Golf Digest Top 100 Public (2013-14)

The 100 best public and resort courses as rated by Golf Digest.

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  • PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS
    Pebble Beach, Calif. / Jack Neville & Douglas Grant (1919)
  • WHISTLING STRAITS (STRAITS)
    Haven, Wis. / Pete Dye (1998)
  • PACIFIC DUNES
    Bandon, Ore. / Tom Doak (2001)
  • THE OCEAN COURSE
    Kiawah Island, S.C. / Pete Dye (1991)
  • SHADOW CREEK
    North Las Vegas, Nev. / Tom Fazio (1990)
  • BANDON DUNES
    Bandon, Ore. / David McLay Kidd (1999)
  • PINEHURST RESORT & C.C. (NO. 2)
    Pinehurst, N.C. / Donald Ross (1935)
  • BETHPAGE STATE PARK (BLACK)
    Farmingdale, N.Y. / Joseph H. Burbeck & A.W. Tillinghast (1936)
  • TPC PLAYERS SAWGRASS (PLAYERS STADIUM)
    Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. / Pete Dye (1981)
  • ERIN HILLS GOLF COURSE
    Erin, Wis. / Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry & Ron Whitten (2009)
  • SPYGLASS HILL GOLF COURSE
    Pebble Beach, Calif. / Robert Trent Jones (1966)
  • OLD MACDONALD
    Bandon, Ore. / Tom Doak & Jim Urbina (2010)
  • ARCADIA BLUFFS G.C.
    Arcadia, Mich. / Rick Smith & Warren Henderson (2000)
  • BLACKWOLF RUN (RIVER)
    Kohler, Wis. / Pete Dye (1990)
  • KARSTEN CREEK G.C.
    Stillwater, Okla. / Tom Fazio (1994)
  • BANDON TRAILS
    Bandon, Ore. / Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2005)
  • THE PETE DYE COURSE AT FRENCH LICK RESORT
    French Lick, Ind. / Pete Dye (2009)
  • HARBOUR TOWN GOLF LINKS
    Hilton Head Island, S.C. / Pete Dye & Jack Nicklaus (1969)
  • KAPALUA (PLANTATION)
    Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii / Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (1991)
  • THE QUARRY AT GIANTS RIDGE
    Biwabik, Minn. / Jeff Brauer (2003)
  • THE HIGHLAND COURSE AT PRIMLAND
    Meadows of Dan, Va. / Martin Ebert & Donald Steel (2006)
  • THE PRINCE COURSE
    Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii / Robert Trent Jones Jr. (1962)
  • FOREST DUNES G.C.
    Roscommon, Mich. / Tom Weiskopf (2002)
  • PASATIEMPO G.C.
    Santa Cruz, Calif. / Alister Mackenzie (1929)
  • CHAMBERS BAY
    University Place, Wash. / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (2007)
  • THE HOMESTEAD (CASCADES)
    Hot Springs, Va. / William Flynn (1923)
  • MAY RIVER G.C. AT PALMETTO BLUFF
    Bluffton, S.C. / Jack Nicklaus (2004)
  • PRONGHORN CLUB (NICKLAUS)
    Bend, Ore. / Jack Nicklaus (2004)
  • THE BROADMOOR G.C. (EAST)
    Colorado Springs, Colo. / Donald Ross (1918)
  • DORMIE CLUB
    West End, N.C. / Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2010)
  • MAUNA KEA GOLF COURSE
    Kohala Coast, Hawaii / Robert Trent Jones (1964)
  • OSPREY MEADOWS AT TAMARACK RESORT
    Donnelly, Idaho / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (2005)
  • THE CHALLENGE AT MANELE
    Lanai City, Lanai, Hawaii / Jack Nicklaus (1993)
  • THE GREENBRIER (OLD WHITE TPC)
    White Sulpher Springs, W. Va. / C.B. Macdonald & Seth Raynor (1914)
  • OLD WAVERLY G.C.
    West Point, Miss. / Robert Culp & Jerry Pate (1988)
  • SEA ISLAND G.C. (SEASIDE)
    St. Simons Island, Ga. / H.S. Colt & C.H. Alison (1928)
  • WOLF CREEK G.C.
    Mesquite, Nev. / Dennis Rider (2000)
  • TORREY PINES GOLF COURSE (SOUTH)
    La Jolla, Calif. / William F. Bell (1957)
  • WHISTLING STRAITS (IRISH)
    Haven, Wis. / Pete Dye & Alice Dye (2000)
  • FALLEN OAK G.C.
    Saucier, Miss. / Tom Fazio (2006)
  • PAA-KO RIDGE G.C. (1ST/2ND)
    Sandia Park, N.M. / Kenneth Dye, Jr. (2000)
  • BARTON CREEK RESORT & SPA (FAZIO CANYONS)
    Austin, Tex. / Tom Fazio (1999)
  • PGA WEST (TPC STADIUM)
    La Quinta, Calif. / Pete Dye (1986)
  • PINEHURST RESORT & C.C. (NO. 4)
    Pinehurst, N.C. / Donald Ross (1919)
  • TULLYMORE G.C.
    Stanwood, Mich. / Jim Engh (2001)
  • THE HARVESTER G.C.
    Rhodes, Iowa / Keith Foster (2000)
  • PINE NEEDLES LODGE & G.C.
    Southern Pines, N.C. / Donald Ross (1927)
  • PROMONTORY THE RANCH CLUB (DYE CANYON)
    Park City, Utah / Pete Dye (2002)
  • CROSSWATER
    Sunriver, Ore. / Robert Cupp (1995)
  • MATTAPONI SPRINGS G.C.
