Best 36 Hole Days

The Gurus love teeing it up in the morning, driving to a new destination, and teeing it up again in the afternoon. Below is our list of the 50 best 36 hole days we've had.

Best 36 Hole Days 1-10

  1.   Pacific Dunes and Bandon Dunes (Bandon, OR)
  2.   Yale and Fishers Island (Long Island Sound area)
  3.   Old Head and Waterville (Ireland)
  4.   Crystal Downs and Arcadia Bluffs (Michigan)
  5.   National Golf Links of America and Sebonack (Southampton, NY)
  6.   Shinnecock Hills and Maidstone Club (Hamptons)
  7.   Highlands Links and Cabot Cliffs (Nova Scotia, Canada)
  8.   Erin Hills and Whistling Straits (Wisconsin)
  9.   Old Macdonald and Bandon Trails (Bandon, OR)
  10.   Tralee and Lahinch (SW Ireland)

Pacific Dunes 13th
Pacific Dunes 13th
Fishers Island 5th
Fishers Island 5th

Best 36 Hole Days 11-20

  1.   Dismal River Red and White (Mullen, NE)
  2.   Peachtree and Atlanta CC (Atlanta)
  3.   Streamsong Red and Blue (Streamong, FL)
  4.   Dormie Club and Tobacco Road (Pinehurst, NC)
  5.   Oakmont and Laurel Valley (Western Pennsylvania)
  6.   Kiawah Island Ocean and Cassique (Kiawah Island, SC)
  7.   Ballybunion (Old) and Trump Doonbeg (SW Ireland)
  8.   Kittansett and Old Sandwich (Boston area)
  9.   County Sligo and Enniscrone (NW Ireland)
  10.   Sanctuary and Ballyneal (Denver and NE Colorado)

Sleepy Hollow CC 2nd
Sleepy Hollow CC 2nd
Ballyneal 7th
Ballyneal 7th

Best 36 Hole Days 21-30

  1.   Hudson National and Sleepy Hollow CC (New York)
  2.   The Prairie Club Dunes and Pines (Valentine, NE)
  3.   Milwaukee CC and Medinah CC #3 (Milwaukee and Chicago)
  4.   Garden City Golf Club and Plainfield CC (NY/NJ)
  5.   Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands) and Hawks Ridge (Atlanta)
  6.   Shoreacres and Olympia Fields (North) (Chicago)
  7.   Bethpage Black and Atlantic (Long Island, NY)
  8.   Butler National and Rich Harvest Farms (Chicago)
  9.   Pebble Beach and Half Moon Bay (Ocean) (Northern California)
  10.   Pine Valley and Trump Philadelphia (NJ - near Philadelphia)

Pebble Beach 7th
Pebble Beach 7th
Black Rock 11th
Black Rock 11th

Best 36 Hole Days 31-40

  1.   Castle Pines and Cherry Hills (Denver)
  2.   San Francisco Golf Club and Pasatiempo (Northern California)
  3.   Black Rock and Circling Raven (Coeur d'Alene, ID)
  4.   Pronghorn Golf Club (Nicklaus and Fazio) (Bend, OR)
  5.   Kingsley Club and Inverness Club (Michigan and N. Ohio)
  6.   Piping Rock and Quaker Ridge (Long Island, NY)
  7.   Miramont and Whispering Pines (outside Houston, TX)
  8.   Philadelphia Country Club and Somerset Hills (Philly/NJ)
  9.   Blue Mound and Blackwolf Run River (Wisconsin)
  10.   True Blue and Caledonia Golf and Fish Club (Myrtle Beach area)

Kingsley Club 9th
Kingsley Club 9th
True Blue 16th
True Blue 16th

Best 36 Hole Days 41-50

  1.   Lakota Canyon Ranch and Redlands Mesa (Western Colorado)
  2.   Spyglass Hill and Spanish Bay (Monterey, CA)
  3.   Robert Trent Jones Club and Columbia CC (Washington D.C. area)
  4.   Baltusrol (Lower and Upper) (Springfield, NJ)
  5.   Wild Horse and Omaha CC (Nebraska)
  6.   Honors Course and Black Creek (Chattanooga)
  7.   Rock Creek Cattle Co. and Old Works (Western Montana)
  8.   Pinehurst No. 2 and Pinehurst No. 4 (Pinehurst, NC)
  9.   Merion (East) and Hidden Creek (PA/NJ)
  10.   Troon Country Club and Estancia (Scottsdale, AZ)

Omaha CC 16th
Omaha CC 16th
Rock Creek Cattle Company 5th
Rock Creek Cattle Company 5th