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The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a Ryder Cup and PGA Championship venue.
These public, resort and semi-private courses in the U.S. are undergoing extensive facelifts.
Meet our new Lifestyle Correspondent and the host of Golf Advisor Living, with episodes airing this year on Golf Channel
At Biltmore Golf Course on the site of one of Miami's premier hotels, Brian Silva, an expert on Ross’ work, has restored the course in two stages in the past decade-plus.
International flavor, low-handicap culture make it a player's course
The LPGA offers a relatable, relaxed view of professional golf, from its players to the playing fields.
The 7,108-yard Rees Jones-designed championship golf course is the first Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, and has received a Silver Medal in Golf Magazine's Premier Resort Awards, and made Golf magazine's prestigious list of Florida "Courses You Can Play." The course winds through a large wetland preserve and measures 7,108 yards with a Par 72, Slope 139, and 74.6 rating from its Professional Tees.
Harbour Town and Sand Hills may seem like polar opposites, but they're bound together by more than time.
From new holes to revamped hotels and clubhouses, there's a lot of new things to see this peak season
Does anyone know what to tip a looper?
We looked at your ratings and reviews to see where money is best spent on the links up north.
There are several brand-new changes. Are they enough to make the game faster and easier to play?
Golfers have been travelling to Rosapenna since the late 19th century when the Old Tom Morris Links was ranked 3rd in the British Isles behind only The Old Course at St. Andrews and The Royal County Down Golf Club.
Local golf packagers like Phoenix Scottsdale golf can save you of time and money
When it comes to golf, the city of Houston might have hit the jackpot.
From star architects to under-the-radar builders, golf course construction crawls along
Best public courses in the state based on reviews from 2018
Whether you join us for one night or a week at a time, we offer a variety of packages designed to help you make the most of your visit...
New tome on architecture's long arc provides a solid, if occasionally uneven, overview
The best public courses you can play in the state according to your reviews.
The best public courses in the state based on your ratings and reviews
The best golf courses open to the public according to golfer reviews
The best public, semi-private and resort golf courses in the state according our community of ratings and reviews.
Renewed Golf Gets Rave Reviews! Come Play at Saddlebrook's two Arnold Palmer signature 18-hole golf courses and enjoy deluxe accommodations, award-winning dining, and much more!
The top golf courses in the state you can play according to our community of reviewers.
The top courses of the year based on our community of golf course reviews
Your playing partners, the course, the setting, the weather and how you play are all factors
The January 2019 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
Awarded Ireland's "Hidden Gem" for Links Golf on the North Coast. Castlerock Golf Club is rated as one of Ireland’s finest links courses and its status in the game is reflected by the fact that it has hosted many National Championships both Amateur and Professional.
The best public and resort courses you can play from Las Vegas to Reno-Lake Tahoe based on golfer reviews
The top-rated courses open to the public you can play according to golfer reviews
Best public courses you can play in the state from Chicago to downstate.
The courses that fared the best based on our golfer ratings and reviews.
Based on your ratings and reviews throughout the year
Stowe offers 36 holes of spectacular golf at two distinctive courses. Located on Spruce Peak mountain, the private Stowe Mountain Club is an authentic mountain course with unparalleled mountain views and thrilling challenges on every hole. Guests of Stowe Mountain Lodge enjoy exclusive access to Stowe Mountain Club. Located near downtown Stowe village, the historic Stowe Country Club was built on a historic dairy farm and offers panoramic views of the green mountains. Stowe Country Club also features Vermont’s only Golf Channel Academy.
The best publicly-accessible rounds in the state based on your reviews.
The best courses from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia according to our community of golfer reviews
What you can expect this year at the Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass; the newly open Kissing Tree Golf Club in Texas; Golf Kitchen Punta Mita; and Larry Lamebrecht’s 2019 Emerald Gems calendar
Our own Matt Ginella and Brad Klein are hosting an all-star trip lineup of fascinating golf getaways in 2019
This challenging yet playable David Harman design lies along historic Shingle Creek and features undulating fairways and breathtaking 360° views...
