Golfers' Choice 2021: Top 25 golf course values in the U.S.

Our community has spoken: you'll find great bang-for-your-buck at these courses.
View of the 13th hole at Wilderness Golf Course

Finding a good bargain is a thrill for golfers. Our community of reviewers has done the hard work for you, locating the best from coast to coast. We surveyed over 265,000 reviews from 2020 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. 

You don't have to spend a lot of money to experience great golf at these courses coast-to-coast.

Top 25 golf course values

  1. Franklin, W.V.
    What they're saying: "I had to drive a hour and half to play this course but I can say it was definitely worth the drive. Everything was up to par with this course!!!" - rbrowngolf420

  2. Sauk Centre, Minn.
    What they're saying: "The course was in fine condition and it was a fun layout. I would say the value to price ratio was very high." - tdvarberg

  3. Burkesville, Ky.
    What they're saying: "We drive 150 miles whenever we can just to play it. It’s Augusta in Kentucky. Off season rates are ridiculously cheap. Peak season rates are worth twice what you pay. I spent 20 years in the Navy and played all over the world. This is a top 5." - ernieboy

  4. Viroqua, Wis.
    What they're saying: "This is a real sleeper for quality and price. In short a real value. Probably the best course available in that area of Wisconsin." - RLowe50

  5. Red Wing, Minn.
    What they're saying: "Very difficult golf course, in immaculate condition...Will definitely play here again...Can't say enough about a great golf course in fabulous condition." - JF7GF

  6. Fostoria, Ohio
    What they're saying: "I was very impressed with this course and the price they offer. Great layout and nice greens." - Jordan1579100

  7. Batavia, N.Y.
    What they're saying: "Nice friendly staff and a great value course that's a little on long side." - Jamie5981596

  8. Tewksbury, Mass.
    What they're saying: "I love playing this course (at a) great price for me." - dpk2HwygAe9nxHzGdF6N

  9. Cheraw, S.C.
    What they're saying: "This course should be on the bucketlist. Nice (people), nice amenities, apparel is half the price of normal courses." - TOPHAULER178

  10. Philadelphia, Miss.
    What they're saying: "Great value at the rate we got it at. Greens were true and nice paced. I like the Oaks layout better than Azaleas track." - shughes922 

  11. Laconia, Ind.
    What they're saying: "Best bargain in Southern Indiana. For being December the course was in great shape." - frankspitz

  12. McCormick, S.C.
    What they're saying: "Good value. If you are in the Augusta area and do not mind driving 30-45 minutes this course is hands down one of the best golfing experiences around." - wstsrich 

  13. Camdenton, Missouri
    What they're saying: "What a beautiful course for the money." - billroemer

  14. Geneseo, N.Y.
    What they're saying: "Good value. Nice layout. No wait time. All in all, a nice place to play." - jimberger

  15. Fairhope, Ala.
    What they're saying: "Course was in great shape and greens rolled true! Recommend this course for anyone wanting to get in a nice round for a great price!" - Trever2067828

  16. Luck, Wis.
    What they're saying: "Fantastic value for the price. (Course) was gorgeous." - u000005437921

  17. McCall, Idaho
    What they're saying: "Amazing course for the value. Very few homes on the course." - sannerb8

  18. Lake Jackson, Texas
    What they're saying: "Course is amazing. Definitely worth the money. Not a single complaint on this course. Loved everything about it." - CURRY121

  19. Annandale, Minn.
    What they're saying: "This is a hidden gem in the west metro area, and worth the drive by far . Will play here again and again. Not the type of course you would expect to find in a cornfield." - Syntarion

  20. Park Rapids, Minn.
    What they're saying: "Played with 3 of my buddies and they were in awe! Well kept, great value and friendly staff." - u7656975

  21. Hot Springs, S.D.
    What they're saying: "The course is in the southern Black Hills and provides great scenery, with many elevated tee boxes." - bobbybear

  22. Fort Gaines, Ga.
    What they're saying: "When you are down in Southwest Georgia don't miss a chance to play this course. The fairways and greens are always in the best shape around." - lhatfield

  23. Racine, Wis.
    What they're saying: "Add me to the list of rave reviews for this little gem. It deserves all of them." - DJSlider

  24. Kalkaska, Mich.
    What they're saying: "WOW! What a pleasant surprise! Undulating, picturesque, and affordable. Great staff. A must play." - Hhottrod

  25. Marshville, N.C.
    What they're saying: "Nice course, Good value." - brock39

Golfer's Choice rankings are determined by our community of reviewers.
5 Comments
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GolfPass ought to be ashamed for publishing such a skewed list.

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Streamsong...all three courses.

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Four courses in MN and not one in CA?

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CA is hell and full of commie fags!

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California is paradise unlike Florida which is full of nut jobs like you.

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