From the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links to the oldest golf course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi, Monterey County offers some of the finest fairways in the world. It is no wonder that visitors plan their entire vacation schedule around a single round of golf.
Play Where the Pros Play
The legendary Pebble Beach Golf Links is on every golfer's to-do list. But it's not the only place in Monterey County where you can play next to the pros - and a world-class round may cost less than you'd expect.
Pebble Beach also contains Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill , two courses that have likewise co-hosted the AT&T National Pro-Am . Nearby is the inland Del Monte Golf Course , the site of the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational and First Tee Open .
And don't miss Bayonet and Black Horse ! Once open only to members of the military, these 36 holes are recently renovated and frequently host PGA Tour greats. The courses, perched just above the coast, have sweeping views of Monterey Bay.
Play Three Days - Or More
You don't have to limit yourself to just one round. In Monterey County, golfers have their choice of over 20 public and private courses (468 holes in all) set in one of the country's most breathtaking locations. The differences in scenery, geography and style ensure that you can play for days without being bored. The wide range of price points ensure that you can play several championship-level courses without breaking the bank. For a full rundown of Monterey County's public courses, click here .
Golf Around the County
Experienced players know that golf courses are tucked into a variety of locations within Monterey County. There are courses in sunny Carmel Valley , along scenic Highway 68, and, most famously, along the captivating Monterey Bay coastline. Ranked the number one golf destination in the world by Golf Digest Magazine , the Monterey Bay golf region welcomes you with an opportunity to master the art of the unforgettable round.