Back in 1966, Golden Horseshoe was ranked among America's 200 Toughest Courses by Golf Digest. How times change. In 2012, we ranked The Gold Course as one of America's 50 Most Fun Public Courses. "Trent Jones in his kinder, gentler persona," we wrote. "Even the island green seventh hole is a generous target." The evolved Williamsburg track hosted the 1999 USGA Men's State Team Championship.
100 Greatest: The course was part of Golf Digest's inaugural America's 200 Toughest Courses list in 1966.
100 Greatest Public: Ranked since the inaugural edition in 2003. Highest ranking: No. 32, 2009-'10. 2021-'22 ranking: No. 43.
Best in State: Ranked inside the top 10, 2011-'16, 2019-'22. Ranked 12th, 2017-'18.