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I would select St Andrew’s the Old Course. I went there on a buddies trip back when I turned 50. It was awesome and I loved the course and atmosphere. Our caddies were fun and entertaining. They actually were betting amount themselves on how we would do. Then they went drinking with us after the round. I shot 74 from the back tees and loved every minute!

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Just now, Tom the Golf Nut said:

Agusta. I've walked the grounds during the Masters a few times and always wanted to be able to play it. I don't know any members, I'm not good enough to be on the PGA tour, and I'm to old to get in the Drive Chip and Putt option for kids. So, if I'm picking a course, I'm going big.

I have never been lucky enough to be there. So other than TV, I have no reference. However, one day soon if I don’t win the lottery I will just purchase tickets. It looks amazing! However, deep down the home of golf at St Andrew’s has me.

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Royal Dornoch.  But with a proviso; provided that my friends were part of the equation.  I think the whom would be more important than the where.  I would rather play a round at my local club with friends than a solo round or round with strangers.  But if the friends could go, we would be headed for Scotland. 

 

Some of the most fun rounds I've had were at Dornoch.  There is something magical about the place.  The last time I was there, we played 18 in the morning and the a 2 vs. 2 best shot in the afternoon.  The beer shack on the course was closed, so one of the caddies called his girl friend who brought down 18 Tennants and we all, caddies included, finished them off.  Thus, the Tennants Cup was born.  

 

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Had a chance to play, but the cost and just timing would have made it way too rushed so declined and saved the 4k it would have cost. However one day I truly hope to get back and maybe have the chance to play. 

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I join with those that picked Augusta. Having been there a number of times, there is that mystery and feeling each time you walk through the gates. I have been blessed to play many of the top North American courses over the years but, as Jim Nantz once said about Augusta, “A course like no other.”

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I'd have to flip a coin- it'd either be Sawgrass or Augusta. I've had dreams that I've aced THE island green and The Golden Bell (#12). I can't think of any better places to get my first ace.

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I guess the obvious choice is Augusta just due to the Masters and the exclusivity of playing the course.  Simple reason just to say and be able to tell people I played Augusta.  
 

if it were to look at it from the perspective of what course would i pick if it was something that was accessible to most golfers I would pick St. Andrews.  Just because of the history and being able to play golf where it started.  

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I would say that on a perfect day my favorite course to play would be Turnberry in Scotland.  The lighthouse, the water, the rolling land , the history , and the variety of shots you have to play is unmatched !

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2 minutes ago, 10Hockey said:

I would say that on a perfect day my favorite course to play would be Turnberry in Scotland.  The lighthouse, the water, the rolling land , the history , and the variety of shots you have to play is unmatched !

I got to play it on the buddies trip. Great course!

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Definitely St. Andrews for me.  

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I think it would be Bandon for me. My parents are from there and I grew up spending so much time in that town with cousins and grandparents before the courses were built. It’sa happy place for me.

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I'm not that good and don't really watch a lot of golf, so the famous courses don't really hold any appeal to me.  I think I'd rather play my local muni that I know really well, with my dad and my son.  We'd take our time, savor the shots, and sprinkle in a lot of "Remember when..."

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Think I'd have to go with The Olde Course at St Andrews, simply because it's an icon and I've never had the pleasure of playing it.   If I restricted it to the US, I'd want to play Augusta National because, well it's Augusta!

 

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I'll say anywhere in Hawaii. 

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Pebble Beach, with one condition. I get to play it few times beforehand, so that my last round isn't humiliating.

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Any of the courses in the villages. One of my fondest memories with my grandfather was playing with him, my dad and myself when I was young. I’d love to bring my dad and son there. I know not the most extravagant of course choices but for me it’s more of the importance of the memory.

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There used to be this 9-hole par 3 course down in San Diego (in LA Mesa for any familiar). It was the only time in my life before the last month that I ever played golf. I was 16, hanging with my friends, not a care in the world. Just knocking balls down par 3's. Times change, the course and those friends are no longer around, but the memories of the first time I swung a golf club will be etched in my brain forever. Now, I hope to create plenty of new golf memories on different courses. None will ever match that old La Mesa 9. 

 

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If I had one last round to play, it would be easy to select any of the truly iconic courses in the world like, Augusta, Pebble Beach or St. Andrews, etc.  Instead, I’m going to select a place, a little off the beaten path, Tara Iti in New Zealand.  Breathtaking and gorgeous and another reason to travel down under and visit Australia and New Zealand.  For my “local” choice, I would pick Banff Springs in Alberta  The majestic beauty of the Rockies never grows old.

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I have to go with the history, so Old Course at St. Andrews.  I would then go and ruin myself on the pub trail given that I had played my last round of golf ever!! Second would like be Turnberry and then Augusta. 

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Easy for me.  Augusta National. 😍 It is Mecca for those of us play golf for the love of the game.  Have been blessed to have played some of the greatest courses and this is high on my list.  At the age of 77 and limited walking ability it would be very difficult for me, but playing that course would be a dream come true.  Have walked it many times outside the ropes in the past.  Would not care what I shot, but to walk those sacred grounds where the best of the best have played would bring tears.  Have friends who have played there and they said it was unforgettable.  "A loss of words".  Bobby Jones had the right idea, when he selected Alister MacKenzie as the golf course architect for Augusta National Golf Club.  Georgia on my mind.    

 

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