Pinehurst No. 2 golf course - 13th hole
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Pinehurst No. 2 golf course - 13th hole
Pinehurst No. 2 might be the closest thing the United States has to the Old Course of St. Andrews, Ginella writes. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Bandon Dunes golf course - 5th hole
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Bandon Dunes golf course - 5th hole
Bandon Dunes rates high on Ginella's list of top 20 courses in the U.S. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
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Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
Tops in the Myrtle Beach area is Caledonia Golf & Fish Club. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Harbour Town Golf Links - 14th
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Harbour Town Golf Links - 14th
Harbour Town Golf Links' par-3 14th hole is short and not-so-sweet. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Harbour Town Golf Links - 18th hole
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Harbour Town Golf Links - 18th hole
The iconic lighthouse at Harbour Town highlights a round at this Pete Dye/Jack Nicklaus collaboration. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Pacific Dunes golf course - 11th
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Pacific Dunes golf course - 11th
High drama awaits at the short, par-3 11th hole of Pacific Dunes. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Pacific Dunes golf course - no. 4
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Pacific Dunes golf course - no. 4
At Pacific Dunes, no hole hugs the coast longer than the par-4 fourth. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Pebble Beach Golf Links - no. 17
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Pebble Beach Golf Links - no. 17
The 17th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Pebble Beach Golf Links - no. 10
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Pebble Beach Golf Links - no. 10
The view from the 10th tee is just one of many reasons why Pebble Beach is a must-play. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Players Stadium golf course - TPC Sawgrass
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Players Stadium golf course - TPC Sawgrass
The Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass is full of high drama, climaxed by the theater at nos. 16 and 17. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Red Course at Streamsong
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Red Course at Streamsong
The Red Course at Streamsong Resort in Polk County, Florida is one of the top new courses in the U.S. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Bandon Trails golf course - 17th
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Bandon Trails golf course - 17th
Bandon Trails checks in at no. 7 on Matt Ginella's 2014 list of the top 20 U.S. golf courses you can play. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
Bethpage State Park - Black golf course
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Bethpage State Park - Black golf course
Few courses in the U.S. are as challenging as Bethpage Black, but you should still experience it. Matt Ginella/GolfAdvisor
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Ginella shares photos from his top 20 U.S. golf courses you can play list

Matt Ginella has announced his top 20 golf courses in the U.S. you can play for 2014. The list includes such iconic names as Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, TPC Sawgrass and Harbour Town. There are also some newcomers to the list like Streamsong Resort in Polk County, Florida.

Ginella was snapping pictures during his round on many of these courses. View a sampling of them in the slideshow below.

You can find more of Matt's golf pics by following him on Instagram at Matt_Ginella.

Matt Ginella is Golf Advisor's Editor-at-Large and host of Golf Advisor Round Trip travel series on Golf Channel. Matt serves as resident buddy trip expert and captains a collection of VIP trips called Golf Advisor Getaways.

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Ginella shares photos from his top 20 U.S. golf courses you can play list