What's the best course in Guadeloupe? Actually, there's only one course in Guadeloupe (G. International de St. François, St. François) so that's a bad example. Nonetheless, our list below identifies the best course in every country on the planet.

KEY: 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.

Abbreviations: C.—Club; C.C.—Country Club; G.—Golf; G.C.—Golf Club; ★—ranked among Golf Digest's World 100 Greatest Courses.

Ranking: The World's 100 Greatest Golf Courses


NORTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, CARIBBEAN AND ISLANDS

Anguilla (1 course)
1) CuisinArt Resort & Spa G.C., Merrywing, West End

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

Aruba (3 courses)
1) Tierra del Sol C.C., Malmokweg

Bahamas (10 courses)
1) Albany Resort, Providence Island
2) Ocean Club, Nassau
3) Abaco Club on Winding Bay, Abaco
4) Sandals Emerald Reef GC, Great Exuma
5) Baker's Bay Golf & Ocean Club, Abaco

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

Belize (2 courses)
1) Caye Chapel G.C., Caye Chapel

Bermuda (7 courses)
1) Mid Ocean Club, 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 (2,400 courses)
1) Cabot Cliffs, Inverness, N.S. ★
2) St. George's G. and C.C., Etobicoke, Ont. ★
3) National G.C. of Canada, Woodbridge, Ont. ★
4) Club de Golf Memphrémagog, Magog, Que. ★
5) Cabot Links (pictured), Inverness, N.S. ★
6) Hamilton G. & C.C. (West/South), Ancaster, Ont.
7) Shaughnessy G. & C.C., Vancouver, B.C.
8) Banff Springs G.C. (Thompson), Banff, Alb.
9) Capilano G. & C.C., West Vancouver, B.C.
10) Jasper Park Lodge G.C., Jasper, Alb.
11) Highlands Links, Ingonish Beach, N.S.
12) Muskoka Bay Club, Gravenhurst, Ont.
13) Devil's Paintbrush, Caledon East, Ont.
14) Beacon Hall G.C., Aurora, Ont.
15) Redtail G. Cse., St. Thomas, Ont.
16) Victoria G.C., Victoria, B.C.
17) Bigwin Island G.C., Huntsville, Ont.
18) Westmount G. & C.C., Kitchener, Ont.
19) Devil's Pulpit, Caledon Village, Ont.
20) Oviinbyrd G.C., Foots Bay, Ont.

Cayman Islands (3 courses)
1) North Sound GC, Grand Cayman

Costa Rica (10 courses)
1) Four Seasons Resort G.C. at Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste
2) Reserva Conchal G.C., Guanacaste
3) Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste
4) La Iguana G.C., Playa Herradura
5 Valle del Sol G. Cse., Santa Ana

Cuba (2 courses)
1) Varadero G.C., Varadero

Curaçao (4 courses)
1) Old Quarry G. Cse., Nieuwpoort

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Dominican Republic (30 courses)
1) Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog), La Romana ★
2) Punta Espada G.C. (pictured), Cap Cana ★
3) Playa Grande G. Cse., Rio San Juan
4) Casa de Campo (Dye Fore), La Romana
5) Puntacana Resort and Club (Corales), Punta Cana

El Salvador (3 courses)
1) Club Salvadoreño, Corinto

Greenland (2 courses)
1) Nuuk G.C., Nuuk

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

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

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

Haiti (1 course)
1) Pétionville C., Pétionville

Honduras (10 courses)
1) Indura Beach & G. Resort, Tela Bay

Jamaica (12 courses)
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., Montego Bay
5) Runaway Bay G.C., Runaway Bay

Martinique (1 course)
1) Empress Josephine at Martinique G. & C.C., Les Trois-Ilets

