28 Dec '16, 4pm

The Best New Golf Courses for 2017

The Best New Golf Courses for 2017

Although new course construction remains sluggish, a fistful of superb new courses is on tap for 2017. Among the highlights is a pair of highly anticipated designs from Rio Olympic course architect Gil Hanse, two stellar efforts from Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw and dramatic creations from veterans Rees Jones and Tom Fazio. Here’s a snapshot of what to expect from the best new courses to open in 2017. Sand Valley Mike Keiser’s grand experiment with sensational public golf started with Oregon’s Bandon Dunes. His latest expression is Sand Valley in central Wisconsin. Situated on an enormous natural sand deposit near the town of Rome, just south of Wisconsin Rapids, Sand Valley features dunes and ridges up to 60 feet high that sprawl in every direction. There’s no ocean here like there is at Bandon, but the fun factor could be every bit as substantial. The Bill Coore/Ben Crens...

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