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Greatest holes in golf

What makes a great hole? We've collated our top holes and what makes them so special.

Jordan Manning
Jordan Manning 6 mins read

There are certain holes in golf which are spellbinding, from short par 3’s to long par 5’s, there is no set criteria for a great golf hole. Whether they provide tremendous scenery, great course design or a stern test of golf, there is nothing like playing a truly great golf hole…whether you play it well or not.

We are often asked by customers; what is the greatest hole in golf? So, we’ve put together a list of the very best.

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Trump Turnberry, Ailsa Course

Pebble Beach Golf Links, no 7

The most photographed hole in golf, nothing can come close to the sheer drama of the 7th at Pebble Beach. This minuscule hole is framed by the crashing waves of the Pacific and perfectly encapsulates the sheer beauty of this Californian mecca.

However, measuring a mere 112 yards, when the wind picks up this hole can much trickier than first meets the eye. Any ball that strays from the green is likely to find one of the surrounding bunkers, where getting up and down is a tough ask for even the most skilled golfers.

Royal County Down, no 4

Old Head Golf Links no 4

TPC Sawgrass, no 17

Augusta National Golf Club, 13th

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From Trump Turnberry to Old Head Links, there are so many spellbinding holes in golf which offer amazing scenery and a great challenge. The UK, in particular, is home to a great variety of courses with world-famous holes...

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