This list is a culmination, not necessarily of best holes, but favorite holes by hole number.  The “Favorite 18” is not a composite of architectural significance or memorability, it’s the hole that I would prefer to play.

Here’s to more great golf in the future and the possibility that some of these holes face competition for possible “favorite” replacement.

#1 – Pete Dye Course at French Lick – 420 yards – par 4

#2 – The Club at Olde Stone – 532 yards – par 5

#3 – Dormie Club – 298 yards – par 4

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#4 – Donald Ross Course at French Lick – 194 yards – par 3

#5 – OMNI Amelia Island Ocean Links – 152 yards – par 3

#6 – Valhalla Golf Club – “The Bear” – 450 yards – par 4

 

#7 – Streamsong Red – 521 yards – par 5

#8 – La Cana (Arrecife) – 394 yards – par 4

#9 – Pete Dye Course at French Lick – 410 yards – par 4

#10 – We-Ko-Pa Saguaro – 322 yards – par 4

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#11 – Tobacco Road – 511 yards – par 5

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#12 – Purgatory Golf Club – “Valley Of The Kings” – 170 yards – par 3

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#13 – Valhalla Golf Club – “The Island” – 325 yards – par 4

#14 – The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island – 161 yards – par 3DSCF1031

#15 – Royal St. Kitts Golf Club – 136 yards – par 3

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Overlooking the par 3, 15th and the Atlantic Ocean.

#16 – Streamsong Red – 184 yards – par 3

#17 – Purgatory Golf Club – “Hell’s Half-Acre” – 120 yards – par 3

#18 – Valhalla Golf Club – “Gahm Over” – 470 yards – par 5