Course Reviews

The toughest courses in the U.S. according to your ratings and reviews.
August 14, 2018 03:02 PM
Known as one of the best values on the PGA Tour schedule, many of our Local Golf Advisors have rated TPC Deere Run in Quad Cities.
August 14, 2018 01:20 PM
Matt Ginella shares the story of the most interesting municipal course in California which has become a hotbed for working class golf.
August 14, 2018 12:50 PM
Lanny Wadkins joins Matt Ginella details his golf course in Texas near Big Bend National Park on the Rio Grande/Mexico border, its inspiration, and what makes it stand out.
August 13, 2018 12:21 PM
Matt Ginella reviews the grand opening of Streamsong Black Course in Polk County, Florida.
August 13, 2018 11:03 AM
The Castle Course is the newest of seven courses operated by the St. Andrews Links Trust. Get to know this scenic, modern links designed by David McLay Kidd.
Our architecture expert Bradley S. Klein breaks down the 2018 PGA Championship host, Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis.
Donald Trump's Trump International Golf Links Scotland has always been a controversial project. The latest news that the links is damaging protected dunes could have wide-ranging implications for links golf.
American's first two full-length reversible golf courses opened within a span of 18 months - The Loop at Forest Dunes in 2016 and the Retreat & Links at Silvies Valley Ranch in 2017. Jason Scott Deegan explores which course and designer nailed this unique concept best.
BOYNE Golf provides the ultimate world-class golf destination with 10 championship caliber courses spanning three resorts. Centered in Michigan's northern lower peninsula with long days and ideal summer golf weather, our 153 holes are the products of some of the game's masters including Robert Trent Jones Sr., Arthur Hills, and Donald Ross. BOYNE Golf truly offers an unrivaled golf vacation experience!
July 11, 2018 05:50 PM
The New Course at St. Andrews dates back to the 19th century. Check out this true links designed by Old Tom Morris that is a strong second option to the Old Course.
July 11, 2018 05:36 PM
One of seven courses managed by the St. Andrews Links Trust, the Eden is an H.S. Colt design with some nice estuary scenery and challenging greens.
July 11, 2018 04:33 PM
Spotlight on the historic Jubilee course, one of seven links operated by the St. Andrews Links Trust.
May 11, 2018 02:40 PM
Boot Ranch The Texas Hill Country is alive at Boot Ranch, a private golf club and family retreat. It's a 2,050-acre escape between historic Fredericksburg and Enchanted Rock State Park.
The AT&T Byron Nelson has a new venue for 2018, and it's unlike any other course on the PGA Tour. Bradley S. Klein on the Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw-designed Trinity Forest Golf Club.
May 07, 2018 04:55 PM
Get to know the Jubilee Course, one of seven golf courses within the St. Andrews Links Trust.
The 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship is coming to Florida for the first time this May. Here's a look at the host course: Jupiter Hills Club's Hills Course.
Due to its private nature, The Abaco Club on Winding Bay in the Bahamas is one of the Caribbean's less-known getaways. But non-members can (and should) visit on a limited basis. Here's why.
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Daytona Beach has a lasting association with competitive stock car racing. Its golf scene is a justifiably strong draw, as well, with courses that can appeal to a range of tastes and budgets.
March 28, 2018 11:41 AM
Saddlebrook Resort is home to 36 holes of golf, and it's also a major tennis hotbed. Get to know this Tampa getaway.
March 28, 2018 11:41 AM
Golf Advisor showcases Grand Coral Golf Club, designed by Nick Price and opened in 2011 on Mexico's Riviera Maya.
March 28, 2018 11:41 AM
WinStar World Resort & Casino hosts the Volvik World Long Drive Championship. Check out this 36-hole stay-and-play resort in Oklahoma near Dallas.
March 28, 2018 11:40 AM
Matt Ginella shares a first look of The Cradle, the latest and shortest addition to the Pinehurst Resort.
March 28, 2018 11:40 AM
Golf Advisor spotlights The Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, Fla is perhaps the most recognizable of the resort's four courses.
March 28, 2018 11:40 AM
Bay Hill hosts one of the most popular PGA Tour events every March, the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The 18th hole is considered one of the toughest finishing holes on the PGA Tour.
March 28, 2018 11:40 AM
Las Vegas has a brand new home for high-roller golfers The Summit Club The Tom Fazio design features wide playing corridors and stunning views Home sites range from $3 million to $10 million Developed by Discovery Land Co., initiation into this private club is $200,000 The director of golf is Paul Marchand, Fred Couples' longtime swing coach An antique slot machine dispenses logo golf balls The temporary clubhouse consists of Airstream trailers On-course comfort stations feature all sorts of goodies, like pints of Haagen-Dazs It's just a small taste of life at the Summit.
