2007 Golfweek’s Best Modern Courses

1. (1) Sand Hills Golf Club (p)
Mullen, Neb
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 1995
9.39 51. (50) Hawk’s Ridge Golf Club (p)
Ball Ground, Ga.
Bob Cupp, 1999
7.02
2. (2) Pacific Dunes (r)
Bandon, Ore.
Tom Doak, 2001
9.22 52. (52) Harvester Golf Club (d)
Ames, Iowa
Keith Foster, 2000
7.01
3. (4) Whistling Straits (Straits) (r)
Mosel, Wis.
Pete Dye, 1997
8.59 53. (51) The Club at Black Rock (p)
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Jim Engh, 2003
7
4. (5) Pete Dye Golf Club (p)
Bridgeport, W.Va.
Pete Dye, 1994
8.35 54. (53) Black Sheep Golf Club (p)
Sugar Grove, Ill.
David Esler, 2002
7
5. (3) Friar’s Head (p)
Baiting Hollow, N.Y
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 2003
8.32 55. (60) The Preserve (p)
Carmel Valley, Calif.
Tom Fazio, 2000
7
6. (9) Bandon Dunes (r)
Bandon, Ore.
David McLay Kidd, 1999
8.19 56. (56) Hawktree Golf Club (d)
Bismarck, N.D.
Jim Engh, 2000
7
7. (6) Muirfield Village (p)
Dublin, Ohio
Jack Nicklaus, 1974
8.13 57. (NR) Whisper Rock Golf Club (Upper)* (p)
Scottsdale, Ariz.
Tom Fazio, 2005
7
8. (8) Shadow Creek Golf Club (r)
North Las Vegas, Nev.
Tom Fazio, 1990
8.11 58. (48) Eugene Country Club (p)
Eugene, Ore.
H. Chandler Egan, 1928; Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1968
6.99
9. (10) Kinloch Golf Club (p)
Manakin-Sabot, Va.
Lester George, 2000
8.11 59. (35) Butler National Golf Club (p)
Oak Brook, Ill.
George Fazio and Tom Fazio, 1974
6.98
10. (7) The Golf Club (p)
New Albany, Ohio
Pete Dye, 1967
8.1 60. (55) Forest Highlands Golf Club (Canyon) (p)
Flagstaff, Ariz.
Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, 1989
6.97
11. (11) Honors Course (p)
Ooltewah, Tenn.
Pete Dye, 1983
7.96 61. (66) Shoal Creek Golf Course (p)
Birmingham, Ala.
Jack Nicklaus, 1976
6.97
12. (17) Bandon Trails (r)
Bandon, Ore.
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 2005
7.88 62. (58) Kapalua Golf Club (Plantation) (r)
Maui, Hawaii
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 1991
6.96
13. (12) TPC at Sawgrass (Players Stadium) (r)
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Pete Dye, 1981
7.88 63. (59) Ocean Forest Golf Club (p)
Sea Island, Ga.
Rees Jones, 1994
6.95
14. Spyglass Hill Golf Club (r)
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1966
7.81 64. (57) Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (Witch Hollow) (p)
North Plains, Ore.
Bob Cupp and John Fought, 1991
6.94
15. (20) Wolf Run (p)
Zionsville, Ind.
Steve Smyers, 1990
7.76 65. (63) Atlantic Golf Club (p)
Bridgehampton, N.Y.
Rees Jones, 1992
6.92
16. (18) Ocean Course at Kiawah Island (r)
Kiawah Island, S.C.
Pete Dye, 1991
7.74 66. (61) Princeville Golf Club (Prince) (r)
Kauai, Hawaii
Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1990
6.91
17. (16) Sutton Bay Club (p)
Onida, S.D.
Graham Marsh, 2003
7.71 67. (64) Links of North Dakota at Red Mike Resort (d)
Williston, N.D.
Stephen Kay, 1995
6.91
18. (13) Wade Hampton Golf Club (p)
Cashiers, N.C.
