Golf Digest Magazine's America's 100 Greatest Public Courses (2005)

Below is a list of the award-winning golf courses from Golf Digest Magazine's America's 100 Greatest Public Courses published in 2005. Click on the golf course name to learn more about the course, see a locator map, read reviews, and more.

America's 100 Greatest Public-Access Golf Courses 2005-2006

Rank Golf Course Location
1 Pebble Beach Golf Links - Pebble Beach Course
Pebble Beach, CA
2 Pinehurst - #2 Course
Pinehurst, NC
3 Shadow Creek Golf Club - Shadow Creek Course
North Las Vegas, NV
4 Bandon Dunes Golf Resort - Pacific Dunes Course
Bandon, OR
5 Whistling Straits - Straits Course
Sheboygan, WI
6 Bandon Dunes Golf Resort - Bandon Dunes Course
Bandon, OR
7 Bethpage State Park Golf Course - Black Course
Farmingdale, NY
8 Kiawah Island Golf Resort Cougar Point Course - Ocean Course
Kiawah Island, SC
9 Spyglass Hill Golf Course - Spyglass Hill Course
Pebble Beach, CA
10 Arcadia Bluffs - Bluffs Course - Arcadia Bluffs Course
Arcadia, MI
11 Blackwolf Run - River Course
Kohler, WI
12 Princeville Makai Golf Club - Prince Course
Princeville, HI
13 The Omni Homestead Resort - Lower Cascades Course
Hot Springs, VA
14 Harbour Town Golf Links - Harbour Town Course
Hilton Head Island, SC
15 TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
16 Giants Ridge - The Quarry Course
Biwabik, MN
17 The Golf Club At Redlands Mesa - Redlands Mesa Course
Grand Junction, CO
18 Karsten Creek Golf Club - Karsten Creek Course
Stillwater, OK
19 Hawktree Golf Club - Hawktree Course
Bismarck, ND
20 Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club - Paa-Ko Ridge 1 Course
Sandia Park, NM
21 The Harvester Club - Harveste Course
Rhodes, IA
22 Sea Island - Seaside Course
Saint Simons Island, GA
23 Cog Hill Golf & Country Club - # 4 - Dubsdread Course
Lemont, IL
24 Tullymore Golf Resort - Tullymore Course
Stanwood, MI
25 Black Lake Golf Club - Black Lake Course
Onaway, MI
26 World Woods Golf Club - Pine Barrens Course
Brooksville, FL
27 Wolf Creek Golf Club - Wolf Creek Course
Mesquite, NV
28 Crosswater Club - Crosswater Course
Sunriver, OR
29 StoneWater Golf Club - StoneWater Course
Highland Heights, OH
30 Sugarloaf Golf Club - Sugarloaf Course
Carrabassett Valley, ME
31 Pasatiempo Golf Club - Pasatiempo Course
Santa Cruz, CA
32 Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Golf Course - Mauna Kea Course
Kamuela, HI
33 Bulle Rock Golf Course - Bulle Rock Course
Havre De Grace, MD
34 Great River Golf Club - Great River Course
Milford, CT
35 Bay Harbor Golf Club - Links Course
Bay Harbor, MI
35 Bay Harbor Golf Club - Quarry Course
Bay Harbor, MI
36 Whistling Straits - Irish Course
Sheboygan, WI
37 WeaverRidge Golf Club - WeaverRidge Course
Peoria, IL
38 Barefoot Resort and Golf Club - Love Course
North Myrtle Beach, SC
39 The Dunes Golf & Beach Club - Dunes Course
Myrtle Beach, SC
40 Avalon Lakes At Avalon Golf & Country Club - Avalon Lakes Course
Warren, OH
41 Big Cats Golf Courses of Ocean Ridge Plantation Tiger's Eye Course - Tiger's Eye Course
Ocean Isle Beach, NC
42 Pinehurst - #4 Course
Pinehurst, NC
43 Shepherd's Hollow - Shepherd's Hollow 2 Course
Clarkston, MI
43 Shepherd's Hollow - Shepherd's Hollow 3 Course
Clarkston, MI
44 Pinehurst Resort #8 - #8 Course
Pinehurst, NC
45 The Golf Club at Cuscowilla - Cuscowilla Course
Eatonton, GA
46 Running Y Ranch Resort - Running Y Ranch Course
Klamath Falls, OR
47 Lakewood Shores Resort - Gailes Course
Oscoda, MI
48 Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club - Ghost Creek Course
