Black Mesa Golf Club

Espanola, New Mexico

Rankings

Golfweek's Second 100 Greatest Modern Golf Courses in America

With over 15,000 golf courses in America, how can you limit yourself to just the Top 100? Golfweek takes it a step further with their Top 200 Modern Golf Courses in America list which includes courses built after 1960. Courses with an * are marking the public access courses. Courses in BOLD have been played by Billy and a review written; a total of 55 so far. Courses in italics are scheduled to played this year.

Courses 101-110

  1. Loblolly Golf Club (Pete Dye & P.B. Dye 1988, Hobe Sound, FL)
  2. EUGENE COUNTRY CLUB (H. Chandler Egan 1928/Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1967, Eugene, OR)
  3. Colleton River Golf Club (Pete Dye) (Pete Dye 1998, Bluffton, SC)
  4. Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 1998, Eatonton, GA)
  5. Stanwich Club (David Gordon and William Gordon 1964, Greenwich, CT)
  6. MARQUETTE GOLF CLUB (GREYWALLS) (Mike Devries 2005, Marquette, MI)*
  7. HIDDEN CREEK GOLF CLUB (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2002, Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
  8. CLEAR CREEK (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2009, Tahoe, NV)
  9. WILD HORSE GOLF CLUB(Dave Axland and Dan Proctor 1999, Gothenburg, NE)*
  10. WINE VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Dan Hixson 2009, Walla Walla, WA)*
1st Hole at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick
1st Hole at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick

Courses 111-120

  1. FOREST HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB (CANYON) (Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish 1988, Flagstaff, AZ)
  2. BELLERIVE COUNTRY CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1960, Creve Couer, MO)
  3. FOREST DUNES - THE LOOP (RED AND BLACK) (Tom Doak 2016, Roscommon, MI)*
  4. Spring Island (Old Tabby Links) (Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay 1993, Okatie, SC)
  5. SANTA LUCIA PRESERVE GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio, J. Michael Poellot, and Sandy Tatum 2000, Carmel, CA)
  6. MOSSY OAK GOLF CLUB (Gil Hanse 2016, West Point, MS)*
  7. Stonewall Links (Old) (Tom Doak 1993, Elverson, PA)
  8. SILVIES VALLEY RANCH (HANKINS) (Dan Hixson 2017, Seneca, OR)
  9. PATRIOT GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2010, Owasso, OK)
  10. PRONGHORN GOLF CLUB (FAZIO) (Tom Fazio 2006, Bend, OR)
10th Hole at Baltimore Country Club (East)
10th Hole at Baltimore Country Club (East)

Courses 121-130

  1. RIDGE AT BACK BROOK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2002, Ringoes, NJ)
  2. High Ridge Golf Club (Joe Lee & Kipp Schulties 1980, Lantana, FL)
  3. BLACKWOLF RUN (RIVER) (Pete Dye 1988, Kohler, WI)*
  4. DESERT HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1983, Scottsdale, AZ)
  5. SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Sr. & Jr. 1999, Las Vegas, NV)
  6. Pine Tree Golf Club (Dick Wilson 1962, Boynton Beach, FL)
  7. Kiawah Island Club (Cassique) (Tom Watson 2000, Kiawah Island, SC)
  8. Cliffs at Mountain Park (Gary Player 2013, Travelers Rest, SC)
  9. LOST DUNES GOLF CLUB (Tom Doak 1999, Bridgman, MI)
  10. Stone Eagle Golf Club (Tom Doak 2005, Palm Desert, CA)
9th Hole at Forest Highlands Golf Club (Canyon)
9th Hole at Forest Highlands Golf Club (Canyon)

Courses 131-140

  1. Golf Club of Tennessee (Tom Fazio 1991, Kingston Springs, TN)
  2. GIANTS RIDGE (QUARRY) (Jeff Brauer 2003, Biwabik, MN)
  3. Saucon Valley Golf Club (Weyhill) (David Gordon & William Gordon 1968, Bethlehem, PA)
  4. Whisper Rock Club (Upper) (Tom Fazio 2005, Scottsdale, AZ)
  5. ATLANTA ATHLETIC CLUB (HIGHLANDS) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1967, renovations by Joe Finger & Rees Jones)
  6. Sand Ridge Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1998, Chardon, OH)
  7. THE CONCESSION GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus & Tony Jacklin 2006, Bradenton, FL)
  8. Coral Creek Club (Tom Fazio 2000, Placida, FL)
  9. SAND HOLLOW RESORT (CHAMPIONSHIP) (John Fought & Andy Staples 2008, Hurricane, UT)*
  10. Palmetto Bluff (May River) (Jack Nicklaus 2004, Bluffton, SC)*
9th Hole at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club
9th Hole at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

Courses 141-150

  1. PAAKO RIDGE GOLF CLUB (Ken Dye 2000, Sandia Park, NM)*
  2. Whisper Rock Club (Lower) (Phil Mickelson 2001, Scottsdale, AZ)
  3. ALDARRA GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2001, Sammamish, WA)
  4. THE BRIDGE GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 2002, Bridgehampton, NY)
  5. Nantucket Golf Club (Rees Jones 1998, Siaconsett, MA)
  6. THE GOLF CLUB AT BLACK ROCK (Jim Engh 2003, Coeur d'Alene, ID)
  7. Conway Farms Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1991, Lake Forest, IL)
  8. SPANISH OAKS GOLF CLUB (Bobby Weed 2002, Bee Cave, TX)
  9. WINDSONG FARM (John Fought and Tom Lehman 2003, Independence, MN)
  10. OZARKS NATIONAL AT BIG CEDAR LODGE RESORT (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2018, Hollister, MO)*
Bayonne Golf Club
Bayonne Golf Club

