Circling Raven Golf Club

Worley, Idaho


Golf Digest's Second 100 Greatest Golf Courses in America

For the first time in 2013, Golf Digest has published their Second 100 Greatest Golf Courses in America to give recognition to those courses that just fall outside the Top 100. Below is their current list with an * marking the public access courses. Courses in BOLD have been played by Billy and a review written; a total of 62 so far. Courses in italics are scheduled to played this year.

Courses 101-110

  1. EAGLE POINT GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2000, Wilmington, NC)
  2. THE OLDE FARM (Bobby Weed 2000, Bristol, VA)
  3. ROCK CREEK CATTLE COMPANY (Tom Doak 2008, Deer Lodge, MT)
  4. Philadelphia Cricket Club (Wissahickon) (A.W. Tillinghast 1922/Keith Foster 2014, Flourtown, PA)
  5. LAUREL VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Dick Wilson 1959/Arnold Palmer & Thad Layton 2011 renovation, Ligonier, PA)
  6. PASATIEMPO GOLF CLUB (Alister MacKenzie 1929/Tom Doak 2006, Santa Cruz, CA)*
  7. THE PETE DYE COURSE AT FRENCH LICK (Pete Dye 2009, French Lick, IN)*
  8. Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club (Tom Fazio 2006, Cashiers, NC)
  9. California Golf Club of San Francisco (A. Vernon Macan 1926/Kyle Phillips 2007, South San Francisco, CA)
  10. SAND VALLEY (Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw 2017, Nekoosa, WI)*
1st Hole at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick
1st Hole at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick

Courses 111-120

  1. Stone Eagle Golf Club (Tom Doak 2005, Palm Desert, CA)
  2. STREAMSONG RESORT (RED) (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2012, Streamsong, FL)*
  3. FLINT HILLS NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1997, Andover, KS)
  4. BLUEJACK NATIONAL (Tiger Woods & Beauf Welling 2016, Montgomery, TX)
  5. Quail Hollow Club (George Cobb 1961/Tom Fazio 2016, Charlotte, NC)
  6. BALTIMORE COUNTRY CLUB (EAST) (A.W. Tillinghast 1926/Keith Foster 2015, Lutherville, MD)
  7. SAHALEE COUNTRY CLUB (Ted Robinson 1969/Rees Jones 1995, Sammamish, WA)
  8. SHOAL CREEK (Jack Nicklaus 1977/Jack Nicklaus & Jim Lipe 2016, Shoak Creek, AL)
  9. PIPING ROCK CLUB (C.B. Macdonald 1913/Bruce Hepner 2015, Locust Valley, NY)
  10. The Madison Club (Tom Fazio 2006, La Quinta, CA)
10th Hole at Baltimore Country Club (East)
10th Hole at Baltimore Country Club (East)

Courses 121-130

  1. KINGSLEY CLUB (Mike DeVries 2001, Kingsley, MI)
  2. HAZELTINE NATIONAL (Robert Trent Jones 1962/Rees Jones 2010, Chaska, MN)
  3. FOREST HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB (CANYON) (Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf 1988, Flagstaff, AZ)
  4. Colorado Golf Club (Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw 2007, Parker, CO)
  5. Jupiter Hills Club (Hills) (George Fazio 1970/Tom Fazio 2014, Tequesta, FL)
  6. SHOOTING STAR GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2009, Teton Village, WY)
  7. GALLOWAY NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1994/Toom Fazio 2013, Galloway, NJ)
  8. Grandfather Golf and Country Club (Ellis Maples 1967/Bobby Weed 2015, Linville, NC)
  9. CHAMBERS BAY GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2007, University Place, WA)*
  10. KAPALUA RESORT (PLANTATION) (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 1991, Kapalua, Maui, HI)*
9th Hole at Forest Highlands Golf Club (Canyon)
9th Hole at Forest Highlands Golf Club (Canyon)

