The Reserve at Moonlight Basin

Big Sky, Montana

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 76 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. BANDON DUNES GOLF COURSE (David McLay Kidd 1999, Bandon, OR)
  7. SHADOW CREEK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 1990, North Las Vegas, NV)
  8. KIAWAH ISLAND (OCEAN) (Pete Dye 1991, Kiawah Island, SC)
  9. BETHPAGE STATE PARK (BLACK) (A.W. Tillinghast and Joseph H. Burbeck 1936, Farmingdale, NY)
  10. BANDON TRAILS (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2005, Bandon, OR)
6th Hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links
6th Hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links

Courses 11-20

  1. PASATIEMPO GOLF CLUB (Alister MacKenzie 1929, Santa Cruz, CA)
  2. TPC SAWGRASS (STADIUM PLAYERS) (Pete Dye 1981, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
  3. MAMMOTH DUNES (David McLay Kidd 2018, Nekoosa, WI)
  4. SAND VALLEY (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2017, Nekoosa, WI)
  5. SPYGLASS HILL GOLF COURSE (Robert Trent Jones 1966, Pebble Beach, CA)
  6. STREAMSONG RESORT (RED) (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2013, Streamsong, FL)
  7. GAMBLE SANDS (David McLay Kidd 2014, Brewster, WA)
  8. KAPALUA RESORT (PLANTATION) (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 1991, Kapalua, Maui, HI)
  9. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLACK) (Gil Hanse 2017, Streamsong, FL)
  10. MANELE GOLF COURSE (Jack Nicklaus 1993, Lanai City, HI)
5th Hole at Bandon Trails
5th Hole at Bandon Trails

Courses 21-30

  1. ARCADIA BLUFFS GOLF CLUB (Bluffs) (Rick Smith and Warren Henderson 2000, Arcadia, MI)
  2. HARBOUR TOWN GOLF LINKS (Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus 1969, Hilton Head Island, SC)
  3. STREAMSONG RESORT (BLUE) (Tom Doak 2013, Streamsong, FL)
  4. CHAMBERS BAY GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2007, University Place, WA)
  5. THE GOLF COURSES OF LAWSONIA (LINKS) (William Langford and Theodore Moreau 1929, Green Lake, WI)
  6. Sweetens Cove (Tad King and Rob Collins, South Pittsburg, TN)
  7. FALLEN OAK GOLF CLUB (Tom Fazio 2006, Saucier, MS)
  8. KARSTEN CREEK (Tom Fazio 1994, Stillwater, OK)
  9. ERIN HILLS GOLF COURSE (Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry and Ron Whitten 2006, Erin, WI)
  10. Marquette Golf Club (Greywalls) (Mike DeVries 2005, Marquette, MI)
11th Hole at Sea Island (Seaside)
11th Hole at Sea Island (Seaside)

Courses 31-40

  1. SEA ISLAND GOLF CLUB (SEASIDE) (Colt and Alison 1928, St. Simons Island, GA)
  2. OMNI HOMESTEAD (CASCADES) (William Flynn 1923, Hot Springs, VA)
  3. BLACKWOLF RUN (RIVER) (Pete Dye 1990, Kohler, WI)
  4. WINE VALLEY (Dan Hixson 2009, Walla Walla, WA)
  5. Links of North Dakota at Red Mike Resort (Stephen Kay 1994, Williston, ND)
  6. Forest Dunes - The Loop (Red and Black) (Tom Doak 2016, Roscommon, MI)*
  7. PRIMLAND (HIGHLAND) (Donald Steel 2006, Meadows of Dan, VA)
  8. THE PRAIRIE CLUB (DUNES) (Tom Lehman and Chris Brands 2010, Valentine, NE)
  9. MOSSY OAK (Gil Hanse 2016, West Point, MS)
  10. Torrey Pines Golf Course (South) (William Bell Sr. 1957/Rees Jones 2001, La Jolla, CA)
12th Hole at Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
12th Hole at Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club

Courses 41-50

  1. PINEHURST RESORT (NO. 4) (Gil Hanse 2018 remodel, Pinehurst, NC)
  2. MID PINES INN AND GOLF CLUB (Donald Ross 1921, Southern Pines, NC)
  3. GIANTS RIDGE (QUARRY) (Jeff Brauer 2003, Biwabik, MN)
  4. SILVIES VALLEY RANCH (HANKINS) (Dan Hixson 2017, Seneca, OR)
  5. WILD HORSE GOLF CLUB (Dan Proctor and Dave Axland 1999, Gothenburg, NE)
  6. THE GREENBRIER (OLD WHITE TPC) (C.B. Macdonald 1914, White Sulphur Springs, WV)
  7. PAA-KO RIDGE GOLF CLUB (Ken Dye 2000, Sandia Park, NM)
  8. FRENCH LICK RESORT (PETE DYE) (Pete Dye 2009, French Lick, IN)
  9. SILVIES VALLEY RANCH (CRADDOCK) (Dan Hixson 2017, Seneca, OR)
  10. THE DUNES GOLF AND BEACH CLUB (Myrtle Beach, SC)
11th Hole at We-Ko-Pa (Cholla)
11th Hole at We-Ko-Pa (Cholla)

