Round 18: The Last Word

Should all this comparing and contrasting have you primed for an on-site tour of your own, you’ll need to consider a few logistical particulars. First, ease of access is a point in favor of Pebble.

Second, do you plan on venturing off-property at any point? With attractions like 17-Mile Drive and the elegant village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Monterey Peninsula serves up diversions aplenty. Pebble has a decided advantage here, but don’t overlook Bandon Dunes’ namesake town, a charming  fishing village.

What I learned from my one visit to Bandon Dunes is this: As an idyllic place to stay and play golf it has only two peers—the Monterey Peninsula and the town of St. Andrews.

Color me a confirmed Bandonista.

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