2010 Golfweek's Best New U.S. courses

2010 Golfweek’s Best Resort Courses

presented by The Wall Street Journal

 

1.         Pacific Dunes 
Bandon, Ore.
Tom Doak 
2001

2.         Pebble Beach Golf Links

Pebble Beach, Calif.
Douglas Grant & Jack Neville 
1919

3.         Whistling Straits (Straits)

Kohler, Wis.
Pete Dye 
1997

4.         Pinehurst (No. 2) 
Pinehurst, N.C.
Donald Ross 
1903-1946

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

6.         Shadow Creek Golf Club 
North Las Vegas, Nev.
Tom Fazio 
1990

7.         Spyglass Hill Golf Club

Pebble Beach, Calif.
Robert Trent Jones Sr.
1966

8.         Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean) 
Kiawah Island, S.C.
Pete Dye 
1991

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

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

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

12.       Blackwolf Run (River)

Kohler, Wis.
Pete Dye 
1988

13.       The Homestead Resort (Cascades)
Hot Springs, Va.
William S. Flynn 
1923

14.       Cougar Canyon Golf Links
Trinidad, Colo.
Jack Nicklaus & Chris Cochran 
2007*

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

16.       Beau Rivage Resort (Fallen Oak)

Saucier, Miss. 
Tom Fazio 
2006

17.       Sea Island Resorts (Seaside)

Sea Island, Ga.
Charles Alison & Harry S. Colt, 1928
Joe Lee, 1973
Tom Fazio, 1999

18.       We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro)

Fountain Hills, Ariz.
Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
2006

19.       Kapalua Resort (Plantation) 
Maui, Hawaii
Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
1991

20.       Princeville (Prince) 
Kauai, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Jr. 
1990

21.       Pronghorn (Nicklaus)
Bend, Ore.
Jack Nicklaus
2004*

22.       Primland (Highland)

Meadows of Dan, Va.
Donald Steel
2007

23.       Dunes Golf & Beach Club
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Robert Trent Jones Sr.
1949

24.       French Lick Resort (Pete Dye Course)
French Lick, Ind.
Pete Dye
2009*

25.       Barona Resort & Casino

San Diego, Calif.
Todd Eckenrode & Gary Roger Baird
2000

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

27.       Whistling Straits (Irish)

Kohler, Wis.
Pete Dye
1999

28.       Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Golf Club
Kamuela, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Sr.
1966

29.       Manele Bay (Challenge) 
Lanai, Hawaii
Jack Nicklaus
1993

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

31.       Barton Creek (Fazio Canyons) 
Austin, Texas
Tom Fazio
2001

32.       Atlantic City Country Club
Northfield, N.J.
William S. Flynn, 1923
Tom Doak, 2000*

33.       Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain (Saguaro/Tortolita)

 
           Marana, Ariz.
Jack Nicklaus
2009*

34.       PGA West (Stadium)

La Quinta, Calif.
Pete Dye
1986

35.       Wilderness at Fortune Bay 
Tower, Minn.
Jeff Brauer
2004

36.       Reynolds Plantation (Great Waters)

Greensboro, Ga.
Jack Nicklaus
1992

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

38.       CordeValle

San Martin, Calif.
Robert Trent Jones Jr. 
2000

39.       Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, W.Va.
Arnold Palmer
2003

40.       Crosswater at Sunriver Resort
Sunriver, Ore.
Bob Cupp & John Fought
1995

41.       We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Cholla)

Fountain Hills, Ariz. 
Scott Miller
2001

42.       Ballyowen Golf Club at Crystal Springs Resort 
Hamburg, N.J.
Roger Rulewich
1998

43.       Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club 
Orlando, Fla.
Dick Wilson, 1961
Arnold Palmer, 1990

44.       Raven Course at Snowshoe Mountain
Snowshoe, W.Va. 
Gary Player & Tom Walker
1993

45.       Bedford Springs Golf Course
Bedford, Pa.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1912
Donald Ross, 1923
Ron Forse, 2007*

46.       Tobacco Road
Sanford, N.C.
Mike Strantz
1998*

47.       Circling Raven Golf Club

Worley, Idaho
Gene Bates
2003

48.       Hammock Beach (Ocean Course) 
Palm Coast, Fla.
Jack Nicklaus
2000

49.       Mid Pines Golf Club
Southern Pines, N.C.
Donald Ross
1921

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

51.       Treetops Resort (Signature)

Gaylord, Mich.
Rick Smith
1993

52.       Grand Bear 
Saucier, Miss. 
Jack Nicklaus
2000

53.       Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club (Fazio)

Wolcott, Colo.
Tom Fazio
2003

54.       Lake of Isles (North)
North Stonington, Conn.
Rees Jones
2005

55.       Whitehawk Ranch
Clio, Calif.
Dick Bailey
1996

56.       Ventana Canyon (Mountain)
Tucson, Ariz. 
Tom Fazio
1987

57.       Breakers West
West Palm Beach, Fla.
Rees Jones
2004*

58.       Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Jack Nicklaus
1996*

59.       Nemacolin Woodlands (Mystic Rock)
Farmington, Pa.
Pete Dye
1995

60.       Links at Spanish Bay

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

61.       Pinehurst (No. 4) 
Pinehurst, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1912-37
Tom Fazio, 1999

62.       Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (Azaleas)

