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Green Meadow Country Club
606/432-0712
N Mayo Trl
Pikeville , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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Beaver Valley Golf Course
606/874-2837
Golf Course Rd
Allen , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Stonecrest Golf Course
606/866-6777
918 Clubhouse Dr
Prestonsburg , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Tug Valley Country Club
304/235-2106
Route 49
Sprigg , WV
Type
Private
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1962
Course Architect
Paul Schirts

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River Bend Golf Club
606/473-6773
Route 1
Argillite , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Ron Lucas

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Mountain Pub-Links Golf Course
606/437-0339
26 Hurt Branch Rd
Pikeville , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Jack Sykes

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Willowbrook Country Club
540/531-8542
Route 609
Breaks , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1968

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Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
606/886-2711
75 Jenny Wiley Theater Ct
Prestonsburg , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
Hal Purdy

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Hunting Creek Country Club
502/228-8129
6817 Fox Croft Dr
Prospect , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Ben Wihry

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Polo Fields Golf & Country Club, The
502/244-3097
17001 Polo Fields Ln
Louisville , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Bill Newcomb

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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