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Golf Course Information

Use these Golf Courses resources to learn more about the playing fields on which we play our game.
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Great Golf Courses: World's Famous Places to Play
Great golf courses around the world are listed here, and you can read about each, view photos, learn which are open to the public, and even add your reviews of the famous links you've played.

Golf Course Pictures - Index of Photo Galleries
View these galleries and slideshows to tour great golf courses from around the world.

Beginners: Meet the Golf Course
What are the different pieces that go into a golf course? If you're new to the game, here's an introduction to the golf course and the important elements that make it what it is.

The Different Types of Golf Courses
What are the different types of golf courses? There are several ways to group courses based on similar characteristics either in access, in size or in setting and design.

Tee Times: How to Use Them
Are tee times required to play a golf course? Can you show up at a course without one? What if you reserve a tee time, then miss it? Find answers to these questions and others in this hub of info about tee times policies and procedures.

Golf Course Maintenance
Golf course maintenance isn't just the job of the superintendant and grounds crew at a course, it's also the job of golfers - through the proper repair of ball marks and divots for example. This page provides golf course maintenance tips for golfers, and we'll also be adding more information here over time about how courses are cared for by the...

Golf Cart Safety
These guidelines for golf cart safety can help golfers stay safe on the course.

Muirfield Links: Course Profile, History and Trivia
Check out this profile of the famous Muirfield links golf course to find out how to play it, its history, majors played there, plus more facts and trivia.

How to Repair Ball Marks
Learn the right way to repair ball marks on golf greens, and why it is important for golfers to do so.

Ball Mark Repair Confessions - Do You Fix Your Pitch Marks?
How often do you repair your ball marks on the green? It's true confession time for golfers.

Aerification of Golf Greens: Why Do It?
Aerification of golf course greens might be an annoyance to golfers for a couple weeks, but it's a necessary and highly beneficial practice for the greens.

Who to Tip - and How Much - at Golf Courses
Find guidelines for gratuities at golf courses - who to tip, and how much.

Augusta National Golf Club
Learn more about one of the most famous golf courses in the world, Augusta National Golf Club, including its history, address and details about course landmarks and membership.

Florida Golf Courses

Wisconsin Golf Courses

Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Course
The golf course at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in England is part of the Open rota. Read about the links, its history, and if you've played it you can also leave your comments and rating.

Olympic Club
The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California, has 45 holes of golf, and one of its golf courses is considered among the best in the USA. This profile of the club includes course details, contact info, plus historical facts and trivia.

TPC Sawgrass
TPC Sawgrass is one of the best-known golf courses in the world, and its Island Green 17th hole one of the best-known holes. Read details about the two courses, including history, trivia and contact info.

Donegal Golf Club Photo Gallery
This photo gallery of Donegal Golf Club includes details about the Ireland links golf course, and begins with the third hole.

Nairn Golf Club
Nairn Golf Club is one of the historic courses of Scotland, a links next to Moray Firth. Read about the course, its history, and if you've played it you can add your rating.

Blackwolf Run
Blackwolf Run is a golf course complex in Kohler, Wisconsin, with two courses - the River and Meadow Valleys tracks - that has been the site of major golf tournaments. It is affiliated with The American Club resort.

The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island
The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort has received superlatives ranging from one of the best to one of the toughest golf courses in America. Here is information about the course, its history, the important tournaments it has hosted, and more.

Turnberry
Read about Turnberry, the famous Scottish golf resort, and its courses, and learn about the major championships played there, its history and whether you can play the links.

Bethpage Black Golf Course
Read about the history, course details and tee times at Bethpage Black, one of the best public golf courses in the United States, and one of the toughest.

Royal Liverpool Golf Club
Read about the famous links course at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, its history, its pars and yardages, and how to play it. If you've already played at Hoylake, you can add your rating of the course.

Riviera Country Club Golf Course History and Profile
Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles is a PGA Tour and major championship venue. Learn about the course, its history, and lots of interesting facts and trivia.

Mission Hills Country Club near Palm Springs, Calif.
Mission Hills Country Club is one of the top golf facilities in California's Coachella Valley, home to an LPGA major played on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course.

Golf Course FAQ
Check out the Golf Course FAQ from About.com to find answers to common questions about golf courses.

Photo Gallery: Merion Golf Club (East Course)
Get at look at the East Course at Merion Golf Club, one of the most highly rated golf courses in the United States and site of multiple major championships.

Merion Golf Club Profile
Merion Golf Club is one of the most storied golf clubs in the USA. Learn about its famous East Course, the golfers who've won there, the club origins and much more.

Colorado Golf Club
Colorado Golf Club is a young golf course that has already been the site of high-profile tournaments. Here are the yardages and pars for each hole, plus facts, history and trivia about the club.

Oak Hill Country Club Photo Gallery
Browse photos of the famed East Course at Oak Hill Country Club, site of multiple major championships in golf.

Oak Hill Country Club
Read about the famous East Course at Oak Hill Country Club, plus history, trivia and more golf course facts and figures for the New York club.

What is the address of Augusta National Golf Club?
What is the Augusta National address? Find the physical address here, along with the Web site address and how to contact the club online.

Online Tee Times - Are they Available for Booking by Golfers?
Are online tee times available for golfers to book via the Internet? That question is answered in this Tee Time FAQ.

What Happens If I's Late for My Tee Time?
Missed tee times are an example of bad golf etiquette. But what happens if you are late for a tee time?

If I show up at a golf course without a tee time, will I get to play?
So you failed to make golf course tee times, but still want to play golf. What if you show up at a course without a tee time - can you still play?

How Much Have Green Speeds Increased in Golf?
How much faster have putting green speeds gotten in golf over the years? Here's a look at that question, but the short answer is: a lot faster.

Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Course
Pinehurst No. 2 golf course is one of the most famous in the USA. Find out why with this profile that includes interesting history and trivia.

Muirfield Village Golf Club
Read about Jack Nicklaus' Muirfield Village Golf Club, including its history and some course trivia, along with course facts and whether it's open to the public.

Photos: The No. 2 Course at Pinehurst Resort
Check out photos of the famous No. 2 golf course at Pinehurst Resort, and read about the course's features.

Pebble Beach Golf Links
Pebble Beach Golf Links is one of the best-known golf courses in the world. Learn more about this famous course.

Oakmont Country Club
Learn more about Oakmont Country Club, one of the most storied golf courses in the world and home to the famed Church Pews bunker.

Torrey Pines Golf Course
Find out more about Torrey Pines Golf Course, a municipal facility in La Jolla California north of San Diego that has lots of great history.

What are the Yardages at Augusta During The Masters?
How long do the holes play at Augusta National during The Masters? Find out.

What are the Holes Named at Augusta National?
Each hole at Augusta National is named. What are those names? See the list.

What are the Course Rating and Slope Rating of Augusta National?
What are the USGA Course Rating and Slope Rating at Augusta National Golf Club, home of The Masters? Read our FAQ.

Why is 'Amen Corner' Called That, and Who Came Up with the Name?
Amen Corner is a famous part of Augusta National Golf Club. Why is it called that, and who came up with the name?

Medinah Country Club
Learn more about Medinah Country Club, one of the best-known clubs in North America, and its No. 3 course, a golf course that has hosted numerous major events.

Tee It Forward: PGA, USGA Want You to Play the Right Tees
What is one of the biggest contributors to frustration for new golfers? Playing from the wrong set of tees. The Tee It Forward initiative aims to change that.

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