Our latest list is here. These are the best courses of the year, according to nearly 300,000 reviews from golfers like you.
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January 15, 2024
With green fees rising, Golfers' Choice 2024 spotlights golf courses that are overdelivering on their playing experiences compared to the costs.

Top-rated golf courses by category

GolfPass reviewers rate courses based on six subcategories, from course layout to off-course amenities. Here are the highest-rated U.S. courses in each category from Golfers' Choice 2024, as well as America's most improved and best short and college courses.
These golf courses captured the imaginations of countless visitors in 2023 with their fascinating designs.
Golfers got incredible bang for their buck at these golf courses in 2023.
Smiling faces and gracious hosts greeted golfers at these courses in 2023.
Golfers hate waiting around for groups ahead to get out of the way. These golf courses served up a brisk pace of play in 2023.
There's nothing like enjoying an impeccably-maintained golf course. These 25 excelled in that category in 2023.
From practice facilities to clubhouses and more, these golf places served up a complete experience in 2023.
These golf facilities turned their fortunes around in a big way in 2023.
These smaller-acreage golf courses packed a considerable punch in the eyes of reviewers in 2023.
Students, faculty, alumni and visitors alike enjoyed these golf courses in 2023.
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Civilians can have fun at these top-rated military golf facilities.

Discover these Golfers' Choice courses for yourself

Many golf courses that made Golfers' Choice 2023 and 2024 are in popular destinations. Want to add one - or several - to your next trip? Check out these stay-and-play opportunities here:
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Golfers' Choice 2023 by state; 2024 rankings coming soon

Check out these Golfers' Choice 2023 lists from outside the United States; new 2024 lists coming in April
Our community of international golfers continues to grow. Based on their ratings throughout the past year, here are the most popular courses across Canada, Mexico, the U.K. and Ireland, as well as Australia.
Our community of reviewers identify Canada's local favorites and hidden gems.
These premier courses await sun seekers south of the border.
Local favorites, plus a few famous golf courses, show up among the UK and Irish courses recognized by our community or reviewers.
Our community of reviewers identify the local English favorites of golfers.
Our community of reviewers select the local favorites and hidden gems on the Emerald Isle.
Our community of reviewers call out these top courses in Scotland.
Wales is full of hidden gems, especially the courses ranked by our community of reviewers.
Our annual community of reviewers reveals its first ranking of golf courses in Australia.
Golfers' Choice 2023: state-by state (plus Puerto Rico)
Looking for the top courses in your home state? Here's the first wave of 2024 lists, including Hawaii, California, Florida, Arizona and Texas with the rest coming March 1. Until then, the 2023 state lists are still listed below.

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