2009 Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses

1. Wade Hampton Golf Club
            Cashiers, N.C.
            Tom Fazio
            1988

2. Castle Pines Golf Club
            Castle Rock, Colo.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1981

3. Mayacama Golf Club
            Santa Rosa, Calif.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2001

4. Briggs Ranch
            San Antonio, Texas
            Tom Fazio
            2001

5. The Golf Club at Cuscowilla
            Eatonton, Ga.
            Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
            1998

6. Black Diamond (Quarry)
            Lecanto, Fla.
            Tom Fazio
            1988

7. Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club
            Sandia Park, N.M.
            Ken Dye
            2003

8. Pronghorn (Fazio)
            Bend, Ore.
            Tom Fazio
            2006

9. Concession Golf Club
            Sarasota, Fla.
            Jack Nicklaus & Tony Jacklin
            2006

10. Long Cove
            Hilton Head, S.C.
            Pete Dye
            1982

11. Forest Highlands (Canyon)
            Flagstaff, Ariz.
            Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf
            1989

12. The Rim Golf Club
            Payson, Ariz.
            Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf
            1998

13. The Preserve
            Carmel Valley, Calif.
            Tom Fazio
            2000

14. Black Rock
            Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
            Jim Engh
            2003

15. Lahontan
            Truckee, Calif.
            Tom Weiskopf
            1999

16. The Powder Horn
            Sheridan, Wyo.
            Dick Bailey
            1997

17. Southern Highlands
            Las Vegas, Nev.
            Robert Trent Jones Sr. & Jr.
            1999

18. Kiawah Island Club (Cassique)   
            Kiawah Island, S.C.
            Tom Watson
            2000

19. Forest Creek Golf Club (North)
            Southern Pines, N.C.
            Tom Fazio
            2005

20. Quintero
            Peoria, Ariz.
            Rees Jones
            2000

21. Stone Canyon
            Oro Valley, Ariz.
            Jay Morrish
            1998

22. Jupiter Hills Club (Hills)
            Tequesta, Fla.
            George Fazio
            1970

23. Oak Tree Golf Club
            Edmond, Okla.
            Pete Dye
            1975

24. Forest Dunes Golf Club
            Roscommon, Mich.
            Tom Weiskopf
            2003

25. Spring Island/Old Tabby Links
            Okatie, S.C.
            Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay
            1994

26. Crosswater
            Sunriver, Ore.
            Bob Cupp & John Fought
            1995

27. Pronghorn (Nicklaus)
            Bend, Ore.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2004

28. Seven Canyons
            Sedona, Ariz.
            Tom Weiskopf
            2003

29. Lake Las Vegas (SouthShore)
            Henderson, Nev.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1996

30. Sugarloaf Mountain Golf & Town Club
            Minneola, Fla.
            Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
            2008*

31. Estancia
            Scottsdale, Ariz.
            Tom Fazio
            1995

32. Frederica Golf Club
            St. Simons Island, Ga.
            Tom Fazio
            2004*

33. Colorado Golf Club
            Parker, Colo.
            Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
            2007*

34. Olde Stone
            Bowling Green, Ky.
            Arthur Hills
            2006

35. Three Creek Ranch
            Jackson, Wyo.
            Rees Jones
            2005

36. Diamond Creek
            Banner Elk, N.C.
            Tom Fazio
            2003

37. The Territory
            Duncan, Okla.
            Randy Heckenkemper
            2005

38. Bright’s Creek
            Mill Spring, N.C.
            Tom Fazio
            2006*

39. Vaquero Club
            Westlake, Texas
            Tom Fazio
            2002

40. Stone Eagle Golf Club
            Palm Desert, Calif.
            Tom Doak
            2005

41. John’s Island Club (West)
            Vero Beach, Fla.
            Tom Fazio
            1999

42. The Bear’s Club
            Jupiter, Fla.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2005

43. Glenwild
            Park City, Utah
            Tom Fazio
            2001

44. The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus)
            The Woodlands, Texas
            Jack Nicklaus
            2001

45. Tuscany Reserve
            Naples, Fla.
            Pete Dye & Greg Norman
            2004

46. The Quarry at La Quinta   
            La Quinta, Calif.
            Tom Fazio
            1994

47. Forest Creek Golf Club (South)
            Southern Pines, N.C.
            Tom Fazio
            1996

48. Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa
            Jupiter, Fla.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2002

49. Currahee Club
            Toccoa, Ga.
            Jim Fazio
            2004

50. Headwaters Club at Teton Springs
            Victor, Idaho
            Gary Stephenson
            1995*

51. Dalhousie Golf Club
            Cape Girardeau, Mo.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2002*

52. Isleworth
            Orlando, Fla.
            Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay, 1986
            Steve Smyers, 2005

53. Forest Highlands (Meadow)
            Flagstaff, Ariz.
            Tom Weiskopf
            1999

54. May River Course at Palmetto Bluff
            Bluffton, S.C.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2004

55. Black Creek Golf Club
            Chattanooga, Tenn.
            Brian Silva
            1999

56. Golf Club at Briar’s Creek
            Johns Island, S.C.
            Rees Jones
            2001*

57. Kinderlou Forest Golf Club
            Valdosta, Ga.
            Davis Love III
            2004*

58. Spring Creek Golf Club
            Gordonsville, Va.
            Ed Carton
            2006*

59. Troon North (Monument)
            Scottsdale, Ariz.
            Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf
            1990

