Power Rankings: Top-rated courses for the month of January

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Power Rankings: January 2019

Even though the polar vortex has made going outside practically impossible in some parts of the country, golfers have found their way onto plenty of courses in more temperate climates. We processed more than 7,500 reviews over the first month of the year from thousands of golfers out there. If your clubs have yet to see action in 2019, here's hoping you're able to tee it up in February, and we will look forward to your thoughts on your rounds.

Naturally, courses in states like Florida, California and Arizona dominated this month's Power Rankings. The #1 course, Rams Hill in Borrego Springs, Calif., will be familiar to those who keep track of our annual Best-Of Lists; the Tom Fazio design ranked #13 in the U.S. on our overall "Best Of 2018: Top 50 Courses In The U.S." list.

Two other Fazio layouts - one in Florida and one in Arizona - also made this month's list, as did a PGA Tour event-hosting Jack Nicklaus design and an Arnold Palmer design on each coast. If you're planning a mid- or late-winter golf trip, this list is full of great ideas for your itinerary.

Click on each course to see what golfers had to say about their rounds.

  1. Borrego Springs, California
    Semi-Private/Resort
    4.2836117647
    561

  2. Dunnellon, Florida
    Semi-Private
    4.4544705882
    836

  3. Bradenton, Florida
    Public
    4.5902470588
    1853

  4. Fernandina Beach, Florida
    Semi-Private
    2.9490470588
    521

  5. Wickenburg, Arizona
    Private
    4.8014117647
    346

  6. Tucson, Arizona
    Resort
    4.6315352941
    1115

  7. La Quinta, California
    Public/Resort
    4.3650352941
    691

  8. Brooksville, Florida
    Resort
    4.3200411765
    939

  9. Orlando, Florida
    Public/Resort
    4.5028352941
    1594

  10. Palm Desert, California
    Public
    4.6808470588
    795

Tim Gavrich is a Senior Writer for GolfPass. Follow him on Twitter @TimGavrich and on Instagram @TimGavrich.
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