Courses 151-160

  1. THE PETE DYE COURSE AT FRENCH LICK (Pete Dye 2009, French Lick, IN)*
  2. KIAWAH ISLAND CLUB (RIVER) (Tom Fazio 1995, Kiawah Island, SC)
  3. Lajitas Golf Resort (Black Jack's Crossing) (Lanndy Wadkins 2002, Lajitas, TX)*
  4. Trinity Forest Golf Club (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2016, Dallas, TX)
  5. TRUMP INTERNATIONAL GOLF CLUB WEST PALM BEACH (Jim Fazio 1999, West Palm Beach, FL)
  6. TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm (Jim Hardy and Steve Wenzloff 2009, Potomac, MD)
  7. ESCONDIDO GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2006, Horseshoe Bay, TX)
  8. SHERWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1989, Thousand Oaks, CA)
  9. CASCATA GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 2000, Boulder City, NV)
  10. STONE CANYON GOLF CLUB (Jay Morrish 2000, Oro Valley, AZ)
12th Hole at Fox Chapel Golf Club
12th Hole at Fox Chapel Golf Club

Courses 161-170

  1. CAVES VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1991, Owings Mill, MD)
  2. Champion Hills Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1991, Hendersonville, NC)
  3. Frederica Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2004, St. Simons Island, GA)
  4. THE CLUB AT KUKUI'ULA (Tom Weiskopf 2011, Koloa, HI)
  5. Old Memorial Golf Club (Steve Smyers 1997, Tampa, FL)
  6. The Ford Field & River Club (Pete Dye 1987, Richmond Hill, GA)
  7. SILVIES VALLEY RANCH (CRADDOCK) (Dan Hixson 2017, Seneca, OR)
  8. El Dorado Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2003, Indian Wells, CA)
  9. RUSTIC CANYON GOLF COURSE (Gil Hanse, Jim Wagner, and Geoff Shackelford 2001, Moorpark, CA)*
  10. Austin Country Club (Pete Dye 1984, Austin, TX)
14th Hole at The Stone Canyon Club
14th Hole at The Stone Canyon Club

Courses 171-180

  1. Chechessee Creek Golf Club (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2000, Okatie, SC)
  2. DORMIE CLUB (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2010, West End, NC)
  3. Hamilton Farm Golf Club (Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry 1998, Gladstone, NJ)
  4. SAHALEE COUNTRY CLUB (SOUTH/NORTH) (Ted Robinson 1969 with Rees Jones 1995 renovations, Sammamish, WA)
  5. ATLANTA COUNTRY CLUB (Willard Byrd 1966, Joe Finger, Jay Morrish, Jack Nicklaus, Bob Cupp, and Mike Riley modifications, Marietta, GA)
  6. Santa Ana Country Club (Jay Blasi 2016, Santa Ana, CA)
  7. Trump National Golf Club Bedminster (Old) (Tom Fazio 2004, Bedminster, NJ)
  8. FOREST DUNES RESORT (WEISKOPF) (Tom Weiskopf 2002, Roscommon, MI)*
  9. Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards (Tom Fazio 1999, Sunset, SC)
  10. MAUNA KEA BEACH RESORT (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1964 with Rees Jones renovations, Kohala Coast, HI)*
Back Nine at Sanctuary
Back Nine at Sanctuary

Courses 181-190

  1. Bull's Bridge Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2004, South Kent, CT)
  2. CALEDONIA GOLF & FISH CLUB (Michael Strantz 1994, Pawleys Island, SC)
  3. Applebrook Golf Club (Gil Hanse 2001, Malvern, PA)
  4. Colleton River Club (Nicklaus) (Jack Nicklaus 1992, Bluffton, SC)
  5. Silverleaf Golf Club (Tom Weiskopf 2002, Scottsdale, AZ)
  6. WHISTLING STRAITS (IRISH) (Pete Dye 2000, Kohler, WI)*
  7. MIRABEL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2001, Scottsdale, AZ)
  8. Keswick Hall and Golf Club (Full City) (Pete Dye 2014, Keswick, VA)*
  9. GOLDEN HORSESHOE RESORT (GOLD) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1963 with Rees Jones and Greg Muirhead renovations, Williamsburg, VA)
  10. COG HILL GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB (NO. 4 - DUBSDREAD) (Dick Wilson 1964 with Rees Jones renovations, Lemont, IL)
17th Hole at Glenwild Golf Club
17th Hole at Glenwild Golf Club

Courses 191-200

  1. RAMS HILL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2008, Borrego Springs, CA)*
  2. Bay Hill Club and Lodge (Dick Wilson and Arnold Palmer 1961, Orlando, FL)*
  3. KING KAMEHAMEHA GOLF CLUB (Ted Robinson Sr. and Jr. and Robin Nelson 1991, Maui, HI)
  4. Liberty National Golf Club (Bob Cupp & Tom Kite 2006/Bob Cupp, Tom Kite & Steve Wenzloff 2011, Jersey City, NJ)
  5. Metedeconk National Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Roger Rulewich 1987, Jackson Township, NJ)
  6. GLENWILD GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2001, Park City, UT)
  7. Wolf Creek Golf Links (Marvin Ferguson 1971, Olathe, KS)
  8. LINKS AT SPANISH BAY (Robert Trent Jones Jr., Sandy Tatum, and Tom Watson 1987, Pebble Beach, CA)*
  9. Frost Creek Golf Club (Tom Weiskopf 2007, Eagle, CO)
  10. SNAKE RIVER SPORTING CLUB (Tom Weiskopf 2006, Jackson, WY)
15th Hole at Forest Creek Golf Club (North)
15th Hole at Forest Creek Golf Club (North)

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