Kansas’ top rated public access courses offer some of the best green fees at these highly rated courses in any state, with $100 to score a tee time and sample. List of the best Golfweek courses you can play.
Take Firekeeper in Mayetta as Exhibit A. Designed by Notah Begay and Jeffrey D. Brauer and opened in 2011, Firekeeper is operated as an amenity with the Prairie Band Casino & Resort. It ranks #1 among public access amenities in Kansas, and it’s also #18 on Best Golfweek Ranking of Casino Courses in the United States, the maximum green fee is $100 on weekends, making it one of the best deals of any #1 public course on Golfweek’s Best List.
Golfweek’s Best offers numerous lists of course rankings, with the list of the best public-access courses in each state among the most popular. All of the courses on this list allow public access in one way or another, whether it’s standard daily green fees, through a resort, or by staying at an affiliated hotel. If there is a will, there is a starting time.
Also popular are the Top Golfweek rankings of the best private courses in each state, and this list for Kansas is also included below. Tops on this list is one of the best classical courses in the USA
(m): Modern course, built in 1960 or later
(c): classic course, built before 1960
Note: If there is a number in parentheses with the m or c, it indicates where this course ranks among Golfweek’s top 200 modern or classic courses.
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1. Fire Keeper
2. Buffalo Dunes
Garden city (m)
4. Sand Creek Station
5. Colbert Hills
1. Prairie Dunes
2. Flint Hills National
3. Kansas City DC
Mission Hills (c)
The hundreds of members of Golfweek’s Best Review Panel continuously evaluate courses and rate them against 10 criteria on a 1-10 point basis. They also provide a unique overall rating for each course. These overall scores are averaged to produce these rankings.