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What are some of the most popular golf courses in America?

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As of 2015, some of the most popular golf courses in America include Augusta National Golf Club, Pine Valley Golf Club, Pebble Beach Golf Links and Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. Other popular golf courses include Oakmont Country Club and Winged Foot Golf Club.

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Located in Augusta, Georgia, Augusta National Golf Club is the creation of Bobby Jones and Alister MacKenzie. The par 72, 7,435-yard course has been the host to the Masters Golf Tournament, one of golf’s four major tournaments, since 1934.

Pine Valley Golf Club, located in Pine Valley, New Jersey, regularly ranks as one of the best tests of golf in the world. It is renown for its overall architecture and difficulty, and judged to have more world-class holes than other courses along with some of the best green in all of golf.

Pebble Beach Golf Links is a legendary golf course located in Pebble Beach, California. This par 72 hole course has hosted some of the most prestigious tournaments in golf, including the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and five U.S. Open Championships.

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club is one of the most historic and oldest incorporated golf club in the United States, and is one of the five founding member clubs of the United States Golf Association. Founded in 1891, Shinnecock has hosted several professional golf events, including the U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur, the Women’s Amateur and the Walker Cup Match.

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