Offering players of every ability level an opportunity to enjoy the game. Featuring four championship golf courses, including Dubsdread, which is ranked among the Top 100 courses in the country by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest.
March 28, 2018 11:30 AM
The R&A announced the 2021 Open Championship is headed back to the event's most popular venue, the Old Course in St. Andrews.
March 19, 2018 01:17 PM
A look back at the history of The Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort, located in French Lick, Indiana.
March 19, 2018 12:30 PM
The RTJ Sr.-designed Gold Course at Golden Horseshoe GC in Colonial Williamsburg has reopened after a restoration by Rees Jones. Check out what many consider to be among the best resort courses ever built by Jones.
The transformation of the old Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course into the Baylands Golf Links has taken nearly seven years since the city approved the project in 2011. Jason Scott Deegan toured the course with architect Forrest Richardson.
Tom Doak, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, and Gil Hanse have all designed stellar courses at Florida's Streamsong Resort. Our experts rank their efforts.
After a long four-year wait, residents of the city of Alameda will get their brand new South course at Corica Park. The opening in May will also include a Linksoul Lab in the pro shop.
Mike Bailey's recent trip to Tampa featured three stellar semi-private courses, TPC Tampa Bay, Saddlebrook Resort and the brand new Lakewood National.
Tim Gavrich's 2017 featured rounds on spectacular ocean courses, new courses as well as U.S. Open venues. Here is his year in review.
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.
Check out the latest golf course to be added in the Dominican Republic. La Romana Golf Club opened in 2017 at the Bahia Principe Resort near Casa De Campo.
Great short par 4s don't always have to be drivable. In this deep dive, Tim Gavrich details the brilliance of the 12th hole of the Pete Dye Course at PGA Village.
A renovation project at Rio Secco Golf Club by architect Rees Jones is complete and features new bentgrass greens and reshaped bunkers. See what's new in this course review.
Plagued by recent California water scarcity, Pasatiempo Golf Club unveiled its long-awaited wastewater treatment facility. Jason Scott Deegan shares details.
The new Whiskey Ranch in Fort Worth has two of the things many golfers love -- golf history and plenty of fine bourbon.
Senior writer Mike Bailey got to check out the recently renovated Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort in Florida and says it checks off all the fun boxes, including great views of the Atlantic.
Recent improvements and restorations to Belvedere Golf Club, an historic course in Charlevoix, northern Michigan, have made this Willie Watson classic better than ever.
Hogs Head, a new golf course by Robert Trent Jones II, isn't the only news coming from Ireland that Americans golfers should notice. The luxurious and historic Adare Manor will reopen this fall, while the Castlerock Golf Club in Northern Ireland embarks on a major renovation. All three courses should be ready to play by spring.
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.
New Mountain Course at Glacier Club designed by Hale Irwin and Todd Schoeder is already among Colorado's best layouts. Tour this new private club.
Senior writer Mike Bailey played a preview round at the highly anticipated Black Course at Streamsong Resort and says Gil Hanse's new design meets all expectations.
Black Diamond Ranch is one of Florida's most-respected places for golf. So why does it fly under so many golfers' radars?
Since opening to the public about a decade ago, the Marine Memorial Golf Course has always been a favorite for its secluded setting and low green fees. A recent $1.6 million restoration has brought even higher praise to one of the country's best military courses.
The addition of Pete Dye and Tim Liddy-designed Shepherd's Rock completes a major $250 million transformation at Pennsylvania's Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
Since 2014, Donald Trump has completely transformed the iconic Turnberry Resort in Scotland. The debut of the King Robert The Bruce Golf Course is just another step in creating one of the best links golf resorts in the world.
Palm Beach National uses social media videos to attract younger golfers and foster an energetic, friendly vibe in south Florida. A free shot of rum before the round and complimentary Blue tooth speakers keep the fun going on the course.
Jason Scott Deegan visited with the co-architect of the 2017 U.S. Open, Michael Hurdzan, to talk about designing a golf course for a major championship.
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.
In order to build two new holes on the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush for The Open in 2019, architect Martin Ebert had to borrow land from two holes on the Valley Links. The result? Two improved links with new holes on each.
Jason Scott Deegan caught up with golf course architect Dana Fry, who spent a long time teamed up with Michael Hurdzan, speaks up about Erin Hills, site of the 2017 U.S. Open.
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