Golfweek’s Best: Classic Courses 2014, Next 100

A general view of the 18th hole at The Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Golfweek’s Best: Classic Courses 2014, Next 100

Rank (2013 rank), Name

Location; Opened

Designer; Type


These courses opened prior to 1960


101. (185) Barton Hills CC

Ann Arbor, Mich.,1920

Donald Ross, Private


102. (131) Philadelphia Cricket Club (Wissahickon)

Flourtown, Pa., 1922

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


103. (99) Moraine CC

Dayton, Ohio, 1936

Alex Campbell; Dick Wilson (1954), Private


104. (52) Lawsonia GC (Links)

Green Lake, Wis., 1929

William B. Langford, Theodore J. Moreau, Daily Fee


105. (118) CC of Buffalo

Williamsville, N.Y., 1923

Donald Ross, Private


106. (83) Palmetto Club

Aiken, S.C., 1931

Alister MacKenzie; Herbert Leeds (1892), Private


107. (92) CC of Scranton

Scranton, Pa., 1927

Walter J. Travis, Private


108. (109) Wykagyl CC

New Rochelle, N.Y., 1920

Donald Ross, A.W. Tillinghast (1931), Private


109. (103) Saucon Valley CC (Old)

Bethlehem, Pa., 1922

Herbert Strong, Private


110. (114) Lehigh CC

Allentown, Pa., 1928

Howard C. Toomey, William S. Flynn, Private6.79,


111. (104) Monterey Peninsula CC (Dunes)

Pebble Beach, Calif., 1926

Seth Raynor, Charles Banks, Robert Hunter, Private


112. (107) Laurel Valley GC

Ligonier, Pa., 1959

Dick Wilson, Private


113. (110) Greenbrier GC (Old White TPC)

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., 1915

Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor; Lester George (2009), Resort


114. (115) Wee Burn

Darien, Conn., 1925

Devereux Emmet, Private


115. (111) Deepdale GC

Manhasset, N.Y., 1956

Dick Wilson, Private


116. (112) Westchester CC (West)

Rye, N.Y., 1922

Walter J. Travis, Private


117. (108) Vesper CC

Lowell, Mass., 1922

Donald Ross, Private


118. (100) Northland CC

Duluth, Minn., 1927

Donald Ross, Private


119. (119) Point O’Woods Golf & CC

Benton Harbor, Mich., 1958

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Private


120. (127) Dunes Golf & Beach Club

Myrtle Beach, S.C., 1949

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Resort


121. (117) Engineers CC

Roslyn, N.Y., 1918

Herbert Strong, Private


122. (134) Longmeadow CC

Longmeadow, Mass., 1921

Donald Ross, Private


123. (113) The Country Club

Pepper Pike, Ohio, 1931

Howard C. Toomey, William S. Flynn, Private


124. (124) Sunnehanna CC

Johnstown, Pa., 1923

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


125. (120) Meadow Club

Fairfax, Calif., 1927

Robert Hunter, Alister MacKenzie, Private


126. (141) Round Hill Club

Greenwich, Conn., 1922

Walter J. Travis, Private


127. (116) Elyria CC

Elyria, Ohio, 1931

Howard C. Toomey, William S. Flynn, Private


128. (129) Firestone CC (South)

Akron, Ohio, 1929

W.H. Way; Robert Trent Jones Sr. (1959), Private


129. (125) Country Club of Detroit

Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., 1914

Harry S. Colt, Private


130. (122) Linville GC

Linville, N.C., 1924

Donald Ross, Resort


131. (151) Worcester CC

Worcester, Mass., 1913

Donald Ross, Private


132. (126) Blue Mound CC

Milwaukee, 1924

Seth Raynor, Private


133. (123) Indian Creek CC

Miami Beach, Fla., 1930

Howard C. Toomey, William S. Flynn, Private


134. (142) Lookout Mountain GC

Lookout Mountain, Ga., 1926

Seth Raynor, Charles Banks, Private


135. (130) Omaha CC

Omaha, Neb., 1925

Perry Maxwell, Private


136. (140) Essex County CC

West Orange, N.J., 1926

Seth Raynor, Charles Banks, Private


137. (121) Brook Hollow GC

Dallas, 1921

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


138. (147) Rhode Island CC

West Barrington, R.I., 1911

Donald Ross, Private


139. (139) Olympia Fields CC (South)

Olympia Fields, Ill., 1916

Tom Bendelow, Steve Smyers (2007), Private


140. (137) Manufacturers’ Golf & CC

Oreland, Pa., 1925

Howard C. Toomey, William S. Flynn, Private


141. (172) Tamarack CC

Greenwich, Conn., 1929

Charles Banks, Private


142. (128) Belvedere GC

Charlevoix, Mich., 1927

William Watson, Daily Fee


143. (135) Atlantic City CC

Northfield, N.J., 1923

William S. Flynn; Tom Doak (2002), Resort,


144. (175) Knickerbocker CC

Tenafly, N.J., 1915

Donald Ross, Private


145. (133) Oak Hills CC

San Antonio, 1922

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


146. (138) Oyster Harbors

Osterville, Mass., 1927

Donald Ross, Private


147. (143) Oak Hill CC (West)

Pittsford, N.Y., 1925

Donald Ross, Private


148. (132) Champions GC (Cypress Creek)

