My Quest to Check Off Golf's Best Experiences

Golf Magazine - Top 100 Courses in the U.S. (2017-2018)


58 of 100 Checked Off


  1. Pine Valley
  2. Cypress Point
  3. Augusta National (Masters)
  4. Shinnecock Hills
  5. National Golf Links of America
  6. Oakmont
  7. Pebble Beach Golf Links
  8. Merion (East)
  9. Sand Hills
  10. Pinehurst (No. 2)
  11. Fishers Island Club
  12. Chicago
  13. Los Angeles (North)
  14. Seminole
  15. Crystal Downs
  16. San Francisco
  17. Pacific Dunes
  18. Winged Foot (West)
  19. Prairie Dunes
  20. Riviera
  21. Frair's Head
  22. The Country Club
  23. Bethpage (Black)
  24. Oakland Hills (South)
  25. Kiawah Island (Ocean)
  26. Garden City Golf Club
  27. Shoreacres
  28. Whistling Straits (Straits)
  29. Muirfield Village
  30. TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium)
  31. Camargo
  32. Bandon Dunes
  33. Olympic Club (Lake)
  34. Southern Hills
  35. Maidstone
  36. California Golf Club of San Francisco
  37. Baltusrol (Lower)
  38. Somerset Hills
  39. Quaker Ridge
  40. The Golf Club
  41. Winged Foot (East)
  42. Ballyneal
  43. Oak Hill (East)
  44. Inverness
  45. Harbour Town
  46. Bandon Trails
  47. Streamsong (Red)
  48. Valley Club of Montecito
  49. Peachtree
  50. Old Sandwich
  51. Medinah (No. 3)
  52. Sand Valley
  53. Pasatiempo
  54. Spyglass Hill
  55. Yale University
  56. Yeamans Hall
  57. Old Macdonald
  58. Wade Hampton
  59. Old Town Club
  60. Plainfield
  61. Shadow Creek
  62. Eastward Ho!
  63. Myopia Hunt Club
  64. Streamsong (Blue)
  65. Rock Creek Cattle Company
  66. Kittansett
  67. Monterey Peninsula (Shore)
  68. Nanea
  69. Piping Rock
  70. East Lake
  71. Newport
  72. Baltimore (Five Farms East)
  73. Cherry Hills
  74. Erin Hills
  75. Interlachen
  76. Sebonack
  77. Congressional (Blue)
  78. The Honors Course
  79. Scioto
  80. Bel-Air
  81. Fox Chapel
  82. Essex Country Club
  83. Baltusrol (Upper)
  84. Milwaukee
  85. Ridgewood (West/East)
  86. Philadelphia Cricket Club (Wissachickon)
  87. Torrey Pines (South)
  88. Boston Golf Club
  89. Moraine
  90. The Creek Club
  91. Calusa Pines
  92. Colonial
  93. Hazeltine National
  94. Monterey Peninsula (Dunes)
  95. Gozzer Ranch
  96. Sleepy Hollow
  97. Aronimink
  98. Chambers Bay
  99. Mountain Lake
  100. Blackwolf Run (River)​

Golf Digest - America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (2019-2020)


55 of 100 Checked Off


  1. Pine Valley G.C.
  2. Augusta National G.C. (Masters)
  3. Cypress Point Club
  4. Shinnecock Hills G.C.
  5. Oakmont C.C.
  6. Merion G.C. (East)
  7. Pebble Beach G. Links
  8. National G. Links of America
  9. Sand Hills G.C.
  10. Fishers Island Club
  11. Winged Foot G.C. (West)
  12. Seminole G.C
  13. Crystal Downs C.C.
  14. Chicago G.C.
  15. Friar's Head
  16. Muirfield Village G.C.
  17. Pacific Dunes
  18. The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel)
  19. Los Angeles C.C. (North)
  20. Oakland Hills C.C. (South)
  21. Whistling Straits (Straits)
  22. Oak Hill C.C. (East)
  23. Riviera C.C.
  24. The Ocean Course
  25. Wade Hampton G.C.
  26. Shadow Creek
  27. Prairie Dunes C.C.
  28. The Honors Course
  29. Pinehurst Resort (No. 2)
  30. Peachtree G.C. 
  31. The Alotian Club
  32. Gozzer Ranch G. & Lake C.
  33. The Olympic Club (Lake)
  34. Southern Hills C.C.
  35. San Francisco G.C.
  36. Bandon Dunes
  37. Bethpage State Park (Black)
  38. The Golf Club
  39. Sebonack G.C.
  40. Pikewood National G.C.
  41. Baltusrol G.C. (Lower)
  42. Erin Hills G. Cse.
  43. Victoria National G.C.
  44. Camargo Club
  45. Spyglass Hill G. Cse.
  46. Ballyneal G.C.
  47. Butler National G.C.
  48. Castle Pines G.C.
  49. TPC Sawgrass (Plasters Stadium)
  50. Old Macdonald
  51. Garden City G.C.
  52. Winged Foot G.C. (East)
  53. Medinah C.C. (No. 3)
  54. Whispering Pines G.C.
  55. Shoreacres
  56. Monterey Peninsula C.C. (Shore)
  57. Scioto C.C.
  58. Interlachen C.C.
  59. Old Sandwich G.C.
  60. Oak Tree National
  61. Baltusrol G.C. (Upper)
  62. Canyata G.C.
  63. Somerset Hills C.C.
  64. Pete Dye G.C.
  65. Dallas National G.C.
  66. Kinloch G.C.
  67. Maidstone Club
  68. Arcadia Bluffs G.C.
  69. Bandon Trails
  70. The Estancia Club
  71. Quaker Ridge G.C.
  72. Cherry Hills C.C.
  73. Essex Country Club
  74. Milwaukee C.C.
  75. Olympia Fields C.C. (North)
  76. Myopia Hunt Club
  77. The Quarry at La Quinta
  78. Kittansett Club
  79. Monterey Peninsula C.C. (Dunes)
  80. Congressional C.C. (Blue)
  81. Hudson National G.C.
  82. Plainfield C.C.
  83. Calusa Pines G.C.
  84. Valhalla G.C.
  85. Aronimink G.C.
  86. The Valley Club of Montecito
  87. Boston G.C.
  88. Inverness Club
  89. Sleepy Hollow C.C.
  90. Diamond Creek G.C.
  91. The G.C. at Black Rock
  92. Double Eagle Club
  93. Spring Hill G.C.
  94. Rich Harvest Links
  95. Yeamans Hall Club
  96. The Preserve G.C.
  97. Blackwolf Run (River)
  98. Old Town Club
  99. Crooked Stick G.C.
  100. Mayacama G.C.