Host to many important tournaments in the past 100 years, Walton Heath was the venue of the 1981 Ryder Cup, when arguably the strongest American side of all time -- featuring Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Raymond Floyd, Hale Irwin, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite to name eight -- demolished the Europeans, 18.5 to 9.5.
The trek to the 15th tee, amid wind, waves, deer, gnarled Cypress trees and near-isolation is spiritual. \n Quality There are holes you'll never forget (5-10, and the closing duo) and others (1, 3 and 11) you'll struggle to remember. What you actually get are smiling staffers at the bag drop and savvy caddies on the course. The resort's indifference to this problem is an insult to any golfer who takes the game as seriously as Pebble takes itself.s biennial Top 100 Courses in the World Rankings are determined by a 100-strong international panel whose members include major-championship winners, architects, journalists and a cadre of connoisseurs who have played all of the world's top 100 courses. Although there are no set-in-stone criteria they must follow, we have confidence in their sense of what constitutes "greatness" in a course. Muirfield Village Dublin, Ohio Jack Nicklaus/Desmond Muirhead, 1974 29. If that many people go there, my bet is there is at least one person waiting to meet you. It is mostly written for women, but almost all of them should apply to men.