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Mexico (220 courses)
1) Diamante G.C., Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur ★
2) Cabo del Sol (Ocean) (pictured), Los Cabos, Baja California Sur ★
3) Querencia G.C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur ★
4) Quivira G.C., Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur
5) El Camaleón Mayakoba G. Cse., Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
6) Guadalajara C.C., Guadalajara, Jalisco
7) El Dorado G. & Beach C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
8) Four Seasons Punta Mita (Pacifico), Nayarit
9) Chileno Bay C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
10) Riviera Maya G.C., Akumal, Quintana Roo
11) Diamante G.C. (El Cardonal), Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur
12) Mexico G.C., Mexico City
13) Vista Vallarta (Weiskopf), Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
14) Four Seasons Punta Mita (Bahia), Nayarit
15) Vista Vallarta (Nicklaus), Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco

Nicaragua (5 courses)
1) Guacalito G. Cse.,  Mukul Beach

Panama (9 courses)
1) Buenaventura G.C., Farallon

Puerto Rico (26 courses)
1) TPC Dorado Beach (East), Dorado
2) Royal Isabela, Isabela
3) Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort (Ocean), Rio Grande
4) TPC Dorado Beach (West), Dorado
5) Palmas Athletic Club (Flamboyan), Humacao

St. Kitts and Nevis (2 courses)
1) Royal St. Kitts G.C., St. Kitts

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

St. Maarten (1 course)
1) Mullet Bay G. Cse., Low Lands

St. Vincent and the Grenadines (2 courses)
1) Canouan Resort at Carenage Bay, Canouan Island

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

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

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United States (15,620 courses)
1) Augusta National G.C. (pictured), Ga. ★
2) Pine Valley G.C., N.J. ★
3) Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach ★
4) Shinnecock Hills G.C., Southampton, N.Y. ★
5) Merion G.C. (East), Ardmore, Pa. ★
6) Oakmont (Pa.) C.C. Pa. ★
7) Pebble Beach G. Links ★
8) National G. Links of America , Southampton, N.Y. ★
9) Winged Foot G.C. (West), Mamaroneck, N.Y. ★
10) Fishers Island (N.Y.) Club ★
11) Sand Hills G.C. , Mullen, Neb. ★
12) Seminole G.C., Juno Beach, Fla. ★
13) Crystal Downs C.C., Frankfort, Mich. ★
14) Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill. ★
15) Muirfield Village G.C., Dublin, Ohio ★
16) Oak Hill C.C. (East), Rochester, N.Y. ★
17) Oakland Hills C.C. (South), Bloomfield Hills, Mich. ★
18) Bandon (Ore.) Dunes G. Resort (Pacific Dunes)★
19) The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel), Chestnut Hill, Mass. ★
20) Kiawah Island (S.C.) G. Resort (Ocean) ★
21) Wade Hampton G.C., Cashiers, N.C. ★
22) Whistling Straits (Straits), Haven, Wis. ★
23) Friar's Head, Baiting Hollow, N.Y. ★
24) Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif. ★
25) Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan. ★
26) Los Angeles C.C. (North), Los Angeles, Calif. ★
27) The Alotian Club, Roland, Ark. ★
28) Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort (No. 2) ★
29) Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa ★
30) Gozzer Ranch G. & Lake Club, Harrison, Idaho ★
31) The Honors Course, Ooltewah, Tenn. ★
32) Shadow Creek, North Las Vegas, Nev. ★
33) Olympic Club (Lake), San Francisco ★
34) Peachtree G.C., Atlanta ★
35) San Francisco G.C. ★
36) The Golf Club, New Albany, Ohio ★
37) Bandon Dunes G. Resort (Bandon Dunes), Ore. ★
38) Sebonack G.C., Southampton, N.Y. ★
39) Medinah C.C. (No. 3), Ill.
40) Castle Pines G.C., Castle Rock, Colo.
41) Baltusrol G.C. (Lower), Springfield, N.J.
42) Erin Hills G. Cse., Wis.
43) Bethpage State Park (Black), Farmingdale, N.Y.
44) Pikewood National G.C., Morgantown, W.Va.
45) Victoria National G.C., Newburgh, Ind.
46) Butler National G.C., Oak Brook, Ill.
47) TPC Sawgrass (Player Stadium), Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
48) Spyglass Hill G. Cse., Pebble Beach
49) Garden City G.C., N.Y.
50) Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio

