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Did you know that Pebble Beach sits just 3 feet above sea level? Well that’s what Wikipedia says anyway. Whatever the elevation... it does sit right on the edge of the Pacific Ocean.

So what is there to do there? Well... let’s see... there’s golf, sight-seeing - like capturing the spectacular view of the Lone Cypress along the 17-Mile Drive, gorgeous homes perched on the edge overlooking the crashing waves, yummy restaurants, riding horses, and of course... more golf.

Yes there’s more... but for you golfers...
 
This small coastal resort destination is the home of the famous golf course - Pebble Beach Golf Links.

And... that’s not the only golf course there. The community boasts of having 5 public and 3 private 18-hole golf courses.

  • Pebble Beach Golf Links - designed by Jack Neville and Douglas Grant
  • The Links at Spanish Bay - designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., Tom Watson and Sandy Tatum
  • Spyglass Hill -  designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and
  • Peter Hay Golf Course - designed by course architects Peter Hay, Jack Neville and General McClure... owned by Pebble Beach Company
  • Poppy Hills -  renovated and redesigned by Robert Trent Jones II - will reopen April 4, 2014.

The 3 private courses include...

  • Cypress Point Club - designed Alister Mackenzie - architect of Augusta National Golf Club

And the two other Monterey Peninsula Country Club's courses, the...

  • Dunes Course -  originally designed by golf architect Seth Raynor.
    Robert Hunter completed the work following Raynor's death.
     
  • Shore Course - originally designed by Robert E. Baldock and Jack Neville.
    Then later redesigned in 2003 by Mike Strantz prior to his death.

But you probably know THE best golf links in the United States. Don't you?

Golf Links Resort at Pebble Beach

Afterall it’s been the site of the US Open several times. Like in...

  • 1972
  • 1982
  • 1992
  • 2000 and
  • 2010

Voted the most fun public course to play by Golf Digest, it‘s, also, scheduled to host another U.S. Amateur in 2018. As well as... it’s sixth US Open in 2019.

This celebrated course is an absolute must play for any golfing fanatic. Opened in 1919, it’s ranked as one of the best courses in America by golf pros.
 
Every golfer dreams of teeing-up on the links here, where many legends have played before them.
 
Yes! A round of golf is expensive... running around $495.

But... doesn’t every golfer deserve to play that famous Golf Links just once in their life?

Have you ever heard of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance auto show?

Every year since 1950, this little beach resort hosts the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance auto show.
 
The event focuses on classic cars, and each year features a particular marque -- a make of car - distinct from a specific model or manufacturer, coach builder, country of origin, or time period -- as its focus.
 
In addition to the car competition, there is...

  • An auction
  • A classic car tour, and
  • An automotive art exhibit

Two major events - the Concours d’Elegance and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion - offer an unbeatable combination of beauty and technology.

Car enthusiasts and collectors from around the world pay homage to the past while - at the same time, make history by presenting the latest new car debuts of today.

Over 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles - in the world - roll onto the best finishing hole in golf - the famed 18th fairway of the Golf Links.

The Concours d’Elegance is not a contest of speed... but of excellence.
 
Every competitor chooses one of 12 classes to highlight their entry. The classes cover everything from ‘prewar preservation’ to ‘postwar sports touring’ to French motorcycles.

1929 Duesenberg - courtesy of Craig Howell

Judging the automobiles and motorcycles for their historical accuracy, technical merit and style, the reviewing process focuses on two areas... originality and authenticity.

First, second, and third place finishers are selected from each class in the event.
 
All the first place winners - of their own classes - are in the running for the top prize - Best of Show.

But... to win its class - let alone Best of Show, the car must be elegant... what the Concours calls a "matter of the eye and the heart."

Winning cars must be well preserved, or accurately restored. Capable of being driven. And they must have historic value - like an impressive racing record.

Top honor goes to just one car.
 
Imagine celebrating these vehicles and enjoying the company of other like-minded people who share the same passion.

Strolling around... getting up close to antique and vintage cars like the...

  • Bentley
  • Bugatti
  • Ferrari
  • Rolls Royce
  • Porsche
  • Audi
  • Morgan
  • Triumph
  • Duesenberg
  • Packard
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Alfa Romero
  • Jaguar
  • Austin Healy
  • Lamborghini
  • Packard
  • American muscle cars, and
  • British motorcycles

These are just a couple of things we found to do in Pebble Beach...

We know there are lots more. Like the 17 Mile Drive.

Places to eat like...

  • Roy’s
  • Stillwater Bar & Grill
  • Sticks
  • Tap Room Bar & Grill At the Lodge, and
  • Many more...

So... whenever you’re in the area - or if it happens to be first part of August... just cruise down and take in the sights of Pacific coast resort.

Okay! Are you ready? Let’s go!


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