Houston, 1959

Ralph Plummer, Private


149. (163) Hyannisport Club

Hyannisport, Mass., 1903

Alex Findlay; Donald Ross (936), Private


150. (169) Waverley CC

Portland, Ore., 1918

Jack Moffett, Private


151. (136) Southampton GC

Southampton, N.Y, 1925

Seth Raynor, Private


152. (145) Seattle GC

Seattle, 1907

John Ball, Robert Johnstone; Ted Robinson (1969); Arnold Palmer (1996), Private


153. (144) Idle Hour CC

Lexington, Ky., 1924

Donald Ross, Private


154. (157) Muskegon CC

Muskegon, Mich., 1908

Donald Ross, Private


155. (154) French Lick GC (Ross)

French Lick, Ind., 1917

Donald Ross, Resort


156. (148) Allegheny CC

Sewickly, Pa., 1902

Tom Bendelow, Private


157. (179) Country Club of Florida

Village of Golf, Fla., 1956

Robert Bruce Harris; Lester George (2010), Private


158. (146) Misquamicut GC

Westerly, R.I., 1923

Donald Ross, Private


159. (150) Flossmoor CC

Flossmoor, Ill., 1918

H.J. Tweedie; Ray Hearn (2008), Private


160. (158) Country Club of Rochester

Rochester, N.Y., 1913

Donald Ross, Private


161. (NR) *Gulph Mills GC

King of Prussia, Pa., 1919

Donald Ross, Private


162. (152) Charles River CC

Newton Centre, Mass., 1921

Donald Ross, Private


163. (161) Golden Valley Golf & CC

Golden Valley, Minn., 1924

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


164. (200) Century CC

White Plains, N.Y., 1926

Harry S. Colt, Charles H. Alison, Private


165. (155) Rancho Santa Fe GC

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 1927

Max Behr, Private


166. (190) Broadmoor CC (East)

Colorado Springs, Colo., 1918

Donald Ross; Robert Trent Jones Sr. (1954), Resort


167. (149) Portland GC

Portland, Ore., 1914

George Turnbull, Private6.25,


168. (165) Bedford Springs GC

Bedford, Pa., 1923

Donald Ross, A.W. Tillinghast; Ron Forse (2007), Resort


169. (NR) Brae Burn CC

West Newton, Mass., 1912

Donald Ross, Private


170. (NR) *Shuttle Meadow CC

Kensington, Conn., 1916

Willie Park Jr., Private


171. (NR) *Paramount CC

New City, N.Y., 1920

A.W. Tillinghast; Jim Urbina (2012), Private


172. (NR) *New Haven CC

Hamden, Conn., 1898

Willie Park Jr., Private


173. (187) The Country Club

Salt Lake City, 1920

Harold Lamb, Private


174. (166) Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course (South)

La Jolla, Calif., 1957

William F. Bell, Daily Fee


175. (162) Winchester CC

Winchester, Mass., 1903

Donald Ross, Private


176. (173) Cape Fear CC

Wilmington, N.C., 1926

Donald Ross, Private


177. (176) Old Elm

Lake Forest, Ill., 1913

Donald Ross, Private


178. (198) Butterfield CC

Oak Brook, Ill., 1922

William B. Langford, Theodore J. Moreau; Steve Smyers (2010), Private


179. (NR) *Mimosa Hills G&CC

Morganton, N.C., 1928

Donald Ross; Kris Spence (2008), Private


180. (189) Timuquana GC

Jacksonville, Fla., 1926

Donald Ross, Private


181. (184) Alpine CC

Demarest, N.J., 1928

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


182. (171) San Diego CC

Chula Vista, Calif., 1921

William P. Bell, Private


183. (167) Carolina GC

Charlotte, N.C., 1931

Donald Ross, Kris Spence, Private


184. (180) Siwanoy

Bronxville, N.Y., 1914

Donald Ross, Private


185. (NR) *Woodway CC

Darien, Conn., 1917

Willie Park Jr., Private


186. (NR) *Sakonnet GC

Sakonnet, R.I., 1921

Donald Ross, Gil Hansen (2005), Private


187. (NR) *North Shore CC

Glen Head, N.Y., 1914

Seth Raynor; Tom Doak (2011), Private


188. (199) Country Club of Charleston

James Island, S.C., 1921

Seth Raynor, Private


189. (178) Westhampton CC

Westhampton, N.Y., 1917

Seth Raynor, Private


190. (NR) *Bayonet GC

Seaside, Calif., 1954

Gen. McClure, Gene Bates (2008), Daily Fee,


191. (181) Dedham Country & Polo Club

Dedham, Mass., 1925

Seth Raynor, Private


192. (164) Country Club of Troy

Troy, N.Y., 1927

Walter J. Travis, Private


193. (168) Saucon Valley CC (Grace)

Bethlehem, Pa., 1957

William Gordon, David Gordon, Private


194. (NR) Pittsburgh Field Club

Pittsburgh, 1923

Alex Findlay, Private


195. (160) Shady Oaks

Ft. Worth, Texas, 1958

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Private


196. (174) Longue Vue Club

Verona, Pa., 1920

Robert White, Private


197. (182) Kansas City CC

Mission Hills, Kan., 1926

A.W. Tillinghast, Private


198. (177) Biltmore Forest CC

Asheville, N.C., 1928

Donald Ross, Private


199. (NR) *Peninsula GC

San Mateo, Calif., 1923

Donald Ross, Private


200. (196) Stanford GC

Stanford, Calif., 1930

George C. Thomas Jr., William P. Bell; John Harbottle (2006), Private

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