Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower)

Springfield, New Jersey


Golfweek's Top 100 Modern Courses

Offering a distinction between older courses and newer courses, Golfweek's Top 100 Modern Courses list includes courses built after 1960. Below is their current list with an * marking the public access courses. Courses in BOLD have been played by Billy; a total of 75 so far. Courses in italics are scheduled to played this year.

Top 10 Courses

  1. SAND HILLS GOLF CLUB (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 1994, Mullen, NE)
  2. PACIFIC DUNES GOLF COURSE (Tom Doak 2001, Bandon, OR)*
  3. Friar's Head Golf Club (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2002, Riverhead, NY)
  4. BALLYNEAL GOLF CLUB (Tom Doak 2005, Holyoke, CO)
  5. Ohoopee Match Club (Gil Hanse 2018, Cobbtown, GA)
  6. SEBONACK GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus and Tom Doak 2006, Southampton, NY)
  7. OLD MACDONALD (Tom Doak 2010, Bandon, OR)*
  8. Wade Hampton Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1988, Cashiers, NC)
  10. SHADOW CREEK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1990, North Las Vegas, NV)*
8th Hole at Whistling Straits (Straits)
8th Hole at Whistling Straits (Straits)

Courses 11-20

  1. BANDON DUNES GOLF COURSE (David McLay Kidd 1999, Bandon, OR)*
  2. MUIRFIELD VILLAGE GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus and Desmond Muirhead 1974, Dublin, OH)
  3. THE OCEAN COURSE AT KIAWAH ISLAND (Pete Dye 1991, Kiawah Island, SC)*
  4. BANDON TRAILS (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2005, Bandon, OR)
  5. TPC SAWGRASS (PLAYERS STADIUM) (Pete Dye 1981, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)*
  6. THE GOLF CLUB (Pete Dye 1967, New Albany, OH)
  7. Pikewood National (Joan Raese and J. Robert Gwynee 2009, Morgantown, WV)
  8. SHEEP RANCH (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2020, Bandon, OR)
  9. THE ESTANCIA CLUB (Tom Fazio 1995, Scottsdale, AZ)
  10. THE HONORS COURSE (Pete Dye 1983, Ooltewah, TN)
18th Hole at Muirfield Village
18th Hole at Muirfield Village

Courses 21-30

  1. ROCK CREEK CATTLE COMPANY (Tom Doak 2008, Deer Lodge, MT)
  2. CALUSA PINES GOLF CLUB (Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry 2001, Naples, FL)
  3. Congaree Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2017, Ridgeland, SC)
  4. OLD SANDWICH GOLF CLUB (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2004, Plymoth, MA)
  5. MONTEREY PENINSULA COUNTRY CLUB (SHORE) (Bob Baldock 1961/Mike Strantz 2004, Pebble Beach, CA)
  6. KINGSLEY CLUB (Mike Devries 2001, Kingsley, MI)
  7. WHISPERING PINES GOLF CLUB (Chet Williams 2000, Trinty, TX)
  8. BOSTON GOLF CLUB (Gil Hanse 2005, Hingham, MA)
  9. Colorado Golf Club (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2007, Parker, CO)
  10. KINLOCH GOLF CLUB (Lester George and Vinny Giles 2001, Manakin-Sabot, VA)
16th Hole at Calusa Pines
16th Hole at Calusa Pines

Courses 31-40

  1. SPYGLASS HILL GOLF COURSE (Robert Trent Jones 1966, Pebble Beach, CA)*
  2. MAMMOTH DUNES (David McLay Kidd 2018, Nekoosa, WI)*
  3. MANELE GOLF COURSE (Jack Nicklaus 1993, Lanai, HI)*
  4. GOZZER RANCH GOLF AND LAKE CLUB (Tom Fazio 2007, Harrison, ID)
  5. DALLAS NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2002, Dallas, TX)
  6. SAND VALLEY (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2017, Nekoosa, WI)*
  7. STREAMSONG RESORT (RED) (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2013, Streamsong, FL)*
  8. KAPALUA RESORT (PLANTATION) (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 1991, Kapalua, Maui, HI)*
  9. DISMAL RIVER CLUB (RED) (Tom Doak 2013, Mullen, NE)
  10. BUTLER NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (George Fazio and Tom Fazio 1974, Oak Brook, IL)
15th Hole at Gozzer Ranch
15th Hole at Gozzer Ranch

