January 4, 2015

Florida's Top 75

Golf Digest's Top Public Courses In Florida

A GOOD WALK: The par-3 14th at Streamsong Red.

A GOOD WALK: The par-3 14th at Streamsong Red.

Which of Florida's public courses should be on your itinerary? We asked the Golf Digest Course Ranking Panel to give each course they'd played a score of 1-10 (10 being the highest). Their picks, ranked 1 to 75.


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1. Streamsong Resort Red (Coore-Crenshaw)

Streamsong / streamsongresort.com

/ 8.45

2. TPC Sawgrass (The Players Stadium)

Ponte Vedra Beach / tpc.com/tpc-sawgrass

/ 8.35

3. Streamsong Resort Blue (Doak)

Streamsong / streamsongresort.com

/ 8.17

4. World Woods G.C. (Pine Barrens)

Brooksville / worldwoods.com

/ 7.68

5. PGA National Resort & Spa (Champion)

Palm Beach Gardens / pgaresort.com

/ 7.49

6. Innisbrook (Copperhead)

Palm Harbor / innisbrookgolfresort.com

/ 7.47

7. Camp Creek G.C.

Panama City Beach / campcreekgolfclub.com

/ 7.44

8. Trump National Doral G.C. (Blue Monster)

Miami / trumpgolfdoral.com

/ 7.43

9. Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Orlando / bayhill.com

/ 7.36

10. Hammock Dunes Club Links Course

Palm Coast / hammockdunesclub.com

/ 7.24

11. Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort

Palm Coast / hammockbeach.com

/ 7.19

12. World Woods G.C. Rolling Oaks

Brooksville / worldwoods.com

/ 7.05

13. Conservatory Cse. at Hammock Beach Resort

Palm Coast / hammockbeach.com

/ 6.97

14. TPC Sawgrass Dye's Valley

Ponte Vedra Beach / tpc.com/sawgrass-dyes-valley-course

/ 6.84

15. Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne / golfcrandon.com

/ 6.80

16. Gasparilla Inn G.C.

Boca Grande / the-gasparilla-inn.com

/ 6.75

17. Orange County National G. Ctr. (Crooked Cat)

Winter Garden / ocngolf.com

/ 6.70

18. Orange County National G. Ctr. Panther Lake

Winter Garden / ocngolf.com

/ 6.68

19. PGA G.C.(Dye Course)

Port St. Lucie / pgavillage.com

/ 6.62

T-20. Burnt Pine G.C. at Sandestin

Miramar Beach / burntpinegolfclub.com

/ 6.56

T-20. Tiburón G.C.

Naples / tiburongcnaples.com

/ 6.56

22. Victoria Hills G.C.

DeLand / victoriahillsgolf.com

/ 6.53

23. King & Bear

St. Augustine / golfwgv.com

/ 6.51

24. Innisbrook Island

Palm Harbor / innisbrookgolfresort.com

/ 6.50

T-25. Kelly Plantation G.C.

Destin / kellyplantationgolf.com

/ 6.49

T-25. PGA National Resort & Spa (Fazio)

Palm Beach Gardens / pgaresort.com

/ 6.49

27. Southern Dunes G. and C.C.

Haines City / southerndunes.com

/ 6.48

28. TPC Tampa Bay

Lutz / tpctampabay.com

/ 6.47

29. Mission Inn Resort & Club (El Campeòn)

Howey-in-the-Hills / missioninnresort.com

/ 6.46

30. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ocean)

Ponte Vedra Beach / pontevedra.com

/ 6.43

31. Biltmore G. Cse.

Coral Gables / biltmorehotel.com

/ 6.42

32. PGA G.C. Wanamaker

Port St. Lucie / pgavillage.com

/ 6.41

33. Grand Cypress Resort (The New)

Orlando / grandcypress.com

/ 6.40

T-34 PGA G.C. (The Ryder Course)

Port St. Luci / pgavillage.com

/ 6.38

T-34 Ritz-Carlton G.C. (Grande Lakes)

Orlando / grandelakes.com

/ 6.38

36. Waldorf Astoria G.C.

Orlando / waldorfastoriaorlando.com/golf

/ 6.36

37. Old Corkscrew G.C.

Estero / oldcorkscrew.com

/ 6.35

38. LPGA International (Jones)

Daytona Beach / lpgainternational.com

/ 6.34

T-39. Grand Cypress Resort (North/East/South nines)

Orlando / grandcypress.com

/ 6.32

T-39. Reunion Resort (Palmer)

Kissimmee / reunionresort.com

/ 6.32

41. Lake Jovita G. & C.C. (South)

Dade City / lakejovitagolfcc.com

/ 6.30

T-42. Naples Grande G.C.

