Bandon Dunes

Bandon, Oregon

Rankings

Golfweek magazine's Top 100 Public Golf Courses You Can Play in the U.S.

Golfweek magazine's list for the "everyday" man where only public access courses are features. Courses in BOLD have been played by Billy; a total of 80 so far. Courses in italics are scheduled to played this year.

Top 10 Public Courses

  1. PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS (Jack Neville and Douglas Grant 1919/H. Chandler Egan 1929, Pebble Beach, CA)
  2. PACIFIC DUNES GOLF COURSE (Tom Doak 2001, Bandon, OR)
  3. PINEHURST RESORT (NO. 2) (Donald Ross 1907, Pinehurst, N.C.)
  4. OLD MACDONALD (Tom Doak 2010, Bandon, OR)
  5. WHISTLING STRAITS RESORT (STRAITS) (Pete Dye 1998, Haven, WI)
  6. SHADOW CREEK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1990, North Las Vegas, NV)
  7. BANDON DUNES GOLF COURSE (David McLay Kidd 1999, Bandon, OR)
  8. KIAWAH ISLAND (OCEAN) (Pete Dye 1991, Kiawah Island, SC)
  9. BANDON TRAILS (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2005, Bandon, OR)
  10. BETHPAGE STATE PARK (BLACK) (A.W. Tillinghast and Joseph H. Burbeck 1936, Farmingdale, NY)
6th Hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links
6th Hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links

Courses 11-20

  1. TPC SAWGRASS (STADIUM PLAYERS) (Pete Dye 1981, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
  2. SHEEP RANCH (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2020, Bandon, OR)
  3. PASATIEMPO GOLF CLUB (Alister MacKenzie 1929, Santa Cruz, CA)
  4. SPYGLASS HILL GOLF COURSE (Robert Trent Jones 1966, Pebble Beach, CA)
  5. MAMMOTH DUNES (David McLay Kidd 2018, Nekoosa, WI)
  6. MANELE GOLF COURSE (Jack Nicklaus 1993, Lanai City, HI)
  7. SAND VALLEY (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2017, Nekoosa, WI)
  8. STREAMSONG RESORT (RED) (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2013, Streamsong, FL)
  9. KAPALUA RESORT (PLANTATION) (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 1991, Kapalua, Maui, HI)
  10. THE GOLF COURSES AT LAWSONIA (LINKS) (William Langford and Theodore Moreau 1930, Green Lake, WI)
5th Hole at Bandon Trails
5th Hole at Bandon Trails

Courses 21-30

  1. GAMBLE SANDS (David McLay Kidd 2014, Brewster, WA)
  2. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLACK) (Gil Hanse 2017, Streamsong, FL)
  3. CHAMBERS BAY GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2007, University Place, WA)
  4. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLUE) (Tom Doak 2013, Streamsong, FL)
  5. HARBOUR TOWN GOLF LINKS (Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus 1969, Hilton Head Island, SC)
  6. ARCADIA BLUFFS GOLF CLUB (BLUFFS) (Rick Smith and Warren Henderson 2000, Arcadia, MI)
  7. SWEETENS COVE (Tad King and Rob Collins, South Pittsburg, TN)
  8. FALLEN OAK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2006, Saucier, MS)
  9. ERIN HILLS GOLF COURSE (Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry and Ron Whitten 2006, Erin, WI)
  10. THE PRAIRIE CLUB (DUNES) (Tom Lehman and Chris Brands 2010, Valentine, NE)
11th Hole at Sea Island (Seaside)
11th Hole at Sea Island (Seaside)

Courses 31-40

  1. KARSTEN CREEK (Tom Fazio 1994, Stillwater, OK)
  2. SEA ISLAND GOLF CLUB (SEASIDE) (Colt and Alison 1928, St. Simons Island, GA)
  3. PRIMLAND (HIGHLAND) (Donald Steel 2006, Meadows of Dan, VA)
  4. PINEHURST RESORT (NO. 4) (Gil Hanse 2018 remodel, Pinehurst, NC)
  5. Marquette Golf Club (Greywalls) (Mike DeVries 2005, Marquette, MI)
  6. Hideout Golf Course (Forrest Richardson 2001, Monticello, UT)
  7. TORREY PINES GOLF COURSE (SOUTH) (William Bell Sr. 1957/Rees Jones 2001, La Jolla, CA)
  8. Mystic Creek (Ken Dye 2013, El Dorado, AR)
  9. OMNI HOMESTEAD (CASCADES) (William Flynn 1923, Hot Springs, VA)
  10. MOSSY OAK (Gil Hanse 2016, West Point, MS)
12th Hole at Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
12th Hole at Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club