Courses 41-50

  1. ROBERT TRENT JONES GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1991, Lake Manassas, VA)
  2. PETE DYE GOLF CLUB (Pete Dye 1994, Bridgeport, WV)
  3. Dunes Club (Dick Nugent 1995, New Buffalo, MI)
  4. OAK TREE NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Pete Dye 1975, Edmond, OK)
  5. GALLOWAY NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1995, Galloway Township, NJ)
  6. GAMBLE SANDS (David McLay Kidd 2014, Brewster, WA)*
  7. DESERT FOREST GOLF CLUB (Red Lawrence 1962, Carefree, AZ)
  8. VICTORIA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1998, Newburgh, IN)
  9. Diamond Creek Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2003, Banner Elk, NC)
  10. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLACK) (Gil Hanse 2017, Streamsong, FL)*
9th Hole at Chambers Bay
9th Hole at Chambers Bay

Courses 51-60

  1. Martis Camp Club (Tom Fazio 2007, Truckee, CA)
  2. CHAMBERS BAY GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr./Bruce Charlton 2007, University Place, WA)*
  3. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLUE) (Tom Doak 2013, Streamsong, FL)*
  4. HARBOUR TOWN GOLF LINKS (Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus 1969, Hilton Head Island, SC)*
  5. Shelter Harbor Golf Club (Dana Fry/Michael Hurdzan 2005, Westerly, RI)
  6. SUTTON BAY (Graham Marsh 2014, Agar, SD)
  7. SHOOTING STAR GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2009, Teton Village, WY)
  8. Long Cove Club (Pete Dye 1982, Hilton Head Island, SC)*
  9. Grandfather Golf and CC (Ellis Mapes 1968, Linville, NC)
  10. John's Island Club (West) (Tom Fazio 1989, Vero Beach, FL)
6th Hole at Olde Farm
6th Hole at Olde Farm

Courses 61-70

  1. CASTLE PINES GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1981, Castle Rock, CO)
  2. BLUEJACK NATIONAL (Tiger Woods 2016, Montgomery, TX)
  3. ARCADIA BLUFFS GOLF CLUB (Rick Smith and Warren Henderson 2000, Arcadia, MI)*
  4. BAYONNE GOLF CLUB (Eric Bergstol 2006, Bayonne, NJ)
  5. SWEETENS COVE (Rob Collins and Tad Kind 2015, South Pittsburg, TN)
  6. CROOKED STICK GOLF CLUB (Pete Dye and Alice Dye 1964, Carmel, IN)
  7. Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club (Tom Fazio 2007, Cashiers, NC)
  8. Double Eagle Golf Club (Tom Weiskopf/Jay Morrish 1991, Galena, OH)
  9. HUDSON NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Tom FAzio 1996, Croton-on-Hudson, NY)
  10. FALLEN OAK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2006, Saucier, MS)*
17th Hole at Manele
17th Hole at Manele

Courses 71-80

  1. OLDE FARM GOLF CLUB (Bobby Weed 2001, Bristol, VA)
  2. ERIN HILLS (Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, and Ron Whitten 2006, Hartford, WI)*
  3. TRIBUTARY (David McLay Kidd 2009, Driggs, ID)
  4. VALHALLA GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1986, Louisville, KY)
  5. HAZELTINE NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones 1962, Chaska, MN)
  6. MAYACAMA GOLF CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 2001, Santa Rosa, CA)
  7. SHOAL CREEK CLUB (Jack Nicklaus 1977, Shoal Creek, AL)
  8. HARVESTER GOLF CLUB (Keith Foster 2000, Rhodes, IA)
  9. PRAIRIE CLUB (DUNES) (Tom Lehman 2010, Valentine, NE)
  10. EAGLE POINT GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2000, Wilmington, NC)
17th Hole at The Quarry at La Quinta
17th Hole at The Quarry at La Quinta

