The Hay: A Year in Review

April 16, 2022 marked one year since the opening of The Hay.

The original Peter Hay Golf Course had been a fixture at Pebble Beach since 1957, when famed Head Professional Peter Hay revolutionized the concept of a short course.

In 2021, Tiger Woods and the TGR Design amplified Hay’s vision to create a fun place where juniors, families, and friends, regardless of their ability, could gather around the game of golf. The result is a course overflowing with fun, including an exact replica of the famed No. 7 at Pebble Beach Golf Links, holes designed to be played with any club in the bag, and a 20,000 square-foot putting course that sprawls 100 yards, yielding endless routings.

No. 2 at The Hay, replica of No.7 at Pebble Beach Golf Links


Here are some interesting facts about The Hay from this past year:
  • In the first year of play there were 228 aces, with the 5th hole seeing the most.
No. 5 at The Hay


  • First ever hole-in-one on The Hay was on the 9th hole
No.9 at The Hay


  • The inspiration for the logo came from a 1938 photo of a trained sea lion during a promotional shoot at Del Monte, where Peter Hay was the head pro from 1919 to 1942.


  • The Hay is the home of the first Mexican inspired restaurant at Pebble Beach. From a round of golf to a round of margaritas, Hay’s Place restaurant was the final reveal to the Tiger Woods-designed short course experience. Learn more about Hay’s Place here.


  • Lanny Watkins and Tom Kite, who both have holes named after them, have played The Hay
No. 6 (top) Lanny and No. 8 (bottom) Kite


  • The current course record is 21 (-6) held by Pebble Beach Caddie Charlie Parker.


Play the Hay!

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