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Back in 2013, Golf Architecture published a Top 100 based on a survey of I think 200+ architects. It is a useful list because it does reflect tastes/philosophies that differ from the dominant view here although that dominant view is heavily reflected in the list. I do not remember if there was any requirement that the architects needed to have played a course or an indication of how many total courses each played. Maybe Adam Lawrence can pop in and speak to the methodology and why they have not repeated the exercise.
Tom, your post got me thinking about a question I'd like to ask all those architects, ie; What 10 courses do you most wish you had designed yourself? In other words, what 10 courses in the world would you most love to be associated with as their original architect-designer? I imagine that the answers might give as a good idea about what architects tend to look for and particularly value in the courses they rate and rank.
If you don't mind another question in the same vein--which golf course would you most like to play every day?