Our top 5 value golf courses

Playing a round of golf can be a very expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. There are more than 10,000 golf courses in the United States, and many are very affordable. It’s not too hard to find a cheap round of golf, but it can be a challenge finding great courses that are inexpensive.

This list combines quality golf with a variety of factors, such as location, price and value. All of these courses can be played for less than $100, and in most cases, much less. Many of theses courses rank in the Nation’s Top 100 golf courses. Go play some golf and enjoy.


Mirimichi, meaning “place of happy retreat,” is a premier public golf course located just 15 minutes north of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The par 72 championship course is a challenging 7,400 yards from the tips, and provides five to eight different tee boxes on each hole to appeal to golfers of all abilities. Mirimichi’s rolling grass mounds, meandering creeks, and scenic vistas provide a natural ambience that creates a haven for golfers. At Mirimichi, golf, nature, and people exist in harmony. You can play 18-holes for only $49.

Redlands Mesa

The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa is a spectacular course that occasionally overwhelms the senses in its grandeur. Over one-third of their 500 acres is part of the sprawling, world-class golf course. Play the course and discover stunning, dramatic vistas throughout, as well as 11 elevated tees and 41 bunkers. Their unique hole shaping ensures challenges for all skill levels on this championship-grade course.

Pine Barrens

Pine Barrens is ranked #26 by GolfWeek “America’s Best Modern Course”. Pine Barrens is a visually stunning blend of native terrain and golf course design. Named for the many pine trees that line its length, the acclaimed layout is sculpted from an expansive pine forest with surprising and dramatic changes in elevation. The large, manicured fairways framed by expansive, untamed, waste bunkering create a unique golf experience. The course’s style has been compared to that of Pine Valley in New Jersey – the consensus No. 1 course in the world. Pine Barrens offers many intimidating, yet, enjoyable holes.

Tobacco Road

The Village of Pinehurst and surrounding area has never been the same since the opening of Tobacco Road Golf Club. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Sandhills, Tobacco Road is a course of such uncommon beauty. It will capture your imagination and thrill with its creativity. Prepare for a battle like no other when playing this course. Whether you are planning a golf trip to the Village of Pinehurst, Southern Pines area or wanting a new place to call your golfing home, look no further than the Mike Strantz thrill ride.

Salish Cliffs

Fairly new Washington course, Salish Cliffs Golf Club, is a par-72, 7,269-yard championship course and offers an intimate setting with 16 of 18 holes encircled by lush forestry. The course is friendly to players of all levels thanks to five sets of tees and offers stunning scenery with 360-degree views of Kamilche Valley. The black “tips” received a rating/slope of 75.4/137 from the USGA while the 5,313-yard forward tees come in with a 70.7 rating and 125 slope.

Now go play some golf

Save your money for your Pebble Beach fund. These courses feel like a million bucks without costing more than your golf shoes. What could be better? Don’t see your favorite value golf course on our list? You can make your voice heard by writing a comment below.