Pebble Beach Resorts- Pebble Beach Golf Links- 18th Green, Joann DostPebble Beach Golf Links- hole 18, photo by Joann Dost

The Monterey Peninsula



The Monterey Peninsula is one of the best known golfing destinations in the world!


All golfers are familiar with images of Pebble Beach from hosting the U.S. Open or The AT & T Pebble Beach Pro Am.

Travelling golfers aspire to play Pebble Beach at some stage in their lives- it is on everyone's bucket list.

The clifftop holes are stunning!

But whilst Pebble is the centrepiece, there is a lot more to The Monterey Peninsula..


 Spyglass Hill in is only minutes away from Pebble Beach- an inland course designed by legendary architect Robert Trent Jones (Snr).


Spyglass Hill GC- hole 3Spyglass Hill GC- hole 3


Spyglass Hill is regarded by many as one of America's top 100 courses.

The course begins with a bang with five gorgeous links holes in the dunes before heading up and down through the forest. It looks great and will challenge all golfers


The Links at Spanish Bay


The Links at Spanish BayThe Links at Spanish Bay 


A few minutes up the coast along 17 mile drive you will find the fabulous Links at Spanish Bay. The course moves between coastal dunes to typical Monterey forest and back. The accommodation at Spanish Bay is quite wonderful



Other courses available for green fee play in the area include:


- Poppy Hills GC, a Robert Trent Jones Jnr design routed through the beautiful Monterey forest.

- Pasatiempo GC, a liitle north of The Monterey Peninsula, the Alister MacKenzie course is available for green fee play


Poppy Hills GC- hole 9Poppy Hills GC- hole 9

Pasatiempo GC- hole 18Pasatiempo GC- hole 18 



Private clubs on the Monterey Peninsula with limited access include:


- Cypress Point Club, in my opinion the best course on the planet!


Cypress Point Club- hole 16Cypress Point Club- hole 16


Cypress Point Club- Heather on the 17th teeCypress Point Club- Heather on the 17th tee

Cypress Point Club- hole 15Cypress Point Club- hole 15



- Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Shore Course (Mike Stranz design)

- Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Dunes Course (Tom Fazio design)


MPCC- Shore Course- hole 12MPCC- Shore Course- hole 12

Monterey Peninsula CC- Dunes CourseMonterey Peninsula CC- Dunes Course 



- The Preserve GC, a gorgeous Tom Fazio inland design


The Preserve GCThe Preserve GC


The Monterey Peninsula is an iconic golfing destination.


Monterey Peninsula Tour Itinerary 

3 games of golf and 3 nights accommodation
Day 1- arrive and stay at either Pebble Beach Resort or The Lodge at Spanish Bay for a 3 night stay
(this will allow you to pre book tee times at Pebble Beach)
Day 2- play Spyglass Hill GC, cruise 17 mile drive and visit Carmel village in the afternoon
Day 3- play The Links at Spanish Bay and visit Monterey Aquarium in the afternoon
Day 4- play Pebble Beach, and Peter Hay short course in the afternoon
depart for onward journey


The Hay at Pebble Beach- hole 2The Hay at Pebble Beach- hole 2 

The Hay at Pebble Beach- hole 6The Hay at Pebble Beach- hole 6



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Course Information


For further details about each course please see the course reports by clicking the hyperlink:


Cypress Point Club 

Monterey Peninsula CC- Shore Course

Monterey Peninsula CC- Dunes Course

Pasatiempo GC

Pebble Beach

Poppy Hills GC

Spyglass Hill GC

The Hay at Pebble Beach (Short Course)

The Links at Spanish Bay

The Preserve





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