09/21/2012 07:02 am ET Updated Nov 21, 2012

The World's Most Dangerous Golf Courses

As teams from the US and Europe prepare to go toe to toe in the next chapter of Ryder Cup, it's a good time to reflect on the civilized -- and uncivilized -- elements of golf.

While the sport typically conjures up thoughts of manicured greens and collared shirts (or even beer carts and side bets), some rounds are a little more extreme. If you want to raise the stakes - and your adrenaline level - consider visiting one of's top 10 hazardous golf courses.

10 Hazardous Golf Courses