Choctaw, Miss. 
Tom Fazio & Jerry Pate
1997

63.       Pechanga Resort & Casino (Journey at Pechanga)

Temecula, Calif.
Steve Forrest & Arthur Hills
2008*

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

65.       Incline Village (Championship)
Incline Village, Nev.
Robert Trent Jones Sr, 1964
Kyle Phillips, 2005*

66.       Boulders Resort (North)

Carefree, Ariz. 
Jay Morrish
1985*

67.       The Broadmoor Golf Club (East)
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Donald Ross, 1918
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1952

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

69.       The Club at Savannah Harbor
Savannah, Ga.
Bob Cupp
1999

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

71.       French Lick Resort (Donald Ross Course)
French Lick, Ind.
Donald Ross
1917*

72.       Kauai Lagoon Golf Club (Kiele)
Kauai, Hawaii
Jack Nicklaus
1988

73.       Eagle Ridge (The General) 
Galena, Ill.
Andy North & Roger Packard
1997

74.       The Resort at Glade Springs (Stonehaven)
Daniels, W.Va. 
Brian Ault & Tom Clark
2003*

75.       Shadow Ridge Golf Club
Palm Desert, Calif.
Nick Faldo
2000*

76.       Wolfdancer Golf Club
Lost Pines, Texas
Arthur Hills & Chris Wilczynski
2006

77.       Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club (Norman)

Wolcott, Colo.
Greg Norman
2003

78.       Tiburon (Black)
Naples, Fla.
Greg Norman
1999

79.       Mount Washington Resort (Mount Washington Course)
Bretton Woods, N.H.
Donald Ross, 1915
Brian Silva, 2008*

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

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

82.       The Greenbrier (Old White)

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. 
Charles Blair Macdonald &
Seth Raynor, 1914
Lester George, 2006

83.       Barton Creek (Fazio Foothills) 
Austin, Texas
Tom Fazio
1995

84.       Reunion Resort (The Independence) 
Davenport, Fla.
Tom Watson
2003

85.       Atunyote Golf Club 
Verona, N.Y.
Tom Fazio
2004

86.       Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nev.
Tom Fazio
2005*

87.       Bay Harbor Golf Club (Links/Quarry) 
Harbor Springs, Mich. 
Arthur Hills
1997

88.       Lower Cascades Golf Club
Hot Springs, Va.
Robert Trent Jones Sr.
1963

89.       Shenendoah Golf Club
Verona, N.Y.
Rick Smith
2000

90.       Reynolds Plantation (Oconee)

Greensboro, Ga.
Rees Jones
2000

91.       The Glen Club
Glenview, Ill.
Tom Fazio
2001*

92.       Bay Creek Resort & Club (Nicklaus)
Cape Charles, Va.
Jack Nicklaus
2005*

93.       Kaluhyat Golf Club 
Verona, N.Y.
Robert Trent Jones Jr. 
2003

94.       Sandia Resort & Casino

Albuquerque, N.M.
Scott Miller
2005

95.       Wailea Golf Club (Gold)
Maui, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Jr.
1994

96.       PGA National (The Champion) 
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Tom Fazio, 1981
Jack Nicklaus, 1990

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

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

99.       Doral Golf Resort & Spa (Blue Monster)

Doral, Fla.
Dick Wilson & Joe Lee
1962

100.     The Westin La Paloma (Ridge/Canyon)
Tucson, Ariz. 
Jack Nicklaus
1984*

 

 

* new to list
(bold)
featured courses in the 2010 Golfweek’s Definitive Guide to the Golf Life annual

 

2010 Golfweek’s Best Resort Courses of Distinction

 

Cache Creek Casino Resort
Brooks, Calif.
Brad Bell
2008

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Plantation
Pawleys Island, S.C.
Mike Strantz (Caledonia), 1995
Mike Strantz (True Blue), 1998

Classic Club
Palm Desert, Calif.
Arnold Palmer
2006

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Indio, Calif.
Clive Clark
2008

Grande Dunes
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Roger Rulewich (Resort Club), 2001
Nick Price & Craig Schreiner (Members Club), 2005

Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Robert Trent Jones Sr. (Slick Rock), 1971
Robert Trent Jones Sr. & Roger Rulewich (Ram Rock), 1981
Robert Trent Jones Sr. & Roger Rulewich (Apple Rock), 1986

Indian Wells Golf Resort
Indian Wells, Calif.
Clive Clark (Celebrity Course), 2006
John Fought (Player’s Course), 2007

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Phoenix, Ariz.
Brian Curley & Lee Schmidt (Faldo Course), 1997
Arnold Palmer (Palmer Course), 1997

Longbow Golf Club
Mesa, Ariz.
Ken Kavanaugh
2003

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Herbert Strong (Ocean), 1928
Robert Trent Jones (Lagoon), 1961
Joe Lee (Lagoon), 1977
Bobby Weed (Lagoon), 2007

PGA Village
Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Tom Fazio (Ryder Course), 1999
Tom Fazio (Wanamaker Course), 1999
Pete Dye & Tom Fazio (Dye Course), 1999

The Resorts of Tullymore & St. Ives
Stanwood, Mich.
Jerry Matthews (St. Ives), 1995
Jim Engh (Tullymore), 2001

Wente Vineyards
Livermore Valley, Calif.
Greg Norman
1998

The Westin La Cantera Resort
San Antonio, Texas
Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf
1994

(bold) featured courses in the 2010 Golfweek’s Definitive Guide to the Golf Life annual

 

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