5 of the Most Unique Golf Courses in the World

Most of us have to been to many standard golf courses, ones with nice scenery and some challenging holes, but nothing that really stands out as especially different. If you want a unique golf course experience, here are some you’ll be sure to remember…

Fossil Trace- Unique Golf Courses

Fossil Trace

As is pretty clear by its name, Fossil Trace, in Golden, CO, is unique because dinosaur fossils have been found on the grounds the course was built on. There are even triceratops footprints by the 12th tee! I don’t know about you, but playing golf where dinosaurs once roamed would rank high on my list…


Brickyard Crossing- Unique Golf Course

Brickyard Crossing

Brickyard Crossing, in Indianapolis, IN, is located around the outside and partially inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While the course isn’t open during the two major races that take place here (a wise decision, I might add), it IS open the majority of the time, meaning golfers might want to be careful where they hit their shots…


Furnace Creek Golf Course- Unique Golf Courses

Furnace Creek Golf Course

Located in Death Valley, CA, Furnace Creek is not only considered to be among the hottest courses around, but also located at the lowest altitude! Temps reach as high as 130 degrees F, and this course is 214 ft below sea level!



Merapi Golf Course- Unique Golf Courses

Merapi Golf Course

Merapi, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, has an ACTIVE volcano... In fact, just 5 years ago, an eruption from Mt. Merapi resulted in the course being covered with dust and volcanic ash!


Hans Merensky Golf Club- Unique Golf Courses

Hans Merensky Golf Club

Hans Merensky, in Phalaborwa, South Africa, sits along the outside of a “wild animal preserve.”  It seems this could be equally as dangerous for the animals as it is for the people…

Of course, while you may not come across animals quite as wild on other courses, here are some examples of some pretty exciting wildlife you can see on courses that aren’t a world away…

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