Golfers' Choice: Top 25 Value golf courses in the U.S.

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Become known as a golf course that delivers exceptional value, and word of mouth amongst golfers will spread across 19th holes, message boards and beyond. We surveyed our golf community's reviews from 2019 - over 150,000, and found the best values in the U.S. We determined the list using a combination of a course's overall and value average star ratings throughout the year. Several of these great values were so exceptional they made our Golfers' Choice Top 50 U.S. Courses.

We've found a review quote from each course that shares some insight as to why it was an exceptional value. Click on each course to learn more.

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Editor's note: Short courses were not eligible for this list. For our Top Short Courses of 2019, click here.

  1. Grey Hawk Golf Club

    Lagrange, Ohio | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "First time playing the course, why did I wait so long? Greens rolled amazing and I played in the evening awesome layout can’t wait to play it again. Staff were super friendly." - Tincup633

  2. Royal Hylands Golf Club

    Knightstown, Ind. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "It's hard to beat Royal Hylands in terms of value/bang for your buck. I mean that anywhere, not just in Indiana." - DrOldSchool, Local Golf Advisor

  3. Dale Hollow Lake Golf Course

    Burkesville, Ky. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "We drive 2 hours to play this course. Love the layout and the challenges it has to offer. Course was in good condition and nice to see they are working to improve the bunkers!" - raymond48

  4. Tanglewood Manor Golf Club

    Quarryville, Pa. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "If you like a bit of nature with your golf round you'll love this course. Lots of birds and we even saw a fox. Beautifully maintained and the staff are all very friendly." - WeBGolfin

  5. Stonebridge Golf Club

    Rome, Ga. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "You can’t beat this course for the money. Pace was excellent. The course was in great shape. The greens were perfect." - Ewing1954

  6. Chariot Run

    Laconia, Ind. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "If you live within a 2 hour drive you MUST play here at least once. My guess is you will play again. The course is challenging but not impossible. The course conditions always excellent and pace of play makes it almost always possible to play a round in 4 hours or less." - Blukatt1234567890000

  7. Canthooke Valley at Manistee National

    Manistee, Mich. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Staff were friendly with excellent service. The course was in very good condition. Pace of play was good. Highly recommend this course to all." -
    tjayball123

  8. GreyStone Golf Club

    Dickson, Tenn. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "I drive almost 70 miles to play here and it's well worth it ... I brag on this course whenever someone talks golf with me. The fairways are perfect and the greens rolled true." - Golfwaco

  9. Lenape Heights Golf Course

    Ford City, Pa. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Greens were the fast. Course was in great condition. Best course I’ve played in the past 3 years. And I play 30-40 times a year." - elcromar

  10. Grandview Golf Club

    Kalkaska, Mich. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "The course rates right up there with the exclusive resort courses that Northern Michigan is known for." - skipjack1st

  11. StoneCrest Golf Course

    Prestonburg, Ky. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "The course was in amazing shape. The greens were fast and challenging. The views were breathtaking on top of the mountain!" - u6780634

  12. Noble Hawk Golf Links

    Kendallville, Ind. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "I love everything about this course. The layout is appealing, challenging, fair, and interesting.in the ways that avid golfers appreciate. The grounds are well manicured and maintained." - EricTee, Local Golf Advisor

  13. Lighthouse Country Club

    Kingsland, Texas| Read reviews
    What they're saying: We play this course every time we are in the area. It continues stop improve every time we visit. Layout is very creative and beautiful. Greens are in perfect shape. Pin placements make no put an easy put. Love this course." - Mommarox

  14. Elephant Rocks at Williams

    Williams, Ariz. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: Elephant Rocks is a great Golf course and is a secret jewel in Az. The layout is challenging and the greens are perfect." - Tahoe852

  15. Gaylord Golf Club

    Gaylord, Mich. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "I know other courses have my panache but I was blown away how nice the GGC is. The greens are PGA quality with speed, contour, and pureness!" - bompalou99

  16. Eldon Golf Club

    Eldon, Mo. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Love this place. Best value. I Was super impressed. Well worth the drive from LOTO. I'm honestly kinda disappointed when I cant tee up here." - babledsoe

  17. Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club

    Mountain Top, Pa. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Everything is lined with trees - a lot of elevation changes, very fun course to play. The greens and tee boxes were in fantastic shape. Really great value - I’ll definitely be back on future trips." - Bertoni8

  18. Club at Osprey Cove

    Saint Mary's, Ga. | Read review
    What they're saying: "Oh man this may be the best hidden gem in the south GA and north FL/Jacksonville area! Such a fun layout. Nice wide fairways, greens in excellent shape, and the marsh views on several holes are amazing!" - u933176779

  19. Gunter's Landing Golf Club

    Guntersville, Ala. | Read reviews | GolfPass Members save here
    What they're saying: "It’s always a joy to play my favorite course in North/Central Alabama. The greens are in the best shape I’ve ever seen them ... Kudos to Steve and staff for the course condition!!" - BobMounter

  20. Lake Powell National Golf Course

    Page, Riz. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Such an amazing experience! It was not crowded at all, sometimes it felt that we had the course to ourselves. Everything was in great condition." - Hutch41

  21. Pilgrims Run Golf Club

    Pierson, Mich. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "It has an Up North feel because it is carved out of a wooded area. With a mix of elevation changes from certain holes on the front 9 as well as the back." - jamespawli69

  22. Wolf Hollow Golf Club

    Labadie, Mo. | Read reviews
    Waht they're saying: "I always enjoy playing Wolf Hollow. It's a challenging course from the right tees with a lot of interesting holes. One of the best values on the MO side of the river if you're willing to drive a few extra minutes." - Zvillmer

  23. Apache Links at Squaw Valley Golf Club

    Glen Rose, Texas | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "This course and there staff, is always one of the best around. So friendly. The course is always in top notch shape. They give out free bottle water that is always iced down. I would recommend this course to anyone. Hands down one of the best around." - Danny64

  24. Krooked Kreek Golf Course

    Osceola, Wisc. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: " play several courses in the NE part of the twin cities and this course is well maintained. Good greens, good fairways, good layout." - arielh

  25. Apple Mountain Golf Resort

    Camino, Calif. | Read reviews
    What they're saying: "Apple Mountain is like no other course in the Sacramento region nestled in the conifer forests of Apple Hill. The course is always in excellent condition due to its cooler climate at 3,000 feet elevation and well manicured greens and fairways. It has a very chill vibe and is a relaxing experience no matter how you play." - tinfoal

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