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Pine Valley Golf Course


Pine Valley Golf Course, New Jersey

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Pine Valley Golf Club is situated in Camden County, New Jersey, in suburban Philadelphia.  Three times in the last decade (including in 2019), the course has appeared in the #1 spot in the highly influential Golf Digest annual ranking of the USA's top 100 golf courses.  Completed in 1913, no less an authority than Robert Trent Jones has called Pine Valley the toughest golf course in the world.  You can check out this famous course from a bird's eye perspective in this drone video by Chris Bonanno.    

Pebble Beach Golf Links


Pebble Beach Golf Links


Caldroneflyer used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone to create this beautiful mini aerial tour of the Pebble Beach Golf Links, one of the world's most famous golf courses.  The video opens with a nice shot of the famed 8th hole, a par 4 which requires a carry long carry over Caramel Bay.  The course was the first public course to rank #1 on the Golf Digest Top 100 USA Golf Course annual survey (in 2001).  Coming in at #7 in the 2019 survey, Pebble Beach has  hosted the US Open six times, most recently in 2019.   

Cypress Point Club


Cypress Point Club


Caldroneflyer used a Mavic Pro 2 to create this aerial view of California's Cyprus Point Golf Club on the Monterey Peninsula.   Cypress Point was ranked #3 in the widely-followed Golf Digest ranking of the top 100 courses in the USA.  The club is one of the most exclusive in the country, roughly the West Coast equivalent of Pine Valley or Augusta.  The video features extensive footage of the course's famed 15th and 16th holes, the latter of which was ranked as the #1 golf hold in the US in a 2013 survey.  

Winged Foot Golf Courses


Winged Foot Golf Course, New York

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Contributor and pilot Chris Bonanno used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to create this aerial tour of the Winged Foot Golf Club, home of two of the USA's top golf courses.  Founded in 1921, the club is located in Mamaroneck, New York, just north of New York City in Westchester County.  Its East and West Courses both regularly appear in the influential Golf Digest ranking of the top 100 USA golf courses, with the West Course in the #11 spot in the most recent ranking.  The club will host its sixth US Open Championship in 2020.

Baltusrol Golf Club


Baltusrol Golf Club, New Jersey

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Baltusrol Golf Club is home to one (actually, two) of the finest golf courses on the USA's East Coast.  Located in Springfield, New Jersey (a bit west of New York City), the club dates to 1895.  Its two current courses both opened in 1918.  Since then, the two courses have hosted a dozen major tournaments, including five US Open Championships.  Both the Upper and Lower courses regularly appear in the Golf Digest Top 100 list.  Check out Baltusrol from above in this drone video by contributor Chris Bonanno.  

Merion Golf Club East Course


Merion Golf Club, Pennsylvania (East Course)

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Located in the Main Line suburbs west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Merion Golf Club's East Course is one of the USA's top golf courses.  Designed after several well known English and Scottish courses, it opened in 1912.  The course has hosted five US Open Championships, and it was here that Bobby Jones clinched the Grand Slam by winning the US Amateur Championship in 1930.  Contributor Chris Bonanno created this drone video of the course, which was #6 in the 2019 Golf Digest ranking of the top 100 USA courses.    

The Los Angeles Country Club


The Los Angeles Country Club


Caldroneflyer created this aerial mini-tour of some of the golf holes of the Los Angeles Country Club in Beverly Hills, California.  The current location dates to 1911.  In 2019, the Los Angeles Country Club North Course was ranked at the #19 spot in the widely-followed Golf Digest ranking of the top 100 courses in the USA.  It's hosted numerous major tournaments, most recently the Walker Cup in 2017.  And another big tournament is coming here soon: the LACC is scheduled to host the US Open Golf Championship in 2023.  

Minnesota's Interlachen Golf Course


Interlachen Golf Course, Edina


Gopherdrone created this aerial video of Interlachen Country Club, one of the most well-known golf courses in the US Midwest.  Opened in 1911, the private course is located in Edina, an inner-ring suburb of Minneapolis.   It's the only Minnesota course to consistently rank in the influential Golf Digest annual ranking of the top 100 US courses.  In 1930, Interlachen hosted the US Open, in which Bobby Jones emerged victorious and went on to become the only Grand Slam winner in history thus far.  

Hazeltine National: 2016 Ryder Cup Site


The 2016 Ryder Cup: Hole by Hole Flyover

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As part of its role as an official media partner to Haseltine National Golf Course for the 2016 Ryder Cup, AirVuz did flyovers of each of the course's 18 holes.  The flights were designed to track the very much theoretical course of a ball hit off the tee and landing on each green.  The footage was used by NBC in its national broadcast of the event, one of the most important competitions in golf.

