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Best 25 Match Play Holes Intro

Match play is as much a test of wits as it is an examination of who can execute the better shots. That's why these 25 holes are great venues for match play. Laden with options...

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Sand Hills

LOCATION Mullen, Neb.
ARCHITECTS Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw
PAR 4
YARDAGE 283
Open in front, the small green presents an inviting target, especially when the hole is...

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Oakmont Country Club

LOCATION Oakmont, Pa.
ARCHITECT Henry Fownes
PAR 4
YARDAGE 313
A mark of a great match-play hole is that there is no one best way to play the...

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Lahinch Golf Club

LOCATION Lahinch, Ireland
ARCHITECTS Old Tom Morris, Alister MacKenzie
PAR 3
YARDAGE 154
The genius of the Dell hole for match play is as easy to spot as...

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Chambers Bay

LOCATION University Place, Wash.
ARCHITECT Robert Trent Jones Jr.
PAR 4
YARDAGE 304
With the massive 12,000-square-foot green located in a bowl that sits well above the tee,...

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Belfry

LOCATION Sutton Coldfield, England
ARCHITECTS Dave Thomas and Peter Alliss
PAR 4
YARDAGE 311
Seve Ballesteros was the first player to carry the water and drive the green...

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Old Course at St Andrews

LOCATION St. Andrews, Scotland
ARCHITECT Unknown
PAR 4
YARDAGE 495
Players must try to hit drives as close to the Old Course Hotel as possible for the best...

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort No 6

LOCATION Bandon, Ore.
ARCHITECT Tom Doak
PAR 4
YARDAGE 316
It may take a few tries to figure out this puzzling hole, which looks innocuous from the tee....

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

LOCATION Bandon, Ore.
ARCHITECTS Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw
PAR 4
YARDAGE 325
On arguably the most controversial of the 72 holes at the resort, the elevated tee...

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