Play the PGA

Play the PGA

The ninth hole at Seaview Marriott's Pines Course.

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.