In 1927, a date-palm caretaker for the Greenland Ranch, now called the Oasis at Death Valley, laid out just three-holes of golf at what would become the lowest golf course in the world. At 214 feet below sea level, it is a must-play for avid golfers. You are probably wondering where the highest golf course is located. That distinction belongs to the La Paz Golf Club in Bolivia, at an elevation of 10,800 ft. By 1931 the course was expanded to nine holes and, in 1968, expanded to 18 holes. In ...

In 1927, a date-palm caretaker for the Greenland Ranch, now called the Oasis at Death Valley, laid out just three-holes of golf at what would become the lowest golf course in the world. At 214 feet below sea level, it is a must-play for avid golfers. You are probably wondering where the highest golf course is located. That distinction belongs to the La Paz Golf Club in Bolivia, at an elevation of 10,800 ft. By 1931 the course was expanded to nine holes and, in 1968, expanded to 18 holes. In ...
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The cart paths to golf courses we all know well, even if we have never set foot on the first tee there, are well worn. They are Pebble Beach, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, some of the Pinehurst Resort courses and other heralded and well-trafficked layouts (where green fees can be as much as 10 times the price of a lesser known but highly playable muni). Think of Off The Beaten Cart Path courses as those that will surprise and delight you, no matter where they are. You just may have never heard of them. 

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Larry Gavrich,
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