Florida's Old Corkscrew Golf Club tops Power Rankings for Sept. 1

We have a new name atop GolfAdvisor's weekly Power Rankings: Old Corkscrew Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus design located between Ft. Myers and Naples on Florida's southwest side.

Perhaps most surprising is that -- despite the fact it's one of the toughest public designs ever created by Nicklaus, full of water hazards and sloping greens -- pace of play earned perfect 5/5.0 marks. It just goes to show "ready golf" can go a long ways.

Here are the rest of the top-rated courses of the week as reviewed by GolfAdvisor users in overall, value and conditions categories.

(Editor's Note: Courses needed a minimum of five ratings for the week to qualify, ties are broken by cumulative scores in sub-categories.)

Top 10 overall golf courses of the week

We took the sum of the average rating of all seven categories on GolfAdvisor to find out which golf courses offered the best overall experience.

1. Old Corkscrew Golf Club , Estero, Fla.
2. Quintero Golf Club , Peoria, Ariz.
3. 7 Lakes Country Club , West End, N.C.
4. King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort , St. Simons Island, Ga.
5. Madrona Links , Gig Harbor, Wash.
6. Verrado Golf Club , Buckeye, Ariz.
7. Jones Course at LPGA International , Daytona Beach, Fla.
8. Weatherwax Golf Course , Middletown, Ohio
9. Troon North Golf Club , Scottsdale, Ariz.
10. River Islands Golf Club , Kodak, Tenn.

Top 10 value golf courses of the week

1. 7 Lakes Country Club , West End, N.C.
2. Madrona Links , Gig Harbor, Wash.
3. Weatherwax Golf Course , Middletown, Ohio
4. River Islands Golf Club , Kodak, Tenn.
5. The Biltmore Golf Course , Coral Gables, Fla.
6. Victoria Hills Golf Club , DeLand, Fla.
7. Garland Resort , Lewiston, Mich.
8. Stoneybrook West Golf Course , Winter Garden, Fla.
9. Quintero Golf Club , Peoria, Ariz.
10. King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort , St. Simons Island, Ga.

Top 10 course conditions of the week

1. 7 Lakes Country Club , West End, N.C.
2. Quintero Golf Club , Peoria, Ariz.
3. River Islands Golf Club , Kodak, Tenn.
4. Madrona Links , Gig Harbor, Wash.
5. Riverside Golf Club , Grand Prairie, Texas
6. Weatherwax Golf Course , Middletown, Ohio
7. The Biltmore Golf Course , Coral Gables, Fla.
8. King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort , St. Simons Island, Ga.
9. Esplanade Golf & Country Club , Naples, Fla.
10. Starr Pass Golf Club , Tucson, Ariz.

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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