2007 Golfweek’s Best Classic Courses

Golfweek's Best Classic Courses

Golfweek's Best Classic Courses

1. (1) Cypress Point Club (p)
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Alister MacKenzie, 1928
9.64 51. (53) Scioto Country Club (p)
Columbus, Ohio
Donald Ross, 1916
7.28
2. (2) Pine Valley Golf Club (p)
Pine Valley, N.J.
George Crump and Harry S. Colt, 1919
9.19 52. (48) East Lake Golf Club (p)
Atlanta
Donald Ross, 1915; George Cobb, 1960;
Rees Jones, 1994
7.27
3. (4) Shinnecock Hills Golf Club (p)
Southampton, N.Y.
Charles Blair Macdonald
and Seth Raynor, 1916;
Howard C. Toomey
and William S. Flynn, 1931
9.15 53. (54) Milwaukee Country Club (p)
Milwaukee
Charles H. Alison and Harry S. Colt, 1929
7.21
4. (7) Merion Golf Club (East) (p)
Ardmore, Pa.
Hugh Wilson, 1912
9.08 54. (52) Aronimink Golf Club (p)
Newtown Square, Pa.
Donald Ross, 1928
7.21
5. (5) Pebble Beach Golf Links (r)
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Douglas Grant and Jack Neville, 1919
9.07 55. (61) Lawsonia Golf Club (Links) (d)
Green Lake, Wis.
William B. Langford and Theodore J. Moreau, 1929
7.18
6. (6) Oakmont Country Club (p)
Oakmont, Pa.
Henry Fownes, 1903
9.04 56. (58) Cherry Hills Country Club (p)
Englewood, Colo.
William S. Flynn, 1923
7.18
7. (8) National Golf Links of America (p)
Southampton, N.Y.
Charles Blair Macdonald, 1911
8.98 57. (56) Interlachen Country Club (p)
Edina, Minn.
Willie Watson, 1911; Donald Ross, 1919
7.17
8. (9) Crystal Downs Country Club (p)
Frankfort, Mich.
Alister MacKenzie and Perry Maxwell, 1931
8.83 58. (62) Kittansett Club (p)
Marion, Mass.
Fred Hood, 1922
7.14
9. (10) Prairie Dunes Country Club (p)
Hutchinson, Kan.
Perry Maxwell, 1937; Press Maxwell, 1957
8.82 59. (55) Country Club of Fairfield (p)
Fairfield, Conn.
Seth Raynor, 1914; A.W. Tillinghast, 1925
7.13
10. (3) Augusta National Golf Club (p)
Augusta, Ga.
Robert (Bobby) Tyre Jones
and Alister MacKenzie, 1932
8.75 60. (59) Fenway Golf Club (p)
Scarsdale, N.Y.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1924
7.11
11. (13) Pinehurst No. 2 (r)
Pinehurst, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1903-46
8.74 61. (67) Essex County Club (p)
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.
Donald Ross, 1917
7.04
12. (12) Fishers Island Golf Club (p)
Fishers Island, N.Y.
Seth Raynor, 1926
8.62 62. (63) Franklin Hills Country Club (p)
Franklin, Mich.
Donald Ross, 1926
7.03
13. (13) San Francisco Golf Club (p)
San Francisco
A.W. Tillinghast, 1915
8.57 63. (65) Brookside Country Club (p)
Canton, Ohio
Donald Ross, 1922
7.02
14. (11) Chicago Golf Club (p)
Wheaton, Ill.
Charles Blair Macdonald, 1894;
Seth Raynor, 1923
8.47 64. (57) Medinah Country Club (No. 3) (p)
Medinah, Ill.
Tom Bendelow, 1928; Roger Packward, 1986;
Rees Jones, 2004
7.01
15. (15) Seminole Golf Club (p)
Juno Beach, Fla.
Donald Ross, 1929
8.36 65. (64) NCR Country Club (South) (p)
Kettering, Ohio
Dick Wilson, 1954
7
16. (17) Oakland Hills Country Club (South) (p)
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Donald Ross, 1918; Robert Trent Jones, 1951
8.24 66. (75) Pine Needles Country Club (r)
Southern Pines, N.C.
Donald Ross, 1927
6.98
17. (16) Winged Foot Golf Club (West) (p)
Mamaroneck, N.Y.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1923
8.18 67. (69) Huntingdon Valley Country Club (p)
Abingdon, Pa.
