Stats for Golf Digest 2016 Rankings

Notables Gone from the top 100

27 – Ballybunion – Old Course

35 – Bethpage Black

73 – Royal Aberdeen G.C., Scotland

76 – Royal Troon G.C. (Old), Scotland

89 – TPC Sawgrass

 

Others Gone from the Top 100 from 2014 list

68- Ballyneal G.C., U.S.A.

70 – Cruden Bay G.C., Scotland

72 – Haesley Nine Bridges, Yeoju, South Korea

74 – Pikewood National G.C., U.S.A.

77 – St. George’s Hill G.C., England

78 – Rye G.C. (Old), England

86 – Garden City G.C., U.S.A.

87 – Castle Stuart G. Links, Scotland

88 – Woodhall Spa G.C. (Hotchkin), England

90 – Loch Lomond G.C., Scotland

93 – Waterville G. Links, Ireland

94 – Victoria G.C., Australia

96 Walton Heath G.C. (Old), England

97 Baltusrol G.C. (Lower), U.S.A.

98 Hamilton G. and C.C. (West/South), Canada

99 St. Enodoc G.C. (Church), England

100 Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Mountain), China

 

 

 

Biggest Drops

33 (11) Barnbougle Dunes, Tasmania

39 (21 ) Bandon Dunes – Pacific Dunes

40 (23) Barnbougle Lost Farm, Australia

53 (37) Friar’s Head G.C., U.S.A.

55 (28) Royal Melbourne G.C. (East), Australia

59 (36) Prairie Dunes C.C., U.S.A.

60 (45) Los Angeles C.C. (North), U.S.A.

63 (46) Pinehurst Resort (No. 2), U.S.A.

69 (50) Kingsbarns G. Links, Scotland

71 (49) Valderrama G.C., Spain

79 (59) The Club at Nine Bridges, Jeju Island, South Korea

81 (29) San Francisco G.C., U.S.A

84 (52) Nirwana Bali G.C., Indonesia

90 (62) Bandon Dunes Resort (Bandon Dunes), U.S.A

91 (57)  Machrihanish G.C., Scotland

 

 

New Entries (24)

19 (New) Cabot Cliffs, Canada

24 (NEW) Cape Wickham Links – Tasmania

29 (NEW) Ellerston Golf Club, Australia

37 (NEW) Shanqin Bay Golf Club, China

46 (NEW) Yas Links, United Arab Emirates

58 (NEW) Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore

62 (NEW) The Alotian Club, USA

67 (NEW) Southern Hill C.C, USA

68 (NEW) Gozer Ranch Golf & Lake Club

70 (NEW) Cabo del Sol (Ocean), Mexico

74 (NEW) The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, Vietnam

76 (NEW) Punta Espada Golf Course, Dominican Republic

78 (NEW) Memphremagog Golf Club, Canada

80 (NEW) Peachtree Golf Club, USA

83 (NEW) The Els Club Teluk Datai, Malaysia

85 (NEW) Tokyo Golf Club, Japan

87 (NEW) The National Golf Club (old), Australia

94 (NEW) Sebonack Golf Club, USA

95 (NEW) Emirates Golf Club, UAE

96 (NEW) Naruo Golf Club, Japan

97 (NEW) Jumeirah Golf Estates (Earth) UAE

98 (NEW) Querencia CC, Mexico

99 (NEW) Gary Player CC, South Africa

100 (NEW) Olgiata Golf Club, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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