10. Pebble Beach

California, USA

The most spectacular course on the planet was originally the work of Jack Neville and Douglas Grant and will celebrate its centenary in 2019. The stretch around the turn, beginning with the cute par-3 7th, is jaw-dropping.

Dan Murphy

Dan loves links golf, which doesn't mean he is very good at it. He is a three-handicapper at Alwoodley and has been the editor of NCG since 2007

Handicap: 3

Ireland Golf Package: Play Portsalon, Old & Glashedy courses, Ballyliffin, for £375 per person

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