Courses 41-50

  1. WILD HORSE GOLF CLUB (Dan Proctor and Dave Axland 1999, Gothenburg, NE)
  2. LINKS OF NORTH DAKOTA (Stephen Kay 1994, Williston, ND)
  3. BLACKWOLF RUN (RIVER) (Pete Dye 1990, Kohler, WI)
  4. Forest Dunes - The Loop (Red and Black) (Tom Doak 2016, Roscommon, MI)*
  5. SILVIES VALLEY RANCH (HANKINS) (Dan Hixson 2017, Seneca, OR)
  6. MID PINES INN AND GOLF CLUB (Donald Ross 1921, Southern Pines, NC)
  7. WINE VALLEY (Dan Hixson 2009, Walla Walla, WA)
  8. PAA-KO RIDGE GOLF CLUB (Ken Dye 2000, Sandia Park, NM)
  9. OZARKS NATIONAL AT BIG CEDAR LODGE (Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw 2019, Hollister, MO)
  10. GIANTS RIDGE (QUARRY) (Jeff Brauer 2003, Biwabik, MN)
11th Hole at We-Ko-Pa (Cholla)
11th Hole at We-Ko-Pa (Cholla)

Courses 51-60

  1. FRENCH LICK RESORT (PETE DYE) (Pete Dye 2009, French Lick, IN)
  2. May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff (Jack Nicklaus 2004, Bluffton, SC)
  3. Black Jack's Crossing (Lanny Wadkins 2012, Lajitas, TX)
  4. THE GREENBRIER (OLD WHITE TPC) (C.B. Macdonald 1914, White Sulphur Springs, WV)
  5. SAND HOLLOW RESORT (CHAMPIONSHIP) (John Fought 2008, Hurricane, UT)
  6. COG HILL GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB (NO. 4 DUBSDREAD) (Lemont, IL)
  7. RUSTIC CANYON GOLF COURSE (Gil Hanse, Jim Wagner and Geoff Shackelford 2001, Moorpark, CA)
  8. SILVIES VALLEY RANCH (CRADDOCK) (Dan Hixson 2017, Seneca, OR)
  9. THE DUNES GOLF AND BEACH CLUB (Myrtle Beach, SC)
  10. FOREST DUNES (WEISKOPF) (Tom Weiskopf 2002, Roscommon, MI)
16th Hole at Golden Horseshoe Resort (Gold)
16th Hole at Golden Horseshoe Resort (Gold)

Courses 61-70

  1. CALEDONIA GOLF AND FISH CLUB (Mike Strantz 1994, Pawleys Island, SC)
  2. PINE NEEDLES LODGE AND GOLF CLUB (Southern Pines, NC)
  3. Keswick Hall and Golf Club (Full Cry) (Pete Dye 2014, Keswick, VA)
  4. MAUNA KEA GOLF COURSE (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1964/Rees Jones 2008, Kohala Coast, HI)
  5. CASCATA GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 2000, Boulder City, NV)
  6. Linville Golf Club (Donald Ross 1928, Linville, NC)
  7. WHISTLING STRAITS (IRISH) (Pete Dye 2000, Sheboygan, WI)
  8. GOLDEN HORSESHOE GOLF CLUB (GOLD) (Williamsburg, VA)
  9. CROSSWATER GOLF CLUB (Bob Cupp 1995, Sunriver, OR)
  10. Yocha Dehe at Cache Creek Casion (Brad Bell 2008, Brooks, CA)
1st Hole at French Lick Resort (Dye)
1st Hole at French Lick Resort (Dye)

Courses 71-80

  1. RAMS HILL GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2007, Borrego Springs, CA)
  2. HAWKTREE GOLF CLUB (Jim Engh 1999, Bismarck, ND)
  3. Bay Hill Club & Lodge (Dick Wilson 1961/Arnold Palmer 2009, Orlando, FL)
  4. RED SKY RANCH AND GOLF CLUB (FAZIO) (Tom Fazio 2002, Wolcott, CO)
  5. MAKAI GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1971/2010, Princeville, Kauai, HI)
  6. TOBACCO ROAD GOLF CLUB (Mike Strantz 1998, Sanford, NC)
  7. WORLD WOODS GOLF CLUB (PINE BARRENS) (Brooksville, FL)
  8. WE-KO-PA GOLF CLUB (SAGUARO) (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2006, Fort McDowell, AZ)
  9. THE LINKS AT SPANISH BAY (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1987, Pebble Beach, CA)
  10. FarmLinks at Pursell Farms (Micahel Hurdzan and Dana Fry 2003, Sylacauga, AL)
16th Hole at SentryWorld
16th Hole at SentryWorld

