Pebble Beach Golf Links (blacks)

Brandon Pugh

  • Date Added: 9/10/2015
  • Theme: Tropical
  • Type: Real
  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7011
  • Green Speed: Medium-Fast
  • Firmness: Medium
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Likes: 97

Course Description:

The U.S. Open was first held at Pebble Beach in 1972, won by Jack Nicklaus, who captured his 11th major title (of an eventual 18) as a professional. It was an historically important win, as Nicklaus tied Bobby Jones with 13 major titles. Nicklaus secured the victory with one of the most famous golf shots of all time. He arrived at the 17th tee facing deteriorating weather and a brisk wind on the challenging par-3 hole. Nicklaus hit a dead-perfect 1-iron that bounced once and struck the flagstick; it came to rest next to the cup for a tap-in birdie. Now its your turn to come to Pebble Beach and make your own history! Luckily you won't have to pay the $495 green fees plus $35 for a cart! Enjoy!

Member Reviews:

Best Pebble Beach recreation yet on TGC. The course definitely captures the look and feel of Pebble. It's a bit on the easy side, especially with low wind speeds. I'd love to see a tour edition with firmer greens and tougher pin placements but overall this is an excellent effort and certainly worth playing. 

Unbelievable.  In my opinion the best re-creation of a famous golf course yet.  The entire time it really felt like Pebble.  Every detail from the look to the breaks in the greens was dialed in about as well as it can be done.  Everybody should play this course at least twice, hats off, and congratulations on the fine work. 

I must have played a dozen different Pebble Beaches in my gaming career and this is the best, better than EA. Absolutely brilliant. 

The more I play this course, the more it moves up my list. I've played Pebble Beach a ton of times virtually over many generations of games, and this version holds it's own with any, and is rightfully one of the best real courses in the game. The signature holes, 6, 7, 8, 17, and 18, are all uncanny, and even the non-signature holes feel spot on. 

The (blacks) version plays a little soft, so it does not have a whole lot of defense other than wind, with the exception that the hardest holes, especially the back 9 par 3's, play tough. The greens are well-designed, so I would expect that this course could handle a variety of conditions to make it more or less difficult when needed.

Tournaments Hosted

Year Event Tour Winner
No hosted tournaments for this course.

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Turtle Creek GC (setup B) Highlands 71
Turtle Creek GC (setup C) Highlands 72
Turtle Creek GC (setup D) Highlands 72
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