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The best golf destinations for 2019
With a new par-3 layout that’s become an instant hit, Mountain Shadows Resort is reborn as a chic retreat inspired by Mid-Century Modernism.
CLUB Atlantis
Responding to competition from the new nearby Baha Mar megaresort, the most iconic retreat in the Bahamas is making a splash again
Everything you need to know about getting a tee time this year on the world’s oldest and greatest course.
Located between Atlanta and Augusta, Reynolds Lake Oconee is home to six truly distinctive golf experiences all in one location. Along the shores of Lake Oconee, five legendary architects have left their signatures providing club members, residents and guests a unique and memorable experience.
Our guide to the Links Trust courses, plus our favorite hotels and restaurants
The best courses in the state you can play based on your reviews
The top courses in the state based on your ratings and reviews
The best public golf courses in the state based on golfer ratings and reviews.
We looked at our golfer reviews to find the top-rated courses in the state the public can play.
Just 25 minutes northwest of the famed Las Vegas Strip, this international golf destination is serving up the ultimate trio of magnificent, championship golf courses.
The best golf courses you can play according to our community of golf courses reviewers.
The top-rated courses you can play according to your reviews
The best golf courses available to the public according to our golfer reviews
The best public courses in the state according to our community of reviews
The top-rated golf courses based on your reviews
The County Sligo Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the great championship links courses. It is located in the picturesque seaside village of Rosses Point just 8km from Sligo and known locally as "The Point".
The best golf courses in the state according to your reviews
Top 5 public golf courses in the state according to golfer reviews.
The best public, semi-private and resort courses in the Lonestar State based on our community of golfer ratings.
The best publicly accessible rounds in the state based on your reviews
Designed by Weibring-Wolfard Golf Design led by Champions Tour Player D.A. Weibring and Golf Course Architect Steve Wolfard; this course allows golfers to have fun and enjoy their round in a resort style setting.
The best golf courses in the Hoosier State according to golfer reviews
The best golf courses you can play according to your reviews
From New Orleans to Lake Charles, golfers rate the best Louisiana golf courses.
The best public, semi-private and resort courses you can play based on our community of reviews
The top public and resort golf courses you can play in Hawaii according to your reviews.
With a variety of resort amenities, Stay and play packages, and a private country atmosphere, The Heritage Golf Collection is the perfect choice for the perfect vacation.
The best public-access courses in South Dakota, North Dakota, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming based on our golfer reviews
The best courses open to the public according to your reviews
The best golf courses with public access you can play in the state according to your reviews.
The best courses in the state based on golfer reviews
We looked at our golfer reviews to find the best golf courses of the year you can play.
Grand Cypress Orlando Golf Club features 45 Holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-Designed Golf. A truly diverse selection of Orlando golf courses. The 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy while the 18-hole New Course provides a Scottish links masterpiece.
The best public, semi-private and resort courses based on your ratings and reviews
The best public, resort and semi-private golf courses you can play in the state based on your reviews
The top-rated golf courses you can play in the state based on golfer reviews.
The best public golf courses in the state according to golfer reviews
The top-rated golf courses you can play according to golfer reviews
Travel to your golf destination with peace of mind in your award winning Bag Boy travel cover. Thick quilted tops for maximum club protection with weather and tear resistant fabrics make Bag Boy the #1 travel cover in golf.
Like to play fast? We looked at our golfer reviews to find which courses had the best pace-of-play ratings in the U.S.
The best courses in the state according to our community's ratings and reviews.
Based on more than 144,000 reviews from our community of golfers
We're counting down the Top 50 courses in the U.S. based on our golfer reviews from 2018. To view the full list and methodology click here.
