September 17, 2009

State By State Recognition

Listed in alphabetical order by state all facilities on list scored had a overall score of 75.0 or higher

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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ALABAMA (9)

Craft Farms Coastal Golf Resort, Gulf Shores

Kiva Dunes GC, Gulf Shores

RTJ Golf Trail at Highland Oaks, Dothan

RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile

RTJ Golf Trail at Oxmoor Valley, Birmingham

RTJ Golf Trail at Capitol Hill, Prattville

RTJ Golf Trail at Grand National GC, Opelika

RTJ Golf Trail at Ross Bridge Golf Resort, Hoover

Rock Creek GC, Fairhope

ARIZONA (27)

ASU Karsten GC, Tempe

The Boulders Club, Carefree

Desert Highlands GC, Scottsdale

The Desert Mountain Club, Scottsdale

Eagle Mountain GC, Fountain Hills

The Estancia Club, Scottsdale

The Legacy Golf Resort, Phoenix

The Gallery GC, Marana

Gold Canyon Golf Resort, Gold Canyon

Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale

Kierland GC, Scottsdale

Las Sendas GC, Mesa

Marriott's Wildfire GC at Desert Ridge, Phoenix

Ocotillo Golf Resort, Chandler

The Phoenician GC, Scottsdale

The Pointe Hilton Resort at Tapatio Cliffs, Phoenix

Raven GC at South Mountain, Phoenix

Raven GC at Verrado, Buckeye

Sedona Golf Resort, Sedona

SunRidge Canyon GC, Fountain Hills

Talking Stick GC, Scottsdale

TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Troon North GC, Scottsdale

Ventana Canyon Golf Racquet Club, Tucson

We-Ko-Pa GC, Fort McDowell

Whisper Rock GC, Scottsdale

The Wigwam Golf Resort Spa, Litchfield Park

CALIFORNIA (39)

Barona Creek GC, Lakeside

Bayonet/Black Horse GC, Seaside

Bel-Air CC, Los Angeles

Black Gold GC, Yorba Linda

Callippe Preserve GC, Pleasanton

Carmel Valley Ranch GC, Carmel

The Crossings at Carlsbad, Carlsbad

Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach

Desert Willow Golf Resort, Palm Desert

Four Seasons Resort Aviara, Carlsbad

Half Moon Bay GL, Half Moon Bay

Harding Park GC, San Francisco

Hiddenbrooke GC, Vallejo

Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells

Industry Hills GC at Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry

La Quinta Resort Club, La Quinta

The Links at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach

Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles

Lost Canyons GC, Simi Valley

Marriott's Shadow Ridge Resort, Palm Desert

Monterey Peninsula CC, Pebble Beach

Oak Creek GC, Irvine

Ojai Valley Inn Spa, Ojai

The Olympic Club, Daly City

Pasatiempo GC, Santa Cruz

Pebble Beach GL, Pebble Beach

Pelican Hill GC, Newport Coast

PGA West Resort, La Quinta

Poppy Hills GC, Pebble Beach

Presidio GC, San Francisco

Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades

Rustic Canyon GC, Moorpark

San Francisco GC, San Francisco

San Juan Oaks GC, Hollister

Spyglass Hill GC, Pebble Beach

Stevinson Ranch GC, Stevinson

Torrey Pines GC, La Jolla

Trump National GC Los Angeles, Rancho Palos Verdes

Valencia CC, Valencia

COLORADO (5)

Breckenridge GC, Breckenridge

Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs

Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock

Fossil Trace GC, Golden

Raven GC at Three Peaks, Silverthorne

CONNECTICUT (5)

CC of Fairfield, Fairfield

Great River GC, Milford

Stanwich Club, Greenwich

TPC River Highlands, Cromwell

Yale GC, New Haven

DELAWARE (1)

Baywood Greens, Long Neck

FLORDIA (35)

Abacoa GC, Jupiter

Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island

Bay Hill Club Lodge, Orlando

Baytree National GL, Melbourne

Black Diamond Ranch GCC, Lecanto

Celebration GC, Celebration

ChampionsGate Golf Resort, ChampionsGate

Doral Golf Resort Spa, Miami

Eagle Creek GC, Orlando

Emerald Dunes GC, West Palm Beach

Falcon's Fire GC, Kissimmee

Grand Cypress GC, Orlando

Harmony Golf Preserve, Harmony

Innisbrook Resort and GC, Palm Harbor

Jupiter Hills Club, Tequesta

Lake Nona Club, Orlando

Lely Resort GCC, Naples

LPGA International, Daytona Beach

Medalist GC, Hobe Sound

Orange County National, Winter Garden

PGA GC in PGA Village, Port St. Lucie

PGA National GC, Palm Beach Gardens

Saddlebrook Resort, Wesley Chapel

Sawgrass GC, Ponte Vedra Beach

Seminole GC, Juno Beach

Southern Dunes GCC, Haines City

The Bear's Club, Jupiter

Tiburon GC, Naples

TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach

TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz

Trump International GC, West Palm Beach

Victoria Hills GC, Deland

Walt Disney World GC, Lake Buena Vista

World Golf Village, St. Augustine

World Woods GC, Brooksville

GEORGIA (14)

Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, GA

Atlanta CC, Marietta, GA

Augusta CC, Augusta, GA

Augusta National GC, Augusta, Ga.

Bear's Best Atlanta, Suwanee, GA

Callaway Gardens Golf Resort, Pine Mountain, GA

Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee, Eatonton, Ga.

East Lake GC, Atlanta, GA

GC of Georgia, The, Alpharetta, GA

Peachtree GC, Atlanta

Reynolds Landing, Greensboro, Ga.

Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Ga.

Sea Island GC, St. Simons Island, Ga.

TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, GA

HAWAII (15)

The Challenge at Manele/The Experience at Koele, Lanai City

Hapuna GC, Mauna Kea Resort, Kamuela

Kaanapali GC, Lahaina

Kapalua Resort, Kapalua

Kauai Lagoons GC, Lihue

Ko'olau GC, Kaneohe

Makena Resort GC, Kihei

Mauna Kea Beach GC, Kamuela

Mauna Lani Resort, Kohala Coast

Poipu Bay GC, Koloa

Princeville Resort, Princeville

Puakea GC, Lihue

Turtle Bay Golf, Kahuku

Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa

Wailea GC, Wailea

IDAHO (2)

Circling Raven GC, Worley

Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene

ILLINOIS (10)

Bolingbrook GC, Bolingbrook

Butler National GC, Oak Brook

Chalet Hills GC, Cary

Cog Hill GC, Lemont

Eagle Ridge Resort Spa, Galena

The Glen Club, Glenview

Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer

Medinah CC, Medinah

Olympia Fields CC, Olympia Fields

Pine Meadow GC, Mundelein

INDIANA (3)

Brickyard Crossing Golf Resort Inn, Indianapolis

Crooked Stick GC, Carmel

Purgatory GC, Noblesville

KANSAS (3)

Falcon Ridge GC, Lenexa

Prairie Dunes CC, Hutchinson

Sand Creek Station GC, Newton

KENTUCKY (1)

Valhalla GC, Louisville

MARYLAND (6)

Bulle Rock, Havre de Grace

Caves Valley GC, Owings Mills

Congressional CC, Bethesda

P.B. Dye GC, Ijamsville

Rum Pointe Seaside GL, Berlin

Whiskey Creek GC, Ijamsville

MASSACHUSETTS (4)

Crumpin-Fox Club, Bernardston

Pinehills GC, Plymouth

The Ranch GC, Southwick

Red Tail GC, Devens

MICHIGAN (21)

Arcadia Bluffs GC, Arcadia

Bay Harbor GC, Bay Harbor

Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs

Bucks Run GC, Mt. Pleasant

Cedar Chase GC, Cedar Springs

Crystal Downs GC, Frankfort

Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville

Eagle Eye GC, East Lansing

Elk Ridge GC, Atlanta

Forest Dunes GC, Roscommon

Garland Resort, Lewiston

Grand Traverse Resort Spa, Acme

Lakewood Shores Resort, Oscoda

Little Traverse Bay GC Restaurant, Harbor Springs

Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Hills

Pilgrim's Run GC, Pierson

Point O'Woods GCC, Benton Harbor

Shanty Creek Resorts, Bellaire

Shepherd's Hollow GC, Clarkston

St. Ives Resort/Tullymore, Stanwood

Treetops Resort, Treetops Village

MINNESOTA (7)

Giants Ridge Golf Ski Resort, Biwabik

Hazeltine National GC, Chaska

Interlachen CC, Edina

Madden's on Gull Lake, Brainerd

Northland CC, Duluth

Ridges at Sand Creek, Jordan

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay, Tower

MISSOURI (1)

Missouri Bluffs GC, St. Charles

NEBRASKA (1)

Sand Hills GC, Mullen

NEVADA (24)

