Pinehurst Resort No.2

Pinehurst, North Carolina

Rankings

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.   Cruden Bay and Castle Stuart (Northern Scotland)
  2.   Pacific Dunes and Bandon Dunes (Bandon, OR)
  3.   Tralee and Lahinch (SW Ireland)
  4.   Yale and Fishers Island (Long Island Sound area)
  5.   Old Head and Waterville (Ireland)
  6.   National Golf Links of America and Sebonack (Southampton, NY)
  7.   Shinnecock Hills and Maidstone Club (Hamptons)
  8.   Crystal Downs and Arcadia Bluffs (Michigan)
  9.   Erin Hills and Whistling Straits (Wisconsin)
  10.   Highlands Links and Cabot Cliffs (Nova Scotia, Canada)
11th Hole at Castle Stuart
11th Hole at Castle Stuart

Best 36 Hole Days 11-20

  1.   Peachtree and Atlanta CC (Atlanta)
  2.   Kingsbarns and St Andrews (Castle)
  3.   Ballybunion (Old) and Trump Doonbeg (SW Ireland)
  4.   Streamsong Black and Red (Streamong, FL)
  5.   Oakmont and Laurel Valley (Western Pennsylvania)
  6.   Dormie Club and Tobacco Road (Pinehurst, NC)
  7.   Dismal River Red and White (Mullen, NE)
  8.   Old Macdonald and Bandon Trails (Bandon, OR)
  9.   Kiawah Island Ocean and Cassique (Kiawah Island, SC)
  10.   Hudson National and Sleepy Hollow CC (New York)
13th green at Kingsbarns with the 12th fairway in the background
13th green at Kingsbarns with the 12th fairway in the background

Best 36 Hole Days 21-30

  1.   Kittansett and Old Sandwich (Boston area)
  2.   Sanctuary and Ballyneal (Denver and NE Colorado)
  3.   County Sligo and Enniscrone (NW Ireland)
  4.   Milwaukee CC and Medinah CC #3 (Milwaukee and Chicago)
  5.   Garden City Golf Club and Plainfield CC (NY/NJ)
  6.   Shoreacres and Olympia Fields (North) (Chicago)
  7.   Pine Valley and Trump Philadelphia (NJ - near Philadelphia)
  8.   Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands) and Hawks Ridge (Atlanta)
  9.   Bethpage Black and Atlantic (Long Island, NY)
  10.   Pebble Beach and Half Moon Bay (Ocean) (Northern California)
12th Hole at Shoreacres
12th Hole at Shoreacres

Best 36 Hole Days 31-40

  1.   Black Rock and Circling Raven (Coeur d'Alene, ID)
  2.   San Francisco Golf Club and Pasatiempo (Northern California)
  3.   Nairn and Royal Dornoch (Championship)
  4.   Muirfield and North Berwick (West Links)
  5.   Butler National and Rich Harvest Farms (Chicago)
  6.   Old Corkscrew and Calusa Pines (Florida)
  7.   Castle Pines and Cherry Hills (Denver)
  8.   The Prairie Club Dunes and Pines (Valentine, NE)
  9.   Kingsley Club and Inverness Club (Michigan and N. Ohio)
  10.   Pronghorn Golf Club (Nicklaus and Fazio) (Bend, OR)
16th Hole at Calusa Pines
16th Hole at Calusa Pines

Best 36 Hole Days 41-50

  1.   Philadelphia Country Club and Somerset Hills (Philly/NJ)
  2.   Piping Rock and Quaker Ridge (Long Island, NY)
  3.   Miramont and Whispering Pines (outside Houston, TX)
  4.   True Blue and Caledonia Golf and Fish Club (Myrtle Beach area)
  5.   Robert Trent Jones Club and Columbia CC (Washington D.C. area)
  6.   Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (Shepherd's Rock) and Fox Chapel (SW Pennsylvania)
  7.   Trump Turnberry (Ailsa and King Robert the Bruce) (Scotland)
  8.   Merion (East) and Hidden Creek (PA/NJ)
  9.   Blue Mound and Blackwolf Run River (Wisconsin)
  10.   Lakota Canyon Ranch and Redlands Mesa (Western Colorado)
16th Hole at True Blue
16th Hole at True Blue

Best 36 Hole Days 51-60

  1.   Rock Creek Cattle Co. and Old Works (Western Montana)
  2.   Sea Island (Seaside) and Hammock Beach (Ocean) (Georgia/Florida coast)
  3.   Lahontan and Schaffer's Mill (Tahoe/Northern California)
  4.   Spyglass Hill and Spanish Bay (Monterey, CA)
  5.   Royal Troon and Dundonald (Scotland)
  6.   Congressional Country Club (Blue and Gold) (Washington D.C. area)
  7.   Baltusrol (Lower and Upper) (Springfield, NJ)
  8.   Wild Horse and Omaha CC (Nebraska)
  9.   Honors Course and Black Creek (Chattanooga)
  10.   Royal Aberdeen and Trump Aberdeen Scotland (Scotland)
18th Hole at Congressional Country Club (Blue)
18th Hole at Congressional Country Club (Blue)

Best 36 Hole Days 61-70

  1.   Pinehurst No. 2 and Pinehurst No. 4 (Pinehurst, NC)
  2.   Troon Country Club and Estancia (Scottsdale, AZ)
  3.   Harbour Town and Ocean Forest (South Carolina/Georgia coast)
  4.   Edgewood Tahoe and Incline Village (Championship) (Tahoe)
  5.   Sawgrass Country Club and TPC Sawgrass (Stadium) (NE Florida)
  6.   Turning Stone Resort (Atunyote and Shenendoah) (Upstate New York)
  7.   TBD
  8.   TBD
  9.   TBD
  10.   TBD
17th Hole at TPC Sawgrass (Stadium)
17th Hole at TPC Sawgrass (Stadium)

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