Matt Ginella's Top 10 golf courses you can play in the U.S.



Matt Ginella is counting down his 2016 list of the Top 50 courses you can play in the United States. To view the list from the top, as well as special guests during his segments on Morning Drive, click here.

Matt Ginella's Top 10 courses you can play

10. Forest Dunes Golf Club

Roscommon, Mich.
Designer: Tom Weiskopf
Price: $119-149


9. Bandon Dunes at Bandon Dunes Resort

Bandon, Ore.
Designer: David McLay Kidd
Price: $265-310


8. Bandon Trails at Bandon Dunes Resort

Bandon, Ore.
Designer: Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw
Price: $265-310


7. Spyglass Hill at Pebble Beach Resorts

Pebble Beach, Calif.
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.
Price: $395


6. Pasatiempo Golf Club

Santa Cruz, Calif.
Designer: Alister MacKenzie
Price: $260

Video: Ginella on courses 10-6


5. Straits at Whistling Straits

Sheboygan, Wis.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $395


4. Black at Bethpage State Park

Farmingdale, N.Y.
Designer: A.W. Tillinghast
Price: $43-150


3. Pinehurst No. 2 at Pinehurst Resort

Pinehurst, N.C.
Designer: Donald Ross, Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw
Price: $410


2. Pacific Dunes at Bandon Dunes Resort

Bandon, Ore.
Designer: Tom Doak
Price: $265-310


1. Pebble Beach Golf Links

Pebble Beach, Calif.
Designer: Jack Neville
Price: $525

Video: Ginella on the nation's best public golf course: Pebble Beach


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Matt Ginella is Golf Channel's resident travel insider. He writes for GolfChannel.com and appears weekly on "Morning Drive." Before Golf Channel, Ginella was senior travel editor for Golf Digest and Golf World from 2007-2012 and covered courses, resorts and the avid amateur golfer's annual buddies trips to over 60 destinations around the country. Ginella graduated from St. Mary's College (Calif.) in 1995 and earned a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mattginellagc and on Instagram at @Matt_Ginella.