Awards


Annual NGF Loyalty Awards

Released: June 2018

  • More than $70 category
    • Winner – The Jewel – Lake City, Minnesota
    • Top-5 overall – The Wilderness at Fortune Bay – Tower, Minnesota
    • Top-5 overall – Desert Willow – Palm Desert, California
    • Top-5 overall – Heron Glen Golf Course – Ringoes, New Jersey
  • Less than $70 category
    • Winner – Sand Creek Station Golf Club – Newton, Kansas
    • Top-5 overall – Riverside Golf Course – Janesville, Wisconsin
    • Top-5 overall – Shoal Creek – Kansas City, Missouri
    • Top-5 overall – Shiloh Springs – Platte City, Missouri

Golfweek Magazine’s Best: Top 100 Modern Courses

Released: April 2018

  • 2 – Pacific Dunes
  • 5 – Old Macdonald
  • 8 – Bandon Dunes
  • 15 – Bandon Trails
  • 31 – Streamsong Black
  • 35 – Streamsong Red
  • 42 – Sand Valley
  • 44 – Chambers Bay
  • 48 – The Dunes Club
  • 55 – Streamsong Blue

Golf Digest Best Golf Resorts in the Americas

Released: April 2018

  • Florida – Streamsong Resort
  • Wisconsin – Sand Valley
  • Oregon – Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Golfweek Magazine Top 100 Resort Courses

Released: December 2017

  • 2 – Pacific Dunes
  • 4 – Old Macdonald
  • 6 – Bandon Dunes
  • 9 – Bandon Trails
  • 12 – Streamsong Red
  • 15 – Sand Valley
  • 18 – Streamsong Blue
  • 42 – Golden Horseshoe (Gold)
  • 50 – Tobacco Road
  • 52 – The Wilderness at Fortune Bay

GOLF Magazine Top 100 Courses in the U.S.

Released: September 2017

  • 17 – Pacific Dunes
  • 32 – Bandon Dunes
  • 46 – Bandon Trails
  • 47 – Streamsong Red
  • 52 – Sand Valley
  • 57 – Old Macdonald
  • 64 – Streamsong Blue
  • 98 – Chambers Bay

Golf Digest The Best Courses In Every State

Released: June 2017

  • 4 in Florida – Streamsong Red
  • 5 in Florida – Streamsong Blue
  • 10 in Maryland – Whiskey Creek
  • 9 in Minnesota – The Wilderness at Fortune Bay
  • 7 in Missouri – Country Club of St. Albans (Lewis & Clark)
  • 10 in Missouri – Country Club of St. Albans (Tavern Creek)
  • 17 in North Carolina – Tobacco Road
  • 1 in Oregon – Pacific Dunes
  • 2 in Oregon – Bandon Dunes
  • 3 in Oregon – Old Macdonald
  • 4 in Oregon – Bandon Trails
  • 12 in Virginia – Golden Horseshoe (Gold)
  • 2 in Washington – Chambers Bay

Golf Digest America’s 100 Greatest Courses You Can Play

Released: May 2017

  • 2 – Pacific Dunes
  • 7 – Bandon Dunes
  • 10 – Old Macdonald
  • 14 – Bandon Trails
  • 17 – Streamsong Red
  • 22 – Streamsong Blue
  • 24 – Chambers Bay
  • 57 – The Wilderness at Fortune Bay

Golfweek Magazine Best golf courses you can play in each state

Released: April 2017

  • California – No. 23 – Desert Willow (Firecliff)
  • Florida – No. 2 – Streamsong (Black); No. 3 – Streamsong (Red); No. 4 – Streamsong (Blue)
  • Illinois – No. 10 – Cantigny; No. 15 – The Glen Club
  • Kansas – No. 4 – Sand Creek Station
  • Maryland – No. 5 – Whiskey Creek
  • Minnesota – No. 2 – The Wilderness at Fortune Bay; No. 7 – The Jewel
  • Missouri – No. 8 – Shoal Creek
  • New Jersey – No. 11 – Heron Glen; No. 13 – Galloping Hill
  • New York – No. 14 – Seneca Hickory Stick
  • North Carolina – No. 6 – Tobacco Road
  • Oregon – No. 1 – Pacific Dunes; No. 2 – Old Macdonald; No. 3 – Bandon Dunes; No. 4 – Bandon Trails
  • Texas – No. 4 – Butterfield Trail
  • Virginia – No. 4 – Golden Horseshoe (Gold)
  • Washington – No. 1 – Chambers Bay
  • Wisconsin – No. 2 – Sand Valley

GOLF Magazine Top 100 Courses You Can Play, 2016-2017

Released: July 2016

  • No. 2 – Pacific Dunes (Bandon, Oregon)
  • No. 8 – Bandon Dunes (Bandon, Oregon)
  • No. 10 – Streamsong Red (Streamsong, Florida)
  • No. 11 – Old Macdonald (Bandon, Oregon)
  • No. 12 – Bandon Trails (Bandon, Oregon
  • No. 14 – Streamsong Blue (Streamsong, Florida)
  • No. 17 – Chambers Bay (University Place, Washington)
  • No. 90 – The Glen Club (Glenview, Illinois)