Course Profiles USA

Listed below are notable courses I’ve played in the United States that have been subsequently profiled here at Now on the Tee. I’ve also taken the liberty of including any accolades given by major US and International publications for their respective ranking lists. At the bottom of this post, you’ll find a list of other notable courses that I’ve played in the United States that will be profiled in the future.

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MOST RECENT AMERICAN PROFILES

May 18, 2020: Mammoth Dunes, Nekoosa, Wisconsin, USA
November 26, 2015: Champions Golf Club – Cypress Creek Course, Houston, Texas, USA
February 13, 2015: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, California, USA


ALL AMERICAN PROFILES (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER)

Ballyneal Golf Club
Holyoke, Colorado, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Tom Doak (2006)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #21
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #57
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in America 2017: #41
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019/20: #46
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #4
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #47
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the U.S.A. 2020: #22

Bandon Dunes
Bandon, Oregon, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: David McLay Kidd (1999)
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses in the World 2020-21: #80
– Golf Magazine Top 100 in the U.S. 2017: #35
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #8
– Golf Digest Best New Upscale Course 1999
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest 2019-20: #36
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #7
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #8
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Courses of the World 2020: #68
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Courses of the USA 2020: #30

Bandon Trails
Bandon, Oregon, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2005)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game #32
– Golf Magainze Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #87
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #50
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #12
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #69
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #14
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #14
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #99
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #42

Bethpage State Park – Black Course
Farmingdale, New York, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: A.W. Tillinghast & Joe Burbeck (1936)
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #53
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the US 2017: #24
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #4
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #37
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #8
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #25
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #57
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #27

California Golf Club of San Francisco
South San Francisco, California, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: A. Vernon Macan (1926); Alister MacKenzie (1928); Kyle Phillips (2008)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #38
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #50
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the US 2017: #43
– Golf Digest Second 100 in America 2019: #109
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #36
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #60
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #28

Champions Golf Club – Cypress Creek Course
Houston, Texas, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Ralph Plummer (1959)

Cog Hill Golf & Country Club – #4 Dubsdread
Lemont, Illinois, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Dick Wilson & Joe Lee (1964); Rees Jones (2009)
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #31
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #51
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #161

East Aurora Country Club
East Aurora, New York, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: William Harries & Russell Tryon (1916)

Hammock Beach Resort – Conservatory Course
Palm Coast, Florida, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Tom Watson (2006)

Hammock Beach Resort – Ocean Course
Palm Coast, Florida, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Jack Nicklaus (2000)
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #86

Leatherstocking Golf Course
Cooperstown, New York, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Devereux Emmet (1909)

Mammoth Dunes
Nekoosa, Wisconsin, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: David McLay Kidd (2018)
– Golf Digest America’s Second 100 Greatest 2019: #145
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #27
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #28

Monterey Peninsula Country Club – Shore Course
Pebble Beach, California, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Mike Strantz (2004)
– Golf Magazine Next Best 50 Courses in the World 2020-21
– Golf Magazine Top 100 in the U.S. 2017: #77
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #56
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #34

National Golf Links of America
Southampton, New York, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: C.B. Macdonald (1911)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #2
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #5
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #7
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #8
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #5
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #5
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #4

Oakmont Country Club
Oakmont, Pennsylvania, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Henry C. Fownes (1903)
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020/21: #8
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #6
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019/20: #5
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #6
– Top100GolfCourses.com World’s Top 100 2018: #9
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 in the U.S. 2018: #5

Old Macdonald
Bandon, Oregon, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Tom Doak & Jim Urbina (2010)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #114
– Golf Magazine Next Best 50 Courses in the World 2020-21
– Golf Magazine Top 100 in the U.S. 2017: #48
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #11
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #50
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses 2019: #12
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #5
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #83
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #38

Pacific Dunes
Bandon, Oregon, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Tom Doak (2001)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #34
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses in the World 2020-21: #24
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses in the US 2017: #14
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #2
– Golf Digest Best New Public Upscale Course 2001
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #17
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #2
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #2
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Courses of the World 2020: #23
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Courses of the USA 2020: #13

