Best golf courses in the USA
With summer around the corner, it only means that golf season is about to go into full swing. If you are a golf enthusiast, you must be looking to have a memorable time throughout the season. The only way to accomplish this is to play at the best golf course. The following are some of the best golf courses in USA worth visiting.
1. Augusta National Golf Club
This is a world class golf club located in Georgia. Alister and Jones Mackenzie designed it in 1933. Since its opening in 1934, it has hosted the annual masters Tournament every year. It has been ranked at the top by Golf.com, GolfLink.com and Golf Digest.
It has a slope rating of 135, course rating of 76.2 and a par of 72.
2. Cypress Point Club
Cypress point Golf club is privately owned and located on Monterey peninsula in California.
Alister Mackenzie designed it in 1928.
This golf club is home to some of the world’s most famous golf holes such as the 16th hole where golfers have to shoot over the Pacific Ocean but it is on the smaller side with 6,536 yards and a single 18 hole course.
3. Oakmont Country Club
Located near Pittsburgh Northwest suburbs, Oakmont Country Golf Club is the oldest golf Club in the US. Henry Fownes designed it in 1903 and it has 7,255 yards.
It has hosted the US open several times including in 2016. Its slope rating is 138 with an course rating of 77.9 and a par of 72.
4. Pebble Beach Golf Links
Pebble Beach Golf Links is famous for its aesthetics. It is located on the West coastline of Pebble Beach in California and has an incredible view of the Pacific Ocean and Carmel Bay.
Pebble Beach Golf Links has hosted the Champions tour and PGA Tour annually as well as five PGA Championship and US opens.
5. National Golf Links of America
This is a private golf Club located in Southampton, New York. Charles B. MacDonald designed it and it has 6779 yards.
The club has hosted the amateur competitions of the walker in 1922 and 2013 and has a slope rating of 139, course rating of 74.3 and a par of 73.
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