Courses 81-90

  1. Firestone Country Club (South) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1959, Akron, OH)
  2. BUFFALO RIDGE AT BIG CEDAR LODGE (Tom Fazio 2000 as Branson Creek, Hollister, MO)
  3. ATLANTIC CITY COUNTRY CLUB (Reid Park Jr. 1897/Tom Doak 1999, Atlantic City, NJ)
  4. Reynolds Lake Oconee (Great Waters) (Jack Nicklaus 1992, Eatonton, GA)
  5. Trump National Doral (Blue Monster) (Dick Wilson 1961/Gil Hanse 2014, Miami, FL)
  6. CORDEVALLE GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1999, San Martin, CA)
  7. Eagle Eye Golf Club (Chris Lutzke 2003, Bath, MI)
  8. Wickenburg Ranch (Bill Brownlee 2015, Wickenburg, AZ)
  9. THE PRAIRIE CLUB (PINES) (Graham Marsh 2010, Valentine, NE)
  10. PUMPKIN RIDGE GOLF CLUB (GHOST CREEK) (North Plains, OR)
17th Hole at Hammock Beach (Ocean)
17th Hole at Hammock Beach (Ocean)

Courses 91-100

  1. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point (Jack Nicklaus 2015, Bronx, NY)
  2. Leatherstocking Golf Club (Devereux Emmet 1909, Cooperstown, NY)
  3. The Rawls Course at Texas Tech (Tom Doak 2003, Lubbock, TX)
  4. Arcadia Bluffs (South) (Dana Fry and Jason Straka 2018, Arcadia, MI)
  5. QUINTERO GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 2000, Peoria, AZ)
  6. SENTRYWORLD (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1982, Stevens Point, WI)
  7. TPC SCOTTSDALE (STADIUM) (Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf 1986, Scottsdale, AZ)
  8. THE WILDERNESS AT FORTUNE BAY (Jeff Bauer 2004, Tower, MN)
  9. SALISH CLIFFS (Gene Bates 2011, Shelton, WA)
  10. THE GOLF CLUB AT REDLANDS MESA (Jim Engh 2001, Grand Junction, CO)
17th Hole at The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa
17th Hole at The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa

Dropped from the 2019 - 2021 lists

  • Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club (Jay Morrish 2001, Frankston, TX)
  • DORMIE CLUB (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2010, West End, NC)
  • TETHEROW GOLF CLUB (David McLay Kidd in 2008, Bend, OR)
  • PRONGHORN GOLF CLUB (NICKLAUS) (Jack Nicklaus 2004, Bend, OR)
  • Gull Lake View Golf Course and Resort (Stoatin Brae) (Tom Doak 2017, Augusta, MI)
  • Barona Creek (Gary Roger Baird 2001, Lakeside, CA)
  • INNISBROOK RESORT (COPPERHEAD) (Lawrence Packard and Roger Packard 1972, Palm Harbor, FL)
  • NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS (MYSTIC ROCK) (Pete Dye 1995, Farmington, PA)
  • TORREY PINES GOLF COURSE (NORTH) (William Bell Sr. 1957/Tom Weiskopf 2016, La Jolla, CA)
  • OLD WAVERLY GOLF CLUB (Jerry Pate and Bob Cupp 1988, West Point, MS)
  • BULLE ROCK (Pete Dye 1998, Havre de Grace, MD)
  • Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry) (Tom Fazio 1987, Lecanto, FL)
  • Cape Cod National (Brian Silva 1998, Brewster, MA)
  • OMNI BARTON CREEK RESORT (FAZIO CANYONS) (Tom Fazio 1999, Austin, TX)
  • WOLF CREEK GOLF CLUB (Dennis Ryder 2000, Mesquite, NV)
  • THE BROADMOOR GOLF CLUB (EAST) (Donald Ross 1918/Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1952, Colorado Springs, CO)
  • TRUE BLUE GOLF CLUB (Mike Strantz 1998, Pawleys Island, SC)
  • Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain (Saguaro/Tortolita) (Jack Nicklaus and Chet Williams 2009, Marana, AZ)
  • PGA WEST (STADIUM) (Pete Dye 1986, La Quinta, CA)
  • TURNING STONE RESORT (ATUNYOTE) (Tom Fazio 2004, Veona, NY)
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