Tom Fazio, 1988
7.71 68. (82) The Powder Horn (d)
Sheridan, Wyo.
Dick Bailey, 1997
6.89
19. (19) Kingsley Club (p)
Kingsley, Mich.
Mike DeVries, 2001
7.69 69. (70) Crosswater at Sunriver (r)
Sunriver, Ore.
Bob Cupp and John Fought, 1995
6.85
20. (23) Desert Forest Golf Club (p)
Carefree, Ariz.
William (Red) Lawrence, 1962
7.53 70. (84) Southern Highlands Golf Club (p)
Las Vegas, Nev.
Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1999
6.85
21. (28) Calusa Pines Golf Club (p)
Naples, Fla.
Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry, 2001
7.51 71. (69) Kiawah Island Club (Cassique) (p)
Kiawah Island, S.C.
Tom Watson, 2000 
6.85
22. (25) Wild Horse Golf Club (d)
Gothenburg, Neb.
Dan Proctor and Dave Axland, 1999
7.48 72. (NR) Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside)* (r)>
St. Simons Island, Ga.
Harry S. Colt and Charles H. Alison, 1929; Joe Lee, 1970; Tom Fazio, 2000
6.83
23. (21) Blackwolf Run Golf Club (River) (r)
Kohler, Wis.
Pete Dye, 1988
7.46 73. (72) Jupiter Hills Golf Club (Hills) (p)
Tequesta, Fla.
George Fazio, 1970
6.83
24. (24) Dallas National Golf Club (p)
Dallas
Tom Fazio, 2003
7.45 74. (94) Oak Tree Golf Club (p)
Edmond, Okla.
Pete Dye, 1975
6.82
25. (26) World Woods Golf Club (Pine Barrens) (d)
Brooksville, Fla.
Tom Fazio, 1993
7.43 75. (87) Crown Colony Golf Club (r)
Lufkin, Texas
Robert von Hagge and Bruce Devlin, 1979
6.81
26. (29) Castle Pines Golf Club (p)
Castle Rock, Colo.
Jack Nicklaus, 1981
7.42 76. (68) Forest Creek Golf Club (North) (p)
Southern Pines, N.C.
Tom Fazio, 2005
6.8
27. (22) Arcadia Bluffs (d)
Arcadia, Mich.
Rick Smith, 1999
7.41 77. (78) Hidden Creek Golf Club (p)
Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 2002
6.8
28. (31) Old Sandwich Golf Club (p)
Plymouth, Mass.
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 2004
7.4 78. (73) The Stone Canyon Club (p)
Oro Valley, Ariz.
Jay Morrish, 2000
6.8
29. (27) Harbour Town Golf Links (r)
Hilton Head, S.C.
Pete Dye, 1970
7.38 79. (65) Musgrove Mill Golf Club (p)
Clinton, S.C.
Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, 1992 
6.79
30. (NR) Dunes Club* (p)
New Buffalo, Mich.
Dick Nugent, 1995
7.35 80. (95) Flint Hills National Golf Club (p)
Wichita, Kan.
Tom Fazio, 1998
6.78
31. (30) Double Eagle Club (p)
Galena, Ohio
Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, 1991
7.35 81. (76) Crooked Stick Golf Club (p)
Carmel, Ind.
Pete Dye, 1964
6.78
32. (36) Galloway National Golf Club (p)>
Galloway Township, N.J.
Tom Fazio, 1995
7.33 82. (77) Valhalla Golf Club (p)
Louisville, Ky.
Jack Nicklaus, 1986
6.78
33. (14) The Golf Club at Cuscowilla (p)
Eatonton, Ga.Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, 1998
7.33 83. (NR) Vaquero Club* (p)
Westlake, Texas
Tom Fazio, 2001
6.77
34. (32) Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry) (p)
Lecanto, Fla.
Tom Fazio, 1988
7.32 84. (80) Lahontan Golf Club (p)
Truckee, Calif.
