The best public golf courses in Georgia

Every two years, GOLF puts together the best of the best when it comes to golf courses you can play. Sure, you can’t get on to Augusta National or Pine Valley, but you still have access to some of the best courses in the world like Pebble Beach, Bandon Dunes, Harbour Town, Erin Hills and more. Some of these gems are closer to you than you think, too, and we made it easy for you by breaking it down state by state. If you want the complete rankings of the Top 100 Courses You Can Play, click here.


1. Sea Island (Seaside), St. Simons Island

2. Reynolds Lake Oconee (Great Waters), Greensboro

3. Reynolds Lake Oconee (Oconee), Greensboro

4. Harbor Club, Greensboro

5. Reynolds Lake Oconee (National), Greensboro

6. Club at Savannah Harbor, Savannah

Club at Savannah Harbor

7. Univ. of Georgia, Athens

8. Sea Island (Retreat), Sea Island

9. Sea Island (Plantation), Sea Island

10. Reynolds Lake Oconee (The Landing), Greensboro

11. Barnsley Gardens (General), Adairsville

12. Bear’s Best Atlanta, Suwanee

Bears Best Atlanta

13. The Frog at The Georgian, Villa Rica

14. Achasta, Dahlonega

15. Arrowhead Pointe, Elberton