Golf Digest editors picks

Readers' Choice Rankings:
The Top 50 Private Courses

September 23, 2009

2010 Readers' Choice Awards
RANKINGS: The Top 50 Public Golf Facilities | Private | Resort
SELECTED PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS: Public | Private | Resort | The Best of the Best
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Top 10 in each ranking category: Public | Private | Resorts
WEB EXCLUSIVE: State By State: All the facilities scoring at least 75 points
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1. Oak Hill CC, Rochester, N.Y.
   
quality of course
course conditions
reputation/prestige
practice facilities
speed of play
clubhouse
caddie program
food/dining
service
overall value
Total  
    9.91 9.91 9.92 9.35 9.60 9.41 9.61 9.59 9.71 9.78 98.40
2. Augusta National GC, Augusta Ga.
    9.84 9.93 9.96 9.07 9.53 9.86 9.52 9.71 9.87 9.67 98.18
2. Pine Valley GC, Pine Valley, N.J.
    9.99 9.74 9.93 9.53 9.53 9.45 9.67 9.51 9.71 9.57 98.18
4. Kinloch CC, Manakin Sabot, Va.
    9.70 9.95 9.55 9.95 9.70 9.75 9.70 9.37 10.00 9.60 97.83
5. Oakmont CC, Oakmont, Pa.
    9.94 9.83 9.99 8.77 9.11 9.63 9.58 9.20 9.43 9.47 97.70
6. Robert Trent Jones GC, Manassas, Va.
    9.83 9.83 9.78 9.35 9.33 9.83 9.73 9.56 9.50 9.50 97.62
7. Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio
    9.85 9.64 9.83 9.61 9.52 9.75 9.70 9.52 9.65 9.66 97.35
8. The Ridge at Back Brook, Ringoes, N.J.
    9.81 9.76 9.49 9.72 9.20 9.79 9.19 9.19 9.48 9.24 96.85
9. Aronimink GC, Newtown Square, Pa.
    9.66 9.60 9.63 9.37 9.32 9.56 9.65 9.42 9.49 9.43 95.97
10. Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, Calif.
    9.82 9.58 9.93 7.23 9.64 8.67 9.47 8.63 9.26 9.45 95.45
11. Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio
    9.58 9.68 9.66 9.35 8.81 9.39 9.13 9.30 9.32 9.11 95.36
12. Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton, N.Y.
    9.88 9.45 9.86 8.38 9.25 9.06 9.10 8.42 8.95 9.31 95.32
13. Hidden Creek GC, Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
   
quality of course
course conditions
reputation/prestige
practice facilities
speed of play
clubhouse
caddie program
food/dining
service
overall value
Total  
    9.55 9.57 9.40 9.53 9.48 9.63 9.36 9.01 9.54 9.58 95.29
14. The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn.
    9.63 9.59 9.48 9.07 9.07 9.33 9.38 9.00 9.41 9.36 95.26
15. Trump International GC, West Palm Beach
    9.51 9.54 9.28 9.58 9.42 9.49 9.33 9.33 9.48 9.12 94.79
16. Cuscowilla on Lake Oconge, Eatonton, Ga.
    9.59 9.57 9.31 9.22 9.17 8.72 9.15 8.66 9.08 9.19 94.54
17. Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier, Pa.
    9.50 9.45 9.59 8.91 9.00 9.32 9.38 9.33 9.14 9.32 94.22
18. Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio
    9.40 9.64 9.32 9.59 8.95 9.42 8.96 9.16 9.09 8.53 94.01
19. Colleton River Plantation GC, Bluffton, S.C.
    9.56 9.49 9.44 9.26 9.38 9.57 7.13 9.29 9.39 9.22 93.92
20. Whisper Rock GC, Scottsdale, Ariz.
    9.21 9.64 9.18 9.64 9.38 9.45 9.53 9.19 9.64 8.74 93.82
21. Northland CC, Duluth, Minn.
    9.70 9.27 9.43 8.05 9.27 9.55 8.44 9.41 9.20 9.32 93.77
22. Peachtree GC, Atlanta, Ga.
    9.59 9.41 9.25 7.87 9.53 9.44 9.23 8.60 9.19 9.18 93.72
23. Trump National GC, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.
    9.46 9.52 8.71 9.41 8.44 9.54 9.44 9.07 9.22 8.85 93.71
24. Crystal Downs GC, Frankfort, Mich.
    9.77 9.47 9.62 7.65 9.21 7.73 7.50 8.24 8.60 8.85 93.23
25. Sand Hills GC, Mullen, Neb.
    9.65 9.40 9.46 6.54 9.35 7.83 8.67 9.08 9.50 8.95 93.07
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