Golfweek's Best: Residential Courses, 2014

Black Diamond Ranch's Quarry Course
Black Diamond Ranch's Quarry Course

Monday, January 27, 2014


No. (2012 rank) Course


1. (1) Wade Hampton Club

Cashiers, N.C., 1988

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.93


2. (2) Rock Creek Cattle Company

Deer Lodge, Mont., 2008

Tom Doak

Avg. rating: 7.89


3. (3) Huntsman Springs

Driggs, Idaho, 2009

David McLay Kidd

Avg. rating: 7.66


4. (4) Shooting Star

Teton Village, Wyo., 2009

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.63


5. (5) Gozzer Ranch

Arrowpoint, Idaho, 2007

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.50


6. (7) Castle Pines

Castle Rock, Colo., 1981

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.48


7. (6) Colorado Golf Club

Parker, Colo., 2007

Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw

Avg. rating: 7.47


8. (10) Oak Tree National

Edmond, Okla., 1975

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.37


9. (12) Martis Camp

Truckee, Calif., 2007

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.36


10. (8) Mayacama

Santa Rosa, Calif., 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.32


11. (13) Pronghorn (Fazio)

Bend, Ore., 2006

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.31


12. (9) Mountaintop

Cashiers, N.C., 2007

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.26


13. (11) Patriot Golf Club

Owasso, Okla., 2010

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 7.26


14. (15) Estancia

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1995

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.19


15. (19) Long Cove Club

Hilton Head Island, S.C., 1982

Pete Dye

Avg. rating: 7.14


16. (17) Mountain Lake

Lake Wales, Fla., 1917

Seth Raynor

Avg. rating: 7.12


17. (16) Forest Highlands (Canyon)

Flagstaff, Ariz., 1989

Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 7.10


18. (22) The Rim

Payson, Ariz., 1998

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 7.09


19. (18) Paa-Ko Ridge

Sandia Park, N.M., 2000

Ken Dye

Avg. rating: 7.07


20. (20) Cuscowilla

Eatonton, Ga., 1998

Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw

Avg. rating: 7.06


21. (24) Concession Golf Club

Bradenton, Fla., 2006

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 7.04


22. (27) Jupiter Hills Club (Hills)

Tequesta, Fla., 1970

George Fazio

Avg. rating: 7.04


23. (23) Lahontan

Truckee, Calif., 1999

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 7.03


24. (26) Kiawah Island (Cassique)

Kiawah Island, S.C., 2000

Tom Watson

Avg. rating: 6.98


25. (28) Forest Dunes

Roscommon, Mich., 2003

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.95


26. (39) Johns Island West

Vero Beach, Fla., 1989

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.94


27. (NR) The Madison Club*

La Quinta, Calif., 2006

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.93


28. (21) Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry)

Lecanto, Fla., 1988

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.90


29. (29) Stone Canyon

Tucson, Ariz., 2000

Jay Morrish

Avg. rating: 6.88


30. (25) The Preserve

Carmel Valley, Calif., 2000

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.88


31. (30) Frederica

St. Simons Island, Ga., 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.86


32. (14) Diamond Creek

Banner Elk, N.C., 2003

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.85


33. (33) Golf Club of Ravenna

Littleton, Colo., 2007

Jay Morrish

Avg. rating: 6.84


34. (55) Dalhousie Golf Club

Cape Girardeau, Mo., 2002

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.82


35. (35) The Territory Golf and Country Club

Duncan, Okla., 2005

Randy Heckenkemper

Avg. rating: 6.80


36. (32) Forest Creek (North)

Southern Pines, N.C., 2005

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.77


37. (34) Black Rock

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 2003

Jim Engh

Avg. rating: 6.75


38. (38) Quintero

Peoria, Ariz., 2000

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.74


39. (44) Stone Eagle

Palm Desert, Calif., 2005

Tom Doak

Avg. rating: 6.74


40. (31) Briggs Ranch

San Antonio, 2001

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.74


41. (36) Southern Highlands

Las Vegas, 1999

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.73


42. (62) Currahee Club

Toccoa, Ga., 2004

Jim Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.73


43. (58) Spring Island (Old Tabby Links)

Okatie, S.C., 1994

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay

Avg. rating: 6.73


44. (41) The Stock Farm

Hamilton, Mont., 1999

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.72


45. (37) Promontory (Painted Valley)

Park City, Utah, 2007

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.69


46. (46) Cordillera Ranch

Boerne, Texas, 2007

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.63


47. (48) Lake Las Vegas (SouthShore)

Henderson, Nev., 1996

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.63


48. (47) Glenwild

Park City, Utah, 2001

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.63


49. (51) Red Ledges

Heber City, Utah, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.63


50. (54) Spanish Oaks

Bee Cave, Texas, 2002

Bobby Weed

Avg. rating: 6.62


51. (79) Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards

Sunset, S.C., 1999

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.60


52. (43) Club at Carlton Woods (Fazio)

