June 24, 2009

America's 100 Greatest Public Re-Ranked By Price

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Photos by J.D. Cuban, Dom Furore and Stephen Szurlej

Pebble Beach Golf Links is No. 1 in Golf Digest's ranking of America's 100 Greatest Public Courses, and it's one of the most expensive to play. Here's a ranking of the 100 Greatest Public Courses by peak-season price -- from least expensive to most. *At courses that require a one-night stay at a resort hotel, we've included the total cost of golf and lodging in the price (100 Greatest Public rankings in parentheses).

T2. (53) Links of North Dakota, Ray, N.D., $60

T2. (42)Shepherd's Hollow G.C. (2nd/3rd), Clarkston, Mich., $60

T5. (59) Black Mesa G.C., La Mesilla, N.M., $67

T5. (78)Hawktree G.C., Bismarck, N.D., $67

T11. (47) Eagle Eye G.C., East Lansing, Mich., $89

T11. (27) The G.C. at Redlands Mesa, Grand Junction, Colo., $89

T11. (36) The Harvester G.C., Rhodes, Iowa, $89

T11. (72) The Legend at Giants Ridge, Biwabik, Minn., $89

T11. (80) Mattaponi Springs G.C, Ruther Glen, Va., $89

T11. (20) The Quarry at Giants Ridge, Biwabik, Minn., $89

T17. (61) Circling Raven G.C., Worley, Idaho, $95

T17. (86) Lakota Canyon Ranch G.C., New Castle, Colo., $95

T19. (93) Branson Creek G.C., Hollister, Mo., $99

T19. (98) Longaberger G.C., Nashport, Ohio, $99

T25. (63) Belgrade Lakes G.C., Belgrade Lakes, Maine, $120

T25. (5) Bethpage State Park (Black), Farmingdale, N.Y., $120

T27. (73) Granite Links G.C. (Granite/Milton), Quincy, Mass., $125

T27. (76) The Tribute G.C., The Colony, Tex., $125

T29. (57) Great River G.C., Milford, Conn. $130

T29. (28) Osprey Meadows at Tamarack Resort, Donnelly, Idaho, $130 (closed for 2009 season)

T31. (33) The Heritage Club, Pawleys Island, S.C., $134

T31. (82) Tobacco Road G.C., Sanford, N.C., $134

T33. (83) Avalon Lakes G. Cse., Warren, Ohio, $135

T33. (46) World Woods G.C. (Pine Barrens), Brooksville, Fla., $135

T35. (39) The G.C. at Cuscowilla, Eatonton, Ga., $140 (guests can play Tue.-Thu. only)

T35. (15) Tullymore G.C., Stanwood, Mich., $140

T37. (81) Bulle Rock, Havre de Grace, Md., $150

T37. (45) Cog Hill G. & C.C. (No. 4), Lemont, Ill., $150

T37. (18) Forest Dunes G.C., Roscommon, Mich., $150

T37. (79) Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Ghost Creek), North Plains, Ore., $150

T41. (95) Blackwolf Run (Meadow Valleys), Kohler, Wis., $165

T41. (16) Blackwolf Run (River), Kohler, Wis., $165

T41. (32) Golden Horseshoe G.C. (Gold), Williamsburg, Va., $165

T41. (30) Whistling Straits (Irish), Haven, Wis., $165

T47. (99) Barefoot Resort & Golf (Dye), North Myrtle Beach, S.C., $185

T47. (96) Barefoot Resort & Golf (Fazio), North Myrtle Beach, S.C., $185

T47. (85) Saratoga National G.C., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., $185

T52. (62) Bay Harbor G.C. (Links/Quarry), Bay Harbor, Mich., $199

T52. (71) PGA West (Stadium), La Quinta, Calif., $199

T54. (66) Caledonia G. & Fish C., Pawleys Island, S.C., $200

T54. (12) The Prince Course, Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii, $200

T54. (90) Promontory, The Ranch Club (Dye Canyon), Park City, Utah, $200

T58. (77) Grande Dunes (Resort C.), Myrtle Beach, $209

T58. (41) Tidewater G.C. & Plantation, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. , $209

T62. (23) The Broadmoor G.C. (East), Colorado Springs, $225

T62. (35) The Challenge at Manele, Lanai City, Lanai, Hawaii, $225

T62. (38) The Dunes G. & Beach Club, Myrtle Beach, $225

T62. (48) Kiawah Island G. Resort (Turtle Point), Kiawah Island, S.C., $225

T62. (68) Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (Mystic Rock), Farmington, Pa., $225 (incl. required $40 caddie fee)

T62. (91) Wailea G.C. (Gold), Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, $225

T69. (92) The Club at Cordillera (Summit), Edwards, Colo., $240

T69. (65) Edgewood Tahoe G. Cse., Stateline, Nev., $240

T74. (7) Bandon Dunes, Bandon, Ore., $275

T74. (14) Bandon Trails, Bandon, Ore., $275

T74. (2) Pacific Dunes, Bandon, Ore., $275

T85. (9) TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium), Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., $375

T85. (84) Trump National. G.C. Los Angeles, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., $375

87.(60) CordeValle G.C., San Martin, Calif., $390

T89. (54) Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort (No. 4), $476* (including room, dinner, breakfast)

T89. (51) Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort (No. 8), $476* (including room, dinner, breakfast)