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June 2013
No. 3, Valhalla Golf Club

Valhalla (1996 PGA Championship)

The PGA of America purchased a stake in this Kentucky course in 1993 shortly after announcing the track would host its flagship event in 1996. The organization completely owns the course now, ensuring this Jack Nicklaus design will host more big events like next year's PGA. It hasn't always drawn the most positive reactions, but it's tough to argue with the results. Both majors it has hosted have ended in playoffs, including the famous Tiger Woods-Bob May duel in 2000.
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