GolfAdvisor's top 10 most read articles of the year

It's been a fun first year at Golf Advisor. Our editorial team has posted more than 600 golf and travel articles, and you've submitted more than 100,000 reviews of golf courses.

Before we kick off 2015, we've gone back and found the most read articles of the year.

Topics you love most range from bucket list and best-of picks to top destinations like St. Andrews and Bandon Dunes.

Golf Advisor's 10 most read articles of 2014

1. The 10 most expensive golf courses in the U.S.: Whether you can afford these courses or not, it seems most golfers at least like to window shop a little bit.

2. The Top 20 Golf Courses you can play in the U.S.: Golf Channel's Matt Ginella offers up his opinion on the top 20 public courses in America. Where do Pebble, Beach Bethpage, Bandon and Whistling Straits stack up?

3. 10 things you should know about Bandon Dunes: Ginella offers a definitive guide on planning a trip to Bandon Dunes, from caddies to accommodations.

4. Check out the new Golf Bikes at Westin Kierland Resort in Arizona: It's a brand new spin on the game. Mike Bailey checked out the new Golf Bikes at Scottsdale's Westin Kierland Resort. It's clearly piqued a lot of interest. In fact, Kierland has since ordered four more bikes.

5. The 18 scariest holes in the U.S.: More proof golfers love the challenge of the game, Jason Scott Deegan's 18 scariest holes to play in the U.S. got a lot of attention.

6. The top golf courses to play in Tampa: Perhaps not the most decorated golf destination compared to say, Bandon or Myrtle Beach. But Tampa has a deep roster of courses and plenty of interest from both locals and snowbirds all year round.

7. Q & A with Jack Nicklaus: Mike Bailey spoke with the Golden Bear about course design as well as how he travels.

8. Top 5 golf courses in Naples, Fla.: With a deep golf scene full of private and public courses, Jason Scott Deegan narrows the choices down to these five.

9. How to book at tee time on the Old Course in St. Andrews: It's the world's most famous public golf course. Anyone can play it, but still, it gets a little complicated. Here's a primer how to score that coveted -- but available -- Old Course tee time.

10. 10 bucket list golf courses in North America: Sirius-XM's Matt Adams delivers his top 10 public courses in North America that should be on your bucket list.

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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