Pacific Dunes

Bandon, Oregon

Where are the Golf Course Gurus?

This section features a list and schedule of golf courses we are planning to visit. If you want to join us for a round or have us come check out your club, simply email us and we'll put something together. We also love getting suggestions of places to eat while on the road!

Schedule of Where We're Going and Where We've Been

2022

  • November 21-23, 2022: Bandon, Oregon - Pacific Dunes, Bandon Dunes, Bandon Trails, Old Macdonald, and Sheep Ranch.
  • May 5-6, 2022: Big Cedar Lodge, Missouri - Payne's Valley, Ozarks National, Buffalo Ridge, Top of the Rock, and Mountain Top.

2021

  • November 15-17, 2021: Houston, TX - Memorial Park Golf Course for Renaissance Cup and Champions Golf Club (Cypress Creek and Jackrabbit)
  • August 28 - September 11, 2021: England and Wales - Rye (Old), Littlestone, Royal Cinque Ports, Swinley Forest, St. George's Hill, West Sussex, The Berkshire (Red), Sunningdale (New), Walton Heath (Old), St. Enodoc (Church), Saunton (East), Aberdovey, Royal Porthcawl, Royal Birkdale, Royal Lytham & St. Anne's, Royal Liverpool, Alwoodley, Royal St. David's, Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin), Renaissance Club, St. Andrews (Old), JCB, and Hollinwell Home of Notts Golf Club.
  • August 20, 2021: Salt Lake City, UT - Mountain Dell (Canyon and Lake courses) - 14th annual Hiskey Cup
  • August 19, 2021: Draper, UT - South Mountain
  • August 13, 2021: Rexburg, ID - Teton Lakes for Taylor Chevrolet Best Ball Tournament
  • July 29-31, 2021: Boise, ID - Desert Canyon, Centennial, Warm Springs, Crane Creek, Lakeview, Falcon Crest, and Boise Ranch.
  • June 11-12, 2021: Pocatello, ID - Highland and Riverside - 2nd annual First Choice Insurance 54 Hole Shootout
  • June 5, 2021: Idaho Falls, ID - Pinecrest - Dixie Diner Tournament
  • May 29 & 31, 2021: Idaho Falls, ID - Sand Creek and Pinecrest - Ben Allen Tournament
  • April 26 - May 1, 2021: St. Louis, Tennessee, Georgia - Norwest Hills (West), TapaWingo, Spencer T. Olin, St. Louis CC, Belerive CC, Belle Meade, Tennessee Golf & Athletic Club, Holston Hills, Tennessee National, Honors Course, McLemore, Sweetens Cove, Lookout Mountain, and The Farm
  • March 20-27, 2021: St. George, Utah and Mesquite, NV - The Palms, Casablanca, and Sunbrook
  • January 18-23, 2021: Dominican Republic - Puntacana Resort (Corales) and (La Cana), Punta Blanca, Hard Rock at Cana Bay, Iberostar Bavaro, Punta Espada, Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) and (Dye Fore) and (Links), Ocean's 4, and Playa Grande

2020

  • November 23-25, 2020: Bandon, Oregon - Pacific Dunes, Bandon Dunes, Old Macdonald, and Sheep Ranch twice
  • August 17-18, 2020: Park City, UT - Wasatch State Park (Mountain), Wasatch State Park (Lake), and The Canyons (13th annual Hiskey Cup)
  • July 31-August 8, 2020: Chicago and Iowa - Stonewall Orchard, Cog Hill No.4 (Dubsdread), Chicago Highlands, Spirit Hollow, TPC Deere Run, Crow Valley, Davenport CC, Blue Top Ridge at Riverside, Tournament Club of Iowa, The Legacy Golf Club, The Harvester, Des Moines CC (North), Des Moines CC (South), Cedar Rapids CC, Chicago Golf Club, Butterfield CC, The Glen Club, and Skokie CC.
  • June 8-13, 2020: North Carolina - Tot Hill Farm, Tobacco Road, Pine Needles, Mid Pines, Old North State, Dormie Club, Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood), Mid South Club, Pinehurst No.8, Pinehurst No.7, The Cradle, Pinehurst No.2, and Pinehurst No.4
  • March 23, 2020: Southern Utah - Sand Hollow and Copper Rock
  • January 20-21, 2020: Sydney, Australia - New South Wales and The Lakes
  • January 10-19, 2020: New Zealand - Paraparaumu Beach, Cape Kidnappers, Kinloch, Tara Iti, and Kauri Cliffs

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Top Courses I Haven't Seen That I'd Most Like to Visit

PRIVATE

  1. Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia
  2. Friars Head - New York
  3. Chicago Golf Club - Illinois
  4. Seminole Golf Club - Florida
  5. Myopia Hunt Club - Massachusetts
  6. Monterey Peninsula CC (Dunes) - California
  7. California Golf Club - California
  8. Alotian Club - Arkansas
  9. Wade Hampton - North Carolina
  10. Yeamans Hall - South Carolina

PUBLIC

  1. Torrey Pines - California
  2. PGA West (Stadium) - California
  3. Marquette Golf Club (Greywalls) - Michigan
  4. Pinehurst No.8 - North Carolina
  5. Trump National Doral - Florida
  6. Arcadia Bluffs (South) - Michigan
  7. May River - South Carolina
  8. Payne's Valley - Missouri
  9. Tullymore - Michigan
  10. The Loop - Michigan

INTERNATIONAL

  1. St. Andrews - Scotland
  2. Hirono Golf Club - Japan
  3. Royal Birkdale - England
  4. Ellerston - Australia
  5. Shanqin Bay - China
  6. Swinley Forest - England
  7. Golf de Morfontaine - France
  8. Banff Resort - Canada
  9. Loch Lomond - Scotland
  10. St. George's Hill - England

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