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Top 100 Golf Courses

"The ranking list on which every golf facility would love to appear."

Top 100 Golf Courses of the World is the ranking list on which every golf facility would love to appear. The reality, however, is that most courses that feature on our World Top 100 table are household names that have become permanent fixtures.

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  • Title: "Top 100 Golf Courses: Subtitle"
  • Subtitle: "Top 100 Golf Courses of the World"
  • Tagline: "The ranking list on which every golf facility would love to appear."
  • Description: "Discover the world's best golf courses, ranked based on prestige, challenge, and historical significance."
  • Keywords: Golf, Courses, Rankings, Top 100, World, Prestigious, Challenging, Historical

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# Top 100 Golf Courses
- Top 100 Golf Courses of the World
- The ranking list on which every golf facility would love to appear.
- Discover the world's best golf courses, ranked based on prestige, challenge, and historical significance.
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## Topics
- Prestigious: Cypress Point, Pine Valley, Royal County Down, Shinnecock Hills, National Golf Links of America
- Challenging: Oakmont, Sand Hills, Trump Turnberry, Muirfield, Augusta National
- Historical: St Andrews, Royal Dornoch, Merion, Ballybunion, Fishers Island
- Scenic: Royal Melbourne, Pebble Beach, Cabot Cliffs, Cape Kidnappers, Cape Wickham
- Modern: Tara Iti, Cabot Links, South Cape Owners Club, Rock Creek Cattle Company, Real Valderrama

Prestigious

"Courses that have earned their prestige through years of excellence."
  1. Cypress Point Golf Club
  2. Pine Valley Golf Club
  3. Royal County Down (Championship)
  4. Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
  5. National Golf Links of America
  6. Royal Melbourne Golf Club (West)
  7. St Andrews (Old)
  8. Oakmont
  9. Sand Hills Golf Club
  10. Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)
  11. Muirfield Golf Club
  12. Augusta National Golf Club
  13. Royal Dornoch (Championship)
  14. Royal Portrush (Dunluce)
  15. Merion (East)
  16. Pebble Beach
  17. Ballybunion (Old)
  18. Fishers Island
  19. Royal St George's
  20. Kingston Heath

Challenging

"Courses known for their difficulty and demanding nature."
  1. Oakmont
  2. Sand Hills Golf Club
  3. Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)
  4. Muirfield Golf Club
  5. Augusta National Golf Club
  6. Royal Dornoch (Championship)
  7. Royal Portrush (Dunluce)
  8. Merion (East)
  9. Pebble Beach
  10. Ballybunion (Old)
  11. Fishers Island
  12. Royal St George's
  13. Kingston Heath
  14. Bandon Dunes (Pacific Dunes)
  15. Sunningdale (Old)
  16. Los Angeles (North)
  17. Crystal Downs
  18. Hirono
  19. Barnbougle Dunes
  20. Friar's Head

Historical

"Courses with rich histories and significant contributions to the game."
  1. St Andrews (Old)
  2. Royal Dornoch (Championship)
  3. Merion (East)
  4. Ballybunion (Old)
  5. Fishers Island
  6. Royal St George's
  7. Kingston Heath
  8. Bandon Dunes (Pacific Dunes)
  9. Sunningdale (Old)
  10. Los Angeles (North)
  11. Crystal Downs
  12. Hirono
  13. Barnbougle Dunes
  14. Friar's Head
  15. Pinehurst (No.2)
  16. Tara Iti
  17. Riviera
  18. Chicago
  19. North Berwick (West)
  20. Lahinch (Old)

Scenic

"Courses offering breathtaking views and stunning landscapes."
  1. Royal Melbourne Golf Club (West)
  2. Pebble Beach
  3. Cabot Cliffs
  4. Cape Kidnappers
  5. Cape Wickham
  6. Tara Iti
  7. Cabot Links
  8. South Cape Owners Club
  9. Rock Creek Cattle Company
  10. Real Valderrama
  11. Royal Porthcawl
  12. St George's Hill (Red & Blue)
  13. Bandon Dunes (Bandon Dunes)
  14. St Enodoc (Church)
  15. Bandon Dunes (Bandon Trails)
  16. Oak Hill (East)
  17. Ellerston
  18. Koninklijke Haagsche
  19. CapRock Ranch
  20. Kiawah Island Resort (Ocean)

Modern

"Courses that are modern marvels in design and experience."
  1. Tara Iti
  2. Cabot Links
  3. South Cape Owners Club
  4. Rock Creek Cattle Company
  5. Real Valderrama
  6. CapRock Ranch
  7. Kiawah Island Resort (Ocean)
  8. Cape Kidnappers
  9. Whistling Straits (Straits)
  10. Naruo
  11. Southern Hills (Championship)
  12. Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog)
  13. Sleepy Hollow (Upper)
  14. Barnbougle Lost Farm
  15. Myopia Hunt
  16. Eastward Ho!
  17. Royal Cinque Ports
  18. Inverness Club
  19. Paraparaumu Beach
  20. Lofoten Links

