Best of 2016: Top 25 golf courses in Georgia



Thanks to a little club located off I-20 in Augusta, the bar is set quite high when it comes to golf courses in Georgia.

But where do golfers in the state play their favorite public rounds? There are loads to choose from, whether they are suburban Atlanta semi-private courses or resort courses out along the coast or in the Blue Ridge Mountains. To compile the Top 25, we used a similar method to that of our our national Top 50 ranking. A course's score is based on their overall (50%) rating and subcategory average (50%). A review is weighted based on how prolific that reviewer is on Golf Advisor, and a course receives a bump in their rating if their score is better than that reviewer's average score.

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Top courses by subcategory in Georgia in 2016

Course layout: Arrowhead Pointe at Richard B. Russell
Course conditions: The Georgia Club
Value: Butternut Creek
Off-course amenities: Arrowhead Pointe at Richard B. Russell
Pace of play:The Georgia Club
Staff friendliness: The Georgia Club
Most improved
: Coweta Club

Top 25 courses in Georgia in 2016

25. Chicopee Woods Golf Course

Gainesville


24. Lion Golf Club

Bremen


23. John A. White Golf Course

Atlanta


22. The Club At Savannah Harbor

Savannah


21. Harbor Club at Lake Oconee

Greensboro


20. Callaway Gardens - Lake View Golf Course

Pine Mountain


19. Highland Walk At Victoria Bryant

Royston


18. Old Union Golf Course

Blairsville


17. Woodmont Golf & Country Club

Canton


16. River Pointe Golf Club

Albany


15. Cherokee Run Golf Club

Conyers


14. King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort

Saint Simons Island


13. Little Ocmulgee At Wallace Adams Course

Helena


12. Barnsley Resort

Adairsville


11. Southern Hills Golf Club

Hawkinsville


10. Butternut Creek Golf Course

Blairsville


9. University of Georgia Golf Course

Athens


8. Fields Ferry Golf Club

Calhoun


7. The Governor's Towne Club

Acworth


6. Brasstown Valley Resort Golf Course

Young Harris


5. Meadow Links Golf Course At George T. Bagby

Fort Gaines


4. Callaway Gardens - Mountain View

Pine Mountain


3. Jekyll Island Golf Club - Great Dunes Golf Course

Jekyll Island


2. Richard B. Russell At Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course

Elberton


1. The Georgia Club

Statham


Feb 06, 2017



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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.