The West Coast of the United States has a variety of public golf courses, from coastal links to mountain and desert courses. Here are some of the top public golf courses on the West Coast:
Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, California - This world-famous course is situated along the rugged Pacific coast and is known for its stunning views and challenging layout.
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Oregon - This resort features five world-class golf courses, each with its own unique layout and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
Chambers Bay Golf Course, University Place, Washington - This links-style course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., offers stunning views of Puget Sound and is known for its challenging layout.
Torrey Pines Golf Course, La Jolla, California - This course features two 18-hole championship courses, both with views of the Pacific Ocean and challenging layouts that have hosted multiple PGA Tour events.
Olympic Club Golf Course, San Francisco, California - This historic course has hosted multiple U.S. Opens and offers stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city skyline.
Pasatiempo Golf Club, Santa Cruz, California - This course, designed by legendary architect Alister MacKenzie, is known for its challenging layout and stunning views of Monterey Bay.
Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa Valley, California - This resort features two championship courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Johnny Miller, with views of the Napa Valley and surrounding vineyards.
Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, North Plains, Oregon - This course features two 18-hole championship courses designed by Bob Cupp, both of which have hosted major championships.
Pasadera Country Club, Monterey, California - This private course is available to the public on select days and offers stunning views of the Monterey Peninsula and challenging holes designed by Jack Nicklaus.