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Golfweek’s Best: Campus Courses, 2015

Ohio State University's Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio, is ranked 12th among the Golfweek's Best Campus Courses for 2015.
Ohio State University's Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio, is ranked 12th among the Golfweek's Best Campus Courses for 2015.

Editor’s note: The Golfweek’s Best Campus Courses list is determined by Golfweek course raters.

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Course (2014 rank)

Location

Opened, architect(s), avg. rating


1. (1) The Course at Yale

New Haven, Conn.

1926, Charles Blair Macdonald & Seth Raynor, 7.46


2. (2) Taconic GC

Williamstown, Mass.

1927, Wayne Stiles & John Van Kleek, 6.84


3. (3) University Ridge GC

Verona, Wis.

1991, Robert Trent Jones Jr., 6.51


4. (4) The Rawls Course at Texas Tech

Lubbock, Texas

2003, Tom Doak, 6.49


5. (5) Palouse Ridge GC

Pullman, Wash.

2008, John Harbottle, 6.26

6. (6) Stanford GC

Stanford, Calif.

1930, George C. Thomas Jr. & W.P. Bell, J. Harbottle, 6.21


7. (7) The Orchards

South Hadley, Mass.

1922, Donald Ross, 6.16


8. (9) Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Va.

2005, Pete Dye, 6.16


9. (12) University of Georgia GC

Athens, Ga.

1968, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Davis Love III, 6.14


10. (14) The Walker Course at Clemson

Clemson, S.C.

1995, D.J. DeVictor, 6.14


11. (10) Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex (Kampen)

West Lafayette, Ind.

1998, Pete Dye, 6.13


12. (8) Ohio State University (Scarlet)

Columbus, Ohio

1939, Alister MacKenzie, 6.13


13. (11) University of Michigan GC

Ann Arbor, Mich.

1931, Alister MacKenzie, 6.05


14. (13) Warren GC at Notre Dame

South Bend, Ind.

1999, Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw, 5.98


15. (15) Duke University GC

Durham, N.C.

1957, Robert Trent Jones Sr. Rees Jones, 5.97


16. (18) Furman University Course

Greenville, S.C.

1955, Kris Spence, Scot Sherman, 5.82


17. (16) Radrick Farms

Ann Arbor, Mich.

1965, Pete Dye, 5.81


18. (17) Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club

Norman, Okla.

1951, Perry Maxwell, Bob Cupp, 5.71


19. (21) University of New Mexico (Championship)

Albuquerque, N.M.

1966, Red Lawrence, 5.68


20. (19) Colbert Hills

Manhattan, Kan.

2000, Jim Colbert, 5.54


21. (22) Finley Golf Course

Chapel Hill, N.C.

1999, Tom Fazio, 5.52


22. (20) U.S. Naval Academy GC

Annapolis, Md.

1942, William S. Flynn, 5.48


23. (26) Vanderbilt Legends Club (North)

Franklin, Tenn.

1992, Bob Cupp & Tom Kite, 5.43


24. (27) Lonnie Poole GC

Raleigh, N.C.

2009, Arnold Palmer, 5.37


25. (24) Eisenhower GC (Blue)

Colorado Springs, Colo.

1959, Robert Trent Jones Sr., 5.36


26. (23) Mark Bostick GC

Gainesville, Fla.

1921, Donald Ross, Bobby Weed, 5.35


27. (25) University of Virginia GC (Birdwood)

Charlottesville, Va.

1984, Lindsay Ervin, 5.30


28. (28) Vanderbilt Legends Club (South)

Franklin, Tenn.

1992, Bob Cupp & Tom Kite, 5.22


29. (29) Robert Trent Jones GC at Cornell

Ithaca, N.Y.

1930, Robert Trent Jones Sr., 5.10


30 (NR) Seven Oaks GC*

Hamilton, N.Y.

1958, Robert Trent Jones Sr., 5.05

NR–not ranked; *-returns to list

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