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Course History

Pebble Beach Golf Links

An Illustrious History

Since 1919, Pebble Beach Golf Links has defined champions and championship moments. This world-famous course welcomes players of all skill levels. Its breathtaking oceanside locale is surrounded by the lush Del Monte Forest. Considered one of the world's most challenging courses, Pebble Beach Golf Links is renowned for its storied past, championship tournaments and unforgettable beauty.

Our Defining Moments

Historic Timeline

Historic Timeline

Since it officially opened in February 1919, Pebble Beach Golf Links has been a part of golf history.

Course Architects

Course Architects

Discover the architects who have contributed to the spectacular course you play today.

Our Favorite Stories

Course Changes

Course Changes

Pebble Beach Golf Links has seen very few substantial changes over the years but there are a few worth noting.

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Miller Finds Magic

Miller Finds Magic

Johnny Miller wins at Pebble Beach in four different decades, starting with the 1968 California Amateur.

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The New 5th Hole

The New 5th Hole

After finally re-acquiring the oceanfront link, the 5th hole is situated were it was originally intended.

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Palmer on the Rocks

Palmer on the Rocks

Arnold Palmer battles Nature during three different tournaments at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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Past Amateurs

Past Amateurs

A glimpse at the four U.S. Amateur Championships played at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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Past U.S. Opens

Past U.S. Opens

The U.S. Open was hosted at Pebble Beach Golf Links for the fifth time this year, and will return in 2019.

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Snow at the Crosby

Snow at the Crosby

The first time in 40 years it snows on the Monterey Peninsula and we have the world watching.

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Other Crosby Memories

Other Crosby Memories

Some of the stories that have made it one of golf’s most beloved events.

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Championships

Championships

Pebble Beach Golf Links has been the site of golf’s most prestigious tournaments.

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