Famous Golf Courses

There are many famous golf courses throughout the world, and many are set in beautiful surroundings and offer challenging holes and greens. Here is a brief description of four of the best which should provide the most discerning golfers with a satisfying round of golf.

Old Course St Andrews

This is arguably the oldest golf course in Great Britain featuring Swilcan Bridge, Cheapes Bunker and Hells Bunker to name a few of the most memorable landmarks on the golf course. Yet despite its fame, it still remains a public golf course. However, you will need to book to make sure to get your classic round of golf.

Royal Birkdale Golf Course

This golf club claims to be the most popular in England and often hosts the Open Championship. It is situated on the coast near Southport and is a classic sea links golf course. Rounds are expensive here during weekdays and even more so during weekends. This course has also been host to the Ryder Cup between the USA and the UK on several occasions.

Shadow Creek Golf Course

Shadow Creek is situated in the middle of the desert around Las Vegas and is one of the most famous courses in the United States of America. It boasts waterfalls, extensive gardens and creeks and was built in 1999 set in the backdrop of the mountainous countryside of Nevada. You can only play the course if you are a paying guest at the MGM Resorts International Complex.

Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course

This golf course is also a premier destination in the United States of America for golf lovers of all ages. It covers 245 acres on the shores of Lake Michigan in a prime location. This course is open to the general public seven days a week. Unusually there are no private members in this club, and it is open to all golfers of any ability.