The PGA Tour is full of talented and hardworking players and you could say that they are rewarded with experiencing the best courses around the world.
When I sit at home and look at the courses each week, windswept with sand from the beach and the sun shining down on to the green fairways, I always envisage what it would be like to play them.
Courses by the ocean in America offer the most stunning views and amazing experiences and you can be like the players and play on these championship golf courses one day.
Much like the professionals, you need to find places to stay in order to play at these amazing venues. At the seaside venues on the PGA Tour, there are some stunning towns and cities for you to stay the night.
Courtesy of NJFPR, take a look below at the best beach destinations and courses on the PGA Tour.
Port Royal Golf Course - Butterfield Bermuda Championship
Designed by world-renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Port Royal features one of the greatest holes in golf: The 16th hole boasts a 238-yard par three with nothing but the Atlantic Ocean between the tee and the pin.
The best place to stay during a visit to Bermuda? Known as "The Pink Palace" from its iconic exterior since 1885, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is known as Bermuda's finest luxury resort.
Book the hotel’s Bermuda Bliss Package to save up to 25% and receive a $100 resort credit. Starting at $483 per night, guests can enjoy the hotel’s elegant rooms and relax at the infinity-edge pool with uninterrupted views of Hamilton Harbour.
Sea Island, Georgia - RSM Classic
Played on the renowned Seaside and Plantation courses at Sea Island Golf Club, this tournament highlights the area’s rich history, culture and extraordinary hospitality.
Seaside is an ocean-side links course that is routinely ranked among the top 100 courses in the United States.
Stay right on property at the Forbes Five-Star resort. The resort has invested more than $30 million over the past few years to enhance the golf experience, including the complete redesign of the Plantation course and the opening of the new 17,000-square-foot Golf Performance Center.
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Torrey Pines - Farmers Insurance Open
Torrey Pines Golf Course, home to the upcoming Farmers Insurance Open, is an esteemed 36-hole municipal golf facility, perched on the cliffs of La Jolla overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Torrey Pines has hosted esteemed tournaments including the 2008 and 2021 US Open Championship tournaments on its South course with teeing areas extending the length of this course to up to 7,800 yards.
When finished playing where the pros do, explore the nearby Torrey Pines State Nature Reserve for beautiful trails overlooking the water or enjoy an overnight stay at the luxury Lodge Torrey Pines for some R&R.
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Pebble Beach - AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Rated the top public course in the country from numerous sources, Pebble Beach Golf Links is known for hosting premier golfing tournaments including six US Opens, more than any other golf course in the US, and has been hosting the PGA Pro-Am since 1947.
The course will host the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this February. Guests and members can enjoy the three top-rated public courses canvasing the spectacular coastline that wraps around California’s Monterey Peninsula.
After a rousing game of golf, players can experience a peaceful stay at one of the three unique resorts at Pebble Beach: spend the night at The Lodge at Pebble Beach - a golf landmark since 1919.