Golf Course Home courses at golf communities across the United States scored well in the major golf publications’ annual and bi-annual ranking lists for best resort courses and courses you can play for 2016.
See below the Golf Course Home courses honored, representing states from Utah to Florida. Among them, layouts at Sea Pines, SC, Kiawah Island, SC, and Sawgrass, FL, nabbed multiple mentions. Information includes course name and location, year opened and course designer.
And finally, a big salute to Red Ledges, UT for being having its unique 12-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Park recognized as one of the Best New Courses to open its doors in 2016-17.
Golfweek Best Resort Courses 2017
8. (8) Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, SC, 1991, Pete Dye
10. (9) TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium) Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 1981, Pete Dye
15. (13) Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, S.C., 1970, Pete Dye
26. (30) May River Course at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, S.C., 2004, Jack Nicklaus
99. (NR) Palmetto Dunes (Robert Trent Jones), Hilton Head Island, SC, 1967, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Roger Rulewich
The Next 100
107. Kingsmill Golf Club (River), Williamsburg, Va., 1974, Pete Dye
Golf Magazine, Best New Courses 2016-2017
You can’t beat the mountain views at Red Ledges, UT
Red Ledges Golf Park, Heber Valley, UT
The first-ever Jack Nicklaus Signature 12-hole Golf Park at Red Ledges enjoys panoramic views of Mt. Timpanogos and features four sets of tees. Each hole on this par-36 course is a par 3, ranging in distance from 57 to 183 yards. This is the ideal course for junior golfers, beginning golfers and experienced golfers interested in improving their short game.
Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-17
Sea Pines’ Harbour Town Links is among the nation’s best.
6. The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resort, Kiawah Island, SC
7. TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium), Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
9. Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, SC
View the complete list of Golfweek’s Best: Resort Courses, 2017.
View GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2016-2017