24 Nicklaus Design layouts make Golfweek’s Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play

golf, Bayside Resort Golf Club, Jack NicklausMore than 20 of the 76 Nicklaus Design public or resort golf courses in the United States have been named to Golfweek’s Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play, 2016. In order to be eligible, the course must be a daily-fee layout or it must be accessible via resorts. The number of courses selected per state varies based on course supply, population, and level of play. Jack Nicklaus’ acclaimed design at Bayside Resort Golf Club was named the No. 1 course you can play in Delaware, while 11 Nicklaus Design courses were named within their state’s top-five. After opening to much acclaim in 2015, Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, located in The Bronx, debuts at No. 2 in New York. Potomac Shores, ranked No. 9 in Virginia, is new to the list after officially opening last year.

Arizona (of 30):
3. Golf Club at Dove Mountain (Saguaro/Tortolita)
18. La Paloma Golf Club (Ridge/Canyon)
19. Golf Club of Estrella

Delaware (of 5):
1. Bayside Resort Golf Club

Florida (of 30):
9. PGA National Resort & Spa (Champion)
10. Ocean Course at Hammock Beach
23. Grand Cypress (New)
30. Grand Cypress (North/South)

Georgia (of 15):
2. Reynolds Lake Oconee (Great Waters)
11. Achasta

Hawaii (of 15):
2. Manele Golf Club
10. Hualalai (Four Seasons Resort)

Massachusetts (of 10):
6. Pinehills (Nicklaus)

Mississippi (of 10):
3. Grand Bear

Montana (of 5):
5. Eagle Bend Golf Club

Nevada (of 10):
4. Reflection Bay Golf Club
6. Coyote Springs (Chase)

New York (of 15):
2. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point

Oregon (of 10):
6. Pronghorn (Nicklaus)

South Carolina (of 15):
2. Harbour Town Golf Links
4. May River Course at Palmetto Bluff

Virginia (of 10):
9. Potomac Shores Golf Club

West Virginia (of 5):
5. The Greenbrier Golf Club (Greenbrier)
 
Wisconsin (of 10):
9. The Bull at Pinehurst Farms