“Indeed, the very best golf — the golf that is not only attainable but repeatable — exists in a manner that is reasonably priced. GOLF knows this too, which is why our crew of course raters recently crafted our newest ranking, – we took it a step further and ranked them all by price, using the number that’s the absolute most anyone — a local, an out-of-stater, etc. — would pay to play them.”
“When the experience is more valuable than the expense, you are playing somewhere special — and that’s what this ranking is all about.”
“Though the game itself can never be mastered, one thing is for sure: The most affordable way to pursue our sport is by playing municipal golf courses.”
“Spring is nearly here, and like a grizzly stirring from hibernation, grass in many regions is starting to shake off its winter slumber. In this time of reawakening, course maintenance crews are active, too, gearing up for the coming season.”
“The course is Buffalo Dunes in western Kansas, a layout that was no slouch to begin with. Built in 1976, on lilting, sandy land, it has hosted a slew of top-flight amateur events and has long been regarded as the finest muni in the state.”
“Kansas might be best known for wheat and is nicknamed the Sunflower State, but all its green fairways shouldn’t be overlooked, especially by golfers looking to play top-rated public-access courses.”
If Dorothy Gale had a home game, Buffalo Dunes would certainly be her Oz. This guide to the best value golf courses in America will show you how to keep your costs down. This is a player-tested, expert-curated guide to twelve of the greatest budget-friendly rounds in the country.