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


SOUTH AMERICA

Argentina (340 courses)
1) Mar del Plata G.C., Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires
2) Olivos G.C. (White/Red), Los Polvorines, Buenos Aires
3) Jockey Club (Red), San Isidro, Buenos Aires
4) Chapelco G. & Resort, San Martin de los Andes
5) Buenos Aires G.C. (Green/Yellow), Bella Vista, Buenos Aires
6) El Potrerillo  de Larreta, Alta Gracia, Córdoba
7) Martindale C.C., Pilar, Buenos Aires
8) Nordelta G.C., Tigre, Buenos Aires
9) San Isidro G.C., San Isidro, Buenos Aires
10) El Desafio Mountain Resort, San Martin de Los Andes

Bolivia (10 courses)
1) La Paz G.C., Aranjuez

Brazil (130 courses)
1) Comandatuba Ocean Cse., Una, Bahia
2) Terravista G. Cse., Trancoso, Bahia
3) Costa do Sauípe G. Links, Salvador, Bahia
4) Itanhangá G.C., Rio de Janeiro
5) São Paulo G.C., São Paulo
6) São Fernando G.C., São Paulo
7) Iberostar Praia do Forte G.C., Mata de São João
8) Terras de São José G.C., Itu
9) Gávea G. & C.C., Rio de Janeiro
10) Alphaville Graciosa C., Curitiba, Parana

Chile (60 courses)
1) Rocas de Santo Domingo G.C (Red/Blue), Santo Domingo
2) Los Leones G.C., Santiago
3) Las Brisas G.C., Santo Domingo
4) Hacienda Chicureo G.C., Santiago
5) Granadilla Country Club, Viña del Mar

Colombia (60 courses)
1) TPC Cartagena at Karibana, Cartagena
2) El Rincón de Cajita, Bogotá
3) Lagos de Caujaral, Barranquilla
4) Guaymaral C.C. (No. 2), Bogotá
5) Ruitoque G.C., Bucaramanga

Ecuador (10 courses)
1) Quito Tenis & G.C., Quito

Falkland Islands (2 courses)
1) Stanley G.C., Stanley

French Guiana (2 courses)
1) Anse G. Cse., Kourou

Guyana (1 course)
1) Lusignan G.C., Georgetown

Paraguay (8 courses)
1) Resort Yacht & G.C. Paraguayo, Asunción

Perú (15 courses)
1) Los Inkas C.C., Lima

Suriname (1 course)
1) Paramaribo G.C., Paramaribo

Uruguay (10 courses)
1) Carmelo G.C., Colonia

Venezuela (30 courses)
1) Lagunita C.C., El Hatillo, Estado Miranda
2) Barquisimeto G.C., Barquisimeto, Estado Lara
3) Maracaibo C.C., Maracaibo, Estado Zulia
4) Caracas C.C, Caracas, Distrito Federal
5) Izcaragua C.C, Guarenas, Estado Miranda


EUROPE

Andorra (1 course)
1) Grandvalira G. Soldeu, Soldeu

Armenia (1 course)
1) Ararat Valley C.C., Yerevan

Austria (160 courses)
1) Fontana G.C., Vienna
2) Eichenheim G.C., Kitzbühel
3) G.C. Klagenfurt-Seltenheim, Klagenfurt
4) Colony Club Gutenhof, Vienna
5) G.C. Zillertal, Uderns

Azerbaijan (2 courses)
1) National Azerbaijan G.C., Baku

Belarus (1 course)
1) Minsk G.C., Minsk

Belgium (85 courses)
1) Royal Zoute G.C., Knokke-Heist
2) Royal Antwerp G.C., Antwerp
3) Royal G.C. de Belgique, Tervuren
4) Royal Waterloo G.C. (La Marache), Waterloo
5) Royal G.C. des Fagnes, Spa

Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 courses)
1) Sarajevo G.C., Sarajevo

