Florida's Waterlefe Golf & River Club tops Power Rankings for the week of June 22

The Tampa area golf scene, with hundreds of courses from Brooksville down south to Sarasota, is a dizzying one.

This week, however, one sticks out above the rest: Bradenton's Waterlefe Golf & River Club, which earned perfect marks on Golf Advisor and leads this week's edition of Power Rankings.

Reviews particularly love Waterlefe's value, service and conditions, and most do point out this course, with lots of forced carries, can be a challenge.

You can view the rest of Golf Advisor's top golf courses of the week, from North Carolina to California, below.

Top 10 overall golf courses of the week

1. Waterlefe Golf & River Club, Bradenton, Fla.
2. Cleghorn Plantation Golf & Country Club, Rutherfordton, N.C.
3. Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.
4. The Ridges Country Club, Hayesville, N.C.
5. Canyon West Golf Club, Weatherford, Texas
6. Grand Elk Ranch and Club, Granby, Col.
7. Wolf Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Las Vegas
8. Stadium Course at PGA West, La Quinta, Calif.
9. Willow Creek Golf and Country Club, Mount Sinai, N.Y.
10. The Hideaway Country Club, Fort Myers, Fla.

Top 10 course conditions of the week

1. Waterlefe Golf & River Club, Bradenton, Fla.
2. Cleghorn Plantation Golf & Country Club, Rutherfordton, N.C.
3. Wolf Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Las Vegas
4. The Hideaway Country Club, Fort Myers, Fla.
5. Palmer Course at La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, Texas
6. Maryland National Golf Club, Middletown, Md.
7. Blackledge Country Club, Hebron, Conn.
8. Osprey Point Golf Course, Boca Raton, Fla.
9. Willow Creek Golf and Country Club, Mount Sinai, N.Y.
10. Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.

Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for GolfPass and was the founding editor of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at @btuck34.
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Waterlefe is hands down the finest semi-private golf course in the Sarasota-Bradenton area...best value and exceptional conditions!

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