Top 100 List (continued)

  1. Cypress Point Golf Club (Prestigious)
  2. Pine Valley Golf Club (Prestigious)
  3. Royal County Down (Championship) (Prestigious)
  4. Shinnecock Hills Golf Club (Prestigious)
  5. National Golf Links of America (Prestigious)
  6. Royal Melbourne Golf Club (West) (Scenic)
  7. St Andrews (Old) (Historical)
  8. Oakmont (Challenging)
  9. Sand Hills Golf Club (Challenging)
  10. Trump Turnberry (Ailsa) (Challenging)
  11. Muirfield Golf Club (Challenging)
  12. Augusta National Golf Club (Challenging)
  13. Royal Dornoch (Championship) (Challenging)
  14. Royal Portrush (Dunluce) (Challenging)
  15. Merion (East) (Historical)
  16. Pebble Beach (Scenic)
  17. Ballybunion (Old) (Historical)
  18. Fishers Island (Historical)
  19. Royal St George's (Historical)
  20. Kingston Heath (Historical)
  21. Bandon Dunes (Pacific Dunes) (Challenging)
  22. Sunningdale (Old) (Challenging)
  23. Los Angeles (North) (Challenging)
  24. Crystal Downs (Challenging)
  25. Hirono (Challenging)
  26. Barnbougle Dunes (Challenging)
  27. Friar's Head (Challenging)
  28. Pinehurst (No.2) (Historical)
  29. Tara Iti (Modern)
  30. Riviera (Historical)
  31. Chicago (Historical)
  32. North Berwick (West) (Historical)
  33. Lahinch (Old) (Historical)
  34. Winged Foot (West) (Historical)
  35. Prairie Dunes (Historical)
  36. Carnoustie (Championship) (Historical)
  37. San Francisco (Historical)
  38. Seminole (Historical)
  39. Morfontaine (Grand Parcours) (Historical)
  40. Royal Birkdale (Historical)
  41. Rosapenna (St Patrick's) (Historical)
  42. Cabot Cliffs (Scenic)
  43. Somerset Hills (Historical)
  44. Portmarnock (Championship) (Historical)
  45. Kingsbarns (Historical)
  46. Kawana (Fuji) (Scenic)
  47. Swinley Forest (Historical)
  48. The Country Club (Clyde & Squirrel) (Historical)
  49. New South Wales (Scenic)
  50. Camargo (Historical)
  51. Shanqin Bay (Historical)
  52. Ballyneal (Historical)
  53. Sunningdale (New) (Historical)
  54. Oakland Hills (South) (Historical)
  55. Castle Stuart (Historical)
  56. California Golf Club of San Francisco (Historical)
  57. Garden City Golf Club (Historical)
  58. Cape Wickham (Scenic)
  59. Old Town (Historical)
  60. Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin) (Historical)
  61. Maidstone (Historical)
  62. Bethpage (Black) (Historical)
  63. Royal Aberdeen (Balgownie) (Historical)
  64. Shoreacres (Historical)
  65. Royal Lytham & St Annes (Historical)
  66. Trump International Golf Links - Scotland (Historical)
  67. St George's Golf & Country Club (Historical)
  68. Cruden Bay (Championship) (Historical)
  69. Ganton (Historical)
  70. Ardfin (Historical)
  71. Royal Porthcawl (Scenic)
  72. St George's Hill (Red & Blue) (Scenic)
  73. Bandon Dunes (Bandon Dunes) (Scenic)
  74. St Enodoc (Church) (Scenic)
  75. Bandon Dunes (Bandon Trails) (Scenic)
  76. Oak Hill (East) (Scenic)
  77. Ellerston (Scenic)
  78. Koninklijke Haagsche (Scenic)
  79. CapRock Ranch (Scenic)
  80. Kiawah Island Resort (Ocean) (Scenic)
  81. Cape Kidnappers (Scenic)
  82. Whistling Straits (Straits) (Scenic)
  83. Naruo (Scenic)
  84. Southern Hills (Championship) (Scenic)
  85. Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) (Scenic)
  86. Sleepy Hollow (Upper) (Scenic)
  87. Barnbougle Lost Farm (Scenic)
  88. Myopia Hunt (Scenic)
  89. Eastward Ho! (Scenic)
  90. Royal Cinque Ports (Scenic)
  91. Inverness Club (Scenic)
  92. Paraparaumu Beach (Scenic)
  93. Lofoten Links (Scenic)
  94. Baltusrol (Lower) (Scenic)
  95. Rock Creek Cattle Company (Scenic)
  96. Santapazienza (Scenic)
  97. Real Valderrama (Scenic)

