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September 5, 2013 | 12:31 p.m.

Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses, 2013

The Course at Yale
The Course at Yale


1. (1) The Course at Yale

New Haven, Conn.

1926, Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor, 7.55


2. (2) Taconic GC

Williamstown, Mass.

1927, Wayne Stiles, John van Kleek, 6.91


3. (4) Rawls Course at Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

2003, Tom Doak, 6.52


4. (3) Palouse Ridge GC

Pullman, Wash.

2008, John Harbottle, 6.19


5. (5) University Ridge GC

Verona, Wis.

1991, Robert Trent Jones Jr., 6.12


6. (6) Stanford GC

Stanford, Calif.

1930, William P. Bell, John Harbottle, George C. Thomas Jr., 6.10


7. (7) Ohio State University (Scarlet)

Columbus, Ohio

1939, Alister ...

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September 6, 2012 | 10:11 a.m.

Golfweek’s Best: Campus Courses 2012

The University of Maryland Golf Course
The University of Maryland Golf Course


1. The Course at Yale

New Haven, Conn.

1926, Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor - 7.50


2. Taconic GC

Williamstown, Mass.

1927, Wayne Stiles, John van Kleek - 6.91


3. Palouse Ridge GC

Pullman, Wash.

2008, John Harbottle - 6.42


4. Rawls Course at Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

2003, Tom Doak - 6.41


5. University Ridge GC

Verona, Wis.

1991, Robert Trent Jones Jr. - 6.02


6. Stanford GC

Stanford, Calif.

1930, William P. Bell, John Harbottle, George C. Thomas Jr. - 5.99


7. Ohio State University (Scarlet)

Columbus, Ohio

1939, Alister MacKenzie - 5.98


8. Pete Dye River ...

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September 7, 2011 | 2:49 p.m.

College classics 101

Martin Kaufmann
No. 13 of the Rawls Course at Texas Tech
No. 13 of the Rawls Course at Texas Tech


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To those who say modern college students don’t have an appreciation for the classics, we present you with contradictory evidence: the 2011 Golfweek’s Best Campus Courses list. 

Fourteen of the 30 courses on the college list predate 1960, which also makes them candidates for the Golfweek’s Best Classic Courses list. In fact, the top two collegiate layouts – The Course at Yale (1926) and Taconic Golf Club (1927) at Williams College – also occupy spots on the top 100 Classic list, released earlier this year. Yale and Taconic ...

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September 7, 2011 | 11 a.m.

2011 Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses

Golfweek Staff
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 ...

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September 14, 2010 | 12:50 p.m.

The upper class

Bradley S. Klein
The Course at Yale, No. 1 on 2010 Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list.
The Course at Yale, No. 1 on 2010 Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list.


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We’d be the last to suggest that the way to choose the right college is to opt for the one with the best golf course. But given the quality of golf on campuses throughout the U.S., there probably are worse ways to decide.

Golfweek’s Best Campus Courses list – 30 tracks spanning 22 states – runs the gamut, from elite private schools and service academies to massive state universities and a small, women’s-only school.

As if proof were needed that quality golf doesn’t need ...

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September 9, 2010 | 4:36 p.m.

2010 Golfweek’s Best Campus Courses

The Course at Yale, No. 1 on 2010 Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list.
The Course at Yale, No. 1 on 2010 Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list.


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2010 Golfweek’s Best: Campus Courses


1. The Course at Yale 7.43

Yale, New Haven, Conn.

1926, C.B. Macdonald, Seth Raynor


2. Taconic Golf Club 6.88

Williams, Williamstown, Mass.

1927, Wayne Stiles


3. Palouse Ridge Golf Club 6.83

Washington State, Pullman, Wash.

2008, John Harbottle


4. The Rawls Course 6.47

Texas Tech, Lubbock, Texa

2003, Tom Doak


5. Stanford Golf Course 5.92

Stanford, Stanford, Calif.

1930, W. Bell, J. Harbottle, G. Thomas Jr.


6. University Ridge Golf Course 5.90 ...

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