Golf Digest editors picks

100 Best Courses Outside the U.S.

Even the best courses keep getting better, and our latest lists show the spectacular results

May 2007

1. Royal County Down G.C. Newcastle, N. Ireland
2. St. Andrews Links (Old) St. Andrews, Scotland
3. Royal Dornoch G.C. (Championship) Dornoch, Scotland
4. Royal Portrush G.C. (Dunluce) Portrush, N. Ireland
5. Muirfield Gullane, Scotland
6. Royal Melbourne G.C. (Composite) Black Rock, Australia
7. Ballybunion G.C. (Old) Ballybunion, Ireland
8. Turnberry Hotel (Ailsa) Turnberry, Scotland
9. Carnoustie G. Links (Championship) Carnoustie, Scotland
10. Cape Kidnappers G.C. Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
11. Loch Lomond G.C. Luss, Scotland
12. Sunningdale G.C. (Old) Sunningdale, England
13. G. de Morfontaine Morfontaine, France
14. New South Wales G.C. Sydney, Australia
15. Kingston Heath G.C. Melbourne, Australia
16. Royal St. George's G.C. Sandwich, England
17. Kingsbarns G. Links St. Andrews, Scotland
18. Royal Birkdale G.C. Southport, England
19. Hirono G.C. Hyogo, Japan
20. Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) La Romana, Dominican Republic
21. Royal Porthcawl G.C. Porthcawl, Wales
22. Royal Troon G.C. (Old) Troon, Scotland
23. Lahinch G.C. (Old) Lahinch, Ireland
24. Portmarnock G.C. (Old) Portmarnock, Ireland
25. Royal Lytham and St. Annes G.C.Lytham St. Annes, England
26. St. George's G. & C.C. Islington, Ontario, Canada
27. The European Club Brittas Bay, Ireland
28. Cabo del Sol G.C. (Ocean) Los Cabos, Mexico
29. Woodhall Spa G.C. (Hotchkin)Woodhall Spa, England
30. Kauri Cliffs G.C. & Lodge Northland, New Zealand
31. Ganton G.C. Ganton, England
32. Cruden Bay G.C. Cruden Bay, Scotland
33. Royal Liverpool G.C. Hoylake, England
34. National G.C. Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
35. Kawana Hotel G.C. (Fiji) Shizuoka, Japan
36. Hamilton G. & C.C. Ancaster, Ontario, Canada
37. Leopard Creek G. Estate & C.C. Malelane, South Africa
38. Highlands Links Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
39. Ellerston G.C. Hunter Valley, N.S.W., Australia
40. Tokyo G.C. Saitama, Japan
41. Gary Player C.C. Sun City, South Africa
42. Western Gailes G.C. Irvine, Scotland
43 Carne G. Links Belmullet, Ireland
44. Machrihanish G.C. Machrihanish, Scotland
45. The C. at Nine Bridges Jeju Island, South Korea
46. Valderrama G.C. Sotogrande, Spain
47. Fancourt Hotel & C.C. Estate (The Links) George, South Africa
48. Waterville G. Links Waterville, Ireland
49. Mid Ocean Club Tucker's Town, Bermuda
50. North Berwick G.C. North Berwick, Scotland
51. Royal Adelaide G.C. Adelaide, Australia
52. Beacon Hall G.C. Aurora, Ontario, Canada
53. Metropolitan G.C. Melbourne, Australia
54. Capilano G.C. West Vancouver, B.C., Canada
55. Old Head G. Links Kinsale, Ireland
56. Royal Aberdeen G.C. (Balgownie) Aberdeen, Scotland
57. Barnbougle Dunes Bridport, Tasmania, Australia
58. Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Lake) Kunming, China
59. Olivos G.C. Buenos Aires, Argentina
60. Arabella Estate & G.C. Kleinmond, South Africa
61. Swinley Forest G.C. Ascot, England
62. Durban C.C. Durban, South Africa
63. Shaughnessy G. & C.C. Vancouver, B.C., Canada
64 Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Mountain) Kunming, China
65. Paraparaumu Beach G.C. Paraparaumu Beach, New Zealand
66. Walton Heath G.C. (Old) Walton-on-the-Hill, England
67. Halmstad G.C. Halmstad, Sweden
68. G. de Moliets Moliets, France
69. Royal Zoute G.C. Knokke, Belgium
70. Redtail G. Cse. St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
71. Royal Montreal G.C. (Blue) Ile Bizard, Quebec, Canada
72. Emirates G.C. (Wadi) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
73. Royal St. David's G.C. Harlech, Wales
74. Kasumigaseki C.C. (East) Saitama, Japan
75. Emirates G.C. (Majlis) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
76. Sotogrande G.C. Sotogrande, Spain
77. Punta Espada G.C. Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
78. G. de Spérone Bonifacio, Corsica, France
79. Buenos Aires G.C. Bella Vista, Buenos Aires, Argentina
80. Troia G. Sétubal, Lisbon, Portugal
81. G.C. du Domaine Impérial Gland, Switzerland
82. Sand G.C. Jönköping, Sweden
83. Banff Springs G.C. (Stanley Thompson) Banff, Alberta, Canada
84. Vilamoura G.C. (Victoria) Algarve, Portugal
85. Sherwood Hills G. & C.C. Cavite, Philippines
86. Jockey Club (Colorada) San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
87. G.C. Biella Le Betulle Magnano, Biella, Italy
88. Hamburger G.C. Falkenstein, Hamburg, Germany
89. G. Les Bordes Beaugency, France
90. Naruo G.C. Hyogo, Japan
91. Royal Cinque Ports G.C. Deal, England
92. Blue Canyon G. & C.C. (Canyon) Phuket, Thailand
93. St. Andrews (New) St. Andrews, Scotland
94. County Louth G.C. Baltray, Ireland
95. Nirwana Bali G.C. Bali, Indonesia
96. Noordwijkse G.C. Noordwijk, The Netherlands
97. El Dorado G.C. Los Cabos, Mexico
98. The National G.C. (Moonah) Cape Schanck, Australia
99. Pinx G.C. Jeju Island, South Korea
100. Itanhangà G.C. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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