The Club at Hokuli'a

Kealakekua, Hawaii

Rankings

Public United States

The best public golf courses the Golf Course Gurus have played in America.

Top 10 Courses

  1. Pebble Beach Golf Links (Jack Neville and Douglas Grant 1919; Pebble Beach, California)*
  2. Bandon Dunes (David McLay Kidd 1999; Bandon, Oregon)*
  3. Pacific Dunes (Tom Doak 2001; Bandon, Oregon)*
  4. Chambers Bay Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 2007; University Place, Washington)*
  5. Manele Golf Course (Jack Nicklaus 1993; Lanai, Hawaii)*
  6. Sheep Ranch (Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw 2020; Bandon, Oregon)*
  7. Kapalua Plantation (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 1991; Lahaina, Hawaii)*
  8. Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club (Warren Henderson and Rick Smith 2000; Arcadia, Michigan)*
  9. Kiawah Island Resort (Ocean) (Pete Dye 1991; Johns Island, South Carolina)*
  10. Whistling Straits (Straits) (Pete Dye 1998; Sheboygan, Wisconsin)*
Pebble Beach Golf Links

Courses 11–20

  1. Bethpage State Park (Black Course) (A.W. Tillinghast 1936; Farmingdale, New York)*
  2. Prairie Club (Dunes), The (Tom Lehman and Chris Brands 2010; Valentine, Nebraska)*
  3. Old Macdonald (Tom Doak 2010; Bandon, Oregon)*
  4. Tobacco Road Golf Club (Mike Strantz 1998; Sanford, North Carolina)*
  5. Mauna Kea Resort (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1965; Kohala Coast, Hawaii)*
  6. Erin Hills Golf Course (Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, and Ron Whitten 2006; Hartford, Wisconsin)*
  7. Lawsonia, The Golf Courses of (Links) (William Langford and Theodore Moreau 1930 (Ron Forse restoration 2014); Green Lake, Wisconsin)*
  8. Mammoth Dunes (David McLay Kidd 2018; Nekoosa, Wisconsin)*
  9. Bandon Trails (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2005; Bandon, Oregon)*
  10. Streamsong Resort (Black) (Gil Hanse 2017; Bowling Green, Florida)*
Bethpage State Park (Black Course)

Courses 21–30

  1. Streamsong Resort (Red) (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2012; Streamsong, Florida)*
  2. Sand Valley (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2017; Nekoosa, Wisconsin)*
  3. Makai Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1971, remodeled 2010; Princeville, Hawaii)*
  4. Shadow Creek Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1989; North Las Vegas, Nevada)*
  5. Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club (Ken Dye 2000 (Holes 19-27 2005); Sandia Park, New Mexico)*
  6. TPC Sawgrass (Stadium Players) (Pete Dye 1980; Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida)*
  7. Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside) (H.S. Colt and Charles Alison 1928/Tom Fazio 1999; St. Simons Island, Georgia)*
  8. Mossy Oak Golf Club (Gil Hanse 2016; West Point, Mississippi)*
  9. Pasatiempo Golf Club (Alister MacKenzie 1929; Santa Cruz, California)*
  10. Primland Resort, The Highland Course at (Donald Steel 2006; Meadows of Dan, Virginia)*
Streamsong Resort (Red)

Courses 31–40

  1. Streamsong Resort (Blue) (Tom Doak 2012; Streamsong, Florida)*
  2. Edgewood Tahoe (George Fazio 1968; Lake Tahoe, Nevada)*
  3. Sand Hollow Resort (John Fought 2008; Hurricane, Utah)*
  4. Pinehurst Resort No.2 (Donald Ross 1907 and Ben Crenshaw/Bill Coore 2011; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  5. Spyglass Hill Golf Course (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1966; Pebble Beach, California)*
  6. Tot Hill Farm Golf (Mike Strantz 2000; Asheboro, North Carolina)*
  7. Wolf Creek Golf Club (Dennis Ryder 2000; Mesquite, Nevada)*
  8. Giants Ridge (The Quarry) (Jeffrey Bauer 2003; Biwabik, Minnesota)*
  9. Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill (Judge) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 2000; Prattville, Alabama)*
  10. Pronghorn Golf Club (Nicklaus) (Jack Nicklaus 2004; Bend, Oregon)*
Streamsong Resort (Blue)

