2008 Golfweek’s Best Resort Courses

1. Pacific Dunes
Bandon, Ore.
Tom Doak, 2001

2. Pebble Beach Golf Links
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Douglas Grant & Jack Neville, 1919

3. Pinehurst (No. 2)
Pinehurst, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1903-1935

4. Whistling Straits (Straits)

Mosel, Wis.
Pete Dye, 1997

5. Bandon Dunes
Bandon, Ore.
David Kidd, 1999

6. Shadow Creek Golf Club

North Las Vegas, Nev.
Tom Fazio, 1990

7. TPC Sawgrass (Stadium)
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Pete Dye, 1981

8. Spyglass Hill Golf Course
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1966

9. Bandon Trails
Bandon, Ore.
Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 2005

10. Ocean Course at Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island, S.C.
Pete Dye, 1991

11. Blackwolf Run (River)
Kohler, Wis.
Pete Dye, 1988

12. Harbour Town Golf Links
Hilton Head, S.C.
Pete Dye, 1970

13. The Homestead Resort (Cascades)

Hot Springs, Va.
William S. Flynn, 1923

14. Kapalua Golf Club (Plantation)
Maui, Hawaii
Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 1991

15. Princeville Golf Club (Prince)
Kauai, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1990

16. Crosswater at Sunriver

Bend, Ore.
Bob Cupp & John Fought, 1995

17. Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside)
St. Simon Island, Ga.
C.H. Alison and Harry Colt, 1928
Joe Lee, 1973; Tom Fazio, 2000

18. Pine Needles Country Club
Southern Pines, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1927

19. Mauna Kea Resort
Kamuela, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1966

20. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro) *
Fountain Hills, Ariz.
Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 2006

21. Manele Bay (Challenge)
Lanai, Hawaii
Jack Nicklaus, 2003

22. Stonewall Resort

Roanoke, W.Va.
Arnold Palmer, 2003

23. Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club

Frankston, Texas
Jay Morrish, 2001

24. Barton Creek Golf Club (Fazio Canyons)

Austin, Texas
Tom Fazio, 2001

25. Barona Creek Golf Club
Lakeside, Calif.
Todd Eckenrode & Gary Roger Baird, 2000

26. Whistling Straits (Irish)
Mosel, Wis.
Pete Dye, 1999

27. May River Course at Palmetto Bluff
Bluffton, S.C.
Jack Nicklaus, 2004

28. Wolf Creek Golf Club
Mesquite, Nev.
Arnold Palmer, 2000

29. PGA West (Stadium)

La Quinta, Calif.
Pete Dye, 1986

30. Raven Course at Snowshoe Mountain

Snowshoe, W.Va.
Gary Player & Tom Walker, 1993

31. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Cholla)

Fountain Hills, Ariz.
Scott Miller, 2001

32. Grand Bear
Saucier, Miss.
Jack Nicklaus, 2000

33. Shenendoah Golf Club at Turning Stone *

Verona, N.Y.
Rick Smith, 2000

34. Ocean Course at Ginn Hammock Beach

Palm Coast, Fla.
Jack Nicklaus, 2000

35. Red Sky (Norman)
Wolcott, Colo.
Greg Norman, 2003

36. Bay Harbor Golf Club (Links/Quarry)

Harbor Springs, Mich.
Arthur Hills, 1997

37. Red Sky (Fazio)

Wolcott, Colo.
Tom Fazio, 2003

38. Ventana Canyon (Mountain)

Tucson, Ariz.
Tom Fazio, 1987

39. CordeValle
San Martin, Calif.
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 2000

40. Lake of Isles (North)

North Stonington, Conn.
Rees Jones, 2005

41. Bay Hill Club
Orlando, Fla.
Dick Wilson, 1961
Arnold Palmer, 1990

42. Linville Golf Club
Linville, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1924

43. Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold)
Williamsburg, Va.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1965

44. Ballyowen Golf Club at Crystal Springs Resort *

Hamburg, N.J.
Roger Rulewich, 1998

45. Treetops North (Smith)
Gaylord, Mich.
Rick Smith, 1993

46. Mid Pines Club
Southern Pines, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1921

47. Links at Spanish Bay

Pebble Beach, Calif.
Robert Trent Jones Jr.;
Sandy Tatum & Tom Watson, 1987

48. Eagle Ridge (The General)

Galena, Ill.
Andy North & Roger Packard, 1996

49. Poipu Bay Golf Resort
Kauai, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1991

50. Barton Creek Golf Club (Fazio Foothills)
Austin, Texas
Tom Fazio, 1995

51. Blackwolf Run (Meadow Valleys)
Kohler, Wis.
Pete Dye, 1988

52. Wilderness at Fortune Bay *
Tower, Minn.
Jeff Brauer, 2004

53. Pinehurst (No. 4)
Pinehurst, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1917
Tom Fazio, 2000

54. Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (Azaleas)
Philadelphia, Miss.
Tom Fazio & Jerry Pate, 1997

