Quotes from Pros, Writers & Guests

Since 1919, Pebble Beach Resorts has been one of the most acclaimed destinations in the world. Professional golfers, writers and guests alike have been singing our praises—whether it’s sharing their thoughts on our renowned courses, luxurious accommodations, exceptional service or spectacular location. Here are just a few of the quotes we’ve received over the years:

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“If I had only one more round to play, I would choose to play it at Pebble Beach. I’ve loved this course from the first time I saw it. It’s possibly the best in the world.”

– Jack Nicklaus, 18-Time Major Champion

“I’m right there with Jack Nicklaus in that if I had only one course to play, it’d be Pebble.”

– Mark Calcavecchia, 13 PGA TOUR Wins

“This is one of the most special golf courses in the planet.”

– Graeme Mcdowell, 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Champion

“Ask any golfer around the world to name a golf course in the United States, and Pebble Beach will be the first thing they say.”

– Tom Watson, 8-Time Major Champion

“Pebble is a piece of sacred ground. They say it’s the greatest meeting of land and water in the world. This course was heaven designed—just the way it fits on the land.”

– Johnny Miller, 2-Time Major Champion

“A fantastic golf course and venue. It’s one of those places that you always look forward to going back to…no matter how many times you have been there before.”

– Lee Westwood, Top-Ranked Player From Europe

“It seems a little bit like the home of the U.S. Open in the States. For all the venues of the U.S. Open, this is more synonymous for the U.S. Open than any other one.”

– Padraig Harrington, 3-Time Major Champion

“I don’t think you can get a better venue any place in the world.”

– Ernie Els, 2-Time U.S. Open Champion

“If St. Andrews is the home of golf, I think Pebble Beach feels like the home of American golf, like the home of championship golf. It has a real sense of history here.”

– Stewart Cink, 2009 British Open Champion

“I enjoy playing it every time I step on the course.”

– Dustin Johnson, 2009 & 2010 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Winner

“Playing here should be a sacred experience…this magnificent course that has had so many great champions.”

– Johnny Miller, 2-Time Major Champion

“I’ve said many times before that Pebble Beach is a wonderful thinking-man’s golf course. That is why it is such a great U.S. Open venue.”

– Jack Nicklaus, 18-Time Major Champion

“The fourth tee brings out a mixture of excitement and anticipation, for about 220 yards down the fairway you catch a glimpse of Stillwater Cove, and realize you’ll be walking along this spectacular meeting of land and sea for the next two hours.”

– Doug Ferguson, Associated Press

“Pebble Beach is more than just America’s greatest golf course, it’s a national treasure. The beauty is unsurpassed and so is the drama created by so many thrilling, famous holes. No golfing life is complete until you’ve experienced Pebble’s coastline, following in the footsteps of Nicklaus, Watson and Woods and an untold number of everyday dreamers.”

– Alan Shipnuck, Sports Illustrated

“For some reason I struggle remembering course layouts. I can walk off the 18th green of a course and not remember a hole. But, from the first time I played Pebble, every inch of the course is burned in my memory forever! I’ve replayed it a thousand times in my mind. Nothing else like it!”

– Frank, Past Guest

“This is an experience you live your whole life for…”

– Thomas, Facebook Fan

“I just love Pebble Beach, especially dining at the restaurant by the 18th green with a glass of wine!!”

– Leslie, Past Guest

“We have stayed, played and spa’d at Pebble Beach. We loved it so much, we got married there! These resorts have the best, most first-rate service anywhere.”

– Penny, Past Guest (and Newlywed!)

“This is paradise and heaven rolled into one spectacular resort!”

– Ron, Past Guest

“It was one of the single greatest experiences of my life.”

– Russ, Facebook Fan

“The service is top notch—second to none. I’ve played hundreds of courses and never had consistently good service like I’ve had at Del Monte.”

– Dennis, Duke’s Club Member

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