Top 100 Golf Courses - Montana

Black Bull - Montana

11th Montana - Best in Area

The Tom Weiskopf-designed layout at Black Bull Golf Club was unveiled in 2008 and it's located in the Gallatin Valley near Bozeman within a private golfing community.


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Northern Pines

12th Montana - Best in Area

With the back nine routed around Stillwater River, the course at Northern Pines Golf Club is an Andy North and Roger Packard design which debuted in 1996.


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The Ranch Club

13th Montana - Best in Area

Les Furber laid out The Ranch Club golf course, disturbing little of the landscape whilst routing the fairways around a generous 343 acre portion of ranchland.


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Whitefish Lake (South)

14th Montana - Best in Area

Whitefish Lake Golf Club's North course was fashioned in the early 1980s by John Steidel, who returned a decade later to renovate what was called the Mountain nine and add another loop, creating a new 18-hole South course.


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Whitefish Lake (North)

15th Montana - Best in Area

The original 9-hole course at Whitefish Lake Golf Club dates back to 1936; a further nine was added by Gregor MacMillan in the 1960s. John Steidel later renovated both loops, creating the modern day North course.


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Buffalo Hill (Championship)

16th Montana - Best in Area

Golf at Buffalo Hill Golf Club was first played in 1918 but today’s 18-hole Championship course dates back to a remodel in 1978, when Arnold Palmer and Bob Dickson played a match to mark the reopening of the new layout.

Canyon River

17th Montana - Best in Area

Located to the east of Missoula, Canyon River Golf Club course is a Lee Schmidt/Brian Curley creation that first opened its doors for play in 2006.


18th Montana - Best in Area

Located a mere 15-minute drive south of downtown Billings, the course at Briarwood Golf Club is an early 1980s design from Brad Benz and Mike Poellot that starts and ends with a testing par five on a layout extending to 7,004 yards.

Meadow Lake

19th Montana - Best in Area

Situated between Whitefish and Columbia Falls, at the northern end of Flathead Valley, the Meadow Lake Golf Course is a mid-1970s Dick Phelps layout extending to 6,703 yards from the tips, playing to a par of 72.

Big Sky Resort

20th Montana - Best in Area

An early 1970s Arnold Palmer design, the golf course at Big Sky Resort Montana is set at altitude and it’s the focal summer attraction at this popular Rockies ski destination.


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2 Steve MacQuarrie Courses Reviewed 1
3 M. James Ward Courses Reviewed 1