Golfers' Choice: Top 25 golf courses for Off-Course Amenities

The golf 'experience' is more important than ever. These facilities get the little things right.
Golfers get happy when they see the Turning Stone beverage cart.

Many of the best golf experiences in the U.S. go above and beyond before and after the round itself. We've analyzed your ratings and reviews from 2019 to find the facilities with the best marks for off-course amenities. This includes amenities like the driving range, pro shop, restaurant, bar and locker rooms. It can even mean a great beverage cart and well-appointed comfort stations during the round.

The vast majority of our top-rated courses for off-course amenities are multi-course properties and resorts. Several are also casino-affiliated courses that know how to treat high rollers. But there are some 18-hole, semi-private clubs that made the list as well.

Be sure to tell us what stands out about the golf course experience on and off the course with a review of your own. Click here to review a golf course, whether it’s your first or your 100th.

  1. Turning Stone Resort

    Verona, N.Y. | Read reviews | GolfPass members save
    What they're saying: "Pro shop staff are friendly and helpful. Finish your round and take in the spectacular view on 19th hole on balcony of clubhouse!" - d4Py7da

  2. Reserve Vineyards Golf Club

    Aloha, Ore. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Has hosted seniors tour majors events and limited field PGA events as well as top amateur events ... I've played a number of top 100 courses here and in Europe and the south course stacks up very well." - u1863431

  3. Sunriver Resort

    Sunriver, Ore. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "It’s no surprise that the PGA tournament of champions was hosted there for a number of years. Beyond the immaculate course, the staff is just as friendly and accommodating. The experience as a whole is one of my favorites I will definitely be back!" - PJGanske

  4. TPC Sawgrass

    Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "After round, we went into the 19th hole for a drink and the clubhouse and history are worth the price of admission alone." - Bgoergen

  5. Pinehills Golf Club

    Plymouth, Mass. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "These 2 championship layout are the best in the area. Plus a great practice area." - wcordeiro79

  6. Whirlwind Golf Club

    Chandler, Ariz. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Great lunch-try the Mexican Cubano sandwich with onion rings. I'll return." - kweingand

  7. Yocha Dehe at Cache Creek Casino Resort

    Brooks, Calif. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Yocha sets a very high standard for course maintenance and user service, and yocha meets it every time. For maintenance and service, this has got to be the best public course north of San Francisco, west of Tahoe." - Akira2

  8. Cateechee

    Hartwell, Ga. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Great driving range and practice putting green. Golf carts have a great GPS installed that provides detailed yardage." - elmboyshi

  9. Aviara Golf Club

    Carlsbad, Calif. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "It's unconscionable to be that anyone would give this course less than a 5 star rating. The facility is spectacular. The landscaping around this course is colorful and very beautiful." - jdiamond7

  10. Rio Secco Golf Club

    Las Vegas, Nev. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "From the moment you drive up & into the facility, you know you're going to be thrilled. Bag drop & pro shop attendants were efficient. Great range with putting and chipping areas." - 22ozziedog

  11. Atkinson Country Club & Resort

    Atkinson, N.H. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "This place is all you need for a great day of golf. With a championship 18, a nine-hole par 3 course and abundant practice facilities, you could spend the entire day here and not do everything!" - mikea75

  12. Pebble Beach Resorts

    Pebble Beach, Calif. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Beyond the course itself is the incredible staff, the delicious restaurants, the fabulous amenities, and the simple pleasure and awe in driving on 17 Mile Drive." - KiraKazantsevGA

  13. Wailea Golf Club

    Wailea, Hawaii | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "From the first step onto the property the view and quality was apparent ... Absolute amazing service and happy staff. Fantastic practice and warm up facilities." - JxihABmXj2NVYphS6v3O

  14. Baywood Greens

    Long Neck, Del. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: " The Staff is always Professional and Friendly. Its an upscale course with upscale service. When you pay that kind of Green Fee you expect a lot and Baywood always delivers." - TroyJames

  15. PGA West

    La Quinta, Calif. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Plenty of water stations on the course. Good GPS on the carts. Nice all grass range that was busy today. Definitely recommended." - nickesquire, Local Golf Advisor

  16. Streamsong Resort

    Fort Meade, Fla. | Read reviews | GolfPass Members save
    What they're saying: "I like when you pull up to the bag drop area, you can valet park your vehicle if you choose. All the facilities are top notch. Excellent practice area for all you clubs. Make sure to practice your short game and long putting." - RettJ Local Golf Advisor

  17. Chariot Run

    Laconia, Ind. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Chariot's Run is simply phenomenal. The staff treats you like a member from the moment you arrive. Welcomed at every turn by the staff, the gratis range balls and terrific practice areas get you ready before you tee off." - coloradoparker68

  18. Las Vegas Paiute

    Las Vegas, Nevada | Read reviews
    What they're saying: " In the pro shop, the logoed merchandise selection in both brand and product options is second to none. The check in process was quick and simple and my clubs were waiting for me outside on an EZ-Go cart with GPS, USB ports and a cooler with water & ice." -

  19. TPC Scottsdale

    Scottsdale, Ariz. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Pro Shop has great gear and bar/restaurant clubhouse has great feel." - areilly

  20. Bandon Dunes Resort

    Bandon, Ore. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: The variety of course selection, aesthetics, and off course food choices, including the ‘Cigar Bar’ enhance the experience. Get there!" - eurekapete

  21. Mid South Club

    Southern Pines, N.C. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Beautiful clubhouse and great staff. We stayed in the cottages at Mid-South and we would definitely stay there again." -

  22. Trump National Doral Miami

    Doral, Fla. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "since we were heading to the airport after our round, the club granted us access to locker room showers.... a real bonus... just ask." - James1492192

  23. Sand Valley Golf Resort

    Nekoosa, Wisc. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "This place does not disappoint. Rooms are great. Food is delicious. Half-way house has amazing food at cheap prices." - dahlryan, Local Golf Advisor

  24. Kiawah Island Golf Resort

    Kiawah Island, S.C. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: " Literally, from first walking into the most amazing clubhouse, the history and ambiance just resonates with a feeling that there is no place else you’d rather be. The practice facilities are great, my caddie was exceptional, the course conditions were pristine." - u021995854

  25. Sea Pines Golf Resort

    Hilton Head Island, S.C. |Read reviews | GolfPass Members save
    What they're saying: "Playing at Harbour Town isn't just a round of golf but is an entire experience. Make sure you get there plenty early to walk around and take in the world class facilities (make sure to check out the locker room, coolest one I've been in)." - Cardinals1593

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