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America's 100 Greatest Public Courses

May 2011
INDEPENDENT CHECK: Golf Digest retained PricewaterhouseCoopers to oversee the tabulation of our rankings of America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses, America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses and Best in State.

KEY: *2009 RANK IN PARENTHESES

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Rank* Course Name Yards Par Points
1. (1) PEBBLE BEACH G. LINKS
Pebble Beach / 800-654-9300 / pebblebeach.com
6,828 72 68.56
2. (2) PACIFIC DUNES
Bandon, Ore. / 888-345-6008 / bandondunesgolf.com
7,362 71 65.86
3. (3) WHISTLING STRAITS G.C.
Haven, Wis. / 800-344-2838 / whistlingstraits.com
7,362 72 65.75
4. (4) THE OCEAN COURSE
Kiawah Island, S.C. / 888-854-2924 / kiawahgolf.com
7,356 72 64.88
5. (7) BANDON DUNES
Bandon, Ore. / 888-345-6008 / bandondunesgolf.com
6,732 72 64.27
6. (8) SHADOW CREEK
North Las Vegas, Nev. / 866-260-0069 / shadowcreek.com
7,560 72 64.15
7. (5) BETHPAGE STATE PARK (Black)
Farmingdale, N.Y. / 516-249-4040 nysparks.state.ny.us
7,468 71 63.70
8. (6) PINEHURST RESORT (No. 2)
Pinehurst, N.C. / 800-487-4653 / pinehurst.com
7,491 72 63.60
9. GolfNow(9) TPC SAWGRASS (Players Stadium)
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. / 904-273-3235 / tpcsawgrass.com
7,215 72 63.29
10. (10) ARCADIA BLUFFS G.C.
Arcadia, Mich. / 800-494-8666 / arcadiabluffs.com
7,300 72 62.77
11. (11) SPYGLASS HILL G. CSE.
Pebble Beach / 800-654-9300 / pebblebeach.com
6,953 72 62.63
12. (17) KARSTEN CREEK G.C.
Stillwater, Okla. / 405-743-1658 / karstencreek.com
7,407 72 62.20
13. (New) THE HIGHLAND CSE. AT PRIMLAND
Meadows of Dan, Va. / 866-960-7746 / primland.com
7,053 72 62.18
14. (14) BANDON TRAILS
Bandon, Ore. / 888-345-6008 / bandondunesgolf.com
6,765 71 62.01
15. (16) BLACKWOLF RUN (River)
Kohler, Wis. / 800-344-2838 / blackwolfrun.com
7,404 72 61.81
16. (20) THE QUARRY AT GIANTS RIDGE
Biwabik, Minn. / 800-688-7669 / giantsridge.com
72 61.23
17. (25) KAPALUA (Plantation)
Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii / 877-527-2582 / kapaluamaui.com
7,411 73 61.19
18. (New) THE PETE DYE CSE. AT FRENCH LICK RESORT
French Lick, Ind. / 888-936-9360 / frenchlick.com
8,102 72 61.17
19. GolfNow(12) THE PRINCE COURSE
Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii / 800-826-1105 / princeville.com
7,309 72 60.96
20. GolfNow(18) FOREST DUNES G.C.
Roscommon, Mich. / 939-275-0700 / forestdunesgolf.com
7,104 72 60.93
21. (13) HARBOUR TOWN G. LINKS
Hilton Head Island / 800-955-8337 / seapines.com
6,973 71 60.91
22. (22) MAY RIVER G.C. AT PALMETTO BLUFF
Bluffton, S.C. / 800-501-7405 / palmetto-bluff.com
7,171 72 60.69
23. (New) THE CLUB AT PRONGHORN (Nicklaus)
Bend, Ore. / 866-372-1003 / pronghornclub.com
7,381 72 60.61
24. (24) THE HOMESTEAD (Cascades)
Hot Springs, Va. / 800-838-1766 / thehomestead.com
6,679 70 60.59
25. GolfNow (37) CHAMBERS BAY
University Place, Wash. / 253-460-4653 / chambersbaygolf.com
7,585 72 60.18
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