Top 100 Courses in the U.S.

December 4, 2014

An expert panel of 100 voters from 17 countries evaluated a ballot of 464 candidates to determine our Top 100 Courses in the U.S. Everyone from PGA Tour legends to world-renowned architects to golf-industry leaders weighed in, and the result is an authoritative assessment of the best courses our country has to offer.

1. Pine Valley Pine Valley, N.J.

2. Cypress Point Pebble Beach, Calif.

3. Augusta National Augusta, Ga.

4. Shinnecock Hills Southampton, N.Y.

5. Pebble Beach Pebble Beach, Calif.

6. Oakmont Oakmont, Pa.

7. Merion (East) Ardmore, Pa.

8. National Golf Links of America Southampton, N.Y.

9. Sand Hills Mullen, Neb.

10. Pinehurst (No. 2) Pinehurst, N.C.

11. Crystal Downs Frankfort, Mich.

12. Pacific Dunes Bandon, Ore.

13. Winged Foot (West) Mamaroneck, N.Y.

14. Seminole Juno Beach, Fla.

15. Fishers Island Fishers Islnd, N.Y.

16. Chicago Wheaton, Ill.

17. Prairie Dunes Hutchinson, Kan.

18. San Francisco San Francisco, Calif.

19. Los Angeles (North) Los Angeles, Calif.

20. Friar’s Head Baiting Hollow, N.Y.

21. Riviera Pacific Palisades, Calif.

22. Oakland Hills (South) Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

23. Bethpage (Black) Farmingdale, N.Y.

24. The Country Club Brookline, Mass.

25. Kiawah Island (Ocean) Kiawah Island, S.C.

26. Garden City Golf Club Garden City, N.Y.

27. Muirfield Village Dublin, Ohio

28. Whistling Straits (Straits) Haven, Wisc.

29. Baltusrol (Lower) Springfield, N.J.

30. Olympic (Lake) San Francisco, Calif.

31. TPC Sawgrass Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

32. Oak Hill (East) Rochester, N.Y.

33. Shoreacres Lake Bluff, Ill.

34. Bandon Dunes Bandon, Ore.

35. Southern Hills Tulsa, Okla.

36. The Golf Club New Albany, Ohio

37. Maidstone East Hampton, N.Y.

38. Camargo Indian Hill, Ohio

39. Quaker Ridge Scarsdale, N.Y.

40. Ballyneal Holyoke, Colo.

41. Somerset Hills Bernardsville, N.J.

42. Harbour Town Hilton Head Island, S.C.

43. Inverness Toledo, Ohio

44. Medinah (No. 3) Medinah, Ill.

45. Old Macdonald Bandon, Ore.

46. Old Sandwich Plymouth, Mass.

47. Winged Foot (East) Mamaroneck, N.Y.

48. Spyglass Hill Pebble Beach, Calif.

49. Bandon Trails Bandon, Ore.

50. Plainfield Plainfield, N.J.

51. Valley Club of Montecito Santa Barbara, Calif.

52. Streamsong (Red) Streamsong, Fla.

53. Pasatiempo Santa Cruz, Calif.

54. The Honors Course Ooltewah, Tenn.

55. Nanea Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

56. Shadow Creek North Las Vegas, Nev.

57. Newport Newport, R.I.

58. California Golf Club of South San Francisco San Francisco, Calif.

59. Congressional (Blue) Bethesda, Md.

60. Baltusrol (Upper) Springfield, N.J.

61. Calusa Pines Naples, Fla.

62. Streamsong (Blue) Streamsong, Fla.

63. East Lake Atlanta, Ga.

64. Chambers Bay University Place, Wash.

65. Scioto Columbus, Ohio

66. Yeamans Hall Hanahan, S.C.

67. Wade Hampton Cashiers, N.C.

68. Peachtree Atlanta, Ga.

69. Monterey Peninsula (Shore) Pebble Beach, Calif.

70. Yale University New Haven, Conn.

71. Sebonack Southampton, N.Y.

72. Forest Dunes Roscommon, Mich.

73. Piping Rock Locust Valley, N.Y.

74. Gozzer Ranch Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

75. Cherry Hills Englewood, Colo.

76. Kittansett Marion, Mass.

77. Milwaukee River Hills, Wisc.

78. Eastward Ho! Chatham, Mass.

79. Trump National (Old) Bedminster, N.J.

80. Olympia Fields (North) Olympia Fields, Ill.

81. Boston Golf Club Hingham, Mass.

82. Aronimink Newtown Square, Pa.

83. Bel-Air Los Angeles, Calif.

84. Ridgewood (West/East) Paramus, N.J.

85. Interlachen Edina, Minn.

86. Colonial Fort Worth, Tex.

87. Desert Forest Carefree, Ariz.

88. Fox Chapel Pittsburgh, Pa.

89. Blackwolf Run (River) Kohler, Wisc.

90. Myopia Hunt Club South Hamilton, Mass.

91. Whispering Pines Trinity, Tex.

92. Double Eagle Galena, Ohio

93. Hazeltine National Chaska, Minn.

94. Baltimore (Five Farms East) Timonium, Md.

95. Country Club of Fairfield Fairfield, Conn.

96. Erin Hills Erin, Wisc.

97. Bellerive St. Louis, Mo.

98. Torrey Pines (South) La Jolla, Calif.

99. Caves Valley Owings Mills, Md.

100. Crooked Stick Carmel, Ind.