Golf Trip of a Lifetime: The Links at Spanish Bay

In TaylorMade’s “M vs. THEM CHALLENGE,” golfers were invited to demo any M Family product against any competitor product to experience the performance difference for themselves.

 

After their demo session, fans could also share their results on social media using #MvsThemSweepstakes for their chance to win TaylorMade's all-expenses-paid trip for two to Pebble Beach to play a round at The Links at Spanish Bay.

 

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Located along the famous 17-Mile Drive on the Monterey Peninsula, The Links at Spanish Bay presents a challenging golf course with world-class views. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Tom Watson, and Sandy Tatum, the Scottish-inspired layout hugs the Pacific coastline for much of the front nine before turning inland among the Monterey Pines and finishing up back along the ocean.

 

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With native growth areas, intricate bunkering, undulating greens, and a relentless breeze from the Pacific, choosing the right shot is crucially important. Luckily for our contest winners, they had a forecaddie to help them navigate the blind tee shots, windy conditions, and tricky lies that Spanish Bay supplied.

 

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As the two contest winners and their guests prepared for the round of a lifetime, they shared some insight into their initial impressions of Monterey and their golf expectations before they headed to the first tee.

 

“I was testing the new M irons against competitors on a simulator and the differences in the stats I was seeing were just night and day. I posted about it on Instagram and a few weeks later, I got a message from TaylorMade that I had won. My jaw just dropped. Levi is my best friend and we both picked up golf together, so it was an easy decision to bring him.”

                                                                              - Michael

 

“I was in shock when Michael asked me to come out here with him. There was no way I was going to turn it down. Obviously, I’m going to try and play well today, but being out here with these views… I will be happy no matter what I shoot.”

                                                                               - Levi

 

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“I first found out about this contest at a demo day. The TaylorMade rep there told me to enter, so I did... and fortunately for me, it all worked out! And now that I’m here, I just can’t believe how beautiful it is. I've never been to a town like Monterey and this golf course is just amazing—the location right on the ocean is unreal.”

                                                                             - Andrew

 

“I was ecstatic when my son asked me to come out to Spanish Bay. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and I'm just so glad that my son asked me to come out here with him.”

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Following a round at Spanish Bay, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better place in golf to sit back and enjoy some food and cold drinks than the bar at The Inn. If you time it right, you’ll be enjoying a majestic sunset to the tune of their famed evening bagpiper playing Scottish melodies as he walks off down the first hole and into the twilight of the Monterey Peninsula...

 

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Follow @TaylorMadeGolf on social media and check your local golf shops for upcoming sweepstakes for a chance at winning exclusive prizes like this trip to Spanish Bay.

 

 

Spanish Bay Gallery:

 

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Chris Edwards
Copywriter — TaylorMade Golf
Comments

What an incredible opportunity. Taylormade is constantly giving back to the brand FaM1ly with sweepstakes and giveaways. I'm glad to be a part of the family!