Tom Weiskopf, 1999
6.76
35. (38) Mayacama Golf Club (p)
Santa Rosa, Calif.
Jack Nicklaus, 2001
7.3 85. (62) Black Mesa Golf Club (d)
La Mesilla, N.M.
Baxter Spann, 2002 
6.76
36. (34) Karsten Creek Golf Club (d)
Stillwater, Okla.
Tom Fazio, 1994
7.27 86. (88) Lake Las Vegas (SouthShore) (p)
Henderson, Nev.
Jack Nicklaus, 1996 
6.74
37. (NR) Quail Hollow Golf Club* (p)
Charlotte, N.C.
George Cobb, 1961; Tom Fazio, 2000
7.27 87. (71) Pronghorn Club (Nicklaus) (p)
Bend, Ore.
Jack Nicklaus, 2004
6.73
38. (39) Briggs Ranch Golf Club (p)
San Antonio
Tom Fazio, 2001
7.2 88. (86) Robert Trent Jones Golf Club (p)
Lake Manassas, Va.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1991 
6.73
39. (40) Long Cove Club (p)
Hilton Head, S.C.
Pete Dye, 1982
7.17 89. (91) Old Tabby Links (p)
Beaufort, S.C.
Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, 1994
6.71
40. (37) Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club (d)
Sandia Park, N.M.
Ken Dye, 2000
7.16 90. (85) Cascata (r)
Boulder City, Nev.
Rees Jones, 1999
6.71
41. (33) Sanctuary (p)
Sedalia, Colo.
Jim Engh, 1997
7.14 91. (99) Seven Canyons Golf Course (p)
Sedona, Ariz.
Tom Weiskopf, 2003 
6.71
42. (43) Olde Farm Golf Club (p)
Bristol, Va.
Bobby Weed, 2000
7.11 92. (NR) Forest Dunes* (d)
Roscommon, Mich.
Tom Weiskopf, 2003
6.71
43. (NR) Ballyneal* (p)
Holyoke, Colo.
Tom Doak, 2006
7.11 93. (NR) Huntsville Golf Club** (p)
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Rees Jones, 1994
6.71
44. (41) Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Shore) (p)
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Bob Baldock and Jack Neville, 1961; Michael Strantz, 2004
7.1 94. (79) Quintero Golf and Country Club (p)
Peoria, Ariz.
Rees Jones, 2000
6.71
45. (42) Hazeltine National Golf Club (p)
Chaska, Minn.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1962
7.1 95. (90) Secession Golf Club (p)
Beaufort, S.C.
Bruce Devlin and P.B. Dye, 1992
6.7
46. (49) Boston Golf Club (p)
Hingham, Mass.
Gil Hanse, 2005
7.09 96. (67) Whisper Rock Golf Club (Lower) (p)
Scottsdale, Ariz.
Phil Mickelson and Gary Stephenson, 2001
6.7
47. (45) The Rim (p)
Payson, Ariz.
Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, 1998
7.09 97. (46) Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club (d)
New Castle, Colo.
Jim Engh, 2005 
6.7
48. (47) Victoria National Golf Club (p)
Newburgh, Ind.
Tom Fazio, 1999
7.07 98. (92) Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (d)
Pawleys Island, S.C.
Mike Strantz, 1994
6.69
49. (44) Trump National Golf Club (p)
Bedminster, N.J.
Tom Fazio, 2004
7.04 99. (89) Bulle Rock Golf Club (d)
Havre de Grace, Md.
Pete Dye, 1998
6.68
50. (54) Lost Dunes Golf Club (p)
Bridgman, Mich.
Tom Doak, 1999
7.04 100. (75) Rustic Canyon Golf Course (d)
Moorpark, Calif.
Gil Hanse and Geoff Shackelford, 2001
6.68

(d) daily fee; (p) private; (r) resort 

* first time in top 100; **returns to top 100

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