These public, resort and semi-private courses in the U.S. are undergoing extensive facelifts.
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
There are several brand-new changes. Are they enough to make the game faster and easier to play?
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.
New tome on architecture's long arc provides a solid, if occasionally uneven, overview
Your playing partners, the course, the setting, the weather and how you play are all factors
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The golf courses that delivered the best service and staff friendliness in the U.S. according to our golfer reviews.
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.
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.
Desert golf provides amazing relief from the throes of winter.
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.
Keith Foster, prominent golf course architect for PGA Tour and major championship venues, facing federal prison sentence
Foster, 60, was found to have smuggled up to $500,000 in merchandise derived from endangered species.
It looks like there might be a golf course with ocean views at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in northeast Florida after all.
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
Payne's Valley, scheduled to open in 2019, is taking shape.
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.