Matt Ginella's Top 50 courses you can play: 20-11

Travel expert Matt Ginella is counting down his Top 50 Courses You Can Play in the U.S. on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. The top 10 courses will be revealed on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. EST. To view Nos .50-21, click here.

Village of Pinehurst, N.C.
Designer: Tom Fazio
Price: $225-285

University Place, Wash.
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Price: $149-250

Southern Pines, N.C.
Designer: Donald Ross
Price: $125-195

Kohler, Wis.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $285
Editor's Note: The Championship routing is a composite course of Blackwolf Run and Meadow Valleys that can be played the first month of any golf season Kohler is hosting a major championship.

Pawleys Island, S.C.
Designer: Mike Strantz
Price: $145-189

Video: Architect Kyle Franz on Mid Pines restoration

Lahaina, Hawaii
Designer: Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw
Price: $239-299

Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Designer: Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus
Price: $305

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $400-549
More: Stadium course green fee jumps to $549, but you can pay less.

Kiawah Island, S.C.
Designer: Pete Dye
Price: $370

Fort Meade, Fla.
Designer: Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw
Price: $200-255

Ginella on courses 15-11 on his Top 50

Matt Ginella is Golf Advisor's Editor-at-Large and host of Golf Advisor Round Trip travel series on Golf Channel. Matt serves as resident buddy trip expert and captains a collection of VIP trips called Golf Advisor Getaways.

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