Red Tiger at Trump National Doral Miami
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Red Tiger at Trump National Doral Miami
Gil Hanse also renovated Trump National Doral's Red Tiger and Golden Palm Courses after revamping the Blue Monster. Trump National Doral Miami/Instagram
Castle Stuart Golf Links - No. 2
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Castle Stuart Golf Links - No. 2
In Scotland, Castle Stuart is regarded by many as the best public design by Gil Hanse. Jason Deegan/Golf Advisor
Blue Monster at Trump National Doral Miami - 6th
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Blue Monster at Trump National Doral Miami - 6th
Gil Hanse redesigned and updated the infamous Blue Monster after Donald Trump purchased the Doral Resort in Miami. Courtesy of Trump National Doral Miami
Rio Olympic Course
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Rio Olympic Course
The Rio Olympic golf course opened to the public following the 2016 Summer games. Getty Images
Inniscrone Golf Club - hole 3 green
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Inniscrone Golf Club - hole 3 green
Gil Hanse designed Inniscrone Golf Club, located just west of Wilmington, Delaware, in 1998. It can be played during the week for less than $50. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Stonebridge Golf & Country Club
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Stonebridge Golf & Country Club
Stonebridge Golf & Country Club is an affordable semi-private course on Long Island. Courtesy of Stonebridge Golf & Country Club/Facebook
Rustic Canyon Golf Course - 8th
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Rustic Canyon Golf Course - 8th
Rustic Canyon is well known as one of the Los Angeles area's better values. Courtesy of Rob Brown/Rustic Canyon G.C.
Crail Golfing Society - Craighead Links - hole 14
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Crail Golfing Society - Craighead Links - hole 14
Hanse's Craighead Links at Crail Golfing Society is a modern complement to the original Balcomie links in Fife, Scotland. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Mossy Oak golf course
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Mossy Oak golf course
Mossy Oak, in northern Mississippi, opens in September 2016, and complements Old Waverly Golf Club. @MossyOakGolf/Instagram
Streamsong Black golf course
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Streamsong Black golf course
Streamsong Black, currently under construction in the sandy soil near Fort Meade, Fla., will be the third course to come to Streamsong Resort in Florida when it opens in 2017. Matt Ginella/Golf Advisor
Sewanee Golf & Tennis Club
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Sewanee Golf & Tennis Club
Hanse redesigned the historic 9-hole Sewanee Golf & Tennis Club, part of the University of the South in Tennessee. @OUWGolf/Instagram
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Golf courses designed by architect Gil Hanse you can play

Rio Olympic Golf Course architect Gil Hanse has had a relatively short career in golf design when compared to modern contemporaries like Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye and his former employer Tom Doak.

Since starting his own design firm in 1995, his portfolio has evolved from renovating older golf courses and building more affordable courses. It's only until recently that he's been assigned to build some of the game's highest-profile modern venues, like Aberdeen Asset Management host Castle Stuart, the redesign of the Blue Monster at Trump National Doral Miami, host of the World Golf Championship, and an update to FedEx Cup Playoffs venue TPC Boston. He also worked on many of the country's most prestigious private clubs, like The Country Club at Brookline and the North Course at Los Angeles Country Club, which is scheduled to host the 2023 U.S. Open.

The debut of the Rio Olympic Course sets the stage for the first of several high-profile openings to come. In late 2016, Mossy Oak will open in northern Mississippi near sister course, Old Waverly. Then, in 2017, Hanse will unveil Streamsong Black, the third championship course to come to acclaimed Streamsong Resort in southwest Florida. He also received a follow-up gig from Donald Trump and is building Trump International Golf Club Dubai, also set to open in 2017.

High-profile jobs aside, there are some accessible and affordable Hanse designs as well, including Rustic Canyon in southern California. One of his course updates was the nine-hole Sewanee Golf & Tennis Club in Tennessee, which raters on Golf Advisor adore for its scenery, playability and affordability.

We've compiled a gallery of the best Gil Hanse-designed or redesigned public courses you can play. Tweet us your favorites @GolfAdvisor or use the hashtag #LivingTheGreen on Instagram.

Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for GolfPass and was the founding editor of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at @btuck34.
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