Golf Digest editors picks

America's 100 Greatest Courses

Complete roster of all courses that have appeared on one or more of Golf Digest's national golf course rankings from 1966 to 2012

Alamance C.C., Burlington, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1947
Ranked for 1 year.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
Off 1967

The Alotian C., Roland, Ark.
Tom Fazio, 2004
Ranked for 2 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Second 10 - No. 14

Annandale G.C., Madison, Miss.

Jack Nicklaus, 1981
Ranked for 4 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Eighth 10 - No. 75
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Eighth 10 - No. 75
OFF 1991

Arcadia Bluffs G.C., Arcadia, Mich.
Rick Smith & Warren Henderson, 2000
Ranked for 8 years
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2005-2006) - Sixth 10 - No. 56
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2007-2008) - Fifth 10 - No. 46
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2009-2010) - Fifth 10 - No. 49
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Fifth 10 - No. 49

Arcadian Shores G.C., Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Rees Jones, 1974
Ranked for 8 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 50
OFF 1983

Aronimink G.C., Newtown Square, Pa.

Donald Ross, 1928.
Remodeled by Ron Prichard, 1995-2002.
Ranked for 43 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Ninth 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Seventh 10 - No. 68
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Fifth 10 - No. 49
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Seventh 10 - No. 70
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - Ninth 10 - No. 83
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - Eighth 10 - No. 77
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Eighth 10 - No. 77
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - Ninth 10 - No. 88
OFF 1999 -2000
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - Tenth 10 - No. 98
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - Sixth 10 - No. 52
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2005-2006) - Ninth 10 - No. 82
OFF 2007
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2009-2010) - Eighth 10 - No. 76
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Eighth 10 - No. 78

Atlanta Athletic C. (Highlands Cse.), Duluth, Ga.

Robert Trent Jones, 9 1967.
Added 9 Joe Finger, 1971.
Remodeled by Rees Jones, 1995.
Remodeled by Rees Jones, 2005.
Ranked for 12 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Eighth 10 - No. 73
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Ninth 10 - No. 83
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Eighth 10 - No. 71
OFF 1991

Atlanta C.C., Maretta, Ga.

Willard Byrd & Joe Finger, 1965.
Remodeled by Bob Cupp, 1990.
Remodeled by Mike Riley, 2001.
Ranked for 26 years.
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Eighth 10 - No. 79
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Ninth 10 - No. 82
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Ninth 10 - No. 86
OFF 1991-1994
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Tenth 10 - No. 96
OFF 1997-2002
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - Ninth 10 - No. 86
OFF 2005

Atlantic G.C., Bridgehampton, N.Y.

Rees Jones, 1992
Ranked for 8 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - Seventh 10 - No. 65
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1999-2000) - Eighth 10 - No. 79
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - Tenth 10 - No. 100
OFF 2003-2004
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2005-2006) - Ninth 10 - No. 88
OFF 2007

Augusta National G.C., Augusta, Ga.
Alister Mackenzie & Bobby Jones, 1933.
Remodeled by Perry Maxwell, 1938.
Remodeled by Robert Trent Jones, 1946 & 1950.
Remodeled by George Cobb, 1967, 1975 & 1977.
Remodeled by Jack Nicklaus, 1985.
Remodeled by Tom Fazio, 1999-2005.
Ranked all 47 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - First 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - First 10 - No. 3
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - First 10 - No. 3
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1999-2000) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - First 10 - No. 3
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2005-2006) - First 10 - No. 2
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2007-2008) - First 10 - No. 3
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2009-2010) - First 10 - No. 1
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - First 10 - No. 1

Aurora C.C., Aurora, Ohio
Bert Way, 1926
Ranked for 1 year.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
OFF 1967

BallanIsles C.C. (East Cse.), Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
(Originally PGA National G.C., later J.D.M. C.C.)
Dick Wilson & Joe Lee, 1964.
Six holes added by Joe Lee, 1998.
Ranked for 22 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Third 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Third 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Third 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Ninth 10 - No. 87
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Tenth 10 - No. 98
OFF 1989

Ballyneal G. & Hunt C., Holyoke, Colo.

