Footsteps of the Greats

Follow in the footsteps of golf's greats at these 18 public layouts that have hosted or will host a major championship.

Golf courses aren’t just places to play your favorite sport. They’re living museums of the game, a chance to match the shots of the players who have made history for more than a century. 

In what other sport can you hit the same shots that the greats of both today and generations past have pulled off? At the 18 courses on this list, you can try to match David Duval’s birdie streak in the final round of the 2009 U.S. Open, hole Tom Watson’s birdie chip to win the 1982 U.S. Open, or match Paul Runyan’s short-game genius when he outplayed Sam Snead in the final of the 1938 PGA Championship. 

Although we have not included British Open layouts (nearly all are accessible to the public with advanced planning), we have included future major venues, where you can turn the tables on the pros, who will be following in your footsteps. 

So click on the link below to see the 18 public courses that have hosted major championships, and see where you can try to re-live history.



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