Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses, 2016

No. 25 University of Virginia GC (Birdwood)

Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses, 2016

Golfweek's Best

Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses, 2016

No. (2015) Course
Location, Opened, Architect(s), Avg. rating

1. (1) The Course at Yale New
Haven, Conn., 1926, Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor, 7.48

2. (2) Taconic G
Williamstown, Mass., 1927, Wayne Stiles, John van Kleek, 6.91

3. (3) University Ridge GC
Verona, Wis., 1991, Robert Trent Jones Jr., 6.49

4. (4) The Rawls Course at Texas Tech
Lubbock, Texas, 200, Tom Doak, 6.46

5. (7) The Orchards
South Hadley, Mass., 1922, Donald Ross, 6.26

6. (5) Palouse Ridge GC
Pullman, Wash, 2008, John Harbottle, 6.21

7. (6) Stanford GC
Stanford, Calif., 1930, William P. Bell, John Harbottle, George C. Thomas, Jr., 6.16

8. (9) University of Georgia GC
Athens, Ga., 1968, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Davis Love III, 6.11

9. (12) Ohio State University (Scarlet)
Columbus, Ohio, 1939, Alister MacKenzie, 6.11

10. (8) Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va., 2005, Pete Dye, 6.11

11. (10) The Walker Course at Clemson
Clemson, S.C., 1995, D.J. DeVictor, 6.10

12. (13) University of Michigan GC
Ann Arbor, Mich., 1931, Alister MacKenzie, 6.08

13. (15) Duke University GC
Durham, N.C., 1957, Rees Jones, Robert Trent Jones Sr., 6.04

14. (11) Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex (Kampen)
West Lafayette, Ind., 1998, Pete Dye, 6.01

15. (14) Warren GC at Notre Dame
South Bend, Ind., 1999, Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw, 5.90

16. (17) Radrick Farms
Ann Arbor, Mich., 1965, Pete Dye, 5.86

17. (16) Furman University Course
Greenville, S.C., 1955, Kris Spence, Scot Sherman, 5.82

18. (18) Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club
Norman, Okla., 1951, Bob Cupp, Perry Maxwell, 5.73

19. (23) Vanderbilt Legends Club (North)
Franklin, Tenn., 1992, Bob Cupp, Tom Kite, 5.69

20. (19) University of New Mexico (Championship)
Albuquerque, N.M., 1966, Red Lawrence, 5.68

21. (20) Colbert Hills
Manhattan, Kan., 2000, Jim Colbert, 5.61

22. (NR) The Course at Sewanee*
Sewanee, Tenn., 1915, Gil Hanse, 5.60

23. (21) Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C., 1999, Tom Fazio, 5.54

24. (25) Eisenhower GC (Blue)
Colorado Springs, Colo., 1959, Robert Trent Jones Sr., 5.47

25. (27) University of Virginia GC (Birdwood)
Charlottesville, Va., 1984, Lindsay Ervin, 5.46

26. (26) Mark Bostick GC
Gainesville, Fla., 1921, Donald Ross, Bobby Weed, 5.46

27. (NR) University of Maryland GC**
College Park, Md., 1959, George Cobb, 5.43

28. (28) Vanderbilt Legends Club (South)
Franklin, Tenn., 1992, Bob Cupp, Tom Kite, 5.41

29. (22) U.S. Naval Academy GC
Annapolis, Md., 1942, William S. Flynn, 5.41

30. (24) Lonnie Poole GC
Raleigh, N.C., 2009, Arnold Palmer, 5.32

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