The Badlands GC, Las Vegas

Bali Hai GC, Las Vegas

Bear's Best GC, Las Vegas

Boulder Creek GC, Boulder City

Casablanca GC, Mesquite

Cascata GC, Boulder City

Desert Pines GC, Las Vegas

Dragonridge GC, Henderson

Edgewood Tahoe GC, Stateline

Lake Las Vegas Resort (Reflection Bay), Henderson

Las Vegas Paiute Resort, Las Vegas

The Legacy GC, Henderson

PGA GC at Coyote Springs, Coyote Springs

Primm Valley GC, Primm

Redhawk Club at Wingfield Springs, Sparks

The Revere GC, Henderson

Rio Secco GC, Henderson

Royal Links GC, Las Vegas

Shadow Creek GC, North Las Vegas

Siena GC, Las Vegas

Silverstone GC, Las Vegas

TPC Las Vegas, Las Vegas

TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas

Wolf Creek GC, Mesquite

NEW JERSEY (22)

Atlantic City CC, Northfield

Ballyowen GC, Hamburg

Baltusrol GC, Springfield

Bayonne GC, Bayonne

Blue Heron Pines GC, Cologne

Canoe Brook CC, Summit

Galloway National GC, Galloway

Hamilton Farm GC, Gladstone

Heron Glen GC, Ringoes

Hidden Creek GC, Egg Harbor Township

Metedeconk National GC, Jackson

Pine Hill GC, Pine Hill

Pine Valley GC, Pine Valley

Plainfield CC, Plainfield

The Ridge at Back Brook, Ringoes

Ridgewood CC, Ridgewood

Royce Brook GC, Hillsborough

Scotland Run GC, Williamstown

Somerset Hills CC, Bernardsville

TPC Jasna Polana, Princeton

Trump National GC, Bedminster

Upper Montclair CC, Clifton

NEW MEXICO (4)

Black Mesa GC, La Mesilla

Paa-Ko Ridge GC, Sandia Park

Twin Warriors GC, Santa Ana Pueblo

University of New Mexico GC, Albuquerque

NEW YORK (18)

Bethpage State Park GC, Farmingdale

Centennial GC, Carmel

Fishers Island Club, Fishers Island

Friar's Head GC, Riverhead

Garden City GC, Garden City

Hudson National GC, Croton On Hudson

The Links at Union Vale, Lagrangeville

Maidstone Club, East Hampton

National GL of America, Southampton

Oak Hill CC, Rochester

Quaker Ridge GC, Scarsdale

The Sagamore GC, Bolton Landing

Saratoga National GC, Saratoga Springs

Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton

Trump National GC, Briarcliff Manor

Turning Stone Resort, Verona

Westchester CC, Rye

Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck

NORTH CAROLINA (41)

Anderson Creek GC, Spring Lake

Bald Head Island Club, Bald Head Island

Bayonet at Puppy Creek, Raeford

Bryan Park GC, Brown Summit

The Challenge GC, Graham

CC of North Carolina, Pinehurst

CC of Whispering Pines, Whisperine Pines

Crow Creek GC, Calabash

Duke University GC, Durham

Foxfire Resort Golf, Foxfire Village

GC at Ballantyne Resort, Charlotte

Governors Club, Chapel Hill

Grandover Resort, Greensboro

Heritage GC, Raleigh

Keith Hills CC, Buies Creek

Legacy GL, Aberdeen

Little River GC Resort, Carthage

Mid Pines Inn GC, Southern Pines

Mid South Club, Southern Pines

Mill Creek GC, Mebane

The Neuse GC, Clayton

Ocean Ridge Plantation, Ocean Isle Beach

Oyster Bay GL, Sunset Beach

Pine Needles Lodge GC, Southern Pines

Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst

Pinewild CC of Pinehurst, Pinehurst

The Pit GL, Aberdeen

The Preserve at Jordan Lake, Chapel Hill

Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte

River Ridge GC, Raleigh

Rivers Edge GC, Shallotte

Rock Barn Golf Spa, Conover

Sea Trail Golf Resort, Sunset Beach

Seven Lakes CC, Seven Lakes

Talamore Resort, Southern Pines

Tanglewood Park, Clemmons

Thistle GC, Sunset Beach

Tobacco Road GC, Sanford

Tot Hill Farm GC, Asheboro

UNC Finley GC, Chapel Hill

Woodlake CC, Vass

OHIO (7)

EagleSticks GC, Zanesville

Firestone CC, Akron

Inverness Club, Toledo

Longaberger GC, Nashport

Muirfield Village GC, Dublin

Scioto CC, Upper Arlington

Shaker Run GC, Lebanon

OREGON (14)

