Set against the backdrop of the Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction, Redlands Mesa is a must-play for its topography alone. Rocky outcroppings line nearly every hole, and some tees play high above the fairway, providing scenic vistas of the surrounding lunar-like landscape. The Jim Engh design was formerly ranked on our list of 100 Greatest Public Courses, reaching as high as No. 17 from 2005-’08.
100 Greatest Public: Ranked from 2003-'14. Highest ranking: No. 17, 2005-'08.
Best in State: Ranked inside the top 5, 2003-'07. Ranked inside the top 10, 2009. Ranked 14th, 2011-'12. Ranked 15th, 2017-'20. Ranked 17th, 2015-'16. Ranked 18th, 2013-'14.