People are rarely indifferent about the game of golf. They either define it as a challenging and exciting sport or write it off as too boring and elitist.
The one area of agreement tends to be an appreciation for the design and landscape architecture that goes into creating the world’s best golf courses. These natural spaces are laid out to be both beautiful to admire and challenging to play.
But not all fairways and greens look alike. Here are nine examples of courses that are wildly creative in their designs or that have unique traits that make them unlike anything else in the world. (Text: Josh Lew)