Sebonack Golf Club – Southampton, New York
This course in the Hampton’s is super elite. Sebonack is designed by the best golfer ever, Jack Nicklaus. The course costed between $100 to $120 million to make. Those costs were split between the club house and the course itself. To join this club you need to have some deep pockets!! The initiation fee is $650K and the membership is invitation only. So on top of being super expensive this course is also super hard to get into..
St. Andrews Links – Scotland
This is one of the best and quite possibly the oldest golf course ever. This course is really unique.. It has double greens and shared fairways. St. Andrews is extremely challenging, it has deep bunkers that are nearly impossible to get out of and wind that will make your golf ball dance around in the sky.
Augusta National – Augusta, Georgia
Augusta National has been the playing home to the Masters since 1934. This club has a antique way of thinking. The club only began letting in African-American members in 1990. And they just recently started letting women become members in 2012. This club is extremely hard to play on and even harder to join. It’s even hard to go to the Masters to just watch. Master’s tickets get passed down from generation to generation.
Pebble Beach – Pebble Beach, California
Pebble Beach is a public course, but it ain’t cheap to play here. This course has been receiving praise ever since it was built. This course has played host to numerous tournaments including annual Pro-Am tournaments and numerous U.S. Open Championships.
Pine Valley – Pine Valley, New Jersey
In 2012 Pine Valley was named the number one course in the world by Golf Magazine. This course prides itself on being one of the most difficult courses on the planet with a slope of 155 from the championship tees.
Royal County Down – Northern Ireland
This course is absolutely breathtaking to say the least. When your playing the course you have views of majestic mountains and the Irish Sea. It is globally admired for its traditional Irish holes. For the most part if you are traveling to Northern Ireland then you have to check out Royal Downs.
Seminole – Juno Beach, Florida
Is one of the best courses in Florida and is extremely exclusive. Seminole is so exclusive that it turned down the best golfer to ever live Jack Nicklaus. Can you believe that? I think that is a little over the top.. How can you turn down the Golden Bear? It is said that if you can get on this golf course you can get on any golf course in the world!
The Madison Club – La Quinta, California
The Madison Club is one of California’s best golf course. It is absolutely beautiful! The beautiful mountains meet the well manicured course in a amazing fashion. The initiation fee is 200,000 and Ben Crane and Phil Mickelson are members.
Pinehurst Country Club – Pinehurst, North Carolina
Pinehurst is a classic Carolina course that was established in 1894 in the San Hills of North Carolina. Pinehurst has 8 18 hole course and was designed by the legend D. Ross.