Courses 51-60

  1. RUSTIC CANYON GOLF COURSE (Gil Hanse, Jim Wagner and Geoff Shackelford 2001, Moorpark, CA)
  2. FOREST DUNES GOLF CLUB (Tom Weiskopf 2002, Roscommon, MI)
  3. May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff (Jack Nicklaus 2004, Bluffton, SC)
  4. SAND HOLLOW RESORT (CHAMPIONSHIP) (John Fought 2008, Hurricane, UT)
  5. PINE NEEDLES LODGE AND GOLF CLUB (Southern Pines, NC)
  6. WHISTLING STRAITS (IRISH) (Pete Dye 2000, Sheboygan, WI)
  7. WORLD WOODS GOLF CLUB (PINE BARRENS) (Brooksville, FL)
  8. COG HILL GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB (NO. 4 DUBSDREAD) (Lemont, IL)
  9. FarmLinks at Pursell Farms (Micahel Hurdzan and Dana Fry 2003, Sylacauga, AL)
  10. Hawktree Golf Club (Jim Engh 1999, Bismarck, ND)
16th Hole at Golden Horseshoe Resort (Gold)
16th Hole at Golden Horseshoe Resort (Gold)

Courses 61-70

  1. GOLDEN HORSESHOE GOLF CLUB (GOLD) (Williamsburg, VA)
  2. CALEDONIA GOLF AND FISH CLUB (Mike Strantz 1994, Pawleys Island, SC)
  3. Big Cedar Lodge (Ozarks National) (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2019, Hollister, MO)
  4. CROSSWATER GOLF CLUB (Bob Cupp 1995, Sunriver, OR)
  5. OLD WAVERLY GOLF CLUB (Jerry Pate and Bob Cupp 1988, West Point, MS)
  6. CORDEVALLE GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1999, San Martin, CA)
  7. Keswick Hall and Golf Club (Full Cry) (Pete Dye 2014, Keswick, VA)
  8. MAUNA KEA GOLF COURSE (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1964/Rees Jones 2008, Kohala Coast, HI)
  9. Rams Hill (Tom Fazio 2007, Borrego Springs, CA)
  10. MAKAI GOLF CLUB (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1971/2010, Princeville, Kauai, HI)
1st Hole at French Lick Resort (Dye)
1st Hole at French Lick Resort (Dye)

Courses 71-80

  1. WE-KO-PA GOLF CLUB (SAGUARO) (Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw 2006, Fort McDowell, AZ)
  2. THE WILDERNESS AT FORTUNE BAY (Jeff Bauer 2004, Tower, MN)
  3. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point (Jack Nicklaus 2015, Bronx, NY)
  4. QUINTERO GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 2000, Peoria, AZ)
  5. Black Jack's Crossing (Lanny Wadkins 2012, Lajitas, TX)
  6. Torrey Pines Golf Course (North) (William Bell Sr. 1957/Tom Weiskopf 2016, La Jolla, CA)
  7. CASCATA GOLF CLUB (Rees Jones 2000, Boulder City, NV)
  8. Linville Golf Club (Donald Ross 1928, Linville, NC)
  9. BULLE ROCK (Pete Dye 1998, Havre de Grace, MD)
  10. Yocha Dehe at Cache Creek Casion (Brad Bell 2008, Brooks, CA)
16th Hole at SentryWorld
16th Hole at SentryWorld

Courses 81-90

  1. PUMPKIN RIDGE GOLF CLUB (GHOST CREEK) (North Plains, OR)
  2. Big Cedar Lodge (Buffalo Ridge) (Tom Fazio 2000 as Branson Creek, Hollister, MO)
  3. ATLANTIC CITY COUNTRY CLUB (Reid Park Jr. 1897/Tom Doak 1999, Atlantic City, NJ)
  4. Trump National Doral (Blue Monster) (Dick Wilson 1961/Gil Hanse 2014, Miami, FL)
  5. Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry) (Tom Fazio 1987, Lecanto, FL)
  6. Bay Hill Club & Lodge (Dick Wilson 1961/Arnold Palmer 2009, Orlando, FL)
  7. Cape Cod National (Brian Silva 1998, Brewster, MA)
  8. RED SKY RANCH AND GOLF CLUB (FAZIO) (Tom Fazio 2002, Wolcott, CO)
  9. OMNI BARTON CREEK RESORT (FAZIO CANYONS) (Tom Fazio 1999, Austin, TX)
  10. WOLF CREEK GOLF CLUB (Dennis Ryder 2000, Mesquite, NV)
17th Hole at Hammock Beach (Ocean)
17th Hole at Hammock Beach (Ocean)

Courses 91-100

  1. THE BROADMOOR GOLF CLUB (EAST) (Donald Ross 1918/Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1952, Colorado Springs, CO)
  2. SALISH CLIFFS (Gene Bates 2011, Shelton, WA)
  3. Reynolds Lake Oconee (Great Waters) (Jack Nicklaus 1992, Eatonton, GA)
  4. SENTRYWORLD (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1982, Stevens Point, WI)
  5. TRUE BLUE GOLF CLUB (Mike Strantz 1998, Pawleys Island, SC)
  6. Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain (Saguaro/Tortolita) (Jack Nicklaus and Chet Williams 2009, Marana, AZ)
  7. PGA West (TPC Stadium) (Pete Dye 1986, La Quinta, CA)
  8. TURNING STONE RESORT (ATUNYOTE) (Tom Fazio 2004, Veona, NY)
  9. TOBACCO ROAD GOLF CLUB (Mike Strantz 1998, Sanford, NC)
  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 list

  • Wickenburg Ranch (Bill Brownlee 2015, Wickenburg, AZ)
  • 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)
  • The Rawls Course at Texas Tech (Tom Doak 2003, Lubbock, TX)
  • 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)
  • THE LINKS AT SPANISH BAY (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1987, Pebble Beach, CA)
  • NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS (MYSTIC ROCK) (Pete Dye 1995, Farmington, PA)
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