2010 Golfweek’s Best Municipal Courses

Golfweek’s Best: Municipal Courses (2009-2010)


1. Bethpage State Park (Black) 8.07

Farmingdale, N.Y.

1935, A.W. Tillinghast; Rees Jones (1998)


2. Chambers Bay 7.61

University Place, Wash.

2007, Robert Trent Jones Jr., Bruce Charlton


3. Butterfield Trail* 6.33

El Paso, Texas

2007, Tom Fazio


4. Piñon Hills 6.18

Farmington, N.M.

1990, Ken Dye


5. Torrey Pines (South) 6.18

San Diego

1957, William F. Bell


6. TPC Scottsdale (Stadium) 6.13

Scottsdale, Ariz.

1987, Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf


7. Indian Wells Golf Resort (Players) 5.95

Indian Wells, Calif.

2007, John Fought


8. Memorial Park 5.88

Houston

1936, John Bredemus; Baxter Spann (1996)


9. Olympic Course at Gold Mountain 5.83

Bremerton, Wash.

1996, John Harbottle


10. Harding Park 5.83

San Francisco

1925, Willie Watson


11. Wintonbury Hills 5.72

Bloomfield, Conn.

2003, Pete Dye, Tim Liddy


12. Thunderhawk 5.71

Beach Park, Ill.

1999, Robert Trent Jones Jr.


13. Shepherd’s Crook 5.70

Zion, Ill

1999, Keith Foster


14. Laurel Hill 5.67

Lorton, Va.

2005, Bill Love


15. Torrey Pines (North) 5.66

San Diego

1957, William F. Bell


16. Indian Wells Golf Resort (Celebrity) 5.63

Indian Wells, Calif.

2006, Clive Clark


17. Bethpage State Park (Red) 5.53

Farmingdale, N.Y.

1935, A.W. Tillinghast


18. Haggin Oaks (MacKenzie) 5.50

Sacramento, Calif.

1932, Alister MacKenzie


19. Soldier Hollow (Gold) 5.50

Midway, Utah

2004, Gene Bates


20. Soule Park 5.50

Ojai, Calif.

1962, Robert Baldock, William F. Bell; Gil Hanse (2005)


21. Aspen GC 5.50

Aspen, Colo.

1970, Frank Hummel


22. Indian Canyon 5.50

Spokane, Wash.

1935, H. Chandler Egan


23. Triggs Memorial 5.46

Providence, R.I.

1930, Donald Ross


24. Hideout 5.45

Monticello, Utah

2002, Forrest Richardson


25. TPC Scottsdale (Champions) 5.42

Scottsdale, Ariz.

2007, Randy Heckenkemper


26. Sunbrook (Pointe/Woodbridge) 5.41

St. George, Utah

1991, Ted Robinson


27. North Palm Beach CC 5.41

North Palm Beach, Fla.

1928, Charles Banks, Seth Raynor; Jack Nicklaus (2006)


28. Crandon Park GC 5.41

Key Biscayne, Fla.

1972, Bruce Devlin, Robert von Hagge


29. George Wright Municipal 5.39

Boston

1935, Donald Ross


30. Olivas Links 5.38

Ventura, Calif.

2007, Forrest Richardson


31. Harborside International (Starboard) 5.37

Chicago

1996, Dick Nugent


32. Hominy Hill 5.36

Colts Neck, N.J.

1965, Robert Trent Jones Sr.


33. Montauk Downs State Park 5.36

Montauk Point, N.Y.

1968 Rees Jones


34. Fossil Trace 5.34

Golden, Colo.

2003, Jim Engh


35. Washington County GC* 5.33

Hartford, Wis.

1997, Arthur Hills


36. Harborside International (Port) 5.33

Chicago

1995, Dick Nugent


37. Chaska Town Course 5.32

Chaska, Minn.

1997 Arthur Hills


38. SilverRock 5.32

La Quinta, Calif.

2005, Arnold Palmer


39. Greystone 5.31

White Hall, Md.

1997, Joe Lee


40. Sand Creek Station 5.31

Newton, Kan.

2006, Jeff Brauer


41. Wingpoint GC 5.25

Salt Lake City

1991, Arthur Hills


42. Papago Municipal 5.25

Phoenix

1964, William F. Bell


43. Lassing Pointe 5.23

Union, Ky.

1994, Michael Hurdzan


44. Breckenridge 5.23

Breckenridge, Colo.

1987, Jack Nicklaus


45. Boulder Creek 5.22

Boulder City, Nev.

2003, Mark Rathert


46. Brown Deer Park 5.21

Milwaukee

1929, George Hansen


47. Callippe Preserve 5.20

Pleasanton, Calif.

2005, Brian Costello


48. Cobblestone 5.19

Acworth, Ga.

1993, Ken Dye


49. Ol’ Colony 5.18

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

2001, Jerry Pate


50. Brackenridge Park 5.17

San Antonio

1915, A.W. Tillinghast


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