THE 10 MOST OVERRATED COURSES IN AMERICA
Is your favorite among them? We all relish playing great golf courses, but let's be honest: greatness is often confused with exclusivity, a storied history or Tiger's latest victory march. Here are our picks for the 10 most overrated courses in the United States. Read the list and post your comments in our blog.
10. Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga.
Blasphemy? Augusta's architect Alister MacKenzie might not think so. "How often have I seen a golf course ruined in the attempt to extend it to what is generally considered championship length," said MacKenzie, who with co-designer Bobby Jones was inspired by the optionfilled Old Course in St. Andrews. Comparing the original with today's longer, narrower course is like seeing old photos of a once-beautiful victim of a botched plastic surgery.