View of the 4th, 12th and 15th cliffhanging holes on the westernmost edge of the Bandon Dunes Course of the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Oregon. The nearest hole is the par 4 4th hole and beyond are the par 3 12th hole and the par 3 15th hole. The cliffs rising up from the beach and Pacific Ocean are covered with gorse an exotic in the U.S. but a native links plant in Scotland. The Bandon Dunes Course was the first course of the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. The course opened in 1999. Course architect, David McLay Kidd, DMK Design.