Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Frylooz) – If you love golf and its history, the following list of stadiums will make you feel professional! Of course, golfers will not be surprised that Scotland is on the list, but there are other stadiums in the United States and the United Kingdom as well.
Below, the following list reflects 10 courses, in alphabetical order, in which the average golf player can practice his favorite sport:
“Kiawah Island” golf resort in South Carolina
It is one of the most difficult golf courses, located beside the ocean, in the world.
The stadium hosted the 1991 “Ryder” Cup, where Saif Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Bernhard Langer and the rest of the European team lost a narrow margin to an American team that included Payne Stewart and Ray Floyd.
Not only that, but it was also the site where Rory McIlroy won the PGA Championship, 2012.
St. Andrews Links Golf Club in Scotland
It is known as a golfing habitat and perhaps the most famous golf course in the world. The stadium hosted 28 open tournaments, with winners including Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tigger Woods.
Carnoustie Golf Links, Scotland
This is the only stadium that Ben Hogan has won in the only open tournament he has ever played.
Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course in California
If you like the scenic view, then perhaps you should visit this stadium, which is famous for its views of the Pacific Ocean, before it is too late! In turn, Jack Nicklaus said: “If I only have one tour to play, I would choose to be at Pebble Beach.”
“Pinehurst Resort” golf in North Carolina
The resort consists of 8 golf courses, 4 of which are designed by Donald Ross, including “No. 2”, which hosted the “Ryder” Cup, “PGA”, and two American Open.
Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland
Not only is it a magical stadium, but it has been voted as one of the best in the world, according to the magazine “Golf Digest”, which is the best-selling, ranking fourth in the list of the most beautiful 100 golf courses in the world.
Royal Lytham & St Annes golf club in England
The stadium hosted 11 open tournaments, many of which will take you back in history! In 1926, the first championship was held on “Lytham”, which was won by Bobby Jones.
Seif Ballesteros won two of his inaugural matches with “Lytham”, in 1979 and 1988, his first major win. Not only that, but the British Women’s Championship was also held four times, and Anika Surinstam and Katriona Matthew were among the winners.
Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in Wales
Although he did not host major tournaments, Tiger Woods practiced golf with the American team during the Walker Cup in 1995.
The stadium is impressive because of the clear view of the sea from each hole, as it ranked 44 in the “Golf Digest” list of the 100 best stadiums in the world.
Royal St. George Golf Club in England
“Royal St. George” ranked 66th on the “Golf Digest” list, which reflects the 100 best golf courses in the world.
It is reported that the stadium has hosted the amateur championship 13 times, the “Walker” Cup in the years 1930 and 1967, and the British “PGA” championship in 1975, which was won by Arnold Palmer.
Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland
“Royal Troon” is another stadium whose history celebrates a huge list of winners among its eight open tournaments, including Bobby Locke, Arnold Palmer, Tom Wescopf and Tom Watson.