Howard C. Toomey and William S. Flynn, 1927
6.97
18. (18) Los Angeles Country Club (North) (p)
Los Angeles
Herbert Fowler, 1921; George C. Thomas Jr.
and William P. Bell, 1927
8.11 68. (66) Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper) (p)
Springfield, N.J.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1922
6.96
19. (20) Garden City Golf Club (p)
Garden City, N.Y.
Devereux Emmet, 1901; Walter J. Travis, 1926
8.1 69. (68) St. Louis Country Club (p)
St. Louis
Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor, 1914
6.93
20. (19) The Olympic Club (Lake) (p)
San Francisco
Willie Watson and Sam Whiting, 1929
8.04 70. (71) Lancaster Country Club (p)
Lancaster, Pa.
William S. Flynn, 1930; David and William Gordon, 1959
6.92
21. (22) The Country Club (Composite) (p)
Brookline, Mass.
Willie Campbell, 1895; Howard C. Toomey
and William S. Flynn, 1931
8.03 71. (74) Fox Chapel Golf Club (p)
Pittsburgh
Charles Banks and Seth Raynor, 1925
6.91
22. (21) Bethpage State Park (Black) (d)
Farmingdale, N.Y.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1935
8.02 72. (76) Philadelphia Country Club (Spring Mill) (p)
Gladwyne, Pa.
Howard C. Toomey and William S. Flynn, 1927
6.9
23. (26) Camargo Club (p)
Indian Hill, Ohio
Seth Raynor, 1921
7.91 73. (70) Mountain Lake Club (p)
Lake Wales, Fla.
Seth Raynor, 1917
6.9
24. (23) Riviera Country Club (p)
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
George C. Thomas Jr. and William P. Bell, 1927
7.89 74. (34) Congressional Country Club (Blue) (p)
Bethesda, Md.
Devereux Emmet, 1924; Donald Ross, 1930;
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1959; Rees Jones, 1989
6.89
25. (25) Southern Hills Country Club (p)
Tulsa, Okla.
Perry Maxwell, 1936
7.88 75. (72) Skokie Country Club (p)
Glencoe, Ill.
Tom Bendelow, 1904; Donald Ross, 1915;
William B. Langford and Theodore J. Moreau, 1938
6.88
26. (24) Wannamoisett Country Club (p)
Rumford, R.I.
Donald Ross, 1916
7.82 76. (78) Bel-Air Country Club (p)
Los Angeles
George C. Thomas Jr. and William P. Bell, 1927
6.87
27. (27) Shoreacres Golf Club (p)
Lake Bluff, Ill.
Seth Raynor, 1921
7.71 77. (84) The Minikahda Club (p)
Minneapolis
Willie Watson, 1907; Donald Ross, 1917
6.84
28. (28) Plainfield Country Club (p)
Plainfield, N.J.
Donald Ross, 1921
7.4 78. (77) Lehigh Country Club (p)
Allentown, Pa.
Howard C. Toomey and William S. Flynn, 1928
6.83
29. (31) Somerset Hills Country Club (p)
Bernardsville, N.J.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1919
7.64 79. (79) Indianwood Country Club (Old)
Lake Orion, Mich.
Wilfred Reid and William Connellan, 1928
6.79
30. (30) Oak Hill Country Club (East) (p)
Pittsford, N.Y.
Donald Ross, 1924; George and Tom Fazio, 1979
7.6 80. (73) Hollywood Golf Club (p)
Deal, N.J.
Isaac Mackie, 1912; Rees Jones, 1999
6.77
31. (32) Baltimore Country Club (East) (p)
Timonium, Md.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1926
7.58 81. (81) Ridgewood Country Club (East/West) (p)
Paramus, N.J.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1929
6.75
32. (33) Pasatiempo Golf Club (d)
Santa Cruz, Calif.
Alister MacKenzie, 1929
7.56 82. (NR) Eastward Ho!* (p)
Chatham, Mass.
Herbert Fowler, 1922
6.73
33. (36) Myopia Hunt Club (p))
Hamilton, Mass.
Herbert Leeds, 1896
7.55 83. (NR) Engineers Club* (p)
Roslyn, N.Y.
Herbert Strong, 1918
6.72
34. (29) Quaker Ridge Golf Club (p)
