Arizona's Dove Mountain leads Power Rankings for the week of Aug. 3

It may be August, but that isn't stopping golfers from playing Arizona's top courses and enjoying every minute.

The Golf Club at Dove Mountain, located north of Tucson, was not only among the most reviewed courses over the past two weeks but also scored the best.

The 27-hole Nicklaus design that is part of a Ritz-Carlton resort and real estate development is known for its huge, sloping greens and top shelf conditions.

A few other courses in Arizona made the list: Dove Valley Ranch, located north of Scottsdale, and Eagle Mountain also made the top 10, while Florida also checked in with three courses.

Top 10 overall courses

1. The Golf Club at Dove Mountain , Marana, Ariz.
2. Melreese Golf Course at International Links , Miami, Fla.
3. Celebration Golf Club , Celebration, Fla.
4. Heather Highlands Golf Club , Holly, Mich.
5. Ojai Valley Inn and Spa , Ojai, Calif.
6. Harmony Golf Preserve , Harmony, Fla.
7. Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club , Cave Creek, Ariz.
8. Mount Vintage Plantation & Golf Club , North Augusta, S.C.
9. Eagle Mountain Golf Club , Fountain Hills, Ariz.
10. Noble Hawk Golf Links , Kendallville, Ind.

Most active courses on Golf Advisor

1. Colorado National Golf Club , Erie, Colo.
2. Architects Golf Club , Phillipsburg, N.J.
3. Royal Ontario Golf Club , Hornby, Ontario
4. Melreese Golf Course at International Links , Miami, Fla.
5. Legends at Lionhead Golf & Country Club , Brampton Hills, Ontario
6. Mission Hills Golf Club , Northbrook, Ill.
7. The Golf Club at Dove Mountain , Marana, Ariz.
8. Heather Highlands Golf Club , Holly, Mich.
9. Tour 18 Houston , Humble, Texas
10. Skyway Golf Course , Jersey City, N.J.

Brandon Tucker is the Managing Editor for Golf Advisor. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and over 500 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at BrandonTuckerGC.
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