Pasatiempo Golf Club
Santa Cruz, California, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Alister MacKenzie (1929)
– Golf Magazine Next Best 50 Courses in the World 2020-21
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #53
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #13
– Golf Digest Second 100 in America 2019-20: #106
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #16
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #37
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the U.S.A. 2020: #63

Pebble Beach Golf Links
Pebble Beach, California, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Jack Neville & Douglas Grant (1919)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #30
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #11
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #5
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17: #1
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019-20: #7
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses 2019: #1
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #8
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2020: #17
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #9

Princeville – Prince Course (NLE)
Princeville, Hawaii, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Robert Trent Jones Jr. (1990)
– Golf Digest Best New Resort Course 1990

Riviera Country Club
Pacific Palisades, California, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: George C. Thomas Jr. (1927)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #19
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020/21: #28
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the United States 2017: #19
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019/20: #23
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses 2019: #18
– Top100GolfCourses.com World’s Top 100 2019: #37
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 in the U.S. 2018: #21

Sand Hills Golf Club
Mullen, Nebraska, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw (1995)
– Golf Club Atlas 147 Custodians of the Game: #5
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21: #14
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #9
– Golf Digest Best New Private Course 1995
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2019/20: #9
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #1
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the World 2019: #10
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2019: #6

Sebonack Golf Club
Southampton, New York, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Jack Nicklaus & Tom Doak (2006)
– Golf Magazine Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. 2017: #59
– Golf Digest Best New Private Course 2007
– Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2020-21: #39
– Golfweek Best Modern Courses USA 2019: #6
– Top100GolfCourses.com Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020: #66

Southampton Golf Club
Southampton, New York, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Seth Raynor (1925)
– Golfweek Best Classic Courses USA 2019: #141

Warren Golf Course
Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

COURSE ARCHITECT: Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (1999)


NEXT ON THE TEE – FUTURE AMERICAN PROFILES

• Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club, Arcadia, Michigan, USA
• Augusta Country Club, Augusta, Georgia, USA
• Castle Pines Golf Club, Castle Rock, Colorado, USA
• Colorado Golf Club, Parker, Colorado, USA
• Crystal Downs Country Club, Frankfort, Michigan, USA
• Dismal River Club – Red Course, Mullen, Nebraska, USA
• Dormie Club, West End, North Carolina, USA
• Fenway Golf Club, Scarsdale, New York, USA
• Forest Dunes Golf Club, Roscommon, Michigan, USA
• Interlachen Country Club, Edina, Minnesota, USA
• Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA
• Kingsley Club, Kingsley, Michigan, USA
• Maidstone Club, East Hampton, New York, USA
• Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina, USA
• Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio, USA
• Oak Hill Country Club – East Course, Rochester, New York, USA
• Oakland Hills Country Club – South Course, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
• Old Town Club, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
• Olympia Fields Country Club – North Course, Olympia Fields, Illinois, USA
• Olympia Fields Country Club – South Course, Olympia Fields, Illinois, USA
• Palmetto Golf Club, Aiken, South Carolina, USA
• Pinehurst Resort – #2 Course, Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA
• Poipu Bay Golf Course, Koloa, Hawaii, USA
• Prairie Club – Dunes Course, Valentine, Nebraska, USA
• Prairie Club – Pines Course, Valentine, Nebraska, USA
• The Quarry at Giants Ridge, Biwabik, Minnesota, USA
• Sand Valley, Nekoosa, Wisconsin, USA
• Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio, USA
• Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, New York, USA
• Spring Hill Golf Club, Wayzata, Minnesota, USA
• The Virtues Golf Club, Nashport, Ohio, USA
• White Bear Yacht Club, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, USA
• Winged Foot Golf Club – East Course, Mamaroneck, New York, USA
• Winged Foot Golf Club – West Course, Mamaroneck, New York, USA
• Wolf Point Club, Port Lavaca, Texas, USA
• The Course at Yale, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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