Aspen Lakes GC, Sisters

Bandon Crossings GC, Bandon

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon

Black Butte Ranch, Black Butte

Centennial GC, Medford

Eagle Point GC, Eagle Point

Heron Lakes GC, Portland

Langdon Farms GC, Aurora

Lost Tracks GC, Bend

Pumpkin Ridge GC, North Plains

Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Salishan Lodge Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach

Sandpines GL, Florence

Sunriver Lodge Resort, Sunriver

PENNSYLVANIA (12)

Applebrook GC, Malvern

Aronimink GC, Newtown Square

Hartefeld National GC, Denver

Iron Valley GC, Roaring Spring

Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier

Merion GC, Ardmore

Oakmont CC, Oakmont

Penn National GC Inn, Media

Philadelphia CC, Gladwyne

Philadelphia Cricket Club, Flourtown

Saucon Valley CC, Bethlehem

Wyncote GC, Oxford

RHODE ISLAND (1)

Newport CC, Newport

SOUTH CAROLINA (44)

Arrowhead CC, Myrtle Beach

Barefoot Resort Golf, North Myrtle Beach

Belfair GC, Bluffton

Berkeley Hall GC, Bluffton

Caledonia Golf Fish Club, Pawleys Island

Chechessee Creek Club, Okatie

Colleton River Plantation GC, Bluffton

Daufuskie Island Club Resort, Hilton Head Island

The Dunes Golf Beach Club, Myrtle Beach

Glen Dornoch Waterway GL, Little River

Golden Bear GC, Hilton Head Island

Grande Dunes GC, Myrtle Beach

Haig Point Club, Daufuskie Island

Harbour Town GL/Sea Pines Plantation, Hilton Head Island

Heather Glen GL, Little River

Heritage Club, Pawleys Island

Hilton Head National GC, Bluffton

The International GC of Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet

The Kiawah Island Club, Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island

The Legends, Myrtle Beach

Litchfield CC, Pawleys Island

The Long Bay Club, Longs

Long Cove Club, Hilton Head Island

Man O' War Golf, Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach National GC, Myrtle Beach

Myrtlewood GC, Myrtle Beach

Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head Island

Pawleys Plantation GCC, Pawleys Island

Pine Lakes International CC, Myrtle Beach

River Club, Pawleys Island

River Hills GCC, Little River

Secession GC, Beaufort

Shipyard GC, Hilton Head Island

Tidewater GC Plantation, North Myrtle Beach

TPC Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet

True Blue Plantation, Pawleys Island,

Wachesaw Plantation Club, Murrells Inlet

Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms

Wild Wing Plantation, Conway

The Witch, Conway

The Wizard GC, Myrtle Beach

World Tour GL, Myrtle Beach

Yeamans Hall Club, Hanhan

TENNESSEE (2)

The Honors Course, Ooltewah

Stonehenge GC, Fairfield Glade

TEXAS (9)

Barton Creek Resort CC, Austin

Canyon Springs GC, San Antonio

Cowboys GC, Grapevine

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort Spa, San Antonio

La Cantera GC, San Antonio

Pecan Valley GC, San Antonio

The Quarry GC, San Antonio

Texas Star GC, Euless

The Tribute GC, The Colony

UTAH (2)

Coral Canyon GC, Washington

The Ledges GC, St. George

VIRGINIA (14)

Bay Creek Resort Club, Cape Charles

Blue Ridge Shadows GC, Front Royal

Cannon Ridge GC, Stafford

Ford's Colony CC, Williamsburg

Golden Horseshoe GC, Williamsburg

The Homestead Resort, Hot Springs

Independence GC, Midlothian

Kingsmill Resort Spa, Williamsburg

Kinloch CC, Manakin-Sabot

Mattaponi Springs GC, Ruther Glen

Raspberry Falls Golf Hunt Club, Leesburg

Robert Trent Jones GC, Manassas

Spring Creek GC, Gordonsville

Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen

WASHINGTON (7)

Chambers Bay GC, University Place

Gold Mountain GC, Bremerton

Indian Canyon GC, Spokane

McCormick Woods GC, Port Orchard

Sahalee CC, Redmond

Trophy Lake Golf Casting Club, Port Orchard

Washington National GC, Auburn

WEST VIRGINIA (3)

The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs

Pete Dye GC, Bridgeport

Stonewall Resort, Roanoke

WISCONSIN (8)

Blackwolf Run, Kohler

Brown Deer Park GC, Milwaukee

The Bull GC, Sheboygan Falls

Erin Hills GC, Hartford

Geneva National GC, Lake Geneva

SentryWorld GC, Stevens Point

University Ridge GC, Verona

Whistling Straits GC, Haven

Whistling Straits GC, Haven