Scarsdale, N.Y.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1926
7.54 84. (85) Creek Club (p)
Locust Valley N.Y.
Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor, 1925
6.71
35. (35) Maidstone Club (p)
East Hampton, N.Y.
William H. Tucker, 1899; Willie Park Jr., 1925
7.53 85. (82) Point O’Woods Country Club (p)
Benton Harbor, Mich.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1958
6.71
36. (38) Winged Foot Golf Club (East) (p)
Mamaroneck, N.Y.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1923
7.51 86. (83) Northland Country Club (p)
Duluth, Minn.
Donald Ross, 1927
6.71
37. (37) Inverness Club (p)
Toledo, Ohio
Donald Ross, 1919; George and Tom Fazio, 1979
7.5 87. (80) Whippoorwill Country Club (p)
Armonk, N.Y.
Donald Ross, 1925; Charles Banks, 1929
6.71
38. (40) Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower) (p)
Springfield, N.J.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1922
7.48 88. (86) Taconic Golf Club (p)
Williamstown, Mass.
Wayne Stiles and John Van Kleek, 1927 
6.7
39. (41) Olympia Fields Country Club (North) (p)
Olympia Fields, Ill.
Willie Park Jr., 1922
7.47 89. (95) Ekwanok Country Club (p)
Manchester, Vt.
Walter J. Travis, 1927
6.69
40. (45) Valley Club of Montecito (p)
Santa Barbara, Calif.
Alister MacKenzie and Robert Hunter, 1928
7.45 90. (98) Brook Hollow Country Club (p)
Dallas
A.W. Tillinghast, 1921
6.68
41. (39) Peachtree Golf Club (p)
Atlanta
Robert (Bobby) Tyre Jones
and Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1948
7.44 91. (92) Champions Golf Club (Cypress Creek) (p)
Houston
Ralph Plummer, 1959
6.68
42. (42) Yeamans Hall Club (p)
Charleston, S.C.
Seth Raynor, 1925
7.44 92. (87) Beverly Country Club (p)
Chicago
Donald Ross, 1916
6.66
43. (43) White Bear Yacht Club (p)
White Bear Lake, Minn.
Donald Ross, 1916
7.44 93. (89) Dunes Golf & Beach Club (p)
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Robert Trent Jones Sr., 1949
6.66
44. (46) Salem Country Club (p)
Peabody, Mass.
Donald Ross, 1925
7.42 94. (100) Rolling Green Golf Course (p)
Springfield, Pa.
Howard C. Toomey and William S. Flynn, 1926
6.62
45. (60) The Course at Yale (p)
New Haven, Conn.
Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor, 1926
7.37 95. (94) Westchester Country Club (West) (p)
Rye, N.Y.
Walter J. Travis, 1922
6.62
46. (44) Homestead Resort (Cascades) (r)
Hot Springs, Va.
William S. Flynn, 1923
7.35 96. (97) Sunnehanna Country Club (p)
Johnstown, Pa.
A.W. Tillinghast, 1921
6.62
47. (49) Piping Rock (p)
Locust Valley, N.Y.
Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor, 1913
7.31 97. (88) Moraine Country Club (p)
Dayton, Ohio
Alex Campbell, 1936; Dick Wilson, 1954
6.61
48. (50) Colonial Country Club (p)
Fort Worth, Texas
John Bredemus, 1935; Perry Maxwell, 1940
7.29 98. (93) Manufacturers Golf & Country Club (p)
Oreland, Pa.
Howard C. Toomey and William S. Flynn, 1925
6.6
49. (47) Newport Country Club (p)
Newport, R.I.
Donald Ross, 1915; A.W. Tillinghast, 1924
7.29 99. (90) Atlantic City Country Club (d)
Northfield, N.J.
William S. Flynn, 1923; Tom Doak, 2003
6.6
50. (51) Holston Hills Country Club (p)
Knoxville, Tenn.
Donald Ross, 1928
7.29 100. (96) Canterbury Golf Club (p)
Beachwood, Ohio
Herbert Strong, 1922
6.68


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

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