The Woodlands, Texas, 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.59


53. (50) Forest Creek (South)

Southern Pines, N.C., 1996

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.59


54. (40) Powder Horn

Sheridan, Wyo., 1997

Dick Bailey

Avg. rating: 6.59


55. (45) The Bear’s Club

Jupiter, Fla., 2000

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.58


56. (53) Tetherow

Bend, Ore., 2008

David McLay Kidd

Avg. rating: 6.57


57. (56) Escondido

Horseshoe Bay, Texas, 2006

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.57


58. (61) Desert Highlands

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1984

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.56


59. (42) Olde Stone

Bowling Green, Ky., 2006

Arthur Hills

Avg. rating: 6.56


60. (67) The Glacier Club at Tamarron

Durango, Colo., 1975

Arthur Hills

Avg. rating: 6.55


61. (NR) Rainmakers*

Ruidoso, N.M., 2008

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.55


62. (60) Talisker Club at Tuhaye

Tuhaye, Utah, 2005

Mark O’Meara

Avg. rating: 6.54


63. (78) Winchester GC

Meadow Vista, Calif., 2000

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Avg. rating: 6.48


64. (73) Isleworth

Orlando, Fla., 1986

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay, Steve Smyers

Avg. rating: 6.48


65. (52) The Quarry at La Quinta

La Quinta, Calif., 1994

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.48


66. (88) Victory Ranch

Park City, Utah, 2009

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.46


67. (69) The Greenbrier

Sporting Club (Snead)

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., 2004

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.45


68. (NR) Black Rock*

Hingham, Mass., 2002

Brian Silva

Avg. rating: 6.45


69. (NR) Hammock Dunes (Creek)*

Palm Coast, Fla., 2003

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.43


70. (66) Briar’s Creek

John’s Island, S.C., 2001

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.43


71. (93) Reynolds Plantation

(Great Waters)

Greensboro, Ga., 1992

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.42


72. (70) The Club at Irish Creek

Kannapolis, N.C., 2007

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 6.42


73. (57) The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus)

The Woodlands, Texas, 2001

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.41


74. (64) Black Creek

Chattanooga, Tenn., 1999

Brian Silva

Avg. rating: 6.40


75. (63) Spring Creek

Zion Crossroads, Va., 2006

Ed Carton

Avg. rating: 6.39


76. (NR) Mirabel Club*

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2001

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.38


77. (75) Forest Highlands (Meadow)

Flagstaff, Ariz., 1999

Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.38


78. (59) Somerby Golf Club

Byron, Minn., 2004

John Fought

Avg. rating: 6.38


79. (74) Redlands Mesa

Grand Junction, Colo., 2001

Jim Engh

Avg. rating: 6.36


80. (83) Tradition at La Quinta

La Quinta, Calif., 1998

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay

Avg. rating: 6.35


81. (81) Troon Country Club

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1985

Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.34


82. (87) Silverleaf

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2002

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.33


83. (68) Seven Canyons

Sedona, Ariz., 2003

Tom Weiskopf

Avg. rating: 6.33


84. (76) Colleton River (Nicklaus)

Bluffton, S.C., 1992

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.32


85. (82) Kinderlou Forest

Valdosta, Ga., 2004

Davis Love III

Avg. rating: 6.32


86. (92) Trump National Jupiter

Jupiter, Fla., 2002

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.31


87. (91) Coyote Springs (Chase)

Coyote Springs, Nev., 2008

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.31


88. (85) Lake Nona

Orlando, Fla., 1984

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.31


89. (NR) Daniel Island (Ralston Creek)

Charleston, S.C., 2006

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.30


90. (72) Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 1927

Max Behr

Avg. rating: 6.29


91. (NR) Talis Park*

Naples, Fla., 2004

Pete Dye, Greg Norman

Avg. rating: 6.29


92. (80) Kiawah Island (River)

Kiawah Island, S.C., 1995

Tom Fazio

Avg. rating: 6.29


93. (65) Tullymore

Stanwood, Mich., 2001

Jim Engh

Avg. rating: 6.29


94. (NR) Wexford*

Hilton Head Island, S.C., 1984

Willard Byrd, Arnold Palmer, 2011

Avg. rating: 6.28


95. (98) Fiddler’s Creek

Naples, Fla., 2002

Arthur Hills

Avg. rating: 6.27


96. (86) Desert Mountain (Chiricahua)

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.26


97. (NR) Crosswater

Sunriver, Ore., 1995

Bob Cupp, John Fought

Avg. rating: 6.25


98. (90) The Gallery (South)

Marana, Ariz., 2004

John Fought

Avg. rating: 6.25


99. (77) Three Creek Ranch

Jackson, Wyo., 2005

Rees Jones

Avg. rating: 6.25


100. (NR) Toscana (South)*

Indian Wells, Calif., 2005

Jack Nicklaus

Avg. rating: 6.25


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