2011 Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses

No. 4 at Palouse Ridge GC in Pullman, Wash.

No. 4 at Palouse Ridge GC in Pullman, Wash.

Location

Opened, Architect,

Avg. rating


1. The Course at Yale

New Haven, Conn.

1926, Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor

7.46


2. Taconic GC

Williamstown, Mass.

1927, Wayne Stiles, John van Kleek

6.92


3. Rawls Course at Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

2003, Tom Doak

6.49


4. Palouse Ridge GC

Pullman, Wash.

2008, John Harbottle

6.47


5. University Ridge GC

Verona, Wis.

1991, Robert Trent Jones Jr.

6.01


6. Stanford GC

Stanford, Calif.

1930, William P. Bell, John Harbottle, George C. Thomas Jr.

5.95


7. Ohio State University (Scarlet)

Columbus, Ohio

1939, Alister MacKenzie

5.91


8. University of Georgia GC

Athens, Ga.

1968, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Davis Love III

5.83


9. Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Va.

2005, Pete Dye

5.81


10. Colbert Hills

Manhattan, Kan.

2000, Jim Colbert

5.80


11. The Orchards

South Hadley, Mass.

1922, Donald Ross

5.80


12. Warren GC at Notre Dame

South Bend, Ind.

1999, Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw

5.79


13. University of New Mexico (Championship)

Albuquerque, N.M.

1966, Red Lawrence

5.78


14. Jimmie Austin GC at the U. of Oklahoma

Norman, Okla.

1951, Bob Cupp, Perry Maxwell

5.76


15. University of Michigan GC

Ann Arbor, Mich.

1931, Alister MacKenzie

5.69


16. Duke University GC

Durham, N.C.

1957, Rees Jones, Robert Trent Jones Sr.

5.67


17. Radrick Farms

Ann Arbor, Mich.

1965, Pete Dye

5.58


18. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex (Kampen)

West Lafayette, Ind.

1998, Pete Dye

5.47


19. U.S. Naval Academy GC

Annapolis, Md.

1942, William S. Flynn

5.46


20. Mark Bostick GC

Gainesville, Fla.

1921, Donald Ross, Bobby Weed

5.28


21. Eisenhower GC - Blue

Colorado Springs, Colo.

1959, Robert Trent Jones Sr.

5.21


22. Seven Oaks GC

Hamilton, N.Y.

1955, Robert Trent Jones Sr.

5.12


23. Finley GC

Chapel Hill, N.C.

1999, Tom Fazio

5.11


24. University of Virginia GC (Birdwood)

Charlottesville, Va.

1984, Lindsay Ervin

5.03


25. Vanderbilt Legends Club (North)

Franklin, Tenn.

1992, Bob Cupp, Tom Kite

5.02


26. Robert Trent Jones GC at Cornell

Ithaca, N.Y.

1930, Robert Trent Jones Sr.

5.00


27. Finkbine GC

Iowa City, Iowa

1953, Robert Bruce Harris

5.00


28. Vanderbilt Legends Club (South)

Franklin, Tenn.

1992, Bob Cupp, Tom Kite

4.86


29. Karsten Course at Arizona State University

Tempe, Ariz.

1989, Pete Dye, Perry Dye

4.79


30. Lonnie Poole GC

Raleigh, N.C.

2009, Arnold Palmer

4.78


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