Courses 131-140

  1. EAST LAKE GOLF CLUB (Donald Ross 1915/Rees Jones 2015, Atlanta, GA)
  2. ATLANTA ATHLETIC CLUB (HIGHLANDS) (Robert Trent Jones 1967/Joseph S. Finger 1971/Rees Jones 2016)
  3. ROBERT TRENT JONES GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones 1991/Kyle Phillips 2014, Gainesville, VA)
  4. Newport Country Club (William F. Davis 1899/A.W. Tillinghast 1924/Ron Forse 2005, Newport, RI)
  5. THE CONCESSION GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus & Tony Jacklin 2006, Bradenton, FL)
  6. HARBOUR TOWN GOLF LINKS (Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus 1969, Hilton Head Island, SC)*
  7. DISMAL RIVER CLUB (RED) (Tom Doak 2013, Mullen, NE)
  8. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLUE) (Tom Doak 2012, Streamsong, FL)*
  9. Ridgewood Country Club (East/West) (A.W. Tillinghast 1929/Gil Hanse 2016, Paramus, NJ)
  10. OMNI HOMESTEAD (CASCADES) (William Flynn 1923, Hot Springs, VA)*
9th Hole at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club
9th Hole at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

Courses 141-150

  1. MAUNA KEA GOLF COURSE (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1964/Rees Jones 2008, Kohala Coast, HI)*
  2. BAYONNE GOLF CLUB (Eric Bergstol 2006, Bayonne, NJ)
  3. THE CREEK CLUB (C.B. Macdonald & Seth Raynor 1923/Gil Hanse & George Bahto 2011, Locust Valley, NY)
  4. Bellerive Country Club (Robert Trent Jones 1960/Rees Jones 2014, St. Louis, MO)
  5. MAMMOTH DUNES (David McLay Kidd 2018, Nekoosa, WI)*
  6. FOREST DUNES GOLF CLUB (Tom Weiskopf 2002, Roscommon, MI)*
  7. SYCAMORE HILLS GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1989/Jack Nicklaus 2014)
  8. KIAWAH ISLAND CLUB (CASSIQUE) (Tom Watson & Bob Gibbons 2000, Kiawah Island, SC)
  9. Wannamoisett Country Club (Donald Ross 1916/Ron Forse 2008, Rumford, RI)
  10. HUNTSMAN SPRINGS GOLF CLUB (David McLay Kidd 2009, Driggs, ID)
Bayonne Golf Club
Bayonne Golf Club

Courses 151-160

  1. THE HIGHLAND COURSE AT PRIMLAND (Donald Steel 2006, Meadows of Dan, VA)*
  2. CAVES VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1991/Tom Fazio 2000, Owings Mills, MD)
  3. Eastward Ho! Country Club (Herbert Fowler 1922/Keith Foster 2007, Chatham, MA)
  4. Martis Camp Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2008, Truckee, CA)
  5. COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB (Perry Maxwell 1936/Keith Foster 2008)
  6. The Stanwich Club (William Gordon & David Gordon 1962/Tom Fazio 2017, Greenwich, CT)
  7. St. Louis Country Club (C.B. Macdonald 1914/Brian Silva 2004, St. Louis, MO)
  8. ALDARRA GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2001, Sammamish, WA)
  9. EUGENE COUNTRY CLUB (Robert Trent Jones 1967/John Harbottle 2010, Eugene, OR)
  10. FOX CHAPEL GOLF CLUB (Seth Raynor & Charles Banks 1925/Brian Silva 1997, Pittsburgh, PA)
12th Hole at Fox Chapel Golf Club
12th Hole at Fox Chapel Golf Club

Courses 161-170

  1. Lost Dunes Golf Club (Tom Doak 1999, Bridgman, MI)
  2. OCEAN FOREST GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 1995/Rees Jones 2007)
  3. The Golf Club of Tennessee (Tom Fazio 1991/Tom Fazio 2008, Kingston Springs, TN)
  4. Whisper Rock Golf Club (Upper) (Tom Fazio 2005, Scottsdale, AZ)
  5. SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2000, Las Vegas, NV)
  6. THE STONE CANYON CLUB (Jay Morrish 2000, Oro Valley, AZ)
  7. Secession Golf Club (Bruce Devlin 1992/Billy Fuller 2012, Beaufort, SC)
  8. Long Cove Club (Pete Dye & Alice Dye 1982/Bobby Weed 2018, Hilton Head Island, SC)
  9. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLACK) (Gil Hanse 2017, Streamsong, FL)*
  10. Bel-Air Country Club (George C. Thomas Jr. & William F. Bell 1926/Tom Doak 2018, Los Angeles, CA)
14th Hole at The Stone Canyon Club
14th Hole at The Stone Canyon Club