Courses 41–50

  1. Wilderness Club (Nick Faldo 2009; Eureka, Montana)*
  2. Hokuala, The Ocean Course at (Jack Nicklaus 1998 with renovations 2011 and 2016; Lihue, Hawaii)*
  3. Poipu Bay Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1991; Kauai, Hawaii)*
  4. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (Mike Strantz 1994; Pawleys Island, South Carolina)*
  5. Tidewater Golf Club (Ken Tomlinson 1990; North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)*
  6. True Blue Golf Club (Mike Strantz 1998; Pawleys Island, South Carolina)*
  7. World Woods (Pine Barrens) (Tom Fazio 1993; Brooksville, Florida)*
  8. Wine Valley Golf Club (Dan Hixson 2009; Walla Walla, Washington)*
  9. Gamble Sands (David McLay Kidd 2014; Brewster, Washington)*
  10. Ironbridge Golf Club (Arthur Hills 2003; Glenwood Springs, Colorado)*
Wilderness Club

Courses 51–60

  1. Hualalai Golf Club (Nicklaus) (Jack Nicklaus 1996; Kailua-Kona, Hawaii)*
  2. TPC Deere Run (D.A. Weibring 2000; Silvis, Illinois)*
  3. Cascades Golf Course at Omni Homestead Resort (William Flynn 1923; Hot Springs, Virginia)*
  4. Blackwolf Run (River) (Pete Dye 1998; Kohler, Wisconsin)*
  5. Cog Hill Golf and Country Club (Dubsdread) (Dick Wilson 1964 and Rees Jones renovation 2008; Lemont, Illinois)*
  6. Whistling Straits (Irish) (Pete Dye 2000; Sheboygan, Wisconsin)*
  7. Whiskey Creek Golf Club (J. Michael Poellot and Ernie Els 2011; Ijamsville, Maryland)*
  8. We-Ko-Pa (Cholla) (Scott Miller 2001; Fort McDowell, Arizona)*
  9. We-Ko-Pa (Saguaro) (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2006; Fort McDowell, Arizona)*
  10. Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club (Jim Engh 2004; New Castle, Colorado)*
Hualalai Golf Club (Nicklaus)

Courses 61–70

  1. Redlands Mesa, The Golf Club at (Jim Engh 2001; Grand Junction, Colorado)*
  2. Salish Cliffs Golf Club (Gene Bates 2011; Shelton, Washington)*
  3. Circling Raven Golf Club (Gene Bates 2003; Worley, Idaho)*
  4. Silvies Valley Ranch (Hankins) (Dan Hixson 2017; Seneca, Oregon)*
  5. Silvies Valley Ranch (Craddock) (Dan Hixson 2017; Seneca, Oregon)*
  6. Shepherd's Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (Pete Dye 2017; Farmington, Pennsylvania)*
  7. Mystic Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (Pete Dye 1995; Farmington, Pennsylvania)*
  8. Dunes Golf and Beach Club (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1948, with remodels 1978 and 1993; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)*
  9. Innisbrook Golf Club (Copperhead) (Larry Packard 1970; Palm Harbor, Florida)*
  10. Bulle Rock (Pete Dye 1998; Havre de Grace, Maryland)*
Redlands Mesa, The Golf Club at

Courses 71–80

  1. Greenbrier, The (Old White TPC) (Charles Blair Macdonald 1914; White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia)*
  2. Pinehurst Resort No.4 (Donald Ross 1919 - Remodel by Tom Fazio 2000 - Renovation by Gil Hanse 2018; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  3. Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Cambrian Ridge (Canyon/Sherling) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1993; Greenville, Alabama)*
  4. Barefoot Resort & Golf (Love) (Davis Love III 2000; North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)*
  5. Fallen Oak Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2006; Saucier, Mississippi)*
  6. Links at Spanish Bay, The (Robert Trent Jones Jr., Tom Watson, and Sandy Tatum 1987; Pebble Beach, California)*
  7. Wailea Resort (Gold) (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1994; Kihei, Hawaii)*
  8. Wailea Resort (Emerald) (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1994; Kihei, Hawaii)*
  9. Karsten Creek Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1994; Stillwater, Oklahoma)*
  10. Wilderness at Fortune Bay, The (Jeffrey Bauer 2004; Tower, Minnesota)*
Greenbrier, The (Old White TPC)

