Pebble Beach Journals

Pebble Beach is a Must Do for the Avid Golfer

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A March 2005 trip to Pebble Beach by txgolferguy

Pebble Beach Golf Course Photo, Pebble Beach, California More Photos
Quote: Squirrel away a little money at a time, sell those old baseball cards or bicycle, or anything else that may be gathering dust in the garage. Do what you must, but be sure you get your hands on the cash to play Pebble Beach and Spanish Bay golf courses.

The Inn at Spanish Bay

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Hotel | "Inn at Spanish Bay"

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Best Things Nearby: Best Things About the Resort:The golfing, the restaurants, the view, and the proximity to both Monterey and CarmelResort Experience:The Inn at Spanish Bay is a great getaway, not only for an avid golfer but anyone who would like to take a break and relax in style. The hotel staff is very courteous and attentive. Whether it's sipping on your favorite drink in the lobby lounge, smoking a cigar, just keeping warm near the fireplace on the patio, or experiencing the fine dining in the restaurants, you can always expect to receive excellent service. The restaurants in the Inn and at the Golf Pro Shop are very good--so good that I recomme...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on May 17, 2005

The Inn at Spanish Bay
2700 17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, California
(800) 654-9300

Links at Spanish Bay

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Attraction

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While the Spanish Bay golf course is not as well-known as its sister course, Pebble Beach, it still offer a formidable challenge to any golfer. Actually, it borders on being too difficult for the beginner, as evidenced by the slope of 137 from the gold tees (the intermediate men’s tees). The course opened in 1988 and is owned by the same company that operates Pebble Beach and Spyglass. They allow non-playing spouses to ride with you, which allows you to capture everything via camera. However, don’t spend too much time checking out the scenery, because the marshals will be on you in a flash to make sure you are keeping time. So long as you keep the round to 4 1/2 to 5 hours, they will leave you al...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 16, 2005

Links at Spanish Bay
1700 17-Mile Dr.
Pebble Beach, California
(831) 647-7495

Pebble Beach Golf Links

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If you consider yourself a true golfer, then it is imperative that you play Pebble Beach at least once during your lifetime. While I have watched the pros play it on television and walked the course during the 2000 U.S. Open, it is nothing like actually playing the course. The course, even though it was built in 1919, is still a test for any level of golfer. As a bonus, there are great views of the ocean on most of the holes. They allow non-playing spouses to ride with you, which allows you to capture everything via camera. However, don’t spend too much time checking out the scenery, because the marshals will be on you in a flash to make sure you are keeping time. So long as you keep the round to 4 1/...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 16, 2005

Pebble Beach Golf Links
17-Mile Dr.
Pebble Beach, California
(800) 654-9300

Pebble Beach Golfing

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Pebble Beach Golf Course Photo, Pebble Beach, California
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If you consider yourself a true golfer, then it is imperative that you play Pebble Beach at least once during your lifetime. While I have watched the pros play it on television and walked the course during the 2000 U.S. Open, it is nothing like actually playing the course. The course, even though it was built in 1919, is still a test for any level of golfer. As a bonus, there are great views of the ocean on most of the holes. They allow non-playing spouses to ride with you, which allow you to capture everything via camera. However, don’t spend too much time checking out the scenery, because the marshals will be on you in a flash to make sure you are keeping time. So long as you keep the round to...Read More

Spanish Bay Golfing

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Spanish Bay Golf Course Photo, Pebble Beach, California
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While the Spanish Bay golf course is not as well known as its sister course, Pebble Beach, it still offer a formidable challenge to any golfer. Actually, it borders on being too difficult for the beginner, as evidenced by the slope of 137 from the gold tees (the intermediate men’s tees). The course opened in 1988 and is owned by the same company that operates Pebble Beach and Spyglass. They allow non-playing spouses to ride with you, which allow you to capture everything via camera. However, don’t spend too much time checking out the scenery, because the marshals will be on you in a flash to make sure you are keeping time. So long as you keep the round to 4 1/2 to 5 hours, they will leave you alo...Read More