Golf Digest Top 100 (2013-2014)

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

DISCLAIMER: THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED HERE ARE THE VIEWS OF GOLF DIGEST AND MAY NOT REPRESENT THE BELIEFS OF TIGERGOLFTRAVELER.COM

NOTE: COURSES IN BOLD & UNDERLINE HAVE BEEN PLAYED BY YOUR HUMBLE HOST, THE TIGER GOLF TRAVELER (RED BOLD – REVIEWS POSTED/LINKED)(BLACK BOLD – REVIEWS TO BE POSTED)

COURSES PLAYED – 32/100

  1. PINE VALLEY GC (Pine Valley, NJ)(George Crump & H.S. Colt, 1918)
  2. AUGUSTA NATIONAL GC (Augusta, GA)(Dr. Alister Mackenzie & Bobby Jones, 1933)
  3. CYPRESS POINT CLUB (Pebble Beach, CA)(Dr. Alister Mackenzie & Robert Hunter, 1928)
  4. SHINNECOCK HILLS GC (Southampton, NY)(William S. Flynn, 1931)
  5. OAKMONT CC (Oakmont, PA)(Henry C. Fownes, 1903)
  6. MERION GC (EAST) (Ardmore, PA)(Hugh I. Wilson, 1912)
  7. PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS – (Pebble Beach, CA)(Jack Neville & Douglas Grant, 1919)
  8. WINGED FOOT GC (WEST) (Mamoroneck, NY)(A.W. Tillinghast, 1923)
  9. SAND HILLS GC (Mullen, NE)(Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 1994)
  10. FISHERS ISLAND CLUB (Fishers Island, NY)(Seth Raynor & Charles Banks, 1926)
  11. NATIONAL GOLF LINKS OF AMERICA (Southampton, NY)(C.B. Macdonald, 1911)
  12. CRYSTAL DOWNS CC (Frankfort, MI)(Dr. Alister Mackenzie & Perry Maxwell, 1931)
  13. SEMINOLE GC (Juno Beach, FL)(Donald Ross, 1929)
  14. MUIRFIELD VILLAGE GC (Dublin, OH)(Jack Nicklaus & Desmond Muirhead, 1974)
  15. THE ALOTIAN CLUB (Roland, AR)(Tom Fazio, 2004)
  16. WHISTLING STRAITS (STRAITS) (Haven, WI)(Pete Dye, 1998)
  17. OAK HILL CC (EAST) (Rochester, NY)(Donald Ross, 1925)
  18. CHICAGO GC (Wheaton, IL)(C.B. Macdonald, 1894 & Seth Raynor, 1923)
  19. PACIFIC DUNES (Bandon, OR)(Tom Doak, 2001)
  20. OAKLAND HILLS CC (SOUTH) (Bloomfield Township, MI)(Donald Ross, 1918 & Robert Trent Jones, 1950)
  21. THE OCEAN COURSE (Kiawah Island, SC)(Pete Dye, 1991)
  22. WADE HAMPTON GC (Cashiers, NC)(Tom Fazio, 1987)
  23. RIVIERA CC (Pacific Palisades, CA)(George C. Thomas & William P. Bell, 1926)
  24. THE COUNTRY CLUB (CLYDE/SQUIRREL) (Brookline, MA)(Willie Campbell, 1895 & Alex Campbell, 1902)
  25. PRAIRIE DUNES CC (Hutchinson, KS)(Perry Maxwell, 1937 & Press Maxwell, 1957)
  26. THE OLYMPIC CLUB (LAKE) (San Francisco, CA)(Sam Whiting, 1928)
  27. GOZZER RANCH GOLF AND LAKE CLUB (Couer D’Alene, ID)(Tom Fazio, 2007)
  28. FRIARS HEAD GC (Baiting Hollow, NY)(Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 2002)
  29. SHADOW CREEK (North Las Vegas, NV)(Tom Fazio, 1990)
  30. SOUTHERN HILLS CC (Tulsa, OK)(Perry Maxwell, 1936)
  31. MEDINAH CC (NO. 3) (Medinah, IL)(Tom Bendelow, 1928)
  32. SAN FRANCISCO GC (San Francisco, CA)(A.W. Tillinghast, 1918)
  33. CASTLE PINES GC (Castle Rock, CO)(Jack Nicklaus, 1981)
  34. THE HONORS COURSE (Ooltewah, TN)(Pete Dye, 1983)
  35. BALTUSROL GC (LOWER) (Springfield, NJ)(A.W. Tillinghast, 1922)
  36. THE GOLF CLUB (New Albany, OH)(Pete Dye, 1967)
  37. CANYATA GC (Marshall, IL)(Bob Lohmann & Mike Benkusky, 2004)
  38. BANDON DUNES (Bandon, OR)(David McLay Kidd, 1999)
  39. SEBONACK GC (Southampton, NY)(Jack Nicklaus & Tom Doak, 2006)
  40. PINEHURST RESORT & CC (NO. 2) (Pinehurst, NC)(Donald Ross, 1935)
  41. LOS ANGELES CC (NORTH)(Los Angeles, CA)(George C. Thomas, 1921)
  42. BETHPAGE STATE PARK (BLACK) (Farmingdale, NY)(Joseph H. Burbeck & A.W. Tillinghast, 1936)
  43. PEACHTREE GC (Atlanta, GA)(Robert Trent Jones & Bobby Jones, 1947)
  44. TPC SAWGRASS (PLAYERS STADIUM) (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)(Pete Dye, 1981)
  45. PIKEWOOD NATIONAL GC (Morgantown, WV)(J. Robert Gwynne & John Raese, 2009)
