Our latest list is here. See the best courses of the year according to over 265,000 reviews from YOU!
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At GolfPass, golfers can rate six subcategories from conditions to value. Here are the best U.S. courses in each category, as well as the most improved, short and college courses.
Grounds crews went above and beyond with their course conditions in 2020 at these public-access golf courses.
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Which courses have the best design, routing and architecture? Our review community weighs in.
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Top facilities, such as a nice range and clubhouse, can be the differentiator for many clubs.
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The best executive, par-3 and nine-hole public golf courses according to our reviews community.
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Best campus and collegiate-affiliated public golf courses according to our reviews community.
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Golfers' Choice 2021 by state

International
Best public golf courses in the state based on our community of reviewers.
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For the Canada Golfers' Choice list, we're seeking the best value among the courses in the country by scanning your reviews from 2019.
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For the Canada Golfers' Choice list, we're seeking the best value among the courses in the country by scanning your reviews from 2019.
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Golfers' Choice 2021 Videos
Our community has spoken! These are the top 10 U.S. public golf courses for 2021 according to over 264,000 reviews from last year.
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Sr. Managing Editor Brandon Tucker speaks with Local Golf Advisor Bryan Tweed about how he reviews courses and leads his annual buddies trip.
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Sr. Managing Editor of GolfPass Brandon Tucker checks in with Local Golf Advisor Ben Grehan about his epic year of golf and how he rates and reviews golf courses.
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Indiana's The Fort Golf Course is one of the country's top layouts in 2021 according to the Golf Advisor reviewer community. Sr. Managing Editor Brandon Tucker speaks with Bruce Rearick, GM of The Fort to learn about this special state park golf course designed by Hoosier legend Pete Dye.
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GolfPass Sr. Managing Editor Brandon Tucker speaks with Will Foust, General Manager at Yocha Dehe, about how they delivered exceptional customer service in 2020.
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Golfers like you rated these public and resort courses supreme coast-to-coast. Learn how to experience these superlative sites.
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