Top 100 in the World

The Golf Digest World 100 Greatest Golf Courses list – 2016 

red number notes 2014 Rankings

some STATS from this years list

1 (4) Royal County DownPlayed!! Read about it here Royal Country Down Review

2 (3 ) Augusta National G.C., U.S.A

3 (1) Pine Valley G.C., U.S.A.

4 (2) Cypress Point Club

5 (2)  Royal Dornoch G.C. (Championship), Scotland

6 (9) Royal Melbourne G.C. (West), Australia

7 (5) Shinnecock Hills G.C.,U.S.A.

8 (7) St. Andrews – Old Course, Scotland – Played!! Read about it here Old Course at St Andrews

9 (8) Muirfield, Scotland

10 (14) Merion G.C. (East), U.S.A.

11 (10) Oakmont C.C., U.S.A.

12 (15) Pebble Beach G. Links, U.S.A.

13 (13) National G. Links of America, U.S.A.

14 (24) Winged Foot G.C. (West), U.S.A.

15 (17) Fishers Island Club, U.S.A.

16 (22) Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand

17 (12) Sand Hills G.C., U.S.A.

18 (20) Kingston Heath G.C., Australia

19 (New) Cabot Cliffs, Canada

20 (32) Golf de Morfontaine, France

21 (18) Hirono G.C., Japan

22 (19) Turnberry – Ailsa CoursePlayed!! Read about it here Turnberry Ailsa Course Review

23 (41) Sunningdale G.C. (Old), England

24 (NEW) Cape Wickham Links – Tasmania

25 (83) Portmarnock G.C., Ireland – Played!! Read about it here Portmarnock Golf Club Review

26 (31) Carnoustie G. Links (Championship), Scotland – Played!!

27 (16)Royal Portrush G.C. (Dunluce), N. Ireland – Played!!

28 (43) Seminole G.C., U.S.A

29 (NEW) Ellerston Golf Club, Australia

30 (33)New South Wales G.C., Australia

31 (25) Crystal Downs C.C., U.S.A.

32 (26) Chicago G.C.,U.S.A.

33 (11) Barnbougle Dunes, Tasmania

34 (53) Muirfield Village G.C., U.S.A

35 (38) Royal Birkdale G.C., England

36 (58) Oak Hill C.C. (East), U.S.A.

37 (NEW) Shanqin Bay Golf Club, China

38 (67) Oakland Hills C.C. (South), U.S.A.

39 (21 ) Bandon Dunes – Pacific Dunes – Played!! Read about it here Pacific Dunes Review

40 (23) Barnbougle Lost Farm, Australia

41 (30) St. George’s G. & C.C., Canada

42 (71) The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel), U.S.A.

43 (34) Fancourt (Links), South Africa

44 (60) Kiawah Island G. Resort (Ocean), U.S.A.

45 (66)Royal St. George’s G.C., England

46 (NEW) Yas Links, United Arab Emirates

47 (44) Royal Porthcawl G.C., Wales

48 (69) Wade Hampton G.C., U.S.A.

49 (39) Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand

50 (65) North Berwick G.C., Scotland – Played!! Read about it here North Berwick Golf Club Review

51 (48) Whistling Straits (Straits), U.S.A.

52 (55) Diamante G.C. (Dunes), Mexico

53 (37) Friar’s Head G.C., U.S.A.

54 (56) Trump International G. Links, Scotland

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

56 (85) Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog),Dominican Republic

57 (47) Riviera C.C., U.S.A.

58 (NEW) Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore

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

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

61 (54) Swinley Forest G.C., England

62 (NEW) The Alotian Club, USA                         

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

64 (51) Kawana Hotel G. Cse. (Fuji), Japan

65 (64) Lahinch G.C. (Old), Ireland – Played!!

66 (65) National G.C. of Canada, Canada

67 (NEW) Southern Hill C.C, USA

68 (NEW) Gozer Ranch Golf & Lake Club

69 (50) Kingsbarns G. Links, Scotland

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

71 (49) Valderrama G.C., Spain

72 (95)The Honors Course, U.S.A.

73 (75) Shadow Creek, U.S.A.

74 (NEW) The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, Vietnam

75 (92) Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Lake), China

76 (NEW) Punta Espada Golf Course, Dominican Republic

77 (63) Olympic Club (Lake), U.S.A.

78 (NEW) Memphremagog Golf Club, Canada

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

80 (NEW) Peachtree Golf Club, USA

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

82 (81) Royal Lytham & St. Annes G.C., England

83 (NEW) The Els Club Teluk Datai, Malaysia

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

85 (NEW) Tokyo Golf Club, Japan

86 (82) Sheshan G.C., China

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

88 (84) Leopard Creek C.C., South Africa

89 (80 ) The Golf Club, U.S.A.

90 (62) Bandon Dunes Resort (Bandon Dunes), U.S.A. – Played!! Read about it here Bandon Dunes Review

91 (57)  Machrihanish G.C., Scotland

92 (91) Sunningdale G.C. (New), England

93 (42) Cabot Links, Canada

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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