Del Monte Golf Course

Del Monte Golf Course has among the most popular golf course in California

Del Monte Golf Course

Del Monte is a landmark course that has played an instrumental role in popularizing golf out West since its inception in 1897. The birthplace of the California State Amateur and the oldest course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi retains much of that classic charm today, challenging the games best golfers with its small, sloping, old-school greens. The venerable layout brings out of bounds into play on more than half its holes and puts a premium on placing the ball below the hole with well-bunkered greens that are often pitched strongly from back-to-front.

Originally designed as a nine-hole course in 1897 by Charles E. Maud and expanded to 18 holes in 1902, Del Monte promptly attracted the games best players. The courses Del Monte Championship was so highly regarded that many considered the champion to be the best golfer in the state. When the California State Amateur was founded in 1912, Del Monte was the natural choice to host it. Del Monte was also selected to host the 1916 Western Amateur, marking the first time one of the eras biggest national amateur events was played west of Colorado.

Del Monte annually stages the professional Monterey Open and amateur Monterey City Championship and has regularly tested PGA, LPGA and Champions Tour players as a previous host of the TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational presented by DELL EMC and PURE Insurance Championship.

Hotels near Del Monte Golf Course
The Inn at Spanish Bay

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The Lodge at Pebble Beach

Since 1919, The Lodge at Pebble Beach has been a landmark destination, the spectacular intersection of luxury and breathtaking beauty. This is the trip you will measure all other trips against.

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Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley

Just minutes from area beaches and the famous Santa Cruz Boardwalk, this hotel features spacious and comfortable accommodations as well as relaxing amenities in Santa Cruz, California.

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CordeValle

Tucked away at the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Rosewood CordeValle is a hidden gem that combines the extraordinary beauty of an awe-inspiring natural landscape with the convenience and hospitality of a luxury resort.

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The Resort At Pelican Hill

From the moment of arrival, youll experience a place like no other. The relaxed comfort of Pelican Hill takes inspiration from the grand villas of the Italian countryside. Like the Mediterranean, the sun-drenched climate of Southern California

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La Quinta Resort & Club

This luxury resort features 41 pools, 53 hot tubs, 23 tennis courts, and spacious rooms with a flat-screen TV. It is 2 miles from downtown La Quinta and 20 miles from Palm Springs International Airport.

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