The golf courses that earned the best ratings from our community's 140,000-plus reviews throughout 2018
As host to every major PGA event in the country, the resort boasts five championship courses—all fully renovated for an exceptional player experience.
We're looking back on the publicly-accessible U.S. golf courses in 2018 that delivered the best playing conditions according to our community of golfers.
We examined your ratings and reviews submitted in 2018 to determine which courses were considered the best value by golfers like you.
The golf courses that delivered the best service and staff friendliness in the U.S. according to our golfer reviews.
Great comeback stories: the U.S. facilities that improved their ratings most year-over-year.
What golf courses deliver the best clubhouses, driving ranges and other extras? The best facilities for off-course amenities in 2018.
Streamsong® Resort. Golf at its purest. The undulating terrain at Streamsong captivates your attention but it's the golf that will take your breath away. 54 magnificent holes atypical of Florida that will make you forget any course you’ve ever played. A variety of Packages are available.
The course designs most appreciated last year according to our community of reviewers.
It's been a busy - and rewarding - 2018 for me working with Golf Advisor and Golf Channel. If you have been following me on social media this year, then you joined me on my jam-packed travel schedule, where I covered 32 events across eight countries.
Alex in St. Andrews
By Alexandra O'Laughlin
From new and renovated courses to trends in agronomy and tech, what to look for at your home course or next golf trip.
It's becoming a morbid annual holiday tradition of mine every December.
Honored by Golf Digest as one of "America's 100 Greatest Courses," Crosswater is a heathland-style course situated on 600 magnificently scenic acres of woodlands and carefully preserved wetlands. This Oregon golf course features bent grass fairways and greens and is threaded by the gently flowing Deschutes and Little Deschutes Rivers.
From Brooksville to the Bahamas, Senior Writer Tim Gavrich had an illuminating year on the links.
Foster, 60, was found to have smuggled up to $500,000 in merchandise derived from endangered species.
Managing Editor Brandon Tucker looks back on lessons learned from new and renovated courses plus a visit to St. Andrews in this year in review.
Thinking of moving or buying a second home in or near a golf community? Consider this:
It looks like there might be a golf course with ocean views at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in northeast Florida after all.
What makes Hamilton County a premier destination for Indiana golf? Could it be the collection of beautifully manicured, affordable public courses that can easily be bundled into a Stay & Play package? Discover premier golf Hamilton County, Indiana.
It might seem harmless and beneficial to pace of play, but Bradley S. Klein explains why foursomes should share golf carts at clubs.
Winter means southwestern U.S. desert golf is in prime time, and there isn't a more prestigious desert golf destination than Scottsdale, thanks to a huge and diverse collection of upscale resort and daily-fee courses to go along with some of the most luxurious spas, hotels and restaurants in the west.
An hour north of Tampa, rolling hills, quiet scenery and solid, reasonably-priced golf make Brooksville one of Florida's best value destinations
A $100-million renovation has revived and renamed The Oasis at Death Valley.
Explore premier golf courses and accommodations, book a tee time, discover new skills at our top-rated golf academies or check out one of our exclusive Florida golf packages. Whether you're visiting Amelia Island, Palm Coast, or the pristine coastal destinations in between, Florida's First Coast is your ultimate golf getaway.
Golf architects train for decades, learning the skills of their trade. Those crafts run the gamut, from fine-motor drawing to overseeing large-scale grading operations: refined sketching and drawing mass grading plans. The hope is to use those skills to create fabulous new golf courses and to fix up older ones so they have more appeal.
Hundreds of millions of dollars pouring into course, accommodations and amenities renovations.
Training aids can cover just about all aspects of the swing, from path and positioning to speed, short game and, of course, putting. Ideally, if you're looking to improve, you should take a lesson, and then get a training aid or two your instructor recommends.
All the great museums of the world, enriching as they are, share one common cardinal rule:
The shuffling of the major championships resulting in the PGA Championship move to May means that new, publicly-accessible major championship venue is on the way.
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