Golf is a sport loved by people all around the world. Whether you play it high up in the mountains or on the coast, it’s a great sport to help you relax and escape from the real world. The best courses can transport you to a whole other world. What are the best courses though? Let’s find out:

1. Cypress Point Club

Located in Pebble Beach, California, Cypress Point is woven through cypress, sand dunes and jagged coastline. This timeless course boasts unique architecture and innovative technologies throughout.

2. Pine Valley

Rated the best golf course in New Jersey, Pine Valley is a one of a kind golf course. There are three schools of golf design- penal, heroic and strategic. This course incorporates all three of these thinkings throughout the course and even throughout single holes.

3. Augusta National

Since 1934 Augusta National has hosted the Masters Tournament. No other club has changed up its golf course as frequently or effectively as Augusta making it a fun and ever changing place to play, even if you can’t make it to the Masters. If it isn’t great enough that all of the greats play on this course, the scenery is breathtaking.

4. Royal County Down

The top rated golf course in the UK, Royal County Down is located in Northern Ireland.

Nestled between the Irish Sea and the peak of Slieve Donard, this beautiful course has been opened since 1889. It’s a challenging course due to the ever changing winds and a number of blind drives and bunkers fringed with coarse grass. All of this challenges adds to the charm of this old, yet great, course.

5. Pebble Beach G. Links

Also located in Pebble Beach, California, this beautiful golf course is entirely located right above the Pacific Ocean coast line. With waves crashing beneath you and beautiful hills to the other side you are truly in a beautiful setting to help you escape from the realities of the world. In 2018 Pebble Beach will host another U.S. Amateur and in 2019 its sixth U.S. Open.