Tom Doak, 2006.
Ranked for 2 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Tenth 10 - No. 95

Baltimore C.C. (East Cse.), Timonium, Md.
(Formerly known as Five Farms Cse.)
A.W. Tillinghast, 1926.
Remodeled by Keith Foster 2002-2006.
Ranked for 37 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
OFF 1967-1968
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Ninth 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Ninth 10 - No. 85
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Sixth 10 - No. 52
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Eighth 10 - No. 72
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - Eighth 10 - No. 75
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - Seventh 10 - No. 62
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Fifth 10 - No. 42
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - Fourth 10 - No. 40
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1999-2000) - Fifth 10 - No. 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - Sixth 10 - No. 57
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - Sixth 10 - No. 55
OFF 2005

Baltusrol G.C. (Lower Cse.), Springfield, N.J.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1922.
Remodeled by Robert Trent Jones, 1952.]
Remodeled by Rees Jones, 1992 & 1996-2004.
Ranked all 47 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Second 10 - No. 15
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Second 10 - No. 16
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Third 10 - No. 23
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - Third 10 - No. 29
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - Second 10 - No. 20
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Third 10 - No. 24
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - Third 10 - No. 28
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1999-2000) - Fourth 10 - No. 34
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - Third 10 - No. 28
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - Third 10 - No. 22
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2005-2006) - Fourth 10 - No. 40
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2007-2008) - Fifth 10 - No. 44
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2009-2010) - Fourth 10 - No. 30
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Fourth 10 - No. 32

Bandon Dunes, Bandon, Ore.
David McLay Kidd, 1999
Ranked for 12 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - Fifth 10 - No. 41
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - Seventh 10 - No. 62
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2005-2006) - Third 10 - No. 28
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2007-2008) - Fourth 10 - No. 31
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2009-2010) - Fourth 10 - No. 33
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Third 10 - No. 28

Bandon Trails, Bandon, Ore.
Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 2005.
Ranked for 4 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2009-2010) - Eight 10 - No. 80
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2011-2012) - Seventh 10 - No. 63

Barrington Hills C.C., Barrington, Ill.

George O'Neil, Joe Roseman & Jack Croke, 1921.
Ranked for 2 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
OFF 1969

Barton Creek C. (Fazio Foothills Cse.), Austin, Texas

Tom Fazio, 1986
Ranked for 4 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - Sixth 10 - No. 60
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Tenth 10 - No. 94
OFF 1997

Bay Hill C. (Challenger & Champion 9s), Orlando, Fla.

Dick Wilson & Joe Lee, 1961.
Remodeled by Arnold Palmer, 1980.
Remodeled by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay, 1989 & 2003.
Ranked for 30 years.
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Third 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Sixth 10 - No. 57
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Sixth 10 - No. 58
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Sixth 10 - No. 56
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - Ninth 10 - No. 84
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - Eighth 10 - No. 80
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Ninth 10 - No. 89
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - Tenth 10 - No. 97
OFF 1999

Beechwood G.C., La Porte, Ind.
William Diddel, 1931
Ranked for 3 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
OFF 1969

Bel-Air C.C., Los Angeles, Calif.

George C. Thomas Jr., William P. Bell, Jack Neville, 1927.
Remodeled by Dick Wilson, 1962.
Remodeled by William F. Bell, 1968.
Remodeled by Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1975.
Remodeled by Tom Fazio 2007.
Ranked for 2 years.
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - Tenth 10 - No. 94
OFF 1993

Belle Meade C.C., Nashville, Tenn.

Donald Ross, 1916.
Remodeled by Robert Trent Jones, 1951.
Remodeled by Pete Dye, 1963.
Remodeled by Gary Baird, 1981.
Remodeled by Rees Jones, 2004.
Ranked for 3 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
OFF 1969

Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo.
Robert Trent Jones, 1960.
Remodeled by Roger Rulewich, 1996-2000.
Remodeled by Rees Jones, 2006.
Ranked for 39 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
America's 100 Most Testing Courses (1969-1970) - Second 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1971-1972) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Tests of Golf (1973-1974) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1975-1976) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1977-1978) - Fourth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1979-1980) - Fifth 10
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1981-1982) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1983-1984) - Second 50
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1985-1986) - Fifth 10 - No. 47
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1987-1988) - Sixth 10 - No. 59
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1989-1990) - Sixth 10 - No. 51
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1991-1992) - Seventh 10 - No. 63
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1993-1994) - Sixth 10 - No. 56
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1995-1996) - Sixth 10 - No. 53
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1997-1998) - Seventh 10 - No. 67
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (1999-2000) - Eighth 10 - No. 77
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2001-2002) - Eighth 10 - No. 73
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2003-2004) - Seventh 10 - No. 61
OFF 2005

Benson Park G.Cse., Omaha, Neb.
Robert Bruce Harris & Edward Lawrence Packard, 1964
Ranked for 2 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
OFF 1969

Berry Hills C.C., Charleston, W. Va.
William Gordon, 1952.
Ranked for 3 years.
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1966)
America's 200 Toughest Courses (1967-1968)
OFF 1969

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