Golfing Havens

Appears in the May 2021 issue.

Early morning light on the par 3 17th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links with Stillwater Cove in the background. This hole is famous for the one iron shot Jack Nicklaus hit in the 1972 US Open and likewise for the chip in by Tom Watson ten years later to beat jack nicklaus by one shot.

Pebble Beach, California
Pebble Beach Golf Links
This bucket-list course on the coast of the Monterey Peninsula offers thrilling ocean panoramas from nearly every hole. Details:

Pinehurst, North Carolina
Pinehurst Golf Resort
This iconic home of American golf offers nine courses, including No. 2—the site of the most single golf championships in the country. Details:

Traverse City, Michigan
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
Just outside of Traverse City in Acme, this resort offers three championship courses and other luxuries such as an onsite spa. Details: grand-

Photos courtesy Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, and by Evan Schiller