October 14, 2008

State By State Recognition

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

2009 Readers' Choice Awards | Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

RANKINGS: The Top 50 Public Golf Facilities | Private | Resort

RANKINGS: The Top 10 in the U.S.: Public Facilities | Private | Resort

RANKINGS: The Top 38 golf destinations in North America and Europe

SELECTED PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS: Public | Private | Resort | The Best of the Best

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Top 10 Facilities 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 (3)

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill, Prattville

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National GC, Opelika

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile

ARIZONA (22)

The ASU Karsten GC, Tempe

Arizona Biltmore CC, Phoenix

The Boulders Club, Carefree

The Desert Mountain Club, Scottsdale

Eagle Mountain GC, Fountain Hills

Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale

Kierland GC, Scottsdale

Las Sendas GC, Mesa

Longbow GC, Mesa

Marriott's Wildfire GC at Desert Ridge, Phoenix

Ocotillo Golf Resort, Chandler

The Phoenician GC, Scottsdale

The Raven GC at South Mountain, Phoenix

Sedona Golf Resort, Sedona

SunRidge Canyon GC, Fountain Hills

TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Talking Stick GC, Scottsdale

Troon CC, Scottsdale

Troon North GC, Scottsdale

Ventana Canyon Golf Racquet Club, Tucson

We-Ko-Pa GC, Fort McDowell

Whisper Rock GC, Scottsdale

CALIFORNIA (23)

Bayonet/Black Horse GC, Seaside

Cinnabar Hills GC, San Jose

Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach

Four Seasons Resort Aviara, Carlsbad

Half Moon Bay GL, Half Moon Bay

Harding Park GC, San Francisco

La Costa Resort Spa, Carlsbad

La Purisima GC, Lompoc

La Quinta Resort Club, La Quinta

The Links at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach

Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles

Monarch Beach GL, Dana Point

The Olympic Club, San Francisco

PGA West Resort, La Quinta

Pasatiempo GC, Santa Cruz

Pebble Beach GL, Pebble Beach

Pelican Hill GC, Newport Coast

Poppy Hills GC, Pebble Beach

Riviera CC, Pacific Palasades

San Francisco GC, San Francisco

Spyglass Hill GC, Pebble Beach

Stevinson Ranch GC, Stevinson

Torrey Pines GC, La Jolla

COLORADO (3)

Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs

Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock

Fossil Trace GC, Golden

CONNECTICUT (5)

CC of Fairfield, Fairfield

Great River GC, Milford

Lake of Isles, North Stonington

Stanwich Club, Greenwich

Yale GC, New Haven

FLORIDA (21)

Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island

Bay Hill Club Lodge, Orlando

Celebration GC, Celebration

ChampionsGate Golf Resort, ChampionsGate

Doral Golf Resort Spa, Miami

Falcon's Fire GC, Kissimmee

Grand Cypress GC, Orlando

Innisbrook Resort and GC, Palm Harbor

Lely Resort GCC, Naples

Mystic Dunes GC, Celebration

Orange County National Golf Center Lodge, Winter Garden

PGA GC in PGA Village, Port St. Lucie

PGA National GC, Palm Beach Gardens

Sawgrass GC, Ponte Vedra Beach

Seminole GC, Juno Beach

Southern Dunes GCC, Haines City

TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach

TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz

Walt Disney World Golf Courses, Lake Buena Vista

World Golf Village, St. Augustine

World Woods GC, Brooksville

GEORGIA (6)

Augusta National GC, Augusta

Chateau Elan Resort, Brasleton

East Lake GC, Atlanta

Peachtree GC, Atlanta

Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro

Sea Island GC, St. Simons Island

HAWAII (12)

The Challenge at Manele, Lanai City

The Experience at Koele, Lanai City

Kapalua Resort, Kapalua

Kauai Lagoons GC, Lihue

Ko'olau GC, Kaneohe

Makena Resort Golf Course, Kihei

Mauna Kea Beach GC, Kamuela

Mauna Lani Resort, Kohala Coast

Poipu Bay GC, Koloa

Princeville Resort, Princeville

Puakea GC, Lihue

Wailea GC, Wailea

IDAHO (1)

Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, Coeur D'Alene

ILLINOIS (3)

Cog Hill GC, Lemont

Medinah CC, Medinah

Olympia Fields CC, Olympia Fields

INDIANA (2)

Crooked Stick GC, Carmel

Purgatory GC, Noblesville

MARYLAND (2)

Bulle Rock, Havre de Grace

Caves Valley GC, Owings Mills

MASSACHUSETTS (1)

Red Tail GC, Devens

MICHIGAN (5)

Arcadia Bluffs GC, Arcadia

Bay Harbor GC, Bay Harbor

Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs

Crystal Downs GC, Frankfort

Treetops Resort, Treetops Village

MINNESOTA (5)