Minikahda Golf Course, Minneapolis


Minikahda Golf Course, Minneapolis


Here's an aerial video of one of the oldest golf courses in Minneapolis, Minnesota, compliments of contributor gopherdrone.  The Minikahda Club is located just to the west of Lake Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Calhoun), the largest of the city's Chain of Lakes.  Founded in 1898, the 18-hole private course hosted the US Open Championship in 1916.  It later hosted the US Amateur Championship (1927), the Walker Cup (1957), the US Amateur Women's Championship (1988), and the Curtis Cup (1998).  

The Country Club: Brookline, Massachusetts


The Country Club, Brookline, Mass


Here's a drone video of the USA's oldest golf club, compliments of pilgrimdroner.  It's called (simply) the Country Club, and it's located in Brookline, Massachusetts, just west of Boston.  Founded in 1882, it is one of the original charter members of the US Golf Association.  The club will be hosting its fifth US Open Champsionship in 2022; it also hosted the Ryder Cup in 1999, among other honors.  Its most famous members are New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bündchen.

Spyglass Hill


Spyglass Hill Golf Course, California


California's Monterey Peninsula is known in part for its golf courses, one of the most challenging of which is Spyglass Hill Golf Course.  It's owned by the Pebble Beach Company, which also owns the more well known Pebble Beach Golf Links.  Located just a few mi/km from its "sister" course, Spyglass was designed by Robert Trent Jones and opened in 1966 and is a perennial top 100 golf course in the influential Golf Digest rankings.  Check it out from above in this drone video by caldroneflyer.  

St. Louis Country Club


The St. Louis Country Club


Contributor mavictraveler used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to aerially film the golf course of the St. Louis Country Club, one of the oldest courses in the Midwestern USA.  The course is located in Ladue, Missouri, about 20 km (around 12 mi.) west of downtown St. Louis.  The current course was built about 20 years after the founding of the club in 1892.  The course has hosted numerous high-level tournaments, notably the US Open in 1947, the US Amateur in 1960, and the US Women's Amateur in 1972.  

Ballybunion Golf Course, Ireland


Ballybunion - Holidays in Ireland


Check out this drone video of one of the world's most storied golf courses, compliments of contributor martins_nc.  It's the Ballybunion Golf Club, which is located in the town of the same name in County Kerry.  Set in the heart of the famed Wild Atlantic Way (the name for Ireland's western coastline), the club was founded in 1893.  The course was extensively modified by Tom Watson, who was a regular visitor here.  In 2005, it was ranked by the influential Golf Digest as the seventh-best non-US golf course.  

The Tryall Club, Jamaica


The Tryall Club - Hanover Jamaica


Montego Bay is the fastest growing beach area in Jamaica.  It sits in the northwest corner of the island, more or less opposite Kingston.  Montego Bay features some of the very best hotels and resorts in Jamaica.  Golf is one of the area's many attractions.  In this video from Droneadventuresltd, you'll get a bird's eye view of the Tryall Club, one of the area's top courses.  Designed by Ralph Plummer and opened in 1958, the course has hosted numerous PGA and LPGA tournaments.  

Castle Pines, Colorado


Castle Pines Golf Club

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Check out this drone video of one of the top golf courses in the Rocky Mountains region, compliments of Blaze. Castle Pines Golf Club is located in Castle Rock, on the southern outskirts of Denver, Colorado.  The course opened in 1981 and was designed by Jack Nicklaus.  Since 1987, the course has been included in Golf Digest's widely-followed ranking of the top 100 US golf courses.  In the 2019 version of the survey, the course was ranked #48.  The par 72 course runs 7,701 yards.  

Scotland's Trump Turnberry


Trump Turnberry Golf Course, Scotland

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Baldo81 created this beautiful drone video of Scotland's Turnberry Golf Course, now named Trump Turnberry following its purchase by the Trump Organization in 2014.  The course is situated in southwestern Scotland, on the coast of the Firth of Clyde.  First built in 1906, it was more or less re-done after World War II.  Among other distinctions, the storied course hosted one of the more memorable rounds in the history of golf: the British Open championship in 1977, when Tom Watson beat Jack Nicklaus.

San Francisco's Olympic Club


The Olympic Club Lake Course, San Francisco


San Francisco's Olympic Club is the oldest athletic club in the United States, having been founded in 1860.  Its Lake Course is the best-known of the club's three golf courses.  The course is located overlooking Lake Merced in the western part of the city.  Ranked #33 in the influential Golf Digest ranking of the top 100 USA courses, the course hosted the US Open Golf Championship in 2012.  You can see this famous course from above in this drone video by caldroneflyer, which was shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2.  