60. Troon Golf & Country Club
            Scottsdale, Ariz.
            Jay Morrish & Tom Weiskopf
            1985

61. Tradition at La Quinta   
            La Quinta, Calif.
            Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay
            1998

62. Lakota Canyon Ranch
            New Castle, Colo.
            Jim Engh
            2005

63. Silverleaf
            Scottsdale, Ariz.
            Tom Weiskopf
            2002

64. Winchester Golf Club
            Meadow Vista, Calif.
            Robert Trent Jones Sr. & Jr.
            2000

65. Bridges at Rancho Sante Fe
            Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
            Robert Trent Jones Sr.
            2001

66. Tuhaye
            Tuhaye, Utah
            Mark O’Meara
            2005

67. Colleton River Plantation (Nicklaus)
            Bluffton, S.C.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1992

68. Red Rock Golf Club
            Rapid City, S.D.
            Ron Farris
            2002

69. Tesoro Club
            Port St. Lucie, Fla.
            Arnold Palmer
            2005*

70. Bull’s Bay
            Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
            Mike Strantz
            2002

71. Reynolds Plantation (Creek Club)
            Greensboro, Ga.
            Jim Engh
            2007*

72. Superstition Mountain (Prospector)
            Superstition Mountain, Ariz.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1997

73. The Club at Carlton Woods (Fazio)
            The Woodlands, Texas
            Tom Fazio
            2004*

74. Long Shadow Golf Club
            Madison, Ga.
            Mike Young
            2007*

75. Ginn Hammock Beach (Ocean)
            Palm Coast, Fla.
            Jack Nicklaus
            2000

76. Desert Mountain (Chiricahua)
            Scottsdale, Ariz.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1999

77. Miramont
            Bryan, Texas
            Robert Trent Jones Jr.
            2006*

78. Redlands Mesa
            Grand Junction, Colo.
            Jim Engh
            2001

79. Desert Highlands
            Pinnacle Peak, Ariz.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1984

80. Kiawah Island Club (River)   
            Kiawah Island, S.C.
            Tom Fazio
            1995

81. Belfair (West)
            Bluffton, S.C.
            Tom Fazio
            1996

82. Angels Crossing
            Vicksburg, Mich.
            W. Bruce Matthews III
            2004

83. Montreux
            Reno, Nev.
            Jack Nicklaus
            1997

84. The Gallery (North)
            Marana, Ariz.
            John Fought & Tom Lehman
            1998

85. Old Marsh Golf Club
            Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
            Pete Dye
            1988

86. Twin Creeks Country Club
              Ceder Park, Texas
              Lee Schmidt, Brian Curley & Fred Couples
              2003

87. DarkHorse
              Auburn, Calif.
              Keith Foster
              2002

88. The Gallery (South)
              Marana, Ariz.
              John Fought
              2004

89. The River Club
              Suwanee, Ga.
              Greg Norman
              2005

90. Lake Nona
              Orlando, Fla.
              Tom Fazio
              1984

91. The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek (Creek)
              Naples, Fla.
              Arthur Hills
              2002

92. TPC Craig Ranch
              McKinney, Texas
              Tom Weiskopf
              2004

93. Shark’s Tooth
              Lake Powell, Fla.
              Greg Norman
              2002

94. Desert Mountain (Geronimo)
              Scottsdale, Ariz.
              Jack Nicklaus
              1989

95. Colleton River Plantation (Dye)
              Bluffton, S.C.
              Pete Dye
              1998

96. TPC Sugarloaf
              Duluth, Ga.
              Greg Norman
              1997

97. Reynolds Plantation (Great Waters)
              Greensboro, Ga.
              Jack Nicklaus
              1992

98. Saddle Creek
              Copperopolis, Calif.
              Tad Buchanan & Carter Morrish
              1996

99. Haig Point
              Daufuskie Island, S.C.
              Rees Jones
              1986

100. Pine Canyon Club
              Flagstaff, Ariz.
              Jay Morrish
              2004

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2009 Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses of Distinction

Adam’s Rib Ranch
Eagle, Colo.
Tom Weiskopf
2007

Cordillera Ranch
Boerne, Texas
Jack Nicklaus
2006

Glacier Club
  Durango, Colo.
Design Workshop
2004

Huntsman Springs
Driggs, Idaho
David McLay Kidd
2009

The Outlaw Golf Club
Alto, N.M.
John LaFoy
2008

Rainmakers
Alto, N.M.
Robert Trent Jones Jr.
2008

Ravenna
Littleton, Colo.
Jay Morrish
2007

Red Ledges
Herber City, Utah
Jack Nicklaus
2009

Sea Trail
Sunset Beach, N.C.
Dan Maples (Maples Course, 1986)
Willard Byrd (Byrd Course, 1989)
Rees Jones (Jones Course, 1990)

Tetherow
Bend, Ore.
David McLay Kidd
2008

TPC San Antonio at Cibolo Canyons
San Antonio, Texas
Pete Dye (AT&T Canyons Course, 2010)
Greg Norman (AT&T Oaks Course, 2010)

TPC Treviso Bay
Naples, Fla.
Arnold Palmer
2008

The Virginian Golf Club
Bristol, Va.
Tom Fazio
1993

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