Courses 81-90

  1. Secession Golf Club (Bruce Devlin 1992, Gibbes Island, SC)
  2. KARSTEN CREEK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1994, Stillwater, OK)*
  3. SEA ISLAND GOLF CLUB (SEASIDE) (H.S. Colt and Charles H. Alison 1929/Joe Lee 1970/Tom Fazio 2000, St. Simons Island, GA)*
  4. OCEAN FOREST GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 1994, Sea Island, GA)
  5. BLACK SHEEP GOLF CLUB (David Ester 2002, Sugar Grove, IL)
  6. Austin Golf Club (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2001, Austin, TX)
  7. Sage Valley Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2001, Graniteville, SC)
  8. PRIMLAND RESORT (HIGHLAND) (Donald Steel 2006, Meadows of Dan, VA)
  9. PINEHURST NO. 4 (Gil Hanse 2018 remodel, Pinehurst, NC)*
  10. Marquette Golf Club (Greywalls) (Mike Devries 2005, Marquette, MI)*
16th Hole at Hazeltine National Golf Club
16th Hole at Hazeltine National Golf Club

Courses 91-100

  1. The Bear's Club (Jack Nicklaus 1999, Jupiter, FL)
  2. Naples National Golf Club (Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry 1992, Naples, FL)
  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. FOREST HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB (CANYON) (Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish 1988, Flagstaff, AZ)
  6. TRADITION GOLF CLUB (Arnold Palmer 1997, La Quinta, CA)
  7. EUGENE COUNTRY CLUB (H. Chandler Egan 1928/Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1967, Eugene, OR)
  8. Jupiter Hills Club (Hills) (George Fazio 2010, Tequesta, FL)
  9. HIDDEN CREEK GOLF CLUB (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2002, Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
  10. Stanwich Club (David Gordon and William Gordon 1964, Greenwich, CT)
17th Hole at Tradition at La Quinta
17th Hole at Tradition at La Quinta

Courses 101-200

  • Forest Dunes - The Loop (Red and Black) (Tom Doak 2016, Roscommon, MI)*
  • CLEAR CREEK (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2009, Tahoe, NV)
  • BLACKWOLF RUN (RIVER) (Pete Dye 1990, Kohler, WI)*
  • The Rim (Tom Weiskopf/Jay Morrish 1998, Payson, AZ)
  • Alotian Club (Tom Fazio 2005, Roland, AK)
  • NANEA GOLF CLUB (David McLay Kidd 2004, Kona, HI)
  • SPRING HILL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1999, Orono, MN)
  • PRONGHORN GOLF CLUB (FAZIO) (Tom Fazio 2006, Bend, OR)
  • Quail Hollow Club (George Cobb 1961/Tom Fazio 2003, Charlotte, NC)
  • ATLANTIC GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 1992, Bridgehampton, NY)
  • THE QUARRY AT LA QUINTA (Tom Fazio 1994, La Quinta, CA)
  • MOSSY OAK GOLF CLUB (Gil Hanse 2016, West Point, MS)*
  • PATRIOT GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2010, Owasso, OK)
  • WILD HORSE GOLF CLUB(Dave Axland and Dan Proctor 1999, Gothenburg, NE)*
  • TRADITION AT LA QUINTA (Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay 1998, La Quinta, CA)
  • Trump National Golf Club Bedminster (Old) (Tom Fazio 2004, Bedminster, NJ)
  • The Madison Club (Tom Fazio 2006, La Quinta, CA)

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