Top 25 U.S. courses for off-course amenities in 2015 on Golf Advisor

Just how important are the off-course amenities when it comes to setting the tone for the entire golf experience? Well, the No. 1 course in this ranking was also the No. 1 course overall on Golf Advisor in 2015 .

To find the golf courses with the best off-course amenities in 2015, we combined a course’s food & beverage score with its conditions of overall facility score (you may have noticed that in 2016, we’ve combined these categories into one rating named “off-course amenities,” and added “course layout” as one of the subcategories).

According to your fellow reviewers, the following facilities will give you plenty of reason to come well before your round and stay long after the 18th hole. You can click on each course to view detailed review information, as well as what reviewers are saying about their experience.

Top 25 courses for off-course amenities

Venice, Fla.
Price: $90
What they're saying: " Wonderful staff, impressive clubhouse and pro shop. " -- JMontondo


Pahrump, Nev.
Price: $55-$65
What they're saying: " Great food/prices at the Grill. Would drive an hour to play this course anytime. " -- carmenalexis


Holland, Mich.
Price: $35-$52
What they're saying: " Had a nice meal afterwards. Very impressive facility. " -- shaeffercat


Mount Airy, N.C.
Price: $40-$47
What they're saying: " Great course. Country club atmosphere and facilities. " -- thick


Las Vegas, Nev.
Price: $200-$300
What they're saying: " This is a first class golf experience. From the moment they valet your car you know you have arrived at a special place. " -- rkulis


Ojai, Calif.
Price: $89-$180
What they're saying: " Everyone was so great and the atmosphere at the resort was so relaxed. " -- coffeegirl


Springfield, Ohio
Price: $27-$37
What they're saying: " It has a nice facility if you care for a beverage or food after your game. " -- u000007419350


Las Vegas, Nev.
Price: $179-$260
What they're saying: " Nice locker rooms, restaurant, attendants, etc. It is a top tier golf experience. " -- Chris3336026


Laconia, Ind.
Price: $49-$69
What they're saying: " We were blown away by how awesome this place is. " -- Jwsavid


Carlsbad, Calif.
Price: $145-$250
What they're saying: " The staff are awesome and the facility is immaculate! " -- DMART88


Fleetwood, Pa.
Price: $40-$65
What they're saying: " Enjoyed the round at Golden Oaks. It is a nice clubhouse, pro shop, and bar area. " -- sfre50


Las Vegas, Nev.
Price: $99-$189
What they're saying: " Huge clubhouse with stocked pro shop and huge bar area amongst the dining room. Pristine practice area with huge buckets of range balls and chipping and putting greens right there. " -- Philip3327332


Tabernash, Colo.
Price: $79-$99
What they're saying: " Their 19th hole, Bistro 28, offers incredible food at good prices. " -- piercea


Guntersville, Ala.
Price: $39-$59
What they're saying: " Pro shop folks are always very nice and the course is in excellent condition. " -- Curtis4808856


Shelton, Wash.
Price: $59-85
What they're saying: " The food in the restaurant is good and provides a nice atmosphere, also has a nice outdoor seating area. " -- Wertheimer


Poway, Calif.
Price: $110-$210
What they're saying: " Excellent practice facility that is included with the golf price. " -- nickesquire


Canton, Texas
Price: $35-$60
What they're saying: " Best Course in East Texas for the Money! Friendly Pro Shop Staff and GPS Carts & Scorecards E-mailed Automatically... " -- HazMatologist


Hawkinsville, Ga.
Price: $28-$37
What they're saying: " The bar at the 19th hole is well stocked and the bartender is exceptionally friendly. " -- Ihateosu


Merry Hill, N.C.
Price: $35-$45
What they're saying: " Only course I've played with a better practice facility is TPC Sawgrass. " -- John9034214


Naples, Fla.
Price: $89-$219
What they're saying: " The ice cold towels at the start of the round and the turn was a nice touch. Also the scent of strawberry-kiwi in the towels showed great dedication to the details. " -- mikehenry89


Montverde, Fla.
Price: $55-$105
What they're saying: " The clubhouse and subsequent facilities are modeled after an Italian village. " -- rorykrivit


Sylacauga, Ala.
Price: $100-$135
What they're saying: " Staff is extremely friendly and clubhouse resembles a Cracker Barrel. " -- Don7668711


Orlando, Fla.
Price: $120-$185
What they're saying: " The food after the round was very good. " -- bgdubba


Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Price: $100-$195
What they're saying: " Carts are new. Range included - titelist balls. Coffee or Tea on arrival. Bottles of water in coolers on cart. Cold towels at finish. " -- annieonly


Brooks, Calif.
Price: $69-$105
What they're saying: " From the practice facilities, restaurant service, course conditions, and pace of play, everything was great. " -- Michael9868137


Green fees are based on latest peak-season rates and are subject to change. In the case of resort courses, stay-and-play packages and specials often greatly reduce the price of the green fee. Many of these courses also offer dynamic online tee times, off-season and twilight rates that lower the green fee.

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