5 of the best and most beautiful golf courses in the world

What golfer wouldn't love a tee time at one of these landmark links.

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Augusta National Golf Club Augusta National Golf Club (Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty)

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These courses add beauty to a beautiful game

It's that time of year again, when golf fans sit glued to their TVs for the next four days while the Players Championship unfolds. The Players takes place at the TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course, in Ponte Verde Beach, Fla. The course — home of the iconic par-3 No. 17 "Island Green" — is not only difficult to play but also incredibly beautiful. Here are a handful of other golf courses around the world that can say the same.

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