Virtual Golf Course: Bandon Dunes
Golf The Way It Was Meant to be Played
This week, we’re is headed to the Beaver State, to explore a unique links style course with ocean views on practically every hole. Take the 101 to Bandon, Oregon and explore the majesty of Bandon Dunes.
Par: 72 | Length: 6,732
- The course opened in 1999 and was designed by Scotsman, David McLay Kidd.
- Golf Week once said that Bandon Dunes was, “A cross between Pebble Beach and Carnoustie – with a pinch of Pine Valley for good measure.”
- The course was designed with a traditional links style. The resort believes that golf’s purest state is where “nature is embraced, not conquered.” The inventive player with a strong ground game will be greatly rewarded at Bandon Dunes. Flip through each individual hole here: http://www.bandondunesgolf.com/golf/golf-courses/bandon-dunes
- The course has been highly praised since it opened. Recently, ithas been ranked:
- 1 in Golf Digest’s Best Resorts in North America
- 8 in Golf Magazine’s top 100 Public Courses
- 8 in Golfweek’s Best Modern Courses in the U.S.
- Bandon Dunes is a walking-only golf resort. To honor the tradition of golf, players are assigned caddies and your caddy is assigned to you for every round you play at Bandon Dunes. Thomas Dunne of Travel and Leisure magazine wrote that the Bandon Dunes caddie program, “should be the blueprint for American resort golf.” Bandon Dunes supports the Evans Scholarship program and many of the caddies are Evans Scholars.
What the experts are saying…
“I don’t want to sound like a broken record, but the needle, turntable and amplifier don’t lie: Bandon Dunes rocks.” – GOLF Magazine
“For my time and money, Bandon Dunes is the greatest pure golf experience in the world. Period.” – Golf Digest
“The consensus number-one golf resort in the country, Bandon Dunes is at the top of just about every golfer’s bucket list.” – LINKS Magazine
“The number-one pure golf destination in America.” – Golf Channel
“It is here, on this remote stretch of the wildly stunning Oregon coast, where the finest golf courses in the whole world quietly await you.” – Golf Odyssey