Ojai Valley tops Power Rankings for the week of Sept. 7

A familiar name is back on top of Power Rankings: California's historic Ojai Valley Resort & Spa, a favorite quick getaway for SoCal golfers, earned high marks from Golf Advisor reviewers in early September.

The course also placed 16th in 2014's top 25 golf courses in California ranking.

"What a picture perfect setting and excellent playing conditions and value," wrote reviewer Dalev11424. "While this was my first time playing it won't be my last. Set in a beautiful resort the course was lush and well manicured."

Courses throughout the U.S. earned high marks last week, including two Texas golf courses and three in Arizona. You can also view the most active courses on Golf Advisor below.

Top overall courses of the week

1. Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, Ojai, Calif.
2. Apache Links at Squaw Valley, Glen Rose, Texas
3. Palmer Course at La Cantera Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, Texas
4. Pole Creek Golf Club, Tabernash, Colo.
5. Mountain at Ventana Canyon, Tucson, Ariz.
6. South at Antelope Hills Golf Course, Prescott, Ariz.
7. King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort, Saint Simons Island, Ga.
8. Pacific Grove Golf Links, Pacific Grove, Calif.
9. Copper Canyon Golf Club, Buckeye, Ariz.
10. Ravines Golf Club, Saugatuck, Mich.

Most active courses on Golf Advisor

1. The Golf Club of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
2. Brandywine Country Club, Wilmington, Del.
3. Royal Niagara Golf Club, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
4. Palmer Course at Wildfire Golf Club, Phoenix, Ariz.
5. Raven at Sandestin Resort and Club, Destin, Fla.
6. Celebration Golf Club, Celebration, Fla.
7. Architects Golf Club, Phillipsburg, N.J.
8. Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort, Orlando, Fla.
9. Crescent Farms Golf Club, Crescent, Mo.
10. St. Andrews Golf & Country Club, West Chicago, Ill.

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.
0 Comments
Related Links
Historic Ojai Valley in Southern California was the top-rated course on Golf Advisor for the week of June 15. View the top overall and value courses of the week.
1 Min Read
More from the author
7 Min Read
October 7, 2021
We found the 10 cities where it's easiest to score a tee time.
2 Min Read
September 28, 2021
In a new exclusive series from GolfPass, Rory McIlroy demonstrates with Martin Hall how to hit the 9 shots. Here's how to add them to your practice routine.
9 Min Read
September 23, 2021
We've crafted a Dream 18 from the most exciting holes in American public golf.
7 Min Read
September 21, 2021
Large buddies groups love playing Ryder Cup-style, multi-day team events on their golf vacations. And what could be more epic than playing a Ryder Cup match on a former (or future) Ryder Cup venue?
2 Min Read
September 21, 2021
Bernhard Langer recalls the turning point that led to a European wave at the Ryder Cup matches
4 Min Read
September 10, 2021
Pete Dye's golf course designs set the bar for innovation, creativity and challenge. We've compiled his top courses as rated on Golf Advisor by regular golfers like you.
Popular
3 Min Read
October 4, 2021
America's largest golf resort, and one of its smallest, are expanding to enhance the guest experience.
4 Min Read
October 18, 2021
Slight cooling of Pacific Ocean waters increases likelihood of abnormal weather in major golf destinations.
1 Min Read
October 18, 2021
Golf can feel cruel when the ball hangs on the lip of the hole. It's even more so when a penalty's involved.
3 Min Read
October 7, 2021
Recent releases run the gamut from irons to apps.
Load More
Now Reading
Ojai Valley tops Power Rankings for the week of Sept. 7