Golf Advisor received more than 144,000 golf course ratings and reviews from our golfer community in 2018 and compiled the very best courses in the U.S. you can play based on these results.  Maderas Golf Club ranked 37th.

How the Top 50 was determined
To determine the 50 courses with the best ratings in 2018, Golf Advisor took a combination of their overall and six subcategory (value, conditions, layout, pace of play, friendliness and off-course amenities) star-rating averages.

Poway, Calif. | Read reviews
Architect: Robert Muir Graves, Johnny Miller
Green fees: $155-220
What they’re saying: “This is easily the best desert course I have played (which includes TPC Scottsdale and all the top PGA West Courses).” – TXGolferTX

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