Golf Magazine's Top 100 Courses in the U.S. 2003 (2003)

Below is a list of the award-winning golf courses from Golf Magazine's Top 100 Courses in the U.S. 2003 published in 2003. Click on the golf course name to learn more about the course, see a locator map, read reviews, and more.

Top 100 Courses in the U.S. 2003

Rank Golf Course Location
1 Pine Valley Golf Club - Pine Valley Course
Pine Valley, NJ
2 Cypress Point Club - Cypress Point Course
Pebble Beach, CA
3 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club - Shinnecock Hills Course
Southampton, NY
4 Augusta National Golf Club - Augusta National Course
Augusta, GA
5 Pebble Beach Golf Links - Pebble Beach Course
Pebble Beach, CA
6 Pinehurst Resorts LLC - #2 Course
Pinehurst, NC
7 Sand Hills Golf Club - Sand Hills Course
Mullen, NE
8 Merion Golf Club - East Course
Ardmore, PA
9 Oakmont Country Club - Oakmont Course
Oakmont, PA
10 Winged Foot Golf Club - West Front 9 Course
Mamaroneck, NY
11 Bandon Dunes Golf Resort - Pacific Dunes Course
Bandon, OR
12 National Golf Links of America - National Course
Southampton, NY
13 Seminole Golf Club - Seminole Course
Juno Beach, FL
14 Prairie Dunes Country Club - Prairie Dunes Course
Hutchinson, KS
15 Crystal Downs Country Club - Crystal Downs Course
Frankfort, MI
16 Oakland Hills Country Club - South Course
Bloomfield Hills, MI
17 San Francisco Golf Club - San Francisco Course
San Francisco, CA
18 Fishers Island Club - Fishers Island Course
Fishers Island, NY
19 Bethpage State Park Golf Course - Black Course
Farmingdale, NY
20 Chicago Golf Club - Chicago Course
Wheaton, IL
21 The Country Club Brookline - Clyde Course
Chestnut Hill, MA
22 Riviera Country Club - Riviera Course
Pacific Palisades, CA
23 Muirfield Village Golf Club - Muirfield Village Course
Dublin, OH
24 The Olympic Club - Lake Course
San Francisco, CA
25 Southern Hills Country Club - Front Nine/Back Nine Course
Tulsa, OK
26 Oak Hill Country Club - East Course
Rochester, NY
27 Baltusrol Golf Club - Lower Course
Springfield, NJ
28 The Golf Club - Golf Club Course
New Albany, OH
29 Shoreacres - Shore Acres Course
Lake Bluff, IL
30 Medinah Country Club - Course 3
Medinah, IL
31 Whistling Straits - Straits Course
Sheboygan, WI
32 Garden City Country Club - Garden City Course
Garden City, NY
33 TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
34 Inverness Club - Inverness Course
Toledo, OH
35 Royal Vista Golf Course - North Course
Walnut, CA
36 Maidstone Club - West Course
East Hampton, NY
37 Quaker Ridge Golf Club - Quaker Ridge Course
Scarsdale, NY
38 The Camargo Club - Camargo Course
Cincinnati, OH
39 Winged Foot Golf Club - East Course
Mamaroneck, NY
40 Harbour Town Golf Links - Harbour Town Course
Hilton Head Island, SC
41 Somerset Hills Country Club - Somerset Hills Course
Bernardsville, NJ
42 Scioto Country Club - Scioto Course
Columbus, OH
43 Bandon Dunes Golf Resort - Bandon Dunes Course
Bandon, OR
44 Kiawah Island Golf Resort Cougar Point Course - Ocean Course
Kiawah Island, SC
45 Spyglass Hill Golf Course - Spyglass Hill Course
Pebble Beach, CA
46 World Woods Golf Club - Pine Barrens Course
Brooksville, FL
47 Ocean Forest Golf Club - Ocean Forest Course
