February's top-rated courses

Power Rankings: Top 10 golf courses in February, 2016

We've taken a hiatus with the Power Rankings this past month in order to promote our Best-of lists, highlighting the top-rated golf courses nationally and in many top states in 2015.

February's no. 1 course is in fact one of the top 50 courses in 2015. Rams Hill Golf Club in San Diego County fared very well in 2015 as the no. 13 course in the U.S. and no. 2 on the list of the top 25 golf courses in California. It's off to a strong start this year, as well, in hopes of unseating the no. 1 course: Yocha Dehe in northern California.

Tucson, Ariz. features three courses in the top 10, which also has multiple Florida golf courses. Carolina and Mid-Atlantic courses fared well too, thanks to some unseasonably warm weeks during this El Nino weather pattern which brought both wet and snowy weather as well as some arid, warm spells.

Top 10 golf courses in February

Borrego Springs, Calif.

Sunset Beach, N.C.

Chesapeake, Va.

Tucson, Ariz.

Chandler, Ariz.

Orange Park, Fla.

Tucson, Ariz.

Gulf Shores, Ala.

Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Marana, Ariz.

**Denotes 36-hole facility

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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Power Rankings: Top 10 golf courses in February, 2016