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GOLF Gold Category Winners 2016-17: The Best Golf, Food & Value

The Top 100 Courses in the U.S. and World for 2015
Travelin' Joe Passov introduces the 2015 edition of the Top 100 Courses in the World, including a look at newcomers to the list, courses to keep an eye on, the best golf hotspots, and the No. 1 course. 

Great resorts get to be that way by earning outstanding marks in a variety of individual areas. Here are our top vote-getters in each of five key categories.

GOLF

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

The American Club, Kohler, Wisc.

Pebble Beach Resorts, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, N.C.

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore.

LODGING

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, at Historic Ka'upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, Ga.

The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Four Seasons Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexico

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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii.

FOOD & DRINK

Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, Ga.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Fairmont Grand Del Mar, San Diego, Calif.

Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nev.

Four Seasons Hualalai, at Historic Ka'upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

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Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, Ga.

SERVICE

The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, at Historic Ka'upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore.

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The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

VALUE

Casa de Campo, La Romana, Dominican Republic,

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

BOYNE Golf, Petosky, Mich.

Pine Needles Lodge/Mid Pines Inn, Southern Pines, N.C.

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, B.C., Canada

Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, N.C.

Casa De Campo, La Romana, Dominican Republic.

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