The Monterey Peninsula is a renowned golf destination, and the courses here are considered some of the best in the world. From the pristine coastal area of Pebble Beach to Monterey and Carmel Valley, you will find over 20 public and private courses set in some of the country’s most breathtaking locations. Most of the golf resort properties in and around Carmel host tournaments and competitions throughout the year, so booking tee times in advance is a must. They all have professionals for golf lessons and clinics with complete pro shops, equipment rentals and services that any sports enthusiast would appreciate. The legendary Pebble Beach Golf Links is on every golfer's to-do list. But, it's not the only place in Monterey County where you can play next to the pros — and a world-class round may cost less than you'd expect. The wide range of price points ensures that you can play several championship-level courses without breaking the bank. Venture out and enjoy the great outdoors in this golf paradise.