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10 Best Golf Cities

Livability.com searched the most livable cities in America to find the top 10 best lesser-known cities for golfers. For in-depth info about these great golf cities, just click on the city names. Fore!

Every golfer has heard of Pebble Beach and Augusta, but the vast majority of the more than 28 million Americans who play golf regularly spend their weekends on the public and private courses in small towns and cities all over the country. What many of them don't know is that local courses can often be best-kept secrets and hidden gems. Livability.com searched 200 of the most livable cities in America to find the top 10 best lesser-known cities for golfers. For an in-depth look at what makes these cities great for golf, just click through the list. Fore!

Ranking Criteria

Great course design • Well maintained • Storied past • Golf course density

10. Tyler, TX Population 100,806
9. Asheville, NC Population 86,789
8. Stillwater, OK Population 47,523
7. Bismarck, ND Population 66,980
6. Prattville, AL Population 34,706
5. Nashville, TN Population 634,512
4. Castle Rock, CO Population 52,143
3. Albuquerque, NM Population 556,092
2. Fishers, IN Population 87,887
1. Eugene, OR Population 159,615