August 24, 2015

The Best Golf Courses in South Dakota

We rank the top venues in South Dakota (2015-2016)
Hart Ranch features some severe elevation changes from tee to green.
Hart Ranch features some severe elevation changes from tee to green.
  1. (1) Sutton Bay G.C., Agar
  2. (3) The G.C. at Red Rock, Rapid City ★
  3. (4) Minnehaha C.C. Sioux Falls
  4. (2) Dakota Dunes C.C., Dakota Dunes
  5. (5) Hart Ranch G. Cse. (above), Rapid 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.