Matt Ginella's Top 50 courses you can play: 20-11



Travel expert Matt Ginella is counting down his Top 50 Courses You Can Play in the U.S. on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. The top 10 courses will be revealed on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. EST. To view Nos .50-21, click here.

20. Pinehurst No. 8 at Pinehurst Resort

Village of Pinehurst, N.C.
Designer: Tom Fazio
Price: $225-285


19. Chambers Bay

University Place, Wash.
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Price: $149-250


18. Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club

Southern Pines, N.C.
Designer: Donald Ross
Price: $125-195


17. Championship Course at Blackwolf Run

Kohler, Wis.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $285
Editor's Note: The Championship routing is a composite course of Blackwolf Run and Meadow Valleys that can be played the first month of any golf season Kohler is hosting a major championship.

16. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

Pawleys Island, S.C.
Designer: Mike Strantz
Price: $145-189

Video: Architect Kyle Franz on Mid Pines restoration


15. Plantation Course at Kapalua Resort

Lahaina, Hawaii
Designer: Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw
Price: $239-299


14. Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort

Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Designer: Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus
Price: $305


13. PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $400-549
More: Stadium course green fee jumps to $549, but you can pay less.

12. Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resort

Kiawah Island, S.C.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $370

11. Red Course at Streamsong Resort

Fort Meade, Fla.
Designer: Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw
Price: $200-255


Click here to view the Top 10


Ginella on courses 15-11 on his Top 50


Dec 10, 2016



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Matt Ginella is Golf Channel's resident travel insider. He writes for GolfChannel.com and appears weekly on "Morning Drive." Before Golf Channel, Ginella was senior travel editor for Golf Digest and Golf World from 2007-2012 and covered courses, resorts and the avid amateur golfer's annual buddies trips to over 60 destinations around the country. Ginella graduated from St. Mary's College (Calif.) in 1995 and earned a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mattginellagc and on Instagram at @Matt_Ginella.