Courses 171-180

  1. Spring Creek Ranch Golf Club (Jack Nicklaus 2000, Collierville, TN)
  2. SEA ISLAND GOLF CLUB (SEASIDE) (Colt and Alison 1928/Tom Fazio 1999, St. Simons Island, GA)
  3. THE GREENBRIER (OLD WHITE TPC) (C.B. Macdonald 1914, White Sulphur Springs, WV)*
  4. Mountain Lake Country Club (Seth Raynor 1921/Ron Prichard 2017, Lake Wales, FL)
  5. SANCTUARY (Jim Engh 1997, Sedalia, CO)
  6. TRADITION GOLF CLUB (Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay, & Harrison Minchew 1998, La Quinta, CA)
  7. Shelter Harbor Golf Club (Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry 2005, Charlestown, RI)
  8. Trump International (Championship) (Jim Fazio 1999, West Palm Beach, FL)
  9. Charlotte Country Club (Donald Ross 1925/Ron Prichard 2007, Charlotte, NC)
  10. GAMBLE SANDS (David McLay Kidd 2014, Brewster, WA)*
Back Nine at Sanctuary
Back Nine at Sanctuary

Courses 181-190

  1. Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry) (Tom Fazio 1987/David Whelchel 2012, Lecanto, FL)
  2. THE RIDGE AT BACK BROOK (Tom Fazio 2002, Ringoes, NJ)
  3. Westchester Country Club (West) (Walter Travis 1922/Tom Fazio 2015, Rye, NY)
  4. McArthur Golf Club (Tom Fazio & Nick Price 2002, Hobe Sound, FL)
  5. ATLANTA COUNTRY CLUB (Willard Byrd & Joseph S. Finger 1965/Mike Riley 2001, Marietta, GA)
  6. Torrey Pines Golf Course (South) (William Bell Sr. 1957/Rees Jones 2006, La Jolla, CA)*
  7. COUNTRY CLUB OF BIRMINGHAM (WEST) (Donald Ross 1929/Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1959/Pete Dye 1986, Birmingham, AL)
  8. GLENWILD GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2001, Park City, UT)
  9. PRONGHORN CLUB (NICKLAUS) (Jack Nicklaus 2003, Bend, OR)
  10. The Vintage Club (Mountain) (George Fazio & Tom Fazio 1981/Tom Fazio & Logan Fazio 2014, Indian Wells, CA)
17th Hole at Glenwild Golf Club
17th Hole at Glenwild Golf Club

Courses 191-200

  1. Ballyhack Golf Club (Lester George 2009, Roanoke, VA)
  2. Liberty National Golf Club (Bob Cupp & Tom Kite 2006/Bob Cupp, Tom Kite & Steve Wenzloff 2011, Jersey City, NJ)
  3. Canterbury Golf Club (Herbert Strong 1922/Bruce Hepner 2016, Beachwood, OH)
  4. Country Club of Fairfield (Seth Raynor 1921/Bruce Hepner 2016, Fairfield, CT)
  5. SHERWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1989/Jack Nicklaus 2015, Thousand Oaks, CA)
  6. MORAINE COUNTRY CLUB (Alex Campbell 1930/Keith Foster 2015, Dayton, OH)
  7. FOREST CREEK GOLF CLUB (NORTH) (Tom Fazio 2005, Pinehurst, NC)
  8. KIAWAH ISLAND CLUB (RIVER)(Tom Fazio 1995, Kiawah Island, SC)
  9. THE BROADMOOR GOLF CLUB (EAST) (Donald Ross 1918/Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1952/Ron Forse 2016, Colorado Springs, CO)
  10. Whisper Rock Golf Club (Lower) (Phil Mickelson & Gary Stephenson 2001, Scottsdale, AZ)
15th Hole at Forest Creek Golf Club (North)
15th Hole at Forest Creek Golf Club (North)

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