Giants Ridge Golf Ski Resort, Biwabik

Hazeltine National GC, Chaska

Interlachen CC, Edina

Madden's on Gull Lake, Brainerd

Northland CC, Duluth

NEBRASKA (1)

Sand Hills GC, Mullen

NEVADA (15)

Bali Hai GC, Las Vegas

Bear's Best GC, Las Vegas

Casablanca GC, Mesquite

Desert Pines GC, Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas Resort, Henderson

Las Vegas Paiute Resort, Las Vegas

Palms Golf Course, Mesquite

Primm Valley GC, Primm

Rio Secco GC, Henderson

Royal Links GC, Las Vegas

Shadow Creek Golf Course, North Las Vegas

Southern Highlands GC, Las Vegas

TPC Las Vegas, Las Vegas

TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas

Wolf Creek GC, Mesquite

NEW JERSEY (15)

Atlantic City CC, Northfield

Ballyowen GC, Hamburg

Baltusrol GC, Springfield

Bayonne GC, Bayonne

Crystal Springs Golf Spa Resort, Franklin

Galloway National GC, Absecon

Hidden Creek GC, Egg Harbor Township

Metedeconk National GC, Jackson

Pine Hill GC, Pine Hill

Pine Valley GC, Pine Valley

Plainfield CC, Plainfield

Ridgewood CC, Ridgewood

Scotland Run GC, Williamstown

Seaview Marriott Resort Spa, Galloway

Wild Turkey GC, Hardyston

NEW MEXICO (1)

Paa-Ko Ridge GC, Sandia Park

NEW YORK (15)

Bethpage State Park Golf Courses, Farmingdale

Centennial GC, Carmel

Fishers Island Club, Fishers Island

Friar's Head GC, Riverhead

Garden City GC, Garden City

Maidstone Club, East Hampton

National Golf Links of America, Southampton

Oak Hill CC, Rochester

Piping Rock Club, Locust Valley

Quaker Ridge GC, Scarsdale

Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton

Sleepy Hollow CC, Scarborough

Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona

Westchester CC, Rye

Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck

NORTH CAROLINA (10)

Legacy Golf Links, Aberdeen

Mid Pines Inn GC, Southern Pines

Ocean Ridge Plantation, Ocean Isle Beach

Oyster Bay GL, Sunset Beach

Pine Needles Lodge GC, Southern Pines

Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst

Sea Trail Golf Resort, Sunset Beach

Tobacco Road GC, Sanford

Tot Hill Farm GC, Asheboro

UNC Finley GC, Chapel Hill

OHIO (5)

Canterbury Club, Cleveland

Cooks Creek GC, Ashville

Firestone CC, Akron

Longaberger GC, Nashport

Muirfield Village GC, Dublin

OREGON (4)

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon

Portland GC, Gresham

Pumpkin Ridge GC, North Plains

Sunriver Lodge Resort, Sunriver

PENNSYLVANIA (5)

Aronimink GC, Newtown Square

Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier

Merion GC, Ardmore

Oakmont CC, Oakmont

Saucon Valley CC, Bethlehem

SOUTH CAROLINA (22)

Barefoot Resort Golf, North Myrtle Beach

Caledonia Golf Fish Club, Pawleys Island

Chechessee Creek Club, Okatie

Daufuskie Island Club Resort, Hilton Head Island

The Dunes Golf Beach Club, Myrtle Beach

Glen Dornoch Waterway Golf Links, Little River

Grande Dunes GC, Myrtle Beach

Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head Island

Heather Glen GL, Little River

Heritage Club, Pawleys Island

The Kiawah Island Club, Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island

The Legends, Myrtle Beach

Long Cove Club, Hilton Head Island

Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head Island

Pawleys Plantation GCC, Pawleys Island

Sea Pines Plantation Club, Hilton Head Island

Shaftesbury Glen Golf and Fish Club, Conway

TPC Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet

Tidewater GC Plantation, North Myrtle Beach

True Blue Plantation, Pawleys Island

Yeamans Hall Club, Hanhan

TENNESSEE (1)

The Honors Course, Ooltewah

TEXAS (5)

Barton Creek Resort CC, Austin

Colonial CC, Fort Worth

Cowboys GC, Grapevine

La Cantera GC, San Antonio

Tour 18 GC, Flower Mound

VIRGINIA (4)

Golden Horseshoe GC, Williamsburg

The Homestead Resort, Hot Springs

Kingsmill Resort Spa, Williamsburg

Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen

WASHINGTON (1)

Chambers Bay GC, University Place

WISCONSIN (3)

Blackwolf Run, Kohler

University Ridge Golf Course, Verona

Whistling Straits GC, Haven