    Ruther Glen, Va. / Robert Lohmann (2004)
  • LONGABERGER G.C.
    Nashport, Ohio / Arthur Hills (1999)
  • THE DUNES BEACH & GOLF CLUB
    Myrtle Beach, S.C. / Robert Trent Jones (1948)
  • CASCATA
    Boulder City, Nev. / Rees Jones (2000)
  • GOLDEN HORSESHOE G.C. (GOLD)
    Williamsburg, Va. / Robert Trent Jones (1963)
  • ATUNYOTE G.C.
    Verona, N.Y. / Tom Fazio (2004)
  • G.C. AT CUSCOWILLA
    Eatonton, Ga. / Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2007)
  • PINEHURST RESORT & C.C. (NO. 8)
    Pinehurst, N.C. / Tom Fazio (1996)
  • SPRING CREEK G.C.
    Gordonsville, Va. / Ed Carton (2006)
  • THE WILDERNESS AT FORTUNE BAY
    Tower, Minn. / Jeff Brauer (2004)
  • THE LINKS AT SPANISH BAY
    Pebble Beach, Calif. / Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Sandy Tatum & Tom Watson (1987)
  • CORDEVALLE
    San Martin, Calif. / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1999)
  • BLACKWOLF RUN (MEADOW VALLEYS)
    Kohler, Wis. / Pete Dye (1988)
  • PUMPKIN RIDGE (GHOST CREEK)
    North Plains, Ore. / Robert Cupp (1992)
  • COG HILL GOLF & C.C. (NO. 4 - DUBSDREAD)
    Lemont, Ill. / Dick Wilson (1964)
  • BAY HARBOR G.C. (LINKS/QUARRY)
    Bay Harbor, Mich. / Arthur Hills (1996)
  • TETHEROW G.C.
    Bend, Ore. / David McLay Kidd (2008)
  • THE CLASSIC AT MADDEN’S RESORT
    Brainerd, Minn. / Scott Hoffman (1996)
  • PELICAN HILL G.C. (OCEAN SOUTH)
    Newport Coast, Calif. / Tom Fazio (2007)
  • BLACK LAKE G.C.
    Onaway, Mich. / Rees Jones (1999)
  • RED SKY RANCH & G.C. (NORMAN)
    Wolcott, Colo. / Greg Norman (2003)
  • KALUHYAT G.C.
    Verona, N.Y. / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (2003)
  • GRAND TRAVERSE RESORT & SPA (THE BEAR)
    Acme, Mich. / Jack Nicklaus (1984)
  • BOYNE HIGHLANDS RESORT (HEATHER)
    Harbor Springs, Mich. / Robert Trent Jones (1968)
  • CAMP CREEK G.C.
    Panama City Beach, Fla. / Tom Fazio (2001)
  • NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT (MYSTIC ROCK)
    Farmington, Pa. / Pete Dye (1995)
  • WORLD WOODS G.C. (PINE BARRENS)
    Brooksville, Fla. / Tom Fazio (1993)
  • THE BULL AT PINEHURST FARMS
    Sheboygan Falls, Wis. / Jack Nicklaus (2003)
  • BULLE ROCK
    Havre de Grace, Md. / Pete Dye (1998)
  • BAYSIDE RESORT G.C.
    Selbyville, Del. / Jack Nicklaus (2005)
  • MAKAI G.C. (Makai)
    Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1971)
  • THE COEUR D’ALENE RESORT GOLF COURSE
    Coeur d’Alene, Idaho / Scott Miller (1991)
  • KO’OLAU G.C.
    Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii / Dick Nugent (1992)
  • OCEAN COURSE AT HAMMOCK BEACH RESORT
    Palm Coast, Fla. / Jack Nicklaus (2000)
  • DORAL GOLF RESORT & SPA MIAMI (TPC BLUE MONSTER)
    Miami, Fla. / Dick Wilson (1961)
  • TURTLE BAY RESORT (PALMER)
    Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii / Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (1992)
  • BLACK MESA G.C.
    La Mesilla, N.M. / Baxter Spann (2003)
  • TOBACCO ROAD G.C.
    Sanford, N.C. / Mike Strantz (1998)
  • LINVILLE G.C.
    Linville, N.C. / Donald Ross (1924)
  • MADERAS G.C.
    Poway, Calif. / Johnny Miller & Robert Graves (2000)
  • KINGSMILL RESORT (RIVER)
    Williamsburg, Va. / Pete Dye (1974)
  • POIPU BAY GOLF COURSE
    Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1991)
  • EDGEWOOD TAHOE GOLF COURSE
    Stateline, Nev. / George Fazio (1968)
  • WAILEA G.C. (GOLD)
    Wailea, Maui, Hawaii / Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1994)
  • BULLY PULPIT GOLF COURSE
    Medora, N.D. / Michael Hurdzan (2003)
  • ELK RIDGE G.C.
    Atlanta, Mich. / Jerry Matthews (1991)
  • CIRCLING RAVEN G.C.
    Worley, Idaho / Gene Bates (2003)
  • CALEDONIA GOLF & FISH CLUB
    Pawleys Island, S.C. / Mike Strantz (1995)
  • TPC MYRTLE BEACH
    Murrells Inlet, S.C. / Lanny Watkins & Tom Fazio (1999)
  • THE G.C. AT REDLANDS MESA
    Grand Junction, Colo. / Jim Engh (2001)
  • THE DONALD ROSS COURSE AT FRENCH LICK RESORT
    French Lick, Ind. / Donald Ross (1917)