Bulgaria (7 courses)
1) Thracian Cliffs G. & Beach Resort, Kavarna

Croatia (6 courses)
1) G.C. Adriatic, Savudrija

Cyprus (10 courses)
1) Eléa G.C., Paphos

Czech Republic (100 courses)
1) Albatross G. Resort, Vysoký Újezd
2) Golf & Ski Resort Ostravice, Ostravice
3) Loreta G.C. Pysely, Pysely
4) G. Resort Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary
5) Royal G.C. Mariánské Lázně, Mariánské Lázně
6) Beroun G.C., Beroun
7) G. Park Plzen–Dysina, Plzen
8) Astoria G. Resort Cihelny, Cihelny
9) Kaskada G. Resort Brno, Brno
10) Ypsilon G. Resort Liberec, Liberec

Denmark (190 courses)
1) The Scandinavian G.C. (New), Farum
2) The Scandinavian G.C. (Old), Farum
3) Lübker G. Resort (Sand/Sky), Nimtofte
4) Holstebro G.C. (Forest), Vemb
5) Silkeborg Ry G.C., Silkeborg

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England (1,850 courses)
1) Sunningdale G.C. (Old), Sunningdale ★
2) Royal Birkdale G.C. (pictured), Southport ★
3) Royal St. George's G.C., Sandwich ★
4) Swinley Forest G.C., Ascot ★
5) Royal Lytham & St. Annes G.C., Lytham St. Annes ★
6) Sunningdale G.C. (New), Sunningdale ★
7) Ganton G.C., Ganton
8) St. George's Hill G.C., Weybridge
9) Woodhall Spa G.C. (Hotchkin), Woodhall Spa
10) Walton Heath G.C. (Old), Walton-on-the-Hill
11) Royal Liverpool G.C., Hoylake
12) Rye G.C. (Old), Rye
13) West Sussex G.C., Pulborough
14) Notts G.C., Hollinwell, Nottingham
15) St. Enodoc G.C. (Church), Wadebridge
16) Royal West Norfolk G.C., Brancaster
17) Royal Cinque Ports G.C., Deal
18) Alwoodley G.C., Leeds
19) Walton Heath G.C. (New), Walton-on-the-Hill
20 Wentworth C. (West), Virginia Water

Estonia (10 courses)
1) Pärnu Bay G. Links, Reiu

Faroe Islands (1 course)
1) Tórshavnar G.C., Tórshavn

Finland (130 courses)
1) Vanajanlinna G. & C.C., Hämeenlinna
2) Viipurin G. (Etelä-Saimaa), Lappeenranta
3) Ålands G.C. (Slottsbanan), Åland Islands
4) Kytäjä G. (South East), Hyvinkää
5) Nordcenter G & CC (Benz), Raasepori

France (600 courses)
1) G. de Morfontaine, Mortefontaine ★
2) Le G. National (Albatros), Guyancourt
3) Les Bordes, Beaugency
4) G. de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau
5) G. de Chantilly (Vineuil), Chantilly
6) Terre Blanche (Château), Tourrettes
7) Saint Emilinnois G.C., Saint Emilion, Bordeaux
8) Le Prince de Provence, Vidauban
9) Paris International G.C., Baillet-en-France
10) G. de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche (Rouge), Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche

Georgia (1 course)
1) Ambassadori G.C., Kachreti

Germany (730 courses)
1) Winston G. (Winstonlinks), Mecklenburg-Vorpommerania
2) G.C. Budersand, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein
3) Hamburger G.C. Falkenstein, Hamburg
4) Frankfurter G.C., Frankfurt, Hesse
5) Winston G. (Winstonopen), Mecklenburg-Vorpommerania
6) G.C. St. Leon-Rot (St. Leon-Rot), St. Leon-Rot, Baden-Württemberg
7) Sporting Club Berlin (Faldo), Bad Saarow, Berlin-Brandenburg
8) G.C. St. Leon-Rot (Rot), St. Leon-Rot, Baden-Württemberg
9) G.C. Gut Lärchenhof, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
10) G.C. St. Dionys, St. Dionys, Lower Saxony.

