Golfweek’s Best: Modern Courses 2014, Next 100

Black Diamond Ranch's Quarry Course

Golfweek’s Best: Modern Courses 2014, Next 100

Rank (2013 rank), Name

Location; Opened

Designer; Type


These courses opened 1960-present


101. (NR) Alotian Club

Rogers, Ark., 2005

Tom Fazio, Private


102. (101) Nanea Golf Club

Kona, Hawaii, 2004

David McLay Kidd, Private


103. (NR) *The Stock Farm

Hamilton, Mont., 1999

Tom Fazio, , Private


104. (NR) *The Madison Club

La Quinta, Calif., 2006

Tom Fazio, Private


105. (81) Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry)

Lecanto, Fla., 1988

Tom Fazio, Private


106. (104) Hudson National GC

Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1996

Tom Fazio, Private


107. (94) Whisper Rock (Upper)

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2005

Tom Fazio, Private


108. (108) Eagle Point Club

Wilmington, N.C., 2000

Tom Fazio, Private


109. (82), Pablo Creek

Jacksonville, Fla., 1996

Tom Fazio, Private


110. (NR) Naples National GC

Naples, Fla., 1993

Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, Private


111. (112) Victoria National GC

Newburgh, Ind., 1998

Tom Fazio, Private


112. (72) Diamond Creek GC

Banner Elk, N.C., 2003

Tom Fazio, Private


113. (113) We-Ko-Pa GC (Saguaro)

Fountain Hills, Ariz., 2006

Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw, Resort


114. (98) Stone Canyon

Tucson, Ariz., 2000

Jay Morrish, Private


115. (107) Boot Ranch GC

Fredericksburg, Texas, 2006

Hal Sutton, Private


116. (84) The Preserve

Carmel Valley, Calif., 2000

Tom Fazio, Private


117. (110) Old Memorial

Tampa, Fla., 1998

Steve Smyers, Private


118. (131) Sanctuary GC

Sedalia, Colo., 1997

Jim Engh, Private


119. (123) Princeville (Makai)

Kauai, Hawaii, 1990

Robert Trent Jones Jr., Resort


120. (184) Currahee Club

Toccoa, Ga., 2004

Jim Fazio, Private


121. (103) Pumpkin Ridge GC (Witch Hollow)

Cornelius, Ore., 1991

Bob Cupp, John Fought, Private


122. (119) Cog Hill Golf Club (No. 4, Dubsdread)

Lemont, Ill., 1964

Dick Wilson, Rees Jones, Daily Fee


123. (121) Grandfather G&CC

Linville, N.C., 1968

Ellis Maples, Private


124. (127) McArthur

Hobe Sound, Fla., 2002

Tom Fazio, Nick Price, Private


125. (116) Metedeconk National GC

Jackson Township, N.J.

1987, Roger Rulewich, Private


126. (118) Frederica GC

St. Simons Island, Ga., 2004

Tom Fazio, Private


127. (NR) *Kukuiula

Poipu, Hawaii, 2011

Tom Weiskopf, Private


128. (109) Squire Creek

Choudrant, La., 2002

Tom Fazio, Private


129. (120) Stanwich Club

Stanwich, Conn., 1962

Wiliam Gordon, David Gordon, Private


130. (147) Spring Creek Ranch

Colliersville, Tenn., 1999

Jack Nicklaus, Private


131. (132) Whisper Rock (Lower)

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2001

Phil Mickelson, Private


132. (124) The Club at Ravenna

Littleton, Colo., 2007

Jay Morrish, Private


133. (129) Links of North Dakota

Ray, N.D., 1995

Stephen Kay, Daily Fee,


134. (130) Windsong Farms

Independence, Minn., 2003

John Fought, Tom Lehman, Private


135. (NR) *Dalhousie Golf Club

Cape Girardeau, Mo., 2002

Jack Nicklaus, Private


136. (126) Chechesee Creek

Beaufort, S.C., 2000

Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw, Private


137. (89) Black Mesa

La Mesilla, N.M., 2002

Baxter Spann, Daily Fee


138. (142) Blessings Golf Club

Johnson, Ark., 2004

Robert Trent Jones Jr., Private


139. (122) Forest Creek Golf Club (North)

Southern Pines, N.C., 2005

Tom Fazio, Private


140. (139) Quintero Golf Club

Peoria, Ariz., 2000

Rees Jones, Daily Fee


141. (141) Stone Eagle GC

Palm Desert, Calif., 2005

Tom Doak, Private


142. (99) The Golf Club at Black Rock

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 2003

Jim Engh, Private


143. (128) Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

Pawleys Island, S.C., 1994

Michael Strantz, Resort


144. (156) Pine Tree CC

Delray Beach, Fla., 1962

Dick Wilson, Private


145. (114) Southern Highlands

Las Vegas, 1999

Robert Trent Jones Jr., Private


146. (105) Briggs Ranch GC

San Antonio, 2001

Tom Fazio, Private


147. (106) Black Rock

Hingham, Mass., 2002

Brian Silva, Private


148. (154) Chicago Highlands

Westchester, Ill., 2010

Arthur Hills, Private


149. (140) French Lick Resort (Dye)

French Lick, Ind., 2009

Pete Dye, Resort


150. (144) Highland Course at Primland

Meadows of Dan, Va., 2007

Donald Steel, Resort


151. (169) Erin Hills GC

Hartford, Wis., 2006

Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, Ron Whitten, Daily Fee


152. (193) Dismal River Club (Nicklaus)

