Best Golf Courses in the United States
(that you probably haven't heard of) 

If you’re looking to find the best golf courses in the United States (that you probably haven’t heard of) then you’ve come to the right place. From dinosaurs to the shores of the ocean, there are breathtaking golf courses to spice up your golf game. Check out this guide to discover the top golf courses in the United States.

Fossil Trace, Colorado, USA

If you like dinosaurs and golfing then maybe you should take a trip to Fossil Trace Golf Club. In July of 2003, Fossil Trace Golf Club opened alongside the Rocky Mountain Front Range. This course is unique because around the 12th green are triceratops footprints, making it one of the top golf courses in the United States. 

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Coeur d’Alene Golf Resort, Idaho, USA

If you’re debating on whether to golf or go on an island adventure look no further, because you can experience both at Coeur d’Alene Golf Resort. Along the shores of Lake Coeur d’ Alene lays a golf course like none other. Golfers are ferried to an island after par-3 on the 14th hole. Being completely surrounded by deep blue water creates an unforgettable experience and has therefore made this list for the best golf courses in the United States.

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TOBACCO ROAD, North Carolina, USA

Mike Strantz knew there was something special about the sand quarry in South Carolina and went on to design one of the best golf courses in the United States. Tobacco Road golf course puts your skills to the test, but you could get an upper hand on your opponent by taking their flyover tour. The flyover tour allows you to behold the beauty of the course, while also unveiling strategic lines of play on the golf course. 

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    Dixie Red Hills Golf Club, Utah, USA

    In the mid 1960’s, Dixie Red Hills Golf course was developed among the beautiful red rocks in St. George, Utah. If you decide to take the trip to this beautiful top golf course in the United States don’t fear the heat because there are hundreds of Cottonwoods, Mondale Pines, Mesquite and other trees to shade you from that Southern Utah sun. The unique terrain will have you calling shots off of boulders, through trees, and around cliffs.

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      Fishers Island, New York, USA

      Located off the Connecticut coast is the stunning Fishers Island Golf Course that was built in 1926 by Seth Raynor. This picturesque course will leave lasting impressions due to the exceptional terrain and view of the Long Island Sound. It's one of the best golf courses in New York.

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        The Furnace Creek Golf Course, California, USA

        If you’re looking to not only challenge your golf game, but also yourself physically, then you should go to this top golf course in the United States. This unique 18-hole, par 70 course located in Death Valley can get up to temperatures in the triple digits, and is the worlds (you read that right) lowest elevation golf course at 214 feet below sea level. Golf digest declared The Furnace Creek Golf Course as one of America's toughest golf courses. 

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          Redlands Mesa Golf Club, Colorado, USA

          We consider this one of the best golf courses in the United States because of the awe-inspiring scenery. Redlands Mesa Golf Club is not only stunning, but has unique hole shaping to test all skill levels. Redlands Mesa Golf Club also provides professional private and semi-private instruction (qualified PGA professionals) for those golfers who don’t feel ready to hit the fairway. 

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            Kapalua Golf the Plantation Course, Hawaii, USA

            There's no doubt that you will be captivated by this top golf course in the United States. Among the slopes of West Maui Mountains lies the 7,596 yard par 73 Kapalua Golf Plantation Course. Your eyes will be delighted with views of the ocean at nearly every hole. If you’re looking to improve your downhill tee shots then this may be the course for you because of the steep slopes.

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              This new year, make it a goal to explore the best golf courses in the United States.