North Plains, OR
49 Twin Warriors Golf Club - Twin Warriors Course
Bernalillo, NM
50 Madden's on Gull Lake - The Classic at Madden's Course
Brainerd, MN
51 Pine Meadow Golf Club - Pine Meadow Course
Mundelein, IL
52 Turning Stone Resort - Shenandoah Course
Verona, NY
53 The Links of North Dakota - Links of North Dakota Course
Ray, ND
54 Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course - Edgewood Tahoe Course
Stateline, NV
55 Olde Stonewall Golf Club - Olde Stonewall Course
Ellwood City, PA
56 TPC Deere Run - Deere Run Course
Silvis, IL
57 Saratoga National Golf Club - Saratoga National Course
Saratoga Springs, NY
58 Caledonia Golf & Fish Club - Caledonia Course
Pawleys Island, SC
59 Big Cedar Buffalo Ridge Springs - Buffalo Ridge Springs Course
Hollister, MO
60 Manele Golf Course - Manale Course
Lanai, HI
61 Great Waters Course At Reynolds Lake Oconee - Great Waters Course
Eatonton, GA
62 The Links At Spanish Bay - Spanish Bay Course
Pebble Beach, CA
63 Belgrade Lakes Golf Club - Belgrade Lakes Course
Belgrade Lakes, ME
64 Limestone Springs Golf Club - Limestone Springs Course
Oneonta, AL
65 The Virtues Golf Club - Virtues Course
Nashport, OH
66 Red Hawk Golf Club - Red Hawk Course
East Tawas, MI
67 Tidewater Golf Club - Tidewater Course
North Myrtle Beach, SC
68 The Broadmoor Golf Club - East Course
Colorado Springs, CO
69 Cascata - Cascata Course
Boulder City, NV
70 Dancing Rabbit Golf Club - Azaleas Course
Philadelphia, MS
71 Royal New Kent Golf Club - Royal New Kent Course
Providence Forge, VA
72 Deacons Lodge - Brainerd Golf Course - Deacons Lodge Course
Pequot Lakes, MN
73 The Tribute Golf Links - The Tribute Course
The Colony, TX
74 Kapalua Golf Bay Course - Plantation Course
Lahaina, HI
75 Gray Plantation - Gray Plantation Course
Lake Charles, LA
76 Troon North Golf Club - Monument Course
Scottsdale, AZ
77 Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge - Challenger/Champion Course
Orlando, FL
78 The Heritage Club - Heritage Course
Pawleys Island, SC
79 The Greenbrier - Greenbrier Course Front 9
White Sulphur Springs, WV
80 Hammock Beach Resort Ocean Course - Ocean Course
Palm Coast, FL
81 Barefoot Resort and Golf Club - Fazio Course
North Myrtle Beach, SC
82 Old Works Golf Course - Old Works Course
Anaconda, MT
83 Rivers Edge Golf Club - Rivers Edge Course
Shallotte, NC
84 Golden Horseshoe Golf Club - Gold Course
Williamsburg, VA
85 The Golf Course At Glen Mills - Glen Mills Course
Glen Mills, PA
86 Reflection Bay Golf Club - Reflection Bay Course
Henderson, NV
87 Purgatory Golf Club - Purgatory Course
Noblesville, IN
88 Giants Ridge - The Legend Course
Biwabik, MN
89 Torrey Pines Golf Course - South Course
La Jolla, CA
90 Hokuala Kauai Golf Club - Ocean Course
Lihue, HI
91 Pelican Hill Golf Club - Ocean North Course
Newport Coast, CA
92 Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa - The General Course
Galena, IL
93 True Blue Golf Club - True Blue Course
Pawleys Island, SC
94 Kiva Dunes Golf Course - Kiva Dunes Course
Gulf Shores, AL
95 Grand Bear Golf Club - Grand Bear Course
Saucier, MS
96 The Bluffs Golf & Sports Resort - Bluffs Course
Saint Francisville, LA
97 Quarry Oaks Golf Club - Quarry Oaks Course
Ashland, NE
98 PGA West Stadium Clubhouse - Stadium Course
La Quinta, CA
99 Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club - Semiahmoo Course
Blaine, WA
100 Brickyard Crossing Golf Course - Brickyard Crossing Course
Indianapolis, IN


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