Mullen, Neb., 2006

Jack Nicklaus, Private


153. (NR) *King Kamehameha Golf Club

Maui, Hawaii, 1993

Ted Robinson, Private


154. (NR) *Kukio Golf & Beach Club

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, 2004

Tom Fazio, Private


155. (146) Greenville Country Club (Chanticleer)

Greenville, S.C., 1970

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Private


156. (171) Members Club at Aldarra

Fall City, Wash., 2002

Tom Fazio, Private


157. (134) Promontory (Painted Valley)

Park City, Utah, 2007

Jack Nicklaus, Private


158. (135) Rustic Canyon

Moorpark, Calif., 2001

Gil Hanse, Geoff Shackelford, Daily Fee


159. (155) May River Course at Palmetto Bluff

Bluffton, S.C., 2004

Jack Nicklaus, Resort


160. (143) Old Waverly Golf Club

West Point, Miss., 1988

Bob Cupp, Jerry Pate, Private


161. (NR) *Whistling Straits (Irish)

Mosel, Wis., 1999

Pete Dye, Resort


162. (165) White Manor CC

Malvern, Pa., 1964

William Gordon, David Gordon, Bobby Weed, Private


163. (150) Challenge at Manele Bay

Lanai, Hawaii, 1993

Jack Nicklaus, Resort


164. (133) Hawk’s Ridge

Ball Ground, Ga., 1999

Bob Cupp, Private


165. (167) Mauna Kea GC

Kamuela, Hawaii, 1966

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Resort


166. (149) Bulle Rock GC

Havre de Grace, Md., 1998

Pete Dye, Daily Fee


167. (152) Bright’s Creek GC

Mill Spring, N.C., 2006

Tom Fazio, Private


168. (174) Desert Highlands

Scottsdale, Ariz., 1984

Jack Nicklaus, Private


169. (138) Flint Hills National

Wichita, Kan., 1998

Tom Fazio, Private


170. (172) Spanish Oaks GC

Bee Cave, Texas, 2002

Bobby Weed, Private


171. (159) Lake Las Vegas (SouthShore)

Henderson, Nev., 1996

Jack Nicklaus, Private


172. (162) Golf Club of Tennessee

Kingston Springs, Tenn., 1991

Tom Fazio, Private


173. (153) Nantucket Golf Club

Siaconsett, Mass., 1997

Rees Jones, Private


174. (148) Cordillera Ranch

Boerne, Texas, 2007

Jack Nicklaus, Private


175. (145) Glenwild Golf Club

Park City, Utah, 2001

Tom Fazio, Private


176. (NR) *Cliffs at Mountain Park

Travelers Rest, S.C., 2013

Gary Player, Private


177. (177) Bellerive GC

Creve Couer, Mo., 1960

Robert Trent Jones Sr., Private


178. (158) The Bear’s Club

Jupiter, Fla., 2000

Jack Nicklaus, Private


179. (161) Sand Ridge GC

Chardon, Ohio, 1998

Tom Fazio, Private


180. (160) Forest Creek Golf Club (South)

Southern Pines, N.C., 1996

Tom Fazio, Private


181. (170) Tetherow

Bend, Ore., 2008

David McLay Kidd, Daily Fee


182. (192) Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club

Frankston, Texas, 2001

Jay Morrish, Resort


183. (163) Hamilton Farm

Gladstone, N.J., 2002

Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, Private


184. (136) The Powder Horn

Sheridan, Wyo., 1997

Dick Bailey, Daily Fee


185. (183) Tumble Creek

Roslyn, Wash., 2005

Tom Doak, Private


186. (197) Cascata

Boulder City, Nev., 1999

Rees Jones, Daily Fee,


187. (NR) *Tradition at La Quinta

La Quinta, Calif., 1998

Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay, Private


188. (NR) *Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards

Sunset, S.C., 1999

Tom Fazio, Private


189. (190) Escondido

Horseshoe Bay, Texas, 2006

Tom Fazio, Private


190. (166) Red Ledges Golf Club

Heber City, Utah, 2009

Jack Nicklaus, Private


191. (168) Pronghorn (Nicklaus)

Bend, Ore., 2004

Jack Nicklaus, Resort


192. (164) Barona Creek GC

Lakeside, Calif., 2000

Tod Eckenrode, Gary Roger Baird, Resort


193. (191) Wilderness at Fortune Bay

Tower, Minn., 2004

Jeff Brauer, Resort


194. (189) Texas Tech University (Rawls)

Lubbock, Texas, 2003

Tom Doak, Daily Fee


195. (199) Emerald Dunes

West Palm Beach, Fla., 1990

Tom Fazio, Private


196. (178) Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort (Quarry)

Biwabik, Minn., 2003

Jeff Brauer, Daily Fee


197. (175) Quarry at La Quinta

La Quinta, Calif., 1994

Tom Fazio, Private


198. (NR) *Kinderlou Forest Golf Club

Valdosta, Ga., 2004

Davis Love III, Real Estate


199. (NR) *Salish Cliffs

Shelton, Wash., 2011

Gene Bates, Resort


200. (182) The Farm Golf Club

Dalton, Ga., 1989

Tom Fazio, Private

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