Golfers' Choice 2022: Top 25 College Golf Courses

The best campus and college public golf courses provide higher education of a different kind.
A splendid view from University of Georgia Golf Course

Don't blame us if you skip class to tee it up.

Golfers' Choice is counting down the best collegiate and university-affiliated public golf courses you can play. To determine the collegiate list, we apply our weighted ratings logic and combine the overall and subcategory star-rating averages. Golf courses must offer public tee times and have received one review in 2021.

  1. West Lafayette, Ind.

    Designed by Indiana native Pete Dye, the Kampen Course at Purdue University is one of the best public college golf courses in the country.

  2. Hamilton, N.Y.

  3. Sewanee, Tenn.

  4. Buies Creek, N.C.

  5. Angola, Ind.

    View of the 18th hole at Zollner Golf Course.

  6. Columbia, Mo.

  7. Chapel Hill, N.C.

  8. College Park, Md.

    A sunset view of a green at University of Maryland Golf Course.

  9. Lewisburg, Pa.

  10. Hightstown, N.J.

  11. Charlottesville, Va.

  12. Lubbock, Texas

    A sunny day view of a faiarway from The Rawls Course at Texas Tech.

  13. Creston, Ohio

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