Courses 81–90

  1. Bull at Pinehurst Farms, The (Jack Nicklaus 2003; Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin)*
  2. Gallery Golf Club (South), The (John Fought 2003; Marana, Arizona)*
  3. Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean) (Jack Nicklaus 2000; Palm Coast, Florida)*
  4. Dunes at Maui Lani, The (RobNelson 1999; Kahului, Hawaii)*
  5. Creek at Qualchan, The (William Robinson 1992; Spokane, Washington)*
  6. Red Sky Golf Club (Norman) (Greg Norman 2003; Wolcott, Colorado)*
  7. Mauna Lani Resort (South) (RobNelson 1981; Kohala Coast, Hawaii)*
  8. Cascata Golf Course (Rees Jones 2000; Boulder City, Nevada)*
  9. Harbour Town Golf Links (Pete Dye 1969; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina)*
  10. Troon North (Pinnacle) (Tom Weiskopf 1996; Scottsdale, Arizona)*
Bull at Pinehurst Farms, The

Courses 91–100

  1. Robert Trent Jones Trail at Grand National (Links) (Robert Trent Jones Jr. 1992; Opelika, Alabama)*
  2. Pinehurst Resort No.8 (Tom Fazio 1996; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  3. Forest Dunes Golf Club (Tom Weiskopf 2002; Roscommon, Michigan)*
  4. Pumpkin Ridge (Ghost Creek) (Robert (Bob) Cupp 1992; North Plains, Oregon)*
  5. Crosswater (Bob Cupp 1995; Sunriver, Oregon)*
  6. Kapalua Bay (Arnold Palmer and Francis Duane 1975; Lahaina, Hawaii)*
  7. Coeur d'Alene Resort (Scott Miller 1991; Coeur d'Alene, Idaho)*
  8. Half Moon Bay (Ocean) (Arthur Hills 1997; Half Moon Bay, California)*
  9. TPC Myrtle Beach (Tom Fazio 1999; Murrells Inlet, South Carolina)*
  10. Old Corkscrew Golf Club (Jack Nicklaus 2007; Estero, Florida)*
Robert Trent Jones Trail at Grand National (Links)

Courses 101–110

  1. Palouse Ridge Golf Club (John Harbottle 2008; Pullman, Washington)*
  2. Rio Secco Golf Club (Rees Jones 1997; Henderson, Nevada)*
  3. Black Horse Golf Club (EdwCarnes 1964; Gene Bates renovation 2008; Seaside, California)*
  4. Idaho Club, The (Jack Nicklaus 2008; Sandpoint, Idaho)*
  5. French Lick Resort (Dye) (Pete Dye 2009; French Lick, Indiana)*
  6. Old Works Golf Course (Jack Nicklaus 1997; Anaconda, Montana)*
  7. Gold Mountain (Olympic) (John Harbottle 1996; Bremerton, Washington)*
  8. Boulders (South), The (Jay Morrish 1983; Carefree, Arizona)*
  9. Bandon Crossings (Dan Hixson 2007; Bandon, Oregon)*
  10. Aviara at Four Seasons Resort (Arnold Palmer 1991; Carlsbad, California)*
Palouse Ridge Golf Club

Courses 111–120

  1. TPC Scottsdale (Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish 1986; Scottsdale, Arizona)*
  2. Reflection Bay Golf Club (Jack Nicklaus 1998; Henderson, Nevada)*
  3. Pinehurst Resort No.9 (Jack Nicklaus 1989; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  4. University of New Mexico Championship Course (Robert 'Red' Lawrence 1967; Albuquerque, New Mexico)*
  5. Rock Hollow Golf Course (Tim Liddy 1994; Peru, Indiana)*
  6. Atunyote Golf Club at Turning Stone (Tom Fazio 2004; Vernon, New York)*
  7. Teton Pines Resort (Arnold Palmer 1987; Wilson, Wyoming)*
  8. Twin Warriors Golf Club (Gary Panks 2001; Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico)*
  9. Prairie Club (Pines), The (Graham Marsh 2010; Valentine, Nebraska)*
  10. Indian Wells Resort (Players) (John Fought 2007; Indian Wells, California)*
TPC Scottsdale

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