Wisconsin Golf Shines in Golf Digest’s Newly Released 2013 Best Courses

Golf Digest recently released their new rankings for the country’s best public courses, and Wisconsin rolled! Some highlights include:

Wisconsin courses highlighted:


Other rankings of interest include:

  • Arcadia Bluffs (Arcadia, MI) moved up to #13 – I will find a way to play it in 2013!
  • The site of this weekend’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions, Kapalua’s Plantation Course (Kapalua, HI) #19, one spot ahead of the Quarry at Giant’s Ridge (Bibawik, MN) – another course I am hoping to play in 2013
  • My beloved Chambers Bay (University Place, WA) stayed at #25
  • Pronghorn (Bend, OR), which I am hoping to play in September, dropped to #28
  • Torrey Pines South Course (La Jolla, CA), host of the Farmers Insurance Open, up to #38
  • The Wilderness at Fortune Bay (Tower, MN), one of the most magnificent courses I have ever played, fell to #59
  • Ghost Creek at Pumpkin Ridge (North Plains, OR), which I am also hoping to play in September, moved up to #63
  • Cog Hill #4 Dubsdread (Lemont, IL) dropped to #64
  • The Links/Quarry duo at Bay Harbor (Bay Harbor, MI) moved up to #65 – another destination I am hoping to put a trip together for this upcoming season
  • World Woods (Brooksville, FL), a course I am hoping to play on vacation in March, fell to #76
  • Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (Pawley’s Island, SC), which I am hoping to play during this year’s Myrtle Beach trip, found its way back on to the list at #97
  • TPC of Myrtle Beach, which I am also hoping to play during the above trip, debuted on the list at #98 

The article:
http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-courses/2013-02/100-greatest-public-courses?currentPage=1

I still prefer GolfWeek’s rankings, but this is some good stuff!