Top 50 U.S. courses on Golf Advisor in 2015: Nos. 25-1



We're counting down the top 50 U.S. golf courses as rated by Golf Advisor reviews in 2015. You can find more detailed review data by clicking on a course's link. We've also found a featured review for each course. You can also scroll through the photos for images of each course.

For courses 50-26, as well as details on the list and our methodology, click here.

Top 50 U.S. courses in 2015: Nos. 25-1

25. Hawk Hollow Golf Course

Bath, Mich.
Architect: Jerry Matthews
Price: $57-$65
What they're saying: "Absolutely the best maintained course around the area." -- cstiff

24. The Golf Club at North Hampton

Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Architects: Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay
Price: $79-$85
What they're saying: "Everything is always top notch from the course to the staff." -- JCJax17

23. Snow Mountain Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Las Vegas
Architect: Pete Dye
Price: $119-$169
What they're saying: "Course is like an oasis in the middle of the desert." -- mdnieto

22. Bedford Valley Golf Course at Gull Lake View

Battle Creek, Mich.
Architect: William F. Mitchell
Price: $39-$60
What they're saying: "This is truly a gem. Fantastic course." -- kazucks

21. Canterbury Woods Country Club

Canterbury, N.H.
Architect: Ross Forbes
Price: $30-$50
What they're saying: "One of my favorite courses in the Concord area." -- JSelesnick

20. Maderas Golf Club

Poway, Calif.
Architects: Johnny Miller, Robert Muir Graves
Price: $110-$210
What they're saying: "This will be one of the best and prettiest course you will ever play." -- jsfleetw

19. Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Architect: Tom Fazio
Price: $100-195
What they're saying: "Beautiful surroundings...excellent conditions...very peaceful and quiet setting." -- mrpaver2010

18. Macatawa Legends Golf and Country Club

Holland, Mich.
Architect: Ray Hearn
Price: $35-$52
What they're saying: "The greens are fast and the fairways tend to have a lot of roll to them." -- dfisher8

17. The Club at Eaglebrooke

Lakeland, Fla.
Architect: Ron Garl
Price: $30-$79
What they're saying: "Course is a diamond in remote city." -- anttiuolevi

16. Gunter's Landing Golf Club

Guntersville, Ala.
Architect: Jimmy Kennamer
Price: $39-$59
What they're saying: "This is an awesome course. It has extreme elevations and incredible views." -- brunzer1

15. Cedarbrook Country Club

Elkin, N.C.
Architect: Ellis Maples
Price: $21-$45
What they're saying: "Great facility. Great staff. Superb greens." -- 714AP2guy

14. Scotch Hall Preserve

Merry Hill, N.C.
Architect: Arnold Palmer
Price: $35-$45
What they're saying: "Awesome piece of property ... a must play for any golf enthusiast!" -- JerryDellinger

13. Rams Hill Golf Club

Borrego Springs, Calif.
Architect: Ted Robinson Sr., Tom Fazio
Price: $100-190
What they're saying: "Worth every penny you pay, every hour you drive."- -CTongue

12. Royal Hylands Golf Club

Knightstown, Ind.
Architect: Gary Kern
Price: $27-$37
What they're saying: "Great value and staff friendliness and worth the drive from anywhere in the state." -- u735786660

11. Wolf Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Las Vegas
Architect: Pete Dye
Price: $139-$189
What they're saying: "The greens are the truest, smoothest greens anywhere in Vegas." -- Joey6761402

10. Cross Creek Country Club

Mount Airy, N.C.
Architects: Joe Lee, Kris Spence
Price: $40-$47
What they're saying: "In great shape. It is challenging but one can score well with good and accurate drives." -- Dick3041164

9. Candler Hills Golf Club

Ocala, Fla.
Architect: Gordon Lewis
Price: $49-$69
What they're saying: "Some of the best greens in town." -- sandydanny

8. Pine Barrens Course at World Woods Golf Club

Brooksville, Fla.
Architect: Tom Fazio
Price: $99-$119
What they're saying: "The architecture of this course makes the setting fit so well into its surroundings. Photos cannot do it justice." -- paulstanziale

7. FarmLinks at Pursell Farms

Sylacauga, Ala.
Architect: Hurdzan Fry Environmental Golf Course Design
Price: $100-$135
What they're saying: "This is hands down the best golfing experience I have had!" -- Joshua4612313

6. Sewailo Golf Club

Tucson, Ariz.
Architects: Notah Begay III, Ty Butler
Price: $59-$81
What they're saying: "Classy operation with great staff, very impressive, good design, great landscaping. " -- u00000976296

5. Waldorf Astoria Golf Club

Orlando, Fla.
Architect: Rees Jones
Price: $120-$185
What they're saying: "Conditions were immaculate and staff was friendly and professional." -- 4hitnhope

4. Sun Mountain Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Las Vegas
Architect: Pete Dye
Price: $119-$169
What they're saying: "Beautiful course great condition, surrounded by the desert with distant views of mountains in all directions with no houses within miles." -- u000007331413

3. Palmer Course at La Cantera Resort

San Antonio, Texas
Architects: Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay
Price: $89-$140
What they're saying: "Most visually appealing course I've played to date." -- tbusselle

2. El Campeon Course at Mission Inn Resort & Club

Howey in the Hills, Fla.
Architects: C. E. Clarke, George O'Neil
Price: $75-$150
What they're saying: "When you play it, you know it's almost 100 years old. It just feels historic." -- Randy9649663

1. Yocha Dehe Golf Club at Cache Creek

Brooks, Calif.
Architect: Brad Bell
Price: $69-$105
What they're saying: "The best public golf course i've played out of more than 60 golf courses in northern california." -- gregory7839919

Green fees are based on latest peak-season rates and are subject to change. In the case of resort courses, stay-and-play packages and specials often greatly reduce the price of the green fee. Many of these courses also offer dynamic online tee times, off-season and twilight rates that lower the green fee.

Jan 25, 2016



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