August 25, 2015

The Best Golf Courses in Iowa

We rank the top venues in Iowa (2015-2016)
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  1. (1) The Harvester G.C., Rhodes √ ★
  2. (5) Spirit Hollow G. Cse., Burlington ★
  3. (4) Des Moines G. & C.C. (South), West Des Moines
  4. (2) Glen Oaks C.C., West Des Moines
  5. (3) Wakonda Club, Des Moines
  6. (7) Davenport C.C., Pleasant Valley
  7. (6) Des Moines G. & C.C. (North) (above), West Des Moines
  8. (8) Blue Top Ridge at Riverside, Riverside ★
  9. (10) Cedar Rapids C.C., Cedar Rapids
  10. (9) Tournament Club of Iowa, Polk City ★

KEY TO SYMBOLS

† 100 Greatest Golf Course

Δ Second 100 Greatest

√ 100 Greatest Public

★ Open to the public

(Rank in 2013-14 in parentheses)

America's 100 Greatest & America's Second 100 Greatest requires a minimum of 45 evaluations accumulated within 8 years, 100 Greatest Public 25 evaluations and Best in State 10 ballots. While a few highly ranked state courses do have a higher score than 100 Greatest, Second 100 Greatest or 100 Greatest Public courses within that state, and are listed above them, they will not appear on a national ranking until achieving the qualifying ballots.