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Virtual Golf Course: The Links at Spanish Bay

September 11, 2015
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This week, TruGolf is headed to The Links at Spanish Bay; a Scottish style masterpiece with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.  Often overshadowed by the prestige of Pebble Beach®  and Spyglass Hill®, The Links at Spanish Bay® features unforgettable views, incredible play, and a world-class experience. Designed to preserve and protect the native plants, birds, and animals, is every bit as beautiful and challenging as its more famous counterparts.

The Links at Spanish Bay®

Par: 72 | Yardage: 6821

  • The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., Tom Watson, and Sandy Tatum.
  • The course was first developed in 1985, and was planned to help protect the native dunes habitat.
  • The course was opened on November 5, 1987. Tom Watson, who played the inaugural round, shot a 67. Watson’s score is still the course record.
  • Every evening a bagpiper closes the course in Scottish tradition.
  • The Links at Spanish Bay is one of the most ecologically sensitive courses in the world; players are asked to drop outside of specific areas to help preserve the native plants, birds, and animals that make the course so special.