Longing for more places to play? These nine notable newcomers are worth checking out.
TPC San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas (tpcsanantonio.com): Two private tracks by Greg Norman and Pete Dye. The course is open to guests at the glorious JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa.
Seneca Hickory Stick
Lewiston, New York (senecahickorystick.com): Pure golf, plus lots of water at this Robert Trent Jones II design near Niagara Falls.
The Scandinavian Golf Club
Farum, Denmark (thescandinavian.dk): Bruce Charlton was RTJ II’s man on the tundra for two new courses officially opening by this summer.
Apes Hill Club
St. James, Barbados (apeshillclub.com): Private to property owners, this stunning Landmark Land Company design might prompt the opening of checkbooks.
Richmond, Rhode Island (meadowbrookgolfri.com): This expansive Roger Rulewich and Dave Fleury track is the longest public course in the state.
Shining Rock Golf Club
Northbridge, Massachusetts (shiningrock.com): A rugged New Englander by design newcomer Patrick Sullivan.
Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club
Scotland (machrihanishdunes.com): Next door to a classic “Old” Tom Morris routing is David McLay Kidd’s modern take. Double pleasures.
The Prairie Club
Valentine, Nebraska (theprairieclub.com): Two 18s and a par-three 10 — could it be a potential Bandon Dunes aborning in the grasslands?
Owasso, Oklahoma (patriotgolfclub.com): There are limited public tee times at this RTJ II routing, with a percentage of fees going to the Folds of Honor Foundation scholarship fund.