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America's 100 Best Courses for $100 or Less


GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL GOLF COURSE, Killington. Architect: Gene Bates, 1996. Par/Yardage: 71/6,589. Green Fee: $89, includes cart. Tee Times: 802-422-4653. Web: gmngc.com.


RASPBERRY FALLS GOLF & HUNT CLUB, Leesburg. Architect: Gary Player, 1996. Par/Yardage: 72/7,191. Green Fee: $95, includes cart. Tee Times: 703-779-2555. Web: raspberryfalls.com.

WESTFIELDS GOLF CLUB, Clifton. Architect: Fred Couples, 1998. Par/Yardage: 71/6,897. Green Fee: $95, includes cart. Tee Times: 703-631-3300. Web: westfieldsgolf.com.


TROPHY LAKE GOLF & CASTING, Port Orchard. Architect: John Fought, 1999. Par/Yardage: 72/7,206. Green Fees: $55; $67 with cart. Tee Times: 360-874-8337. Web: trophylakegolfclub.com.

WASHINGTON NATIONAL GOLF CLUB, Auburn. Architect: John Fought, 1999. Par/Yardage: 72/7,304. Green Fee: $94, includes cart. Tee Times: 253-333-5000. Web: washingtonnationalgolfclub.com.

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RAVEN GOLF CLUB, Snowshoe. Architect: Gary Player, 1993. Par/Yardage: 72/7,045. Green Fee: $85, includes cart. Tee Times: 877-441-4386. Web: snowshoemtn.com.

SPEIDEL GOLF CLUB AT OGLEBAY PARK (Palmer), Wheeling. Architect: Arnold Palmer Design, 2000. Par/Yardage: 71/6,725. Green Fee: $67, includes cart. Tee Times: 800-752-9436. Web: oglebay-resort.com.


BROWN DEER PARK GOLF COURSE, Milwaukee. Architects: George Hansen, 1929; Andy North and Roger Packard, 1991. Par/Yardage: 72/6,759. Green Fees: $77; $92 with cart. Tee Times: 414-475-6222. Web: N/A.

GOLF COURSES OF LAWSONIA (Links), Green Lake. Architect: William Langford, 1930. Par/Yardage: 72/6,764. Green Fee: $75, includes cart. Tee Times: 800-529-4453. Web: lawsonia.com.

UNIVERSITY RIDGE GOLF COURSE, Verona. Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jr., 1991. Par/Yardage: 72/6,888. Green Fees: $56; $72 with cart. Tee Times: 800-897-4343. Web: uwbadgers.com.


THE POWDER HORN GOLF CLUB, Sheridan. Architect: Dick Bailey, 1996. Par/Yardage: 72/6,934. Green Fees: $58; $70 with cart. Tee Times: 307-672-5323. Web: thepowderhorn.com.

All fees current at press time. Fee listed is highest; even lower prices are often available.

Rare Beauties, Nice Prices
1. Bandon Dunes and Pacific Dunes, Bandon, Oregon. Architects: David McLay Kidd (Bandon), 1999; Tom Doak (Pacific), 2001. Par/Yardage: 72/7,326 (Bandon); 71/6,623 (Pacific). Green Fees: $85 weekdays, November; $80, December­January (fees for walking, nonresidents). Tee Times: 888-345-6008. Web: bandondunes.com.

2. PGA West (TPC Stadium), La Quinta, California. Architect: Pete Dye, 1986. Par/Yardage: 72/7,266. Green Fees: $75, July; $90, August (fees include cart). Tee Times: 800-742-9378. Web: pgawest.com.

3. Wild Dunes (Links), Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Architect: Tom Fazio, 1980. Par/Yardage: 72/6,722. Green Fees: $85 weekdays; $95 weekends, December 1­February 6 (fees include cart). Tee Times: 800-845-8888. Web: wilddunes.com.

4. Torrey Pines (South), San Diego, California. Architects: William F. Bell, 1957; redesigned by Rees Jones, 2001. Par/Yardage: 72/7,607. Green Fee: $85 weekdays (fee for walking, nonresidents). Tee Times: 619-570-1234. Web: N/A.

5. World Woods Golf Club (Pine Barrens, Rolling Oaks), Brooksville, Florida. Architect: Tom Fazio, 1993. Par/Yardage: 71/6,902 (Pine Barrens); 72/6,985 (Rolling Oaks). Green Fees: $40­$50, May 14­November 30; $65­$85, April 1­May 13, December; $85­$95 weekdays, January 1­March 31 (fees include cart). Tee Times: 352-796-5500. Web: worldwoods.com.

6. Pine Barrens Golf Club, Jackson, New Jersey. Architect: Eric Bergstol, 1999. Par/Yardage: 72/7,118. Green Fees: $50­$97 at numerous times year-round, weekdays (fees include cart). Tee Times: 877-746-3227. Web: pinebarrensgolf.com.

7. Troon North Golf Club (Monument, Pinnacle), Scottsdale, Arizona. Architects: Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish (Monument), 1990; Tom Weiskopf (Pinnacle), 1996. Par/Yardage: 72/7,028 (Monument); 72/7,044 (Pinnacle). Green Fees: $75 weekdays; $90 weekends, May 28­August 29 (fees include cart). Tee Times: 480-585-5300. Web: troonnorthgolf.com.

8. Olde Stonewall Golf Club, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. Architects: Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry, 1999. Par/Yardage: 70/6,944. Green Fee: $80, October 26­April 30 (fee includes cart). Tee Times: 724-752-4653 extension 103. Web: oldestonewall.com.

9. Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Courses, Seaside, California. Architects: General Bob McClure (Bayonet), 1954; General Edwin Carnes (Black Horse), 1967; renovated by Chris Gray (Black Horse), 1998. Par/Yardage: 72/7,094 (Bayonet); 72/7,009 (Black Horse). Green Fees: $59­$95 (walking), year-round; carts are additional and mandatory before noon on weekends and holidays. Tee Times: 831-899-7271. Web: bayonetblackhorse.com.

10. Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina. Architect: Donald Ross, 1927. Par/Yardage: 71/6,708. Green Fees: $90­95, November 11­February 8 (fees include cart). Tee Times: 800-747-7272. Web: rossresorts.com.


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