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Robert Trent Jones (1966) / Tom Fazio (R. 1996)

Responsible for designing a course just 17 Mile Drive between Pebble Beach and Cypress Point, Robert Trent Jones responded by combining Pine Valley and Augusta National. The five opening holes, located in sand dunes resembling the valley of the pines, constitute a much too brief encounter with the Pacific littoral. The remaining holes are a severe trek through hills covered with majestic Monterey pines (which, sadly to say, may one day disappear to make room for a chancre, but are being replaced by cypresses ). Add to that several water hazards that go back to Aug. 16 at Augusta (a hole drawn by Trent Jones, by the way) and you get what some of the cast members consider to be Trent's best work. Others say it's the best course to have never hosted a major event. After all, even Pine Valley and Cypress Point have organized Walker Cups.

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"An essential game for any real golfer who visits the Monterey Peninsula. Spyglass has 18 great golf holes that, hole by hole, could be considered worth as much as Pebble. "
"data-reactid =" 20 ">Panelist's comments:
"An essential game for any real golfer who visits the Monterey Peninsula. Spyglass has 18 great golf holes that, hole by hole, could be considered worth as much as Pebble. "

"The first five holes are absolutely incredible. Spyglass has one of the best opening holes in the golf course. And the fourth hole by 4 is world class. "

"It feels almost like two different golf courses, the front nine is so different from the back. I must say that the ninth in the back presents some of the most challenging holes in which I played with a wide variety of designs. It's also very rewarding to make good shots.

"There are a ton of solid golf holes on this route, but I would say it would be very difficult to navigate for the top handicapped. Otherwise, it is a very classic configuration of Robert Trent Jones Sr. A difficult / difficult bogey is still achievable. "

"Spyglass was in a fantastic state. The fairways were green and always firm and rolling. The greens were surprisingly firm against the humid climate and heavy games, and were absolutely perfect. "

Hole # 2

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Hole # 3

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Hole # 3

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Hole # 4

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