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America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses/2007-08

The game's oldest ranking, established in 1966

Pine Valley

PINE VALLEY: The finishing hole at our No. 1 course is 50 yards longer and has new bunkers down the right side, where trees were removed.

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May 2007
Rank Course Name Yards Par Points
'05 RANK IN ()
1. PINE VALLEY G.C. 6,999 70 72.06
(1) Pine Valley, N.J.-- George Crump & H.S. Colt (1918)
2. SHINNECOCK HILLS G.C. 6,864 70 71.01
(3) Southampton, N.Y. -- William Flynn (1931)
3. AUGUSTA NATIONAL G.C. 7,445 72 70.89
(2) Augusta, Ga.-- Alister Mackenzie & Bobby Jones (1933)
4. CYPRESS POINT CLUB 6,509 72 69.80
(4) Pebble Beach, Calif. -- Alister Mackenzie & Robert Hunter (1928)
5. OAKMONT C.C. 7,255 71 69.46
(5) Oakmont, Pa. -- Henry Fownes (1903)
6. PEBBLE BEACH G. LINKS 6,737 72 68.64
(6) Pebble Beach, Calif.-- Jack Neville & Douglas Grant (1919)
7. MERION G.C. (East) 6,886 70 68.03
(7) Ardmore, Pa. -- Hugh Wilson (1912)
8. WINGED FOOT G.C. (West) 7,229 72 67.90
(8) Mamaroneck, N.Y. -- A.W. Tillinghast (1923)
9. SEMINOLE G.C. 6,836 73 66.46
(10) Juno Beach, Fla.—Donald Ross (1929)
10. CRYSTAL DOWNS C.C. 6,518 70 66.43
(11) Frankfort, Mich.—Alister Mackenzie & Perry Maxwell (1931)
11. MEDINAH C.C. (No. 3) 7,561 72 66.39
(15) Medinah, Ill.—Tom Bendelow (1928)
12. SAND HILLS G.C. 7,089 71 66.16
(11) Mullen, Neb.—Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (1994)
13. NATIONAL G. LINKS OF AMERICA 6,876 73 66.05
(9) Southampton, N.Y. / C.B. Macdonald (1911)
14. PACIFIC DUNES 6,633 71 66.00
(22) Bandon, Ore.—Tom Doak (2001)
15. WADE HAMPTON G.C. 7,154 72 66.97
(17) Cashiers, N.C.—Tom Fazio (1987)
16. FISHERS ISLAND CLUB 6,566 72 65.82
(16) Fishers Island, N.Y.—Seth Raynor & Charles Banks (1926)
17. OAKLAND HILLS C.C. (South) 7,099 72 65.80
(13) Bloomfield Hills, Mich.—Donald Ross (1918)/Robert T. Jones (1950
18. MUIRFIELD VILLAGE G.C. 7,269 72 65.78
(18) Dublin, Ohio -- Jack Nicklaus & Desmond Muirhead (1974)
19. PINEHURST RESORT & C.C. (No. 2) 7,305 72 65.73
(14) Pinehurst, N.C.—Donald Ross (1907)
20. THE COUNTRY CLUB (Clyde/Squirrel) 6,577 71 65.40
(19) Brookline, Mass.—Willie Campbell (1895)/Alex Campbell (1902)
21. BUTLER NATIONAL G.C. 7,523 71 65.28
(35) Oak Brook, Ill.—George Fazio & Tom Fazio (1974)
22. VICTORIA NATIONAL G.C. 7,239 72 65.24
(21) Newburgh, Ind.—Tom Fazio (1998)
23. THE OLYMPIC CLUB (Lake) 6,842 71 65.18
(25) San Francisco—Sam Whiting (1928)
24. WHISTLING STRAITS (Straits) 7,362 72 65.06
(23) Haven, Wis.—Pete Dye (1998)
25. OAK HILL C.C. (East) 7,145 71 64.88
(27) Rochester, N.Y.—Donald Ross (1925)
26. BETHPAGE STATE PARK (Black) 7,386 71 64.83
(29) Farmingdale, N.Y.—Joseph H. Burbeck & A.W. Tillinghast (1936)
27. SHADOW CREEK 7,239 72 64.82
(20) North Las Vegas, Nev.—Tom Fazio (1990)
28. CHICAGO G.C. 6,710 70 64.63
(39) Wheaton, Ill.—C.B. Macdonald (1894)/Seth Raynor (1923)
29. KINLOCH G.C. 7,168 72 64.62
(33) Manakin-Sabot, Va.—Lester George & Vinny Giles (2001)
30. PRAIRIE DUNES C.C. 6,708 70 64.58
(24) Hutchinson, Kan.—Perry Maxwell (1937)/Press Maxwell (1957)
31. BANDON DUNES 7,326 72 64.51
(28) Bandon, Ore.—David McLay Kidd (1999)
32. SOUTHERN HILLS C.C. 7,085 71 64.48
(26) Tulsa, Okla.—Perry Maxwell (1936)
33. QUAKER RIDGE G.C. 6,835 70 64.34
(30) Scarsdale, N.Y.—A.W. Tillinghast (1926)
34. LOS ANGELES C.C. (North) 6,909 71 64.21
(27) Los Angeles—George C. Thomas Jr. (1921)
35. THE HONORS COURSE 7,215 72 64.19
(32) Ooltewah, Tenn.—Pete Dye (1983)
36. CASTLE PINES G.C. 7,619 72 64.16
(50) Castle Rock, Colo.—Jack Nicklaus (1981)
37. SAN FRANCISCO G.C. 6,828 71 64.14
(31) San Francisco—A.W. Tillinghast (1918)
38. THE OCEAN COURSE 7,356 72 63.92
(38) Kiawah Island, S.C.—Pete Dye (1991)
39. THE PRINCE COURSE 7,309 72 63.89
(63) Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii—Robert Trent Jones Jr. (1990)
40. THE GOLF CLUB 7,268 72 63.68
(51) New Albany, Ohio—Pete Dye (1967)
41. INVERNESS CLUB 7,255 71 63.65
(41) Toledo, Ohio—Donald Ross (1919)
42. OLYMPIA FIELDS C.C. (North) 7,205 71 63.47
(36) Olympia Fields, Ill.—Willie Park Jr. (1922)
43. WINGED FOOT G.C. (East) 6,750 72 63.38
(34) Mamaroneck, N.Y.—A.W. Tillinghast (1923)
44. BALTUSROL G.C. (Lower) 7,400 72 63.35
(40) Springfield, N.J.—A.W. Tillinghast (1922)
45. FOREST HIGHLANDS G.C. (Canyon) 7,007 71 63.34
(55) Flagstaff, Ariz.—Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf (1988)
46. ARCADIA BLUFFS G.C. 7,300 72 63.18
(54) Arcadia, Mich.—Rick Smith & Warren Henderson (2000)
47. THE QUARRY AT LA QUINTA 7,083 72 63.10
(55) La Quinta, Calif.—Tom Fazio (1994)
48. MILWAUKEE C.C. 6,928 72 63.03
(48) River Hills, Wis.—H.S. Colt & C.H. Alison (1929)
49. FLINT HILLS NATIONAL G.C. 6,946 71 62.90
(43) Andover, Kan.—Tom Fazio (1997)
50. SHOAL CREEK 7,114 72 62.89
(49) Shoal Creek, Ala.—Jack Nicklaus (1977)
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