Top 100 Golf Courses - Georgia

Sea Island (Plantation)

31st Georgia - Best in Area

The Plantation eighteen holes at Sea Island are a tasteful Rees Jones reworking of two old courses; an old 9-hole Walter Travis layout dating back to 1926 and a Dick Wilson 9-hole track from 1960.

Druid Hills

32nd Georgia - Best in Area

The 18-hole layout at Druid Hills Golf Club dates back to 1912, when Englishman Herbert Hayden Barker set out the course. Host venue for the US Women’s Open in 1951, it was most recently renovated by Bob Cupp in 2003.

The Fields

33rd Georgia - Best in Area

Mike Young designed the layout at The Fields Golf Club in the late 1980s when it was then known as Overlook Links. Following several ownership changes, the course was acquired by Young in 2012 and it’s now operated as a family business.

River Club - Georgia

34th Georgia - Best in Area

Greg Norman laid out the golf course at The River Club in 2005 within a luxury housing development where fairways occupy a tract of rolling land beside the Chattahoochee River.

Glen Arven

35th Georgia - Best in Area

Although Glen Arven Country Club was formed in 1892, the design of the club’s course is credited to architects John van Kleek and Wayne Stiles, who built dozens of well-regarded layouts during the 1920s and 1930s.

Cherokee Town (North)

36th Georgia - Best in Area

Founded in the mid-1950s, Cherokee Town and Country Club gradually expanded its golf operation until it had established a highly-regarded 36-hole facility. The North course, an original Joe Lee design, was completely renovated by Tom Fazio during the late 1990s.

TPC Sugarloaf (Stables & Meadows)

37th Georgia - Best in Area

The Stables and Meadows nines at the 27-hole TPC Sugarloaf complex were Greg Norman’s first US design efforts when they debuted in 1997 with the Pines circuit following three years later.


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38th Georgia - Best in Area

The course at Piedmont Driving Club lies twenty miles southwest of the main clubhouse, routed around the sparkling waters of Cowart Lake. It’s a Rees Jones production, having been unveiled to critical acclaim at the start of the new millennium.

University of Georgia

39th Georgia - Best in Area

Originally constructed by Robert Trent Jones Senior in 1968, the University of Georgia Golf Course was recently renovated by Davis Love III, enabling it to cope with the demands of the modern day game.


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Standard Club

40th Georgia - Best in Area

Formed as a sports and social club in 1867, The Standard Club moved to its present site in 1987 when Arthur Hills set out an 18-hole golf course (subsequently renovated by Mike Riley in 2004) for the members.