Playing in the U.S. Open is every golfer’s dream--it’s a chance to play the best golf courses ever created. "Golf Courses of the U.S. Open" is the next best thing, profiling these 50 amazing courses, such as Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pinehurst No. 2, and Winged Foot Golf Club. There’s also a detailed look at some lesser-known host sites, such as Myopia Hunt Club and Inwood Country Club, from the early years of the 20th century. Beautiful photographs are accompanied by detailed descriptions of the courses and lively accounts of how the leading players of all time, including Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods, have won U.S. Opens there. Also included are detailed maps of the most prominent courses, a comprehensive section of U.S. Open records and statistics, and a foreword by Rees Jones, known as “the Open doctor” for his work in redesigning, restoring, and renovating courses in preparation for the U.S. Open.