St. Andrews Course, Scotland


The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews


The history of golf is grounded in the legendary St. Andrews Golf Course in Scotland. It's been played there for more than 600 years (aside from a 45 year break in the 17th century when King James II banned the game to ensure young men also focused on sports like archery).   Golfers around the world - outside of the USA - have long adhered to the governing rules of the sport as defined by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, as seen in this aerial tour provided by contributor and drone pilot Jaybee2786.

Cleveland's Canterbury Golf Course


Canterbury Golf Club, Ohio


Contributor Gopherdrone used a DJI Mavic 2 to aerially film the Canterbury Golf Club, home of one of the more well known golf courses in the USA state of Ohio.  It's located in the town of Beachwood, a bit to the southeast of the city of Cleveland.  Founded in 1921, the course was the second to host all five of the major men's golf tournaments: the  U.S. Open, the U.S Senior Open, the PGA Championship, the Senior PGA Championship, and the U.S. Amateur Championship.  

Minnesota's Spring Hill Golf Course


Spring Hill Golf Course, Wayzata, MN


Contributor gopherdrone used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to create this drone video of Spring Hill Golf Courses, one of the top courses in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.  Opened in the 1990's, the private club is situated in Wayzata, about 20 minutes west of downtown Minneapolis.  In the widely followed Golf Digest ranking of the USA's top 100 golf courses, Spring Hill appearted in the #93 spot in 2019.  The course was designed by Tom Fazio.  The par-71 course runs 7,035 yards.

Argentina's Nordelta Golf Club


Nordelta Golf Club -

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Check out this drone video of one of the most well known golf courses in Argentina, compliments of contributor Luciano Gonzalez Perlender.  The Nordelta Golf Club is situated in the northwestern suburbs of the Argentinian capital city of Buenos Aires, a short distance from the head of the Rio de la Plata estuary.  The par 72 course was designed by Jack Niklaus, and is considered one of the toughest in the country.  The course routinely hosts some of South America's most prestigious golf tournaments.  

Des Moines Golf & Country Club


Overview of the 2017 Solheim Cup Course: Des Moines, Iowa

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The Solheim Cup is a biennial international tournament put on by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). It's the women's equivalent of the Ryder Cup. In 2017, the event was held at the Des Moines Golf & Country Club in Des Moines, the largest city in Iowa.  While the club dates to 1899, the current course was completed in 1970.  AirVuz was hired by the Solheim Cup organizers to create drone video footage of this world class golf course, which you'll see in this video from a bird's eye perspective.

China's Mission Hills Golf Facility


[4K] China | Mission Hills (Winter 2016)


Contributor and pilot Dominicus created this drone video of the area around the world's largest golf resort in Southeastern China.  The Mission Hills Golf Club was certified by Guinness as the world's largest golf facility in 2004.  It has a dozen courses (including a par 3), each designed by a different (and well known) golf course designer.  It's situated in the Guangzhou Province, between the cities of Shenzen and Dongguan.  Mission Hills has hosted numerous international golfing events.    

Scotland's Muirfield Golf Course


Muirfield Golf Course, Scotland


Check out this fantastic drone video of one of the world's oldest and most famous golf courses, compliments of contributor Jaybee2786.  Muirfield is located in Gullane, Scotland, a little over 30 km (around 20 mi.) east of Edinburgh.  The home of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, the current course dates to 1891.  Muirfield has hosted the British Open a total of 16 times as of 2019, most recently in 2013.  It's also hosted the Ryder and Walker Cups multiple times, among other distinctions.  

Bogota's Los Lagartos


Los Lagartos, Bogotá | Phantom 3 Professional 4K


Check out this beautiful drone video of one of the top golf courses in Bogotá, Colombia, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot pedrognecco.  The course was redesigned in 2012, and it's considered one of the top 2-3 courses in the country.  The 18 hole, par 71 course runs just over 6.8k yards.  The course regularly hosts the Colombian Open, a tournament on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica.  The course is located just west of central Bogotá and due north of Monserrate Mountain.  

Greece's Glyfada Golf Course


Golf Course of Glyfada

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Located just outside of Athens, Glyfada Golf Club is one of the top courses in Greece.  The 18 hole par 72 course is located in its namesake city, a southern suburb of the Greek capital, just east of the Saronic Gulf coastline.  Seen here in this drone video by AirVuz contributor and pilot zisimos zizos, Glyfada was ranked as the #4 Greek golf course by the authoritative website  Opened in 1962, the course hosted the World Cup of Golf tournament in 1979.  It's sometimes referred to as the Athens Golf Club.



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