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PGA TOUR venues you can play

Why not book a once-in-a-lifetime golf trip and experience the world’s most iconic PGA TOUR golf courses, including Pebble Beach & TPC Sawgrass

Jacob Browning-Perry
Jacob Browning-Perry 3 mins read

As a partner of the PGA TOUR, we’re thrilled to be able to provide access to some of the world’s most well-known courses. Whether you’re looking to tick off some of the most iconic courses in the USA, or replicate some of your favorite golfing memories, playing at a PGA TOUR host-venue is a must on any USA golf vacation.

Pebble Beach

Home of the AT&T Pro-Am and six-time host of the US Open, no list of PGA TOUR venues that you can play would be complete without Pebble Beach Golf Links. With some of the most famous stretches of holes on the planet, this gem on the Monterey Peninsula is a permanent fixture in the Top 10 of any list of ‘Best Courses in The World’.

Why not beat your pals by 15 stokes, as Tiger Woods did en route to the ‘Tiger Slam’, or have a friendly knock more reminiscent of the world’s most famous Pro-Am, you can do both right here at Pebble Beach. Those looking for an extended vacation with multiple courses are also in luck, with a plethora of other high-quality courses nearby including; Spyglass Hill, The Links at Spanish Bay and Del Monte Golf Club.

Pebble Beach Golf Links

Torrey Pines

Staying along the West Coast, we've got Torrey Pines which is arguably the most famous golfing destination in Southern California, having hosted both US Opens and PGA TOUR events. The Lodge at Torrey Pines is the perfect base from which to tackle both the North and South courses, with the courses sharing hosting duties of the Farmers Insurance Open on the PGA TOUR.

There are few courses in the history of golf so dominated by one individual, with Tiger Woods claiming victory at Torrey Pines on an incredible seven occasions – including that infamous playoff win against Rocco Mediate in 2008! Feel like walking in the shadow of the big cat? There’s no better place to go on a Tiger trail …

Torrey Pines, South Course

TPC Sawgrass

Moving over to the East Coast, TPC Sawgrass is home of THE PLAYERS Championship each year, the PGA TOUR’s flagship event, and is a must-play venue. Playing The Stadium Course, Pete Dye’s best-known layout, including the famous island green at 17 is an experience of a lifetime, and one that will live long in the memory. It’s a true test of golf from beginning to end and is known as one of the world’s best examples of ‘heroic’ golf course architecture – to put it simply, there are no prizes for playing safe here!

THE PLAYERS Stadium Course

However, TPC Sawgrass isn’t all about The Stadium Course, with the venue also home to Dye’s Valley Course, a much-lauded layout which is favoured as a home course for many of the PGA TOUR’s best players based in Jacksonville. With all of this on site, as well as incredible off-course facilities, TPC Sawgrass is the ideal location for an amazing USA golf vacation.

Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club

How about paying homage to The King? Arnie based himself here for much of his later life, and his office still remains intact and untouched on site. The man himself finished his playing career here, hitting one of the most emotive second shots in recent PGA TOUR history into the 18th green here with his grandson and future PGA TOUR player Sam Saunders on the bag.

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Course

Nowadays Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge remains a firm fixture on the PGA TOUR, with the world’s best heading here at the start of each year. The Bay Hill Course features 27 holes, giving you a great excuse for multiple rounds so you can take in each of the configurations. For those looking to extend their stay, there are plenty of other PGA TOUR venues within driving distance, with both Innisbrook Resort - home of the Valspar Championship and PGA National (with its 5 courses) - home of the Honda Classic, both within a couple of hours drive.

Arnold Palmers Bay Hill Course

TPC Scottsdale

And now for something totally different …

Recent years have seen the emergence of the Waste Management Phoenix Open as one of the PGA TOUR’s most-watched events. The thrill of the 16th hole with its huge stadium surrounds have brought something entirely new to the PGA TOUR, with around 20,000 fans packed around this one hole each day and total attendance exceeding 700,000 fans over the week.

Golfers can watch the tournament with Golfbreaks, a truly once-in-a-lifetime trip. However, for those wanting to play TPC Scottsdale, we also offer some fantastic packages centred around this great layout. There are two courses here, The Stadium (host venue of the WMPO) and The Champions as well as a myriad of other great tracks in the Phoenix area, including We-Ko-Pa Golf Club and Troon North Golf Club.

TPC Scottsdale, The Stadium Course

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Jacob Browning-Perry

Golf Vacation Specialist

Golf Vacation Specialist, I advise clients on golf courses and accommodation options for their golf vacation

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