My Quest… Play the Top 100 Golf Courses in America (then the world)

Posted by Kevin at August 4, 2018

Category: Life Questions

I have decided that I need a quest.

I have chosen an appropriate challenge for myself. To play the top 100 Golf Courses in America. Then after I have completed this quest to conquer the world. At least in terms of golf.

Here is the top 100 list:

  1. Pine Valley
  2. Augusta National
  3. Cypress Point
  4. Shinnecock Hills
  5. Oakmont
  6. Merion
  7. Pebble Beach
  8. National Golf Links of America
  9. Sand Hills Golf Club
  10. Winged Foot
  11. Fishers Island Club
  12. Crystal Downs
  13. Seminole
  14. Chicago Golf Club
  15. Muirfield Village
  16. The Country Club
  17. Oakland Hills
  18. Pacific Dunes
  19. Friars Head
  20. Oak Hill CC
  21. The Ocean Course at Kiawah
  22. Whistling Straits
  23. Los Angeles CC
  24. Riviera CC  (May2019)
  25. Wade Hampton
  26. Shadow Creek (May2019)
  27. The Alotian Club
  28. Gozzer Ranch
  29. Prairie Dunes
  30. Pinehurst #2
  31. The Olympic Club
  32. The Honors Course
  33. Peachtree Golf Club
  34. The Golf Club
  35. Southern Hills CC
  36. Bandon Dunes
  37. San Francisco GC
  38. Bethpage Black
  39. Baltusrol
  40. Pikewood National
  41. Sebonack
  42. Castle Pines
  43. Victoria National
  44. Erin Hills
  45. Butler National
  46. Garden City GC
  47. Old Macdonald
  48. Medinah
  49. Spyglass Hill
  50. Ballyneal
  51. TPC Sawgrass
  52. Camargo
  53. Kinloch
  54. Interlachen
  55. Whispering Pines
  56. Old Sandwich
  57. Scioto
  58. Oak Tree
  59. Dallas National
  60. Pete Dye GC
  61. Baltusrol (upper)
  62. Winged Foot (east)
  63. Canyata GC
  64. Somerset Hills
  65. Monterey Peninsula (shore)
  66. ShoreAcres
  67. Kittansett
  68. Arcadia Bluffs
  69. Spring Hill GC
  70. Bandon Trails
  71. Milwaukee GC
  72. Maidstone Club
  73. Cherry Hills
  74. The Estancia Club
  75. Congressional
  76. Quaker Ridge
  77. Plainfield CC
  78. Aronimink
  79. Olympia Fields
  80. Valley Club of Montecito
  81. Valhalla
  82. Boston GC
  83. The Quarry at Laquinta
  84. The GC at Black Rock
  85. Hudson National
  86. Double Eagle Club
  87. Yeamans Hall Club
  88. Rich Harvest Links
  89. Inverness
  90. Diamond Creek
  91. Essex Country Club
  92. Blackwolf Run
  93. The Preserve
  94. Crooked Stick
  95. Laurel Valley
  96. Calusa Pines
  97. Flint Hills National
  98. Sahalee National
  99. Mayacama
  100. Eagle Point

Courses that used to be in the top 100 that I have played:
East Lake
Atlanta Athletic Club
Atlanta Country Club
Harbor Town
Haig Point
May River

Shocking to me that these courses are NOT in the top100:
Torrey Pines
East Lake
Atlanta Athletic Club
Harbor Town
Chambers Bay
The Greenbriar
Sea Island GC
May River
Haig Point
Cordevalle
Spanish Bay
PGA West
The Dunes 
Doral
Poppy Hills
Pinehurst #8
Pelican Hill
Caledonia
Great Waters

 

 

4/10/19 Update: Played Doral in April 2019 with RobK, RobN & ToddH.

Looks like I will be playing Riviera and Shadow Creek next month with RobN & RobK 🙂

 

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