Matt Ginella's Top 50 courses you can play in the U.S.: 30-21



No. 30: Arcadia Bluffs is a links-inspired layout on bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan. (Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor)
No. 29: San Diego's South Course at Torrey Pines is may be America's most spectacular municipal layout. (Matt Ginella/Golf Advisor)
No. 28: Streamsong Blue, designed by Tom Doak, delivers an entirely unique course layout in Florida. (Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor)
No. 27: Old Macdonald ranks 4th out of the four Bandon Dunes layout but still cracks the Top 30 on Ginella's list. (Matt Ginella/Golf Advisor)
No. 26: TPC Old White at the Greenbrier delivers great history and scenery. (Courtesy of The Greenbrier)
No. 25: Golfers staying in the heart of San Francisco are just minutes from historic TPC Harding Park, a staple on the PGA Tour. (Courtesy of TPC Network)
No. 24: Sand Valley opened in the second half of 2016 to preview play and will be fully open when the U.S. Open comes to Wisconsin in 2017. (Matt Ginella/Golf Advisor)
No. 23: The Dunes Golf & Beach Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., remains a top play on the Grand Strand. (Courtesy of the Dunes Club)
No. 22: Near the Village of Pinehurst, Donald Ross designed Pine Needles is a past host of the U.S. Women's Open. (Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor)
No. 21: The Seaside Course at Sea Island is a scenic, coastal course in Georgia. (Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor)

Travel expert Matt Ginella is counting down his Top 50 Courses You Can Play in the U.S. on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. The top 10 courses will be revealed on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. EST. To view Nos .50-31, click here.

30. Arcadia Bluffs

Arcadia, Mich.
Designer: Rick Smith
Price: $190
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29. South Course at Torrey Pines

La Jolla, Calif.
Designer: William F. Bell, Rees Jones
Price: $61-229


28. Blue Course at Streamsong Resort

Fort Meade, Fla.
Designer: Tom Doak
Price: $200-255


27. Old Macdonald at Bandon Dunes Resort

Bandon, Ore.
Designer: Tom Doak, Jim Urbina
Price: $265-310


26. TPC Old White at The Greenbrier

White Sulphur Springs, W.V.
Designer: C.B. MacDonald, Seth Raynor
Price: $335-385
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Video: Ginella talks Nos. 30-26, Greenbrier with Bubba Watson


25. TPC Harding Park

San Francisco, Calif.
Designer: Willie Watson
Price: $53-176


24. Sand Valley

Nekoosa, Wisc.
Designer: Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Price: $195-215

23. The Dunes Golf and Beach Club

Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.
Price: $219


22. Pine Needles Resort & Golf Club

Southern Pines, N.C.
Designer: Donald Ross
Price: $200-235


21. Seaside Course at Sea Island

St. Simons Island, Ga.
Designer: H.S. Colt, Tom Fazio
Price: $225-295
Video: Sea Island



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Video: Ginella on courses 25-21 in his Top 50

Dec 09, 2016

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Matt Ginella is Golf Channel's resident travel insider. He writes for GolfChannel.com and appears weekly on "Morning Drive." Before Golf Channel, Ginella was senior travel editor for Golf Digest and Golf World from 2007-2012 and covered courses, resorts and the avid amateur golfer's annual buddies trips to over 60 destinations around the country. Ginella graduated from St. Mary's College (Calif.) in 1995 and earned a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2003. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mattginellagc and on Instagram at @Matt_Ginella.


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