Pebble Beaches of the World

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Pebble Beaches of the World

June 22, 2007

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: David Cannon/Getty Images

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Pebble Beach Golf Links

Since 1919, when Jack Neville and Douglas Grant finished their design work on Pebble Beach Golf Links, the course has defined golf where "the land meets the sea." Here's a bird's-eye view of the sixth and seventh holes, hugging the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean. The picturesque village of Carmel-by-the-Sea is close by.

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Cape Kidnappers G.C.

The promontory fairways of the back nine of Cape Kidnappers G.C. in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand are some 400 feet above the Pacific Ocean.

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Kauri Cliffs G.C.

The Kauri Cliffs G.C. at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand looks out to the Cavalli Islands.

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Pinnacle Point G.C.

A view of the 8th green at Pinnacle Point G.C., in Mossel Bay, South Africa, overlooking the Indian Ocean.

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Playa Grande G.C.

Playa Grande G.C. in Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic has 13 holes along the ocean. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., it opened in 1997.

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New South Wales Golf Club

The green on the par-3 6th hole looking back to the tee with the waters of Botany Bay behind on the New South Wales Golf Club in La Perouse, New South Wales, Australia.

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Pacific Dunes

The green on the par-5 12th hole of Pacific Dunes, one of four courses at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore.

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Old Head Golf Links

Old Head Golf Links in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland is on a promontory, linked to the mainland by a narrow causeway.

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Ocean Course at Cabo del Sol

An aerial view of the sixth hole on the Ocean Course at Cabo del Sol in Los Cabos, Mexico. The Jack Nicklaus Signature design stretches for more than a mile along the coastline.

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

Cypress Point

Right next door to Pebble Beach is Cypress Point, a very private club on any avid golfer's wish list. The 1928 Alister Mackenzie/Robert Hunter design is ranked No. 3 on Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Courses, behind only Pine Valley and Augusta National.

Photo By: Stephen Szurlej

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