  46. PETE DYE GC (Bridgeport, WV)(Pete Dye, 1994)
  47. VICTORIA NATIONAL GC (Newburgh, IN)(Tom Fazio, 1998)
  48. SPYGLASS HILL GOLF COURSE (Pebble Beach, CA)(Robert Trent Jones, 1966)
  49. OLD MACDONALD (Bandon, OR)(Tom Doak & Jim Urbina, 2010)
  50. BUTLER NATIONAL GC (Oak Brook, IL)(George Fazio & Tom Fazio, 1974)
  51. KINLOCH GC (Manakin-Sabot, VA)(Lester George & Vinny Giles, 2001)
  52. SCIOTO CC (Columbus, OH)(Donald Ross, 1916)
  53. MILWAUKEE CC (River Hills, WI)(H.S. Colt & C.H. Alison, 1929)
  54. INVERNESS CLUB (Toledo, OH)(Donald Ross, 1919)
  55. GARDEN CITY GC (Garden City, NY)(Devereux Emmet, 1899)
  56. INTERLACHEN CC (Edina, MN)(Willie Watson, 1911)
  57. ARCADIA BLUFFS GC (Arcadia, MI)(Rick Smith & Warren Henderson, 2000)
  58. THE CLUB AT BLACK ROCK (Couer D’Alene, ID)(Jim Engh, 2003)
  59. BALTUSROL GC (UPPER) (Springfield, NJ)(A.W. Tillinghast, 1922)
  60. DALLAS NATIONAL GC (Dallas, TX)(Tom Fazio, 2002)
  61. THE ESTANCIA CLUB (Scottsdale, AZ)(Tom Fazio, 1995)
  62. OLYMPIA FIELDS CC (NORTH) (Olympia Fields, IL)(Willie Park, Jr., 1922)
  63. BLACKWOLF RUN (RIVER) (Kohler, WI)(Pete Dye, 1990)
  64. CHERRY HILLS CC (Englewood, CO)(William S. Flynn, 1923)
  65. PLAINFIELD CC (Plainfield, NJ)(Donald Ross, 1921)
  66. MONTEREY PENINSULA CC (SHORE) (Pebble Beach, CA)(Bob Baldock, 1961 & Mike Strantz, 2004)
  67. EAGLE POINT GC (Wilmington, NC)(Tom Fazio, 2000)
  68. OLD SANDWICH GC (Plymouth, MA)(Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 2004)
  69. QUAKER RIDGE GC (Scarsdale, NY)(A.W. Tillinghast)
  70. BANDON TRAILS (Bandon, OR)(Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 2005)
  71. SHOAL CREEK (Shoal Creek, AL)(Jack Nicklaus, 1977)
  72. FLINT HILLS NATIONAL GC (Andover, KS)(Tom Fazio, 1997)
  73. RICH HARVEST LINKS (Sugar Grove, IL)(Jerry Rich & Greg Martin, 1999)
  74. BOSTON GC (Hingham, MA)(Gil Hanse, 2005)
  75. WHISPERING PINES GC (Trinity, TX)(Chet Williams, 2000)
  76. WINGED FOOT GC (EAST) (Mamaroneck, NY)(A.W. Tillinghast, 1923)
  77. CONGRESSIONAL CC (BLUE) (Bethesda, MD)(Robert Trent Jones, 1962)
  78. BALLYNEAL GC (Holyoke, CO)(Tom Doak, 2006)
  79. THE PRESERVE (Carmel, CA)(Tom Fazio, J. Michael Poellot, & Sandy Tatum, 2000)
  80. ARONIMINK GC (Newtown Square, PA)(Donald Ross, 1928)
  81. CALUSA PINES GC (Naples, FL)(Michael Hurzdan & Dana Fry, 2001)
  82. SAHALEE CC (SOUTH/NORTH) (Sammamish, WA)(Ted Robinson, 1969)
  83. DOUBLE EAGLE CLUB (Galena, OH)(Jay Moorish & Tom Weiskopf, 1992)
  84. KITTANSETT CLUB (Marion, MA)(William S. Flynn & Frederic Hood, 1922)
  85. FOREST HIGHLANDS GC (CANYON) (Flagstaff, AZ)(Jay Moorish & Tom Weiskopf, 1988)
  86. MAYACAMA GC (Santa Rosa, CA)(Jack Nicklaus, 2001)
  87. LAUREL VALLEY GC (Ligonier, PA)(Dick Wilson, 1960)
  88. THE QUARRY AT LA QUINTA (La Quinta, CA)(Tom Fazio, 1994)
  89. DIAMOND CREEK GC (Banner Elk, NC)(Tom Fazio, 2003)
  90. HUDSON NATIONAL GC (Croton-on-Hudson, NY)(Tom Fazio, 1996)
  91. CROOKED STICK GC (Carmel, IN)(Pete Dye, 1964)
  92. MOUNTAINTOP GOLF AND LAKE CLUB (Cashiers, NC)(Tom Fazio, 2006)
  93. THE PETE DYE COURSE AT FRENCH LICK RESORT (French Lick, IN)(Pete Dye, 2009)
  94. HAZELTINE NATIONAL GC (Chaska, MN)(Robert Trent Jones, 1962)
  95. SOMERSET HILLS CC (Bernardsville, NJ)(A.W. Tillinghast, 1918)
  96. HARBOUR TOWN GOLF LINKS (Hilton Head Island, SC)(Pete Dye & Jack Nicklaus, 1969)
  97. KAPALUA (PLANTATION) (Kapalua, Maui, HI)(Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 1991)
  98. GRANDFATHER GOLF & CC (Linville, NC)(Ellis Maples, 1968)
  99. VALHALLA GC (Louisville, KY)(Jack Nicklaus, 1986)
  100. MAIDSTONE CLUB (East Hampton, NY)(Willie Park, Jr. & Jack Park, 1924)
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