2016 CAGGYs: Travel Winners

The Best of Colorado Golf: Travel Destinations

Best Colorado Stay & Play
Reader’s Choice
1. Broadmoor
2. Keystone
T3. Fox Acres
Red Sky Ranch

Staff Picks*
Beaver Creek Club
Red Sky

Pictured: Broadmoor

Pictured: Beaver Creek

Best Golf Experience – Phoenix/Scottsdale
Reader’s Choice
1. Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale
2. We Ko Pa Golf Club, Fort McDowell
T3. TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale
The Boulders, Carefree

Staff Picks*
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, Maricopa
Talking Stick Golf Club, Scottsdale

Pictured: We-Ko-Pa

Best Golf Experience – Tucson
Reader’s Choice
1. Ventana Canyon
2. Dove Mountain, Marana
3. Westin La Paloma

Staff Picks*
Sewailo Golf Club at Casino Del Sol Resort
Starr Pass Golf Club
Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

Pictured: Sewailo

Best Golf Experience – New Mexico
Reader’s Choice
1. Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club
2. Sandia Golf Club
3. Black Mesa Golf Club

Staff Picks*
Paa-Ko Ridge
Rockwind Community Links

Pictured: Paa-Ko Ridge

Best Golf Experience – Mesquite/St. George
Reader’s Choice
1. Wolf Creek Golf Club, Mesquite, Nev.
2. Coral Canyon Golf Club, Washington, Utah
3. Sand Hollow Resort, Hurricane, Utah

Staff Picks*
Conestoga Golf Club, Mesquite
Wolf Creek
Entrada at Snow Canyon, St. George, Utah

Pictured: Wolf Creek


Pictured: Entrada at Snow Canyon

Best Golf Experience – Las Vegas
Reader’s Choice
1. Desert Pines Golf Course
2. Boulder Creek Golf Club, Boulder City
3. Cascata Golf Course, Boulder City

Staff Picks*
Cascata Golf Course
Coyote Springs Golf Club, Coyote Springs
Shadow Creek Golf Course, North Las Vegas

Pictured: Coyote Springs

Best Golf Experience – Mexico
Reader’s Choice
1. Cabo del Sol, Cabo San Lucas
2. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Nayarit
3. One&Only Palmilla, San José del Cabo

Staff Picks*
Chileno Bay Golf Club, Cabo San Lucas
Diamante, Cabo San Lucas
One&Only Palmilla

Pictured: One&Only Palmilla

Best Golf Experience – International (excl. Mexico)
Reader’s Choice
1. The Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland
2. Old Head Golf Links, Ireland
3. Ballybunion Golf Club, Ireland

Staff Picks*
Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links, Canada
Gleneagles, Scotland
The Old Course at St. Andrews

Pictured: The Old Course at St. Andrews

Best Overall U.S. Golf Experience
Reader’s Choice
1. Pebble Beach, California
2. Bandon Dunes, Oregon
3. Pinehurst, North Carolina

Staff Picks*
Bandon Dunes
Pebble Beach
Torrey Pines

Pictured: Bandon Dunes

Best Overall U.S. Value
Reader’s Choice
1. Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Alabama
2. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3. Mesquite/St. George

Staff Picks*
Mesquite/St. George
Northern Michigan
Myrtle Beach

Pictured: Man ‘O War Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, SC

*All staff picks listed alphabetically.

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