Old Macdonald Golf Links

Old Macdonald is a tribute to C.B. Macdonald, who many consider the father of modern golf in the United States.
In order to bring the “highest caliber” of golf to the shores of America, Macdonald traveled across Great Britain and played many of its renowned links courses. On his own course designs, such as The National Golf Links of America on Long Island which opened in 1910, Macdonald used “hole templates” such as the Redan, Short and Alps that he found on courses in England and Scotland. Continue Reading

Pacific Dunes

Pacific Dunes was the second course to open at the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, in 2001. Tom Doak, and the team at Renaissance Golf Design, knew that Mike Keiser had handed them one of the most spectacular sites for a golf course in the past 50 years. The property exceeded the one found next door at Bandon Dunes, which meant the playing experience should be superior as well, and it is. Continue Reading

Bandon Trails

Bandon Trails was the third course constructed at the resort, and it is the only one that does not touch the ocean. Instead, Trails takes the golfer through dunes, meadows and forest in a wonderful golfing journey that has been exquisitely routed by Bill Coore. While Bandon Trails is the most challenging walk at the resort, it is well worth the effort. Continue Reading