Rest assured - there's no problem finding things to spend money on once you're inside the fabled gates. Aside from the green fee, spa treatments and a room at the inn, Pebble Beach has shops galore, laden with jewelry, designer fashions, golf gear and fine art.
There's even a real estate office, if you're so inclined to look for a little vacation home in the area and have a few extra million to spend.
Let's do a little shopping at Pebble Beach, shall we?
If you're looking for souvenirs of your stay here, they can be found in abundance. Items with logos of Pebble Beach, The Lodge, or The Inn at Spanish Bay are easy to find, since each has its own shop. Likewise for U.S. Open merchandise, with a store at The Lodge dedicated to the upcoming golf extravaganza.
A baseball cap with the U.S. Open logo will run you $45, and they're available in just about any color you can think of. Feeling a little chilly? Buy an Open-embellished hoodie for only $125.Or for collectors, how about the Bobby Jones Grand Slam commemorative golf set, all handcrafted from hickory, for$4,850?
A nice thick spa robe, with either the logo of The Lodge or The Inn at Spanish Bay, is a mere $145.
Men's clothing isn't so bad -warm-up pants will run you $265, or a logoed pullover for $225 - although if you want to buy a leather aviator-style jacket at Morse & Co., at The Inn at Spanish Bay, it will run you around $895.
Women's clothing will set you back a bit more. At the elegant shop élan, at The Lodge, a beautiful gray cashmere wrap with faux fur trim is $1,448.
Over at Spanish Bay's Morse & Co., which carries both women's and men's fashions, cute purses by local designer Stella Page are around $450, and a Bruno Duluc dress is a relative bargain at $340.
Looking for fine wine? Look no further than the Pebble Beach Market, where there's a wide selection, many reasonably priced, others for those with deep pockets. One collectible wine is the Domaine de la Romanee Conti Richebourg 2006, just $875 a bottle. Or for a special occasion, grab a bottle of Dom Perignon Rose Champagne, Epernay 1996, only $535.
At the shop Images of Pebble Beach at The Lodge, there are a variety of photographs and paintings showing favorite sights of the area - for instance, holes and greens of the golf courses, and some of the unique features of 17 Mile Drive. If you want an original painting of the Lone Cypress, that's around $6,000. Photographs printed on canvas are a bit less, many in the $500 to $600 range.
But if you're really looking to throw around some cash, look no further than Marchesa Jewelry, which offers new and estate pieces as well as fine china, porcelain and tableware. In the cases, glittering necklaces, bracelets and baubles beckon - and sometimes, they're even on sale.
Recently a pair of diamond earrings there was priced at $12,000 - half off the original sticker - and a 4-carat diamond-and-platinum ring was marked down from $90,000 to just $65,000.
Learn more about the Monterey Bay area at MontereyBayAdventures.com.