Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses 2013

Red Ledges in Heber City, Utah

Red Ledges in Heber City, Utah


1. Rock Creek Cattle Company

Deer Lodge, Mont., 2008

Tom Doak

Avg. rating: 7.99


2. Wade Hampton Golf Club

Cashiers, N.C., 1988

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.92


3. Huntsman Springs

Driggs, Idaho, 2009

David McLay Kidd

Avg. rating: 7.60


4. Shooting Star

Teton Village, Wyo., 2009

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.59


5. Gozzer Ranch

Arrowpoint, Idaho, 2007

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.57


6. Colorado Golf Club

Parker, Colo., 2007

Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw

Avg. rating: 7.48


7. Castle Pines

Castle Rock, Colo., 1981

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.47


8. Mayacama

Santa Rosa, Calif., 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.41


9. Mountaintop

Cashiers, N.C., 2007

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.36


10. Oak Tree National

Edmond, Okla., 1975

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.33


11. Patriot Golf Club

Owasso, Okla., 2010

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 7.32


12. Martis Camp

Truckee, Calif., 2007

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.31


13. Pronghorn (Fazio)

Bend, Ore., 2006

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.30


14. Diamond Creek

Banner Elk, N.C., 2003

Tom Fazio

Avg. Rating: 7.23


15. Estancia

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1995

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.22


16. Forest Highlands (Canyon)

Flagstaff, Ariz., 1989

Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 7.21


17. Mountain Lake

Lake Wales, Fla., 1917

Seth Raynor

Avg. rating: 7.17


18. Paa - Ko Ridge

Sandia Park, N.M., 2000

Ken Dye

Avg. rating: 7.17


19. Long Cove

Hilton Head, S.C., 1982

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.17


20. Cuscowilla

Eatonton, Ga., 1998

Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw

Avg. rating: 7.15


21. Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry)

