Golf Digest Releases Their 100 Greatest Courses For 2019

Ultra-private Pine Valley came out on top but there were a near double-digit number of public courses on the list.

Pine Valley actually earned the #1 title for the 14th time since 1986 with Augusta National ending up #2 by a whisker. There were a few surprises too like Winged Foot dropping out of the top 10.

Click HERE to see some other unusual facts about this year's ranking.

Golf Digest's methodology scores courses on seven criteria from shot value to ambiance. See complete methodology HERE.

See the top 10 plus eight of the more accessible publicly oriented gens HERE. Spoiler alert, four of the public ones are located at the same location in southern Oregon.

Click HERE to see the complete ranking at Golf Digest  Warning it can take a long time to scroll through the entire list.

Your fave not among the elite 100? Don't worry, they will publish the 2nd 100 Greatest later in the year.