole is different and offers varying challenges. Water hazards and bunkers are major factors.
This fairly narrow course has tree-lined fairways. The large greens are slightly sloped and have medium speed, and the terrain is hilly.
Many holes contain narrow fairways and no rough to speak of, but replaced with ominous black lava rock boulders lining both sides of the fairway
Innisbrook - Copperhead
The course is long, has undulating hills, extremely narrow fairways, and very tall pine trees that can alter your shot selection.
Bandon Dunes is true to the spirit of Scotland’s ancient links. Expansive ocean views are revealed on nearly every hole.
Precise approach shots are a necessity. Pacific Dunes is short enough to give you hope, but rugged enough to test every facet of your game.
Hokulia Golf Course
Resting on the edge of the rugged volcanic coastline, this course scales the hillsides with plenty of volcanic rock features and hidden bunkers.
Lakeside Golf Course
A country setting.Great layout, especially good for the beginner and intermediate as it offers variety on a relatively flat landscape.
Le Grand George Golf Resort
An 18-hole links style course routed along a pristine natural peninsula between the Indian Ocean and the Gwaing River.
Panther Lake Golf Club
Play over rolling meadows, through native pines, around and over wetlands, lakes, and up and down elevation changes of up to 60 feet.
RTJ Silver Lakes - Heartbreaker
The Heartbreaker nine is dubbed by many as the most challenging nine on the RTJ Trail from the championship tees.
RTJ Silver Lakes - Mindbreaker
Although slightly easier than the other two courses at Silver Lakes, this course demands shot-making at its finest.
RTJ Silver Lakes - Backbreaker
The Backbreaker nine is a photographer’s dream, boasting beautiful views of the Appalachian foothills from its elevated tees.
Taghazout Golf Resort
The resort is located just north of Agadir, Morocco and the oceanfront setting provides astounding views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Wade Hampton Golf Club
Major characteristics of the course are its brilliant use of the elevation, its lushness, and the creative routing through the large and omnipresent trees.
St. Andrews Jubilee
High tee grounds provide for great views of the course, but strong winds, deep bunkers, and undulating fairways make this seaside course quite dangerous.