TOWN OF ERIN ó Erin Hills Golf
Course moved up two spots and landed at No. 42 on Golf Digestís 100
greatest U.S. golf course rankings, which includes private and
According to Golf Digestís website, the outlet publishes a ranking
of the top golf course every two years and has done so since 1966.
Erin Hills, according to a Golf Digestís rankings panelist, ďMany
courses are architecturally interesting. Many are great tests of
championship golf. This course combines the two on a big, bold
scale. Lots of interesting choices of biting off corners versus
playing it safer.Ē
In 2017, Erin Hills became the first course in Wisconsin to host the
menís U.S. Open championship. It has also hosted the 2008 U.S.
Womenís Publinks and the 2011 U.S. Menís Amateur.
At No. 1 was Pine Valley in New Jersey. At No. 2 was Augusta
National, the host of the annual Masters Tournament, in Georgia.
The rest of the top 10 includes Cypress Point Club (Pebble Beach,
California), Shinnecock Hills (Southampton, New York), Oakmont
(Plum, Pennsylvania), Merion-East (Ardmore, Pennsylvania), Pebble
Beach (California), National Golf Links of America (Southampton, New
York), Sand Hills (Mullen, Nebraska) and Fishers Island Club (New
Three other courses in Wisconsin made the list ó Whistling Straits
(No. 21), the Milwaukee Country Club (No. 74) and Blackwolf Run (No.
In 2017, Erin Hills was ranked No. 8 on the public-course-only list.