Power Rankings: Top 10 golf courses and most active reviewers for the 2nd quarter of 2017

With the 2nd quarter of 2017 in the books, let's take a look back on the past three months of golf course reviews in North America to see which courses fared best from golfers like you.

The results, based on a combination of a course's overall and subcategory averages as well as the amount of reviews, span from Mexico to Canada, with west, southeast and Midwestern courses in between.

The top course for the quarter is one of the best stops at a legendary value destination, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama. The trail is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017.

The remaining courses feature a mix of household names when it comes to destination courses, but there are a few hidden gems in here too, including unsung courses in Texas and Michigan. You can see what golfers are saying about each course by clicking on their course guide page.

We've also dug up the ten most active reviewers on Golf Advisor in 2017.

Top 10 courses in North America in the 2nd quarter, 2017

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.


Yantis, Texas


Gladstone, Mich.


Noblesville, Ind.


Quintana Roo, Mexico


Marengo, Ill.


Golden, British Columbia, Canada


Hilton Head Island, S.C.


Miami


Birmingham, Ala.


Golf Advisor 2nd quarter leaderboard

The amount golf these reviewers played in the 2nd quarter is the envy of all of us, even those of us in the golf reviewing profession. Click on their profiles to see where they've been playing. (Number of reviews between April 1-June 30 in parentheses.)

T-9. Ozzone47 (19), New Jersey


T-9. DrOldSchool (19), Local Indiana Advisor


8. Bunkertown20 (20), Colorado


T-6. DG1 (21), Georgia


T-6. Trashman367 (21), Local Nebraska Advisor


5. BrandonWebb (24), Local Alabama Advisor


4. LuckyShank (26), Local New York Advisor


T-2. PGAisMyGoal (33), Quebec, Canada


T-2. SorenJ (33), Local Idaho Advisor


1. NickSquire (38), Local California Advisor


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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