55. Nemacolin Woodlands (Mystic Rock)
Farmington, Penn.
Pete Dye, 1995

56. The Bluffs Country Club and Resort *
St. Francisville, La.
Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay, 1988

57. Ginn Reunion Resort (Independence)

Davenport, Fla.
Tom Watson, 2003

58. Reynolds Plantation (Great Waters)

Greensboro, Ga.
Jack Nicklaus, 1992

59. Kauai Lagoon Golf Club (Kiele)

Kauai, Hawaii
Jack Nicklaus, 1988

60. Sugarloaf Golf Club
Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1986

61. Kiva Dunes
Gulf Shores, Ala.
Jerry Pate, 1994

62. The Broadmoor Golf Club (East)
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Donald Ross, 1918
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1954

63. Circling Raven Golf Club
Worley, Id.
Gene Bates, 2003

64. The Classic at Madden’s Lake
Brainerd, Minn.
Scott Hoffman, 1997

65. La Quinta Resort & Club (Mountain)
La Quinta, Calif.
Pete Dye, 1980

66. Atunyote Golf Club at Turning Stone *
Verona, N.Y.
Tom Fazio, 2004

67. Reflection Bay Golf Course at Lake Las Vegas Resort
Henderson, Nev.
Jack Nicklaus, 1998

68. Innisbrook Golf Club (Copperhead)
Tarpon Springs, Fla.
Edward Packard & Lawrence Packard, 1974

69. Kaluhyat Golf Club at Turning Stone *
Verona, N.Y.
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 2003

70. Mauna Lani (South) *
Kona, Hawaii
Homer Flint, 1981
Robin Nelson, 1991

71. Doral Golf Resort (Blue Monster)
Miami, Fla.
Dick Wilson & Joe Lee, 1962

72. Reynolds Plantation (Oconee)
Oconee, Ga.
Rees Jones, 2000

73. Pinehurst (No. 8)
Pinehurst, N.C.
Tom Fazio, 1995

74. Wigwam Golf Resort (Gold) *
Litchfield Park, Ariz.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1963
Forrest Richardson, 2004

75. Kingsmill Golf Club (River)
Williamsburg, Va.
Pete Dye, 1974

76. Wild Dunes (Links)
Isle of Palms, S.C.
Tom Fazio, 1981

77. The Falls at Lake Las Vegas Resort
Henderson, Nev.
Tom Weiskopf, 2003

78. Sagamore Golf Club *
Bolton Landing, N.Y.
Donald Ross, 1928

79. Treetops North (Fazio)
Gaylord, Mich.
Tom Fazio, 1992

80. Boyne Highlands (Heather)
Harbor Springs, Mich.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1968

81. PGA National (The Champion)
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Tom Fazio, 1981
Jack Nicklaus, 1992

82. Reunion Resort (The Legacy)
Davenport, Fla.
Arnold Palmer, 2003

83. Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (Oaks)
Philadelphia, Miss.
Tom Fazio & Jerry Pate, 1997

84. Boulders Resort (South)
Carefree, Ariz.
Jay Morrish, 1988

85. Ventana Canyon (Canyon)
Tucson, Ariz.
Tom Fazio, 1984

86. TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas
Irving, Texas
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1983
Ben Crenshaw, Jay Morrish
& Byron Nelson, 1986

87. Mauna Lani (North)
Kona, Hawaii
Homer Flint, 1981
Robin Nelson, 1991

88. Coeur d’Alene Resort
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Scott Miller, 1991

89. Grove Park Inn
Asheville, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1926
Kris Spence, 2002

90. Ojai Valley Inn & Country Club
Ojai, Calif.
George C. Thomas Jr. & William F. Bell, 1925

91. Horseshoe Bay Country Club (Ram Rock)
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Robert Trent Jones Sr. & Roger Rulewich, 1976

92. Hershey Country Club (West)
Hershey, Pa.
Maurice McCarthy, 1930

93. Waikoloa Beach & Golf Resort (Kings)
Waikoloa, Hawaii
Tom Weiskopf & Jay Morrish, 1996

94. Suncadia (Prospector) *
Roslyn, Wash.
Arnold Palmer, 2005

95. Grand Cypress (New)
Orlando, Fla.
Jack Nicklaus, 1988

96. Naples Grande Resort & Club
Naples, Fla.
Rees Jones, 2000

97. Experience at Koele
Lanai, Hawaii
Greg Norman & Ted Robinson, 1991

98. Barefoot Landing (Love)
North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Davis Love III, 2000

99. Rio Secco
Henderson, Nev.
Rees Jones, 1997

100. Wailea (Gold)
Maui, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1994

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Please note - The 2008 Golfweek's Best Resort List will publish in October of 2008.

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