Sea Island, GA
48 Valley Club of Montecito - Valley Club Course
Santa Barbara, CA
49 Congressional Country Club - Blue Course
Bethesda, MD
50 Peachtree Golf Club - Peachtree Course
Atlanta, GA
51 Wade Hampton Golf Club - Wade Hampton Course
Cashiers, NC
52 Shadow Creek Golf Club - Shadow Creek Course
North Las Vegas, NV
53 Cherry Hills Country Club - Cherry Hills Course
Englewood, CO
54 Baltimore Country Club - East Course
Lutherville Timonium, MD
55 Yeamans Hall Club - Yeamans Hall Course
Charleston, SC
56 The Omni Homestead Resort - Lower Cascades Course
Hot Springs, VA
57 The Honors Course - Honors Course
Ooltewah, TN
58 East Lake Golf Club - East Lake Course
Atlanta, GA
59 Colonial Country Club - Colonial Course
Fort Worth, TX
60 Olympia Fields Country Club - North Course
Olympia Fields, IL
61 The Golf Club At Briar's Creek - Briar's Creek Course
Johns Island, SC
62 Piping Rock Club - Piping Rock Course
Locust Valley, NY
63 Pete Dye Golf Club - Pete Dye Course
Bridgeport, WV
64 Double Eagle Club - Double Eagle Course
Galena, OH
65 Hazeltine National Golf Club - Hazeltine National Course
Chaska, MN
66 Plainfield Country Club - Plainfield Course
Edison, NJ
67 Torrey Pines Golf Course - South Course
La Jolla, CA
68 Long Cove Club - Long Cove Course
Hilton Head Island, SC
69 The Course At Yale - Yale University Course
New Haven, CT
70 Myopia Hunt Club - Myopia Hunt Course
South Hamilton, MA
71 Forest Highlands Golf Club-Canyon Course - The Canyon Course
Flagstaff, AZ
72 Baltusrol Golf Club - Upper Course
Springfield, NJ
73 Canterbury Golf Club, Inc. - Canterbury Course
Cleveland, OH
74 Wannamoisett Country Club - Wannamoisett Course
Rumford, RI
75 Black Diamond Ranch - Quarry Course
Lecanto, FL
76 The Kittansett Club - Kittansett Course
Marion, MA
77 Newport Country Club - Newport Course
Newport, RI
78 The Creek Club - Creek Course
Locust Valley, NY
79 Interlachen Country Club - Interlachen Course
Edina, MN
80 Desert Forest Golf Club - Desert Forest Course
Carefree, AZ
81 Lehigh Country Club - Lehigh Course
Allentown, PA
82 Pasatiempo Golf Club - Pasatiempo Course
Santa Cruz, CA
83 Blackwolf Run - River Course
Kohler, WI
84 Pasatiempo Golf Club - Pasatiempo Course
Santa Cruz, CA
85 Blackwolf Run - River Course
Kohler, WI
86 Crooked Stick Golf Club - Crooked Stick Course
Carmel, IN
87 Sea Island Golf Club - Seaside Course
Saint Simons Island, GA
88 Crooked Stick Golf Club - Crooked Stick Course
Carmel, IN
89 Firestone Country Club - South Course
Akron, OH
90 Mauna Kea Golf Course - Mauna Kea Course
Kamuela, HI
91 Bel-Air Country Club - Bel-Air Course
Los Angeles, CA
92 The Ridgewood Country Club - West Course
Paramus, NJ
93 Milwaukee Country Club - Milwaukee Course
River Hills, WI
94 Bellerive Country Club - Bellerive Course
Saint Louis, MO
95 Atlantic Golf Club - Atlantic Course
Water Mill, NY
96 Bellerive Country Club - Bellerive Course
Saint Louis, MO
97 Atlantic Golf Club - Atlantic Course
Water Mill, NY
98 Galloway National Golf Club - Galloway National Course
Absecon, NJ
99 Indianwood Golf & Country Club - Old Course
Lake Orion, MI
100 Salem Country Club - Salem Course
Peabody, MA
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