Golf Digest recently released a list of the top cities for golf in the United States.
The rankings looked at a variety climate (average temperature/average number of playable days); cost (average green fees); amount of public courses; quality of courses (reader-rated); and accessibility. The magazine’s rankings tended to favor public courses of private courses.
Topping the list for best golf cities was Dallas-Fort Worth which was noted for having both a favorable climate and highly rated public courses. Finishing second was Pittsburgh which suffered because its cold winter temperatures.
Third was Cincinnati, OH which benefitted from a plethora of public courses in nearby Kentucky. Los Angeles, California and Tampa, Florida split the number four spot ahead of Seattle, WA and Orlando, FL which tied at number 6.