Golf Digest editors picks

Best Courses In 203 Countries

Exploring the seven continents for the best courses in the world

May 2012

The number in parentheses after each country name is the approximate number of golf courses in that country. Where a facility has more than one course, the name of the ranked course is shown in parentheses. Courses with a * are ranked among the 100 Best Courses Outside the United States.

NORTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, CARIBBEAN AND ISLANDS

Anguilla (1 course)
• 1 CuisinArt G. Resort & Spa,
Rendezvous Bay, West End

Antigua and Barbuda (2)
• 1 Cedar Valley G.C.,
St. John's

Aruba (3)
• 1 Tierra del Sol Resort, Spa and C.C.,
Malmokweg

Bahamas (10)
• 1 The Abaco Club on Winding Bay,
Abaco
• 2 Ocean Club G. Cse., Nassau
• 3 Lyford Cay Club, Nassau
• 4 Sandals Emerald Reef, Great Exuma
• 5 Grand Lucayan (Reef), Freeport

Barbados (8)
• 1 Sandy Lane Resort (Green Monkey),
St. James
• 2 Apes Hill Club, St. James
• 3 Royal Westmoreland G. & C.C., St. James
• 4 Sandy Lane Resort (Country Club), St. James
• 5 Barbados G.C., Durants

Belize (1)
• 1 Roaring River G. Cse.,
Belmopan, Cayo

Bermuda (7)
• 1 The Mid Ocean C.,
Tucker's Town *
• 2 Port Royal G. Cse., Southampton
• 3 Tucker's Point Club, Harrington Sound
• 4 Riddell's Bay G. & C.C., Warwick
• 5 Belmont Hills G.C., Warwick

Canada (2,377)
• 1 St. George's G. & C.C.,
Etobicoke, Ontario *
• 2 National G.C. of Canada, Woodbridge, Ontario *
• 3 Hamilton G. & C.C., Ancaster, Ontario *
• 4 Capilano G. & C.C., West Vancouver, B.C. *
• 5 Highlands Links, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia *
• 6 Jasper Park Lodge G.C., Jasper, Alberta *
• 7 Devil's Paintbrush, Caledon Village, Ontario *
• 8 Royal Montreal G.C. (Blue), Ile Bizard, Quebec *
• 9 Beacon Hall G.C., Aurora, Ontario *
• 10 Sagebrush G. & Sporting C., Quilchena, B.C. *
• 11 Shaughnessy G. and C.C., Vancouver, B.C. *
• 12 Redtail G. Cse., St. Thomas, Ontario *
• 13 Muskoka Bay C., Gravenhurst, Ontario
• 14 Westmount G. & C.C., Kitchener, Ontario
• 15 Fox Harb'r G. Resort & Spa, Wallace, Nova Scotia
• 16 Glen Arbour G. Cse. (Championship), Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia
• 17 Fairmont Banff Springs G. Cse., (Stanley Thompson), Alberta
• 18 Rocky Crest G.C., Mactier, Ontario
• 19 Devil's Pulpit, Caledon Village, Ontario
• 20 Humber Valley Resort, Humber Valley, Newfoundland

Cayman Islands (3)
• 1 North Sound Club,
Grand Cayman

Costa Rica (9)
• 1 Four Seasons Costa Rica G.C. at Peninsula Papagayo,
Guanacaste *
• 2 Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & G. Resort, Herradura
• 3 Valle del Sol G. Cse., Santa Ana
• 4 Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste
• 5 Reserva Conchal G.C., Guanacaste

Cuba (2)
• 1 Varadero G.C.,
Varadero

Curaçao (3)
• 1 Hyatt Regency Curaçao G. Resort, Spa & Marina,
Newport

Dominican Republic (27)
• 1 Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog),
La Romana *
• 2 Punta Espada G.C., Cap Cana *
• 3 Puntacana Resort and C. (Corales), Punta Cana
• 4 Casa de Campo (Dye Fore), La Romana
• 5 Casa de Campo (The Links), La Romana

El Salvador (3)
• 1 Club Salvadoreño,
Corinto

Greenland (2)
• 1 Nuuk G.C.,
Nuuk

Grenada (1)
• 1 Grenada G. & C.C.,
St. George

Guadeloupe (1)
• 1 G. International de St. François,
St. François

Guatemala (10)
• 1 La Reunion G. Resort,
Antigua

Honduras (9)
• 1 Black Pearl at Pristine Bay Resort,
Roatan

Jamaica (12)
• 1 White Witch G. Cse.,
Rose Hall
• 2 The Tryall Club, Montego Bay
• 3 Cinnamon Hill G. Cse., Montego Bay
• 4 Half Moon G. Cse., Rose Hall
• 5 Breezes Runaway Bay Resort & C.C., Runaway Bay

Martinique (1)
• 1 G. de l'Impératrice Joséphine,
Trois-Ilets

Mexico (219)
• 1 Diamante G.C.,
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur *
• 2 Cabo del Sol (Ocean), Los Cabos, Baja California Sur *
• 3 El Dorado G. & Beach C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur *
• 4 Four Seasons G.C. (Pacifico), Punta Mita, Nayarit *
• 5 Querencia C.C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
• 6 Four Seasons G.C. (Bahia), Punta Mita, Nayarit
• 7 El Tamarindo G.C., La Manzanilla, Jalisco
• 8 Guadalajara C.C., Guadalajara, Jalisco
• 9 El Camaleón Mayakoba G.C., Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
• 10 Bosque Real C.C., Huixquilucan, Mexico State

Nicaragua (5)
• 1 Nejapa G. & C.C.,
Managua

Panama (9)
• 1 C. de G. de Panamá,
Panama City

Puerto Rico (26)
• 1 G. Links at Royal Isabela,
Isabela
• 2 Trump International G.C. (Championship), Rio Grande
• 3 Trump International G.C. (International), Rio Grande
• 4 Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort (Ocean), Rio Grande
• 5 Dorado Beach Resort & C. (East), Dorado

St. Kitts and Nevis (2)
• 1 Four Seasons Resort Pinney's Beach,
Charlestown, Nevis

St. Lucia (2)
• 1 St. Lucia G. Resort & C.C.,
Rodney Bay

St. Maarten (1)
• 1 Mullet Bay G. Cse.,
Mullet Bay

St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1)
• 1 Trump International G.C. at Raffles Resort,
Canouan Island

Trinidad and Tobago (8)
• 1 Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & G.C.,
Scarborough

Turks & Caicos (2)
• 1 Provo G.C.,
Providenciales

United States (14,793)
• 1 Augusta (Ga.)National G.C.,

• 2 Pine Valley (N.J.) G.C.,
• 3 Shinnecock Hills G.C., Southampton, N.Y.
• 4 Oakmont (Pa.) C.C.,
• 5 Cypress Point C., Pebble Beach
• 6 Pebble Beach G. Links
• 7 Merion G.C. (East), Ardmore, Pa.
• 8 Winged Foot G.C. (West), Mamaroneck, N.Y.
• 9 Sand Hills G.C., Mullen, Neb.
• 10 National G. Links of America, Southampton, N.Y.

U.S. Virgin Islands (4)
• 1 Mahogany Run G. Cse.,
St. Thomas

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