Greece (8 courses)
1) Costa Navarino (Dunes), Messinia

Hungary (12 courses)
1) Royal Balaton G. & Yacht Club, Balatonudvari

Iceland (65 courses)
1) Keilir G.C., Hafnarfjördur
2) Vestmannaeyjar G.C., Vestmannaeyjar
3) Sudurnes G.C., Keflavík
4) Reykjavik G.C. (Grafarholt), Reykjavik
5) Reykjavik G.C. (Korpa), Reykjavik

Ireland, Northern (80 courses)
1) Royal County Down G.C. (Championship) (pictured), Newcastle, Co. Down★
2) Royal Portrush G.C. (Dunluce), Portrush, Co. Antrim ★
3) Portstewart G.C. (Strand), Portstewart, Co. Derry
4) Castlerock G.C., Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
5) Malone G.C., Belfast, Co. Antrim

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Ireland, Republic of (340 courses)
1) Portmarnock G.C. (Championship) (pictured), Portmarnock, Co. Dublin★
2) Lahinch G.C. (Old), Lahinch, Co. Clare★
3) Waterville G. Links, Waterville, Co. Kerry
4) Ballybunion G.C. (Old), Ballybunion, Co. Kerry
5) Tralee G.C., Ardfert, Co. Kerry
6) The European C., Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow
7) Adare Manor Hotel & G. Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick
8) County Sligo G.C., Sligo, Co. Sligo
9) Ballyliffin G.C. (Glashedy), Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
10) County Louth G.C., Baltray, Co. Louth
11) The Island G.C., Donabate, Co. Dublin
12) Old Head G. Links, Kinsale, Co. Cork
13) Enniscrone G.C., Enniscrone, Co. Sligo
14) Belmullet G.C., Belmullet, Co. Mayo
15) Ballyliffin G.C. (Old), Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
16) Mount Juliet G.C., Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
17) The K Club (Palmer), Straffan, Co. Kildare
18) Donegal G.C., Murvagh, Co. Donegal
19) Portsalon G.C., Fanad, Co. Donegal
20) Killeen Castle, Dunsany, Co. Meath

Italy (280 courses)
1) G.C. Olgiata, Rome ★
2) G.C. Biella Le Betulle, Magnano, Biella
3) G.C. Torino-La Mandria (Blue), Fiano, Turin
4) G.C. Royal Park I Roveri, Fiano, Turin
5) G.C. Castelconturbia, Agrate Conturbia, Novara
6) G.C. Villa d'Este, Montorfano, Como
7) G.C. Nazionale, Sutri, Viterbo
8) G.C. Roma-Acquasanta, Rome
9) G.C. Bergamo L'Albenza (Blu-Giallo), Almenno San Bartolomeo, Bergamo
10) G.C. Milano, Monza

Latvia (2 courses)
1) Ozo G.C., Riga

Lithuania (6 courses)
1) The V G.C., Vilnius

Luxembourg (6 courses)
1) G.C. Grand Ducal de Luxembourg, Senningerberg

Malta (1 course)
1) Royal Malta G.C., Marsa

Netherlands (200 courses)
1) Koninklijke Haagsche G. & C.C. (Royal The Hague), Wassenaar
2) Noordwijkse G.C., Noordwijk
3) Kennemer G. & C.C., Zandvoort
4) Eindhovensche G., Valkenswaard
5) Hilversumsche G.C., Hilversum
6) The International, Amsterdam
7) UGC De Pan, Bosch en Duin
8) Rosendaelsche G.C., Arnhem
9) The Dutch, Spijk
10) G.C. De Lage Vuursche, Den Dolder

Norway (165 courses)
1) Miklagard G.C., Oslo
2) Meland G.C., Frekhaug
3) Oslo G.C., Oslo
4) Kongsberg G.C., Skollenborg
5) Stavanger G.C., Hafrsfjord

Poland (32 courses)
1) Postolowo G. & C.C., Postolowo
2) Rosa Private G.C., Konopiska
3) Modry Las G.C., Choszczno
4) Sand Valley G. & C.C., Paslek
5) Kraków Valley G. & C.C. Paczóltowice

Portugal (90 courses)
1) Monte Rei G. & C.C., Tavira, Algarve
2) Furnas G.C., São Miguel, Azores
3) Onyria Palmares, Lagos, Algarve
4) Tróia G., Setúbal, Lisbon
5