Top 100 Table

Rank Name Topic Tagline
1 Cypress Point Golf Club Prestigious "Courses that have earned their prestige."
2 Pine Valley Golf Club Prestigious "Courses that have earned their prestige."
3 Royal County Down (Championship) Prestigious "Courses that have earned their prestige."
4 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Prestigious "Courses that have earned their prestige."
5 National Golf Links of America Prestigious "Courses that have earned their prestige."
6 Royal Melbourne Golf Club (West) Scenic "Offering breathtaking views."
7 St Andrews (Old) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
8 Oakmont Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
9 Sand Hills Golf Club Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
10 Trump Turnberry (Ailsa) Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
11 Muirfield Golf Club Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
12 Augusta National Golf Club Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
13 Royal Dornoch (Championship) Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
14 Royal Portrush (Dunluce) Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
15 Merion (East) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
16 Pebble Beach Scenic "Offering breathtaking views."
17 Ballybunion (Old) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
18 Fishers Island Historical "Courses with rich histories."
19 Royal St George's Historical "Courses with rich histories."
20 Kingston Heath Historical "Courses with rich histories."
21 Bandon Dunes (Pacific Dunes) Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
22 Sunningdale (Old) Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
23 Los Angeles (North) Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
24 Crystal Downs Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
25 Hirono Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
26 Barnbougle Dunes Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
27 Friar's Head Challenging "Known for their difficulty."
28 Pinehurst (No.2) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
29 Tara Iti Modern "Modern marvels in design."
30 Riviera Historical "Courses with rich histories."
31 Chicago Historical "Courses with rich histories."
32 North Berwick (West) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
33 Lahinch (Old) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
34 Winged Foot (West) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
35 Prairie Dunes Historical "Courses with rich histories."
36 Carnoustie (Championship) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
37 San Francisco Historical "Courses with rich histories."
38 Seminole Historical "Courses with rich histories."
39 Morfontaine (Grand Parcours) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
40 Royal Birkdale Historical "Courses with rich histories."
41 Rosapenna (St Patrick's) Historical "Courses with rich histories."
42 Cabot Cliffs Scenic "Offering breathtaking views."
43 Somerset Hills

Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 44 | Portmarnock (Championship) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 45 | Kingsbarns | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 46 | Kawana (Fuji) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 47 | Swinley Forest | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 48 | The Country Club (Clyde & Squirrel) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 49 | New South Wales | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 50 | Camargo | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 51 | Shanqin Bay | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 52 | Ballyneal | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 53 | Sunningdale (New) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 54 | Oakland Hills (South) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 55 | Castle Stuart | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 56 | California Golf Club of San Francisco | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 57 | Garden City Golf Club | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 58 | Cape Wickham | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 59 | Old Town | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 60 | Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 61 | Maidstone | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 62 | Bethpage (Black) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 63 | Royal Aberdeen (Balgownie) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 64 | Shoreacres | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 65 | Royal Lytham & St Annes | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 66 | Trump International Golf Links - Scotland | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 67 | St George's Golf & Country Club | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 68 | Cruden Bay (Championship) | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 69 | Ganton | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 70 | Ardfin | Historical | "Courses with rich histories." | | 71 | Royal Porthcawl | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 72 | St George's Hill (Red & Blue) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 73 | Bandon Dunes (Bandon Dunes) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 74 | St Enodoc (Church) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 75 | Bandon Dunes (Bandon Trails) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 76 | Oak Hill (East) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 77 | Ellerston | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 78 | Koninklijke Haagsche | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 79 | CapRock Ranch | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 80 | Kiawah Island Resort (Ocean) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 81 | Cape Kidnappers | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 82 | Whistling Straits (Straits) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 83 | Naruo | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 84 | Southern Hills (Championship) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 85 | Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 86 | Sleepy Hollow (Upper) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 87 | Barnbougle Lost Farm | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 88 | Myopia Hunt | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 89 | Eastward Ho! | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 90 | Royal Cinque Ports | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 91 | Inverness Club | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 92 | Paraparaumu Beach | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 93 | Lofoten Links | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 94 | Baltusrol (Lower) | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 95 | Rock Creek Cattle Company | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 96 | Santapazienza | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 97 | Real Valderrama | Scenic | "Offering breathtaking views." | | 98 | Rock Creek Cattle Company | Modern | "Modern marvels in design." | | 99 | Santapazienza | Modern | "Modern marvels in design." | | 100 | Real Valderrama | Modern | "Modern marvels in design." |

Conclusion

These top 100 golf courses represent the pinnacle of golfing excellence, each offering unique challenges, historical significance, and stunning scenery. Whether you're looking for a course with a storied past or a modern marvel of design, this list has something for every golf enthusiast. Enjoy exploring these world-class golf destinations and experience the best the sport has to offer.