Wolf Creek is a fantasy calendar come to life, with holes clinging to stark canyon hillsides and plunging down narrow ravines. A genuine amateur architect design (although Jim Engh provided an early routing), Wolf Creek finished third in Golf Digest's survey of America's Best New Upscale Public Courses of 2001, behind Pacific Dunes and Arcadia Bluffs (Bluffs). All three are now ranked among America's 100 Greatest Public Courses.
Second 100 Greatest: Ranked from 2013-'18. Highest ranking: No. 157, 2013-'14.
100 Greatest Public: Ranked since the inaugural edition in 2003. Highest ranking: No. 21, 2009-'10. 2021-'22 ranking: No. 65.
Best in State: Ranked second, 2011-'16. Ranked fifth, 2015-'20. Ranked seventh, 2021-'22.