The ninth hole at Seaview Marriott's Pines Course.
By Joe Passov
Monday, July 23, 2007

Tanglewood Park (Championship Course)
Clemmons, N.C.
$37-47; 336-778-6300 | Course Finder Profile

In 1974 Lee Trevino, using a putter he found in the attic of his rental home, captured the title on this hilly, sternly bunkered Robert Trent Jones Sr. test.

Pecan Valley Golf Club
San Antonio, Texas
$39-$62; 210-333-9018 | Course Finder Profile

Ageless Julius Boros was nearing 50, but he managed to hold off Arnold Palmer by a shot (in Arnie's closest run at the major he never won) on a track punctuated by copses of pecans and oaks that cross Salado Creek nine times. A 1998 renovation by Bob Cupp put the teeth back into this one.

Seaview Marriott Resort
Galloway, N.J.
$29-$129; 609-652-1800 | Course Finder Profile

The site of Sam Snead's first PGA win in 1942 was comprised of a patchwork of holes from what is today the front nine of the Donald Ross/Hugh Wilsondesigned Bay Course and several from the William Flynn-crafted Pines Course.

French Lick Resort (Donald Ross Course)
French Lick, Ind.
$75-$110; 812-936-9300 | Course Finder Profile

In 1926, Walter Hagen snagged the first of his four consecutive PGA titles here on a Donald Ross layout (in Larry Bird's hometown) that dishes out rolling farmland and wildly undulating greens.

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