Lecanto, Fla., 1988

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.08


22. The Rim

Payson, Ariz., 1998

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 7.08


23. Lahontan    

Truckee, Calif., 1999

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 7.07


24. The Concession Golf Club

Bradenton, Fla., 2006

Jack Nicklaus, Tony Jacklin

Avg. rating: 7.05


25. The Preserve 

Carmel Valley, Calif., 2000

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.04


26. Kiawah Island (Cassique)

Kiawah Island, S.C., 2000

Tom Watson

Avg. rating: 6.98


27. Jupiter Hills Club (Hills)

Tequesta, Fla., 1970

George Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.97


28. Forest Dunes

Roscommon, Mich., 2003

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.93


29. Stone Canyon

Tucson, Ariz., 2000

Jay Morrish

Avg. rating: 6.92


30. Frederica

St. Simons Island, Ga., 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.88


31. Briggs Ranch Golf Club

San Antonio, Texas, 2001

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.88


32. Forest Creek (North)

Southern Pines, N.C., 2005

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.84


33. Golf Club of Ravenna

Littleton, Colo., 2007

Jay Morrish

Avg. rating: 6.84


34. Black Rock

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 2003

Jim Engh

Avg. rating: 6.83


35. The Territory

Duncan, Okla., 2005

Randy Heckenkemper

Avg. rating: 6.82


36. Southern Highlands

Las Vegas, Nev., 1999

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.82


37. Promontory (Painted Valley)

Park City, Utah, 2007

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.79


38. Quintero

Peoria, Ariz., 2000

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.76


39. Johns Island West

Vero Beach, Fla., 1989

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.76


40. Powder Horn

Sheridan, Wyo., 1997

Dick Bailey

Avg. rating: 6.75


41. The Stock Farm

Hamilton, Mont., 1999

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.72


42. Olde Stone

Bowling Green, Ky., 2006

Arthur Hills

Avg. rating: 6.72


43. Club at Carlton Woods (Fazio)

The Woodlands, Texas, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.71


44. Stone Eagle

Palm Desert, Calif., 2005

Tom Doak

Avg. rating: 6.68


45. The Bear’s Club

Jupiter, Fla., 2000

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.67


46. Cordillera Ranch

Boerne, Texas, 2007

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.67


47. Glenwild

Park City, Utah, 2001

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.64


48. Lake Las Vegas (SouthShore)

Henderson, Nev., 1996

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.64


49. Bright’s Creek 

Mill Spring, N.C., 2006

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.62


50. Forest Creek (South)

Southern Pines, N.C., 1996

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.60


51. Red Ledges

Heber City, Utah, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.59


52. Quarry La Quinta

La Quinta, Calif., 1994

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.59


53. Tetherow Golf Club

Bend, Ore., 2008

David McLay Kidd

Avg. rating: 6.57


54. Spanish Oaks

Bee Cave, Texas, 2002

Bobby Weed

Avg. rating: 6.57


55. Dalhousie Golf Club

Cape Girardeau, Mo., 2002

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.57


56. Escondido

Horseshoe Bay, Texas, 2006

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.57


57. Carlton Woods (Nicklaus)

The Woodlands, Texas, 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.56


58. Spring Island/Old Tabby Links

Okatie, S.C., 1994

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay

Avg. rating: 6.56


59. Somerby

Byron, Minn., 2004

John Fought

Avg. rating: 6.55


60. Talisker Club at Tuhaye

Tuhaye, Utah, 2005

Mark OMeara

Avg. rating: 6.54


61. Desert Highlands

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1984

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.50


62. Currahee Club

Toccoa, Ga., 2004

Jim Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.50


63. Spring Creek

Zion Crossroads, Va., 2006

Ed Carton

Avg. rating: 6.50


64. Black Creek

Chattanooga, Tenn., 1999

Brian Silva

Avg. rating: 6.48


65. Tullymore

Stanwood, Mich., 2001

Jim Engh

Avg. rating: 6.48


66. Briar’s Creek

John’s Island, S.C., 2001

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.47


67. The Glacier Club

Durango, Colo., 2002

Arthur Hills

Avg. rating: 6.46


68. Seven Canyons

Sedona, Ariz., 2003

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.46


69. The Greenbrier Sporting Club (Snead)

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.45


70. Irish Creek

Kannapolis, N.C., 2007

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 6.45


71. The Bridges at Rancho Sante Fe

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 2001

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Avg. rating: 6.44


72. Rancho Santa Fe Country Club

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 1927

Max Behr

Avg. rating: 6.40


73. Isleworth

Orlando, Fla., 1986

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay, Steve Smyers

Avg. rating: 6.40


74. Redlands Mesa

Grand Junction, Colo., 2001

Jim Engh

Avg. rating: 6.39


75. Forest Highlands (The Meadow)

Flagstaff, Ariz., 1999

Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.39


76. Colleton River (Nicklaus)

Bluffton, S.C. 1992

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.37


77. Three Creek Ranch

Jackson, Wyo., 2005

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.36


78. Winchester Golf Club

Meadow Vista, Calif., 2000

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.35


79. Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards

Sunset, S.C., 1999

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.34


80. Kiawah Island (River)

Kiawah, S.C., 1995

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.34


81. Troon Country Club

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1985

Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.34


82. Kinderlou Forest

Valdosta, Ga., 2004

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 6.33


83. Tradition at La Quinta

La Quinta, Calif., 1998

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay

Avg. rating: 6.32


84. Vaquero

Westlake, Texas, 2001

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.32


85. Lake Nona

Orlando, Fla., 1984

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.32


86. Desert Mountain (Chiricahua)

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.30


87. Silverleaf

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2002

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.30


88. Victory Ranch

Park City, Utah, 2009

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.29


89. Brunswick Forest (Cape Fear National)

Leland, N.C., 2009

Tim Cate

Avg. rating: 6.28


90. The Gallery (South)

Marana, Ariz., 2004

John Fought

Avg. rating: 6.27


91. Coyote Springs (Chase)

Coyote Springs, Nev., 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.27


92. Ritz-Carlton Golf Club and Spa (Jupiter)

Jupiter, Fla., 2002

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.27


93. Reynolds Plantation (Great Waters)

Greensboro, Ga., 1992

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.25


94. Grizzly Ranch

Portola, Calif., 2005

Bob Cupp

Avg. rating: 6.24


95. Creighton Farms

Aldie, Va., 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.24


96. Superstition Mountain (Prospector)

Supersition Mountain, Ariz., 1997

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.23


97. Gray’s Crossing

Truckee, Calif., 2007

Jim Hardy, Peter Jacobsen

Avg. rating: 6.23


98. Fiddler's Creek

Naples, Fla., 2002

Arthur Hills

Avg. rating: 6.22


99. Gaillardia

Oklahoma City, Okla, 1998

Arthur Hills, Tom Kite

Avg. rating: 6.21


100. Montreux

Reno, Nevada

Jack Nicklaus, 1997

Avg. rating: 6.20

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