Golf doesn't have to be an ordeal. You work hard enough off the course! At these venues, 'play' and 'golf' are not mutually exclusive. We chose them with the help of Golf Digest's panelists, who create our biennial rankings of America's 100 Greatest, 100 Greatest Public and the Best in State.
The quintessential "Buddies Trip" is a cornerstone of American amateur golf. From the moment they arrive home from their latest escape, amateur golfers begin counting down the days to their next adventure. Senior Editors Peter Finch and Matt Ginella examine what makes the golf excursion so memorable.