Naples / naplesgrande.com

/ 6.28

T-42. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort (Ocean Links)

Amelia Island / omnihotels.com

/ 6.28

44. PGA National Resort & Spa (Palmer)

Palm Beach Gardens / pgaresort.com

/ 6.27

T-45. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort (Oak Marsh)

Amelia Island / omnihotels.com

/ 6.24

T-45. Turnberry Isle (Soffer)

Aventura / turnberryislemiami.com

/ 6.24

47. Reunion Resort (Nicklaus)

Kissimmee / reunionresort.com

/ 6.18

T-48. LPGA International (Hills)

Daytona Beach / lpgainternational.com

/ 6.17

T-48. Osprey Point G. Cse.

Boca Raton / pbcgov.com/parks/sports/golf

/ 6.17

50. Raven G.C. at Sandestin

Miramar Beach / sandestin.com

/ 6.16

51. Juliette Falls G.C.

Dunnellon / juliettefalls.com

/ 6.12

T-52. Palm Beach National G. & C.C.

Lake Worth / palmbeachnational.com

/ 6.10

T-52. Reunion Resort (Watson)

Kissimmee / reunionresort.com

/ 6.10

T-52. Slammer & Squire

St. Augustine / golfwgv.com

/ 6.10

T-55. Lake Jovita G. & C.C. (North)

Dade City / lakejovitagolfcc.com

/ 6.09

T-55. Walt Disney World Golf Courses (Magnolia)

Orlando / golfwdw.com

/ 6.09

57. Fox Hollow G.C.

Trinity / foxhollowgolfclub.com

/ 6.07

T-58. Bay Point Resort G.C. (Nicklaus)

Panama City Beach / baypointgolf.com

/ 6.06

T-58. Gateway G. & C.C.

Fort Myers / gatewaygolf.com

/ 6.06

T-60. N. Palm Beach C.C.

North Palm Beach / npbcc.org

/ 6.05

T-60. Ocala G.C.

Ocala / ocalagolfclub.com

/ 6.05

T-62 Deer Creek G.C.

Deerfield Beach / deercreekflorida.com

/ 6.00

T-62. Hombre G.C.

Panama City Beach / hombregolfclub.com

/ 6.00

T-62. Legends at Orange Lake Resort

Kissimmee / experienceorangelake.com

/ 6.00

T-62. Lely Resort G. & C.C. (Flamingo Island)

Naples / lelyresortgolfandcountryclub.com

/ 6.00

T-62. Regatta Bay G. & C.C.

Destin / regattabay.com

/ 6.00

67. PGA National Resort & Spa (Squire)

Palm Beach Gardens / pgaresort.com

/ 5.96

68. Mission Inn Resort & Club (Las Colinas)

Howey-in-the-Hills / missioninnresort.com

/ 5.95

69. Turnberry Isle (Miller Course)

Aventura / turnberryislemiami.com

/ 5.94

70. Lely Resort G. & C.C. (Mustang)

Naples / lelyresortgolfandcountryclub.com

/ 5.93

T-71. Baytree National G. Links

Melbourne / baytreenational.com

/ 5.92

T-71. Miami Beach G.C.

Miami Beach / miamibeachgolfclub.com

/ 5.92

73. Trump National Doral G.C.(Great White)

Miami / trumpgolfdoral.com

/ 5.91

74. Links G.C. at Sandestin Links

Miramar Beach / sandestin.com

/ 5.90

75. ChampionsGate G.C.International

ChampionsGate / championsgate.com

/ 5.88