March 14, 2012

America's 100 Greatest Public Courses

WHISTLING STRAITS G.C. / No. 3 among America's 100 Public Greatest Courses

WHISTLING STRAITS G.C. / No. 3 among America's 100 Public Greatest Courses

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

   Rank* Course Name   Yards   Par Points     __1.__ __(1) [PEBBLE BEACH G. LINKS](http://courses.golfdigest.com/l/33930/Pebble-Beach-Golf-Links-Pebble-Beach-Golf-Links)

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Pebble Beach / 800-654-9300 / pebblebeach.com 6,828 72 68.56 2. __(2) PACIFIC DUNES

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Bandon, Ore. / 888-345-6008 / bandondunesgolf.com 7,362 71 65.86 3. __(3) WHISTLING STRAITS G.C.

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Haven, Wis. / 800-344-2838 / whistlingstraits.com 7,362 72 65.75 4. __(4) THE OCEAN COURSE

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Kiawah Island, S.C. / 888-854-2924 / kiawahgolf.com 7,356 72 64.88 5. __(7) BANDON DUNES

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Bandon, Ore. / 888-345-6008 / bandondunesgolf.com 6,732 72 64.27 6. __(8) SHADOW CREEK

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North Las Vegas, Nev. / 866-260-0069 / shadowcreek.com 7,560 72 64.15 7. __(5) BETHPAGE STATE PARK (Black)

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Farmingdale, N.Y. / 516-249-4040 nysparks.state.ny.us 7,468 71 63.70 8. __(6) PINEHURST RESORT (No. 2)

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(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.

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Arcadia, Mich. / 800-494-8666 / arcadiabluffs.com 7,300 72 62.77 11. __(11) SPYGLASS HILL G. CSE.

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Pebble Beach / 800-654-9300 / pebblebeach.com 6,953 72 62.63 12. __(17) KARSTEN CREEK G.C.

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Stillwater, Okla. / 405-743-1658 / karstencreek.com 7,407 72 62.20 13. __(New) THE HIGHLAND CSE. AT PRIMLAND

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Meadows of Dan, Va. / 866-960-7746 / primland.com 7,053 72 62.18 14. __(14) BANDON TRAILS

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Bandon, Ore. / 888-345-6008 / bandondunesgolf.com 6,765 71 62.01 15. __(16) BLACKWOLF RUN (River)

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Kohler, Wis. / 800-344-2838 / blackwolfrun.com 7,404 72 61.81 16. __(20) THE QUARRY AT GIANTS RIDGE

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Biwabik, Minn. / 800-688-7669 / giantsridge.com 72 61.23 17. __(25) KAPALUA (Plantation)

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Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii / 877-527-2582 / kapaluamaui.com 7,411 73 61.19 18. __(New) THE PETE DYE CSE. AT FRENCH LICK RESORT

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(12) THE PRINCE COURSE

__(18) FOREST DUNES G.C.

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Roscommon, Mich. / 939-275-0700 / forestdunesgolf.com 7,104 72 60.93 21. __(13) HARBOUR TOWN G. LINKS

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Hilton Head Island / 800-955-8337 / seapines.com 6,973 71 60.91 22. __(22) MAY RIVER G.C. AT PALMETTO BLUFF

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Bluffton, S.C. / 800-501-7405 / palmetto-bluff.com 7,171 72 60.69 23. __(New) THE CLUB AT PRONGHORN (Nicklaus)

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Bend, Ore. / 866-372-1003 / pronghornclub.com 7,381 72 60.61 24. __(24) THE HOMESTEAD (Cascades)

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(37) CHAMBERS BAY

KEY: *2009 RANK IN PARENTHESES

   Rank* Course Name   Yards   Par Points     __26.__ __(28) [OSPREY MEADOWS AT TAMARACK RESORT](http://courses.golfdigest.com/l/34641/Osprey-Meadows-Golf-Course-At-Tamarack-Resort-Tamarack)

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(26) MAUNA KEA G. CSE.

Kohala Coast, Hawaii / 808-882-5400 / maunakeabeachhotel.com 7,370 72 59.86 28. __(21) WOLF CREEK G.C.

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Mesquite, Nev. / 866-252-4653 / golfwolfcreek.com 6,939 72 59.73 29. __(New) OLD WAVERLY G.C.

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__(29) PASATIEMPO G.C.

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Santa Cruz, Calif. / 831-459-9155 / pasatiempo.com 6,500 72 59.65 31. __(23) THE BROADMOOR G.C. (East)

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Colorado Springs / 800-634-7711 / broadmoor.com 7,355 72 59.64 32. __(31) SEA ISLAND G.C. (Seaside)

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St. Simons Island, Ga. / 800-732-4752 / seaisland.com 7,055 70 59.56 33. __(New) TRUE NORTH RESORT & G.C.

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Harbor Springs, Mich. / 231-526-3300 / truenorthgolf.com 7,027 72 59.40 34. __(43) PAA-KO RIDGE G.C.

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Sandia Park, N.M. / 866-898-5987 / paakoridge.com 7,562 72 59.29 35. __(30) WHISTLING STRAITS (Irish)

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Haven, Wis. / 800-344-2838 / whistlingstraits.com 7,201 72 59.22 36. __(15) TULLYMORE G.C.

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Stanwood, Mich. / 800-972-4837 / stivesgolf.com 7,250 72 58.96 37. __(35) THE CHALLENGE AT MANELE

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Lanai City, Lanai, Hawaii / 808-565-2222 / golfonlanai.com 7,039 72 58.94 38. __(44) THE OCEAN COURSE AT HAMMOCK BEACH RESORT

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Palm Coast, Fla. / 386-447-4611 / hammockbeach.com 7,201 72 58.71 39. __(36) THE HARVESTER G.C.

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Rhodes, Iowa / 641-227-4653 / harvestergolf.com 7,340 72 58.61 40. __(New) THE WILDERNESS AT FORTUNE BAY

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Tower, Minn. / 800-992-4680 / golfthewilderness.com 7,207 72 58.54 41. __(19) FALLEN OAK G.C.

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Saucier, Miss. / 877-805-4657 / fallenoak.com 7,487 72 58.48 42. __(39) G.C. AT CUSCOWILLA

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Eatonton, Ga. / 800-458-5351 / cuscowilla.com 6,847 70 58.46 43. __(64) TORREY PINES G. CSE. (South)

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La Jolla, Calif. / 800-985-4653 / torreypinesgolfcourse.com 7,628 72 58.44 44. __(34) BLACK LAKE G.C.

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Onaway, Mich. / 989-733-4653 / blacklakegolf.com 7,046 72 58.37 45. __(50) BARTON CREEK C.C. (Fazio Canyons)

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__(38) THE DUNES G. & BEACH CLUB

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Myrtle Beach / 866-386-3722 / dunesgolfandbeachclub.com 7,195 72 58.17 47. __(45) COG HILL G. & C.C. (No. 4)

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Lemont, Ill. / 866-264-4455 / coghillgolf.com 7,554 71 58.07 T48. __(New) CAMP CREEK G.C.

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Panama City Beach, Fla. / 850-231-7600 / campcreekgolfclub.com 7,159 72 58.05 T48. __(56) PINE NEEDLES LODGE & G.C.

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Southern Pines, N.C. / 800-747-7272 / pineneedles-midpines.com 7,015 71 58.05 50. __(32) GOLDEN HORSESHOE G.C. (Gold)

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KEY: *2009 RANK IN PARENTHESES

    Rank* Course Name   Yards   Par Points     __51.__ __(58) [CROSSWATER](http://courses.golfdigest.com/l/31714/Crosswater-Club-At-Sunriver-Crosswater)

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Sunriver, Ore. / 800-801-8765 / sunriver-resort.com 7,683 72 58.02 52. __(New) THE RIM G.C.

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Payson, Ariz. / 928-472-1480 / therimgolfclub.com 7,193 71 57.94 T53. __(40) THE CLASSIC AT MADDEN'S RESORT

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__(47) EAGLE EYE G.C.

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Bath, Mich. / 888-411-4295 / hawkhollow.com 7,318 72 57.92 55. __(46) WORLD WOODS G.C. (Pine Barrens)

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__(98) LONGABERGER G.C.

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Nashport, Ohio / 740-763-1100 / longabergergolfclub.com 7,243 72 57.74 57. __(52) THE LINKS AT SPANISH BAY

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Pebble Beach / 800-654-9300 / pebblebeach.com 6,821 72 57.71 58. __(78) HAWKTREE G.C.

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Bismarck, N.D. / 800-620-6142 / hawktree.com 7,085 72 57.70 59. __(81) BULLE ROCK

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Havre de Grace, Md. / 888-285-5375 / bullerock.com 7,375 72 57.66 60. __(95) BLACKWOLF RUN (Meadow Valleys)

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Kohler, Wis. / 800-344-2838 / blackwolfrun.com 7,210 72 57.63 61. __(49) CASCATA

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__(71) PGA WEST (TPC Stadium)

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La Quinta, Calif. / 800-742-9378 / pgawest.com 7,300 72 57.56 63. __(54) PINEHURST RESORT (No. 4)

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Pinehurst, N.C. / 800-487-4653 / pinehurst.com 7,117 72 57.52 64. __(79) PUMPKIN RIDGE G.C. (Ghost Creek)

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North Plains, Ore. / 888-594-4653 / pumpkinridge.com 6,839 71 57.50 65. __(65) EDGEWOOD TAHOE G. CSE.

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Stateline, Nev. / 775-588-3566 / edgewood-tahoe.com 7,555 72 57.48 66. __(62) BAY HARBOR G.C. (Links/Quarry)

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__(New) TETHEROW G.C.

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Bend, Ore. / 541-388-2582 / tetherow.com 7,298 72 57.27 68. __(51) PINEHURST RESORT (No. 8)

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Pinehurst, N.C. / 800-487-4653 / pinehurst.com 7,092 72 57.17 69. __(New) ELK RIDGE G.C.

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Atlanta, Mich. / 800-626-4355 / elkridgegolf.com 7,072 72 57.11 70. __(New) SPRING CREEK G.C.

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Gordonsville, Va. / 540-832-0744 / springcreekgolfclub.com 7,389 72 57.10 71. __(New) PELICAN HILL G.C. (Ocean South)

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Newport Coast, Calif. / 800-315-8214 / pelicanhill.com 6,580 70 57.09 72. __(80) MATTAPONI SPRINGS G.C.

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Ruther Glen, Va. / 800-633-7888 / mattaponisprings.com 6,937 70 57.07 73. __(90) PROMONTORY, THE RANCH CLUB (Dye Canyon)

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Park City, Utah / 888-458-6600 / promontoryclub.com 7,615 72 56.96 T74. __T74. (75) THE COEUR D'ALENE RESORT G. CSE

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__(91) WAILEA G.C. (Gold)

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KEY: *2009 RANK IN PARENTHESES

    Rank* Course Name   Yards   Par Points     __76.__ __(New) [ATUNYOTE G.C.](http://courses.golfdigest.com/l/35682/Turning-Stone-Resort-Atunyote)

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Verona, N.Y. / 877-748-4653 / turning-stone.com 7,482 72 56.90 77. __(New) OLD GREENWOOD G. CSE.

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Truckee, Calif. / 800-754-3070 / oldgreenwood.com 7,518 72 56.88 78. __(82) TOBACCO ROAD G.C.

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Sanford, N.C. / 877-284-3762 / tobaccoroadgolf.com 6,554 71 56.83 79. __(New) KINGSMILL RESORT (River)

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Williamsburg, Va. / 800-832-5665 / kingsmill.com 6,831 71 56.79 80. __(New) PELICAN HILL G.C. (Ocean North)

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Newport Coast, Calif. / 800-315-8214 / pelicanhill.com 6,945 71 56.78 T81. __(New) GRAND TRAVERSE RESORT & SPA (The Bear)

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Acme, Mich. / 231-534-6000 / grandtraverseresort.com 7,078 72 56.65 T81. __(97) TURTLE BAY RESORT (Palmer)

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Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii / 808-293-8574 / turtlebayresort.com 7,218 72 56.65 83. __61) CIRCLING RAVEN G.C.

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Worley, Idaho / 800-532-2464 / circlingraven.com 7,189 72 56.64 84. __ (New) KALUHYAT G.C.

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Verona, N.Y. / 877-748-4653 / turning-stone.com 7,105 72 56.60 85. __(68) NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT (Mystic Rock)

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Farmington, Pa. / 800-422-2736 / nemacolin.com 7,526 72 56.57 T86. __ (59) BLACK MESA G.C.

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__(New) THE BULL AT PINEHURST FARMS

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Sheboygan Falls, Wis. / 800-584-3285 / golfthebull.com 7,354 72 56.52 T88. __(New) BAYSIDE RESORT G.C.

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__(27) THE G.C. AT REDLANDS MESA

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__(77) GRANDE DUNES RESORT CLUB

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Myrtle Beach / 843-449-7070 / grandedunes.com 7,618 72 56.50 T88. __(69) LAKEWOOD SHORES G. & C.C. (Gailes)

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Oscoda, Mich. / 800-882-2493 / lakewoodshores.com 6,954 72 56.50 92. __(60) CORDEVALLE G.C.

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San Martin, Calif. / 408-695-4590 / cordevalle.com 7,300 72 56.44 93. __(New) INNISBROOK G. RESORT (Copperhead)

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__(41) TIDEWATER G.C. & PLANTATION

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North Myrtle Beach, S.C. / 800-446-5363 / tidewatergolf.com 7,044 72 56.33 T95. __(50) BARTON CREEK C.C. (Fazio Foothills)

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Austin / 800-336-6158 / bartoncreek.com 7,125 72 56.19 T95. __(New) THE CHASE AT COYOTE SPRINGS

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Coyote Springs, Nev. / 702-422-1400 / coyotesprings.com 7,471 72 56.19 97. __(84) TRUMP NATIONAL G.C. LOS ANGELES

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Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. / 310-303-3240 / trumpgolf.com 7,242 71 56.18 98. __(84) (New) THE GREENBRIER (Greenbrier)

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White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. / 800-453-4858 / greenbrier.com 6,675 72 56.17 T99. __(New) THE DONALD ROSS CSE. AT FRENCH LICK RESORT

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French Lick, Ind. / 888-936-9360 / frenchlick.com 7,030 70 56.14 T99. __(New) TPC LOUISIANA

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