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Golfweek’s Best Municipal Courses

Bethpage Black, the site of the 2009 U.S. Open, heads up our first-ever list of Golfweek's Best Municipal Courses.

COURSE LOCATION RATING 1. Bethpage State Park (Black) Farmingdale, N.Y. 8.07
2. Chambers Bay GC University Place, Wash. 7.78
3. Indian Wells GR (Players) Indian Wells, Calif. 6.14
4. Pinon Hills GC Farmington, N.M. 6.14
5. Torrey Pines (South) La Jolla, Calif. 6.1
6. TPC Scottsdale (Stadium) Scottsdale, Ariz. 5.95
7. Indian Wells GR (Celebrity) Indian Wells, Calif. 5.93
8. Memorial Park Houston 5.9
9. Thunderhawk GC Beach Park, Ill. 5.86
10. Wintonbury Hills GC Bloomfield, Conn. 5.78
11. Bear Trace (Ross Creek) Clifton, Tenn. 5.71
12. Mount Pleasant GC Baltimore 5.7
13. Harding Park GC San Francisco 5.67
14. George Wright Municipal GC Boston 5.63
15. Fossil Trace Golden, Colo. 5.61
16. TPC Scottsdale (Champions) Scottsdale, Ariz. 5.59
17. Bethpage State Park (Red) Farmingdale, N.Y. 5.56
18. Triggs Memorial GC North Providence, R.I. 5.55
19. Torrey Pines (North) La Jolla, Calif. 5.52
20. Indian Canyon Spokane, Wash. 5.5
21. Laurel Hill GC Lorton, Va. 5.45
22. Hideout GC Monticello, Utah 5.45
23. Chickasaw Pointe Kingston, Okla. 5.43
24. Sand Creek Station GC Newton, Kan. 5.4
25. Sunbrook GC (Pointe/Woodbridge) St. George, Utah 5.38
26. North Palm Beach CC North Palm Beach, Fla. 5.36
27. Chaska Town Course Chaska, Minn. 5.36
28. Montauk Downs State Park Montauk Point, N.Y. 5.33
29. Brown Deer Park GC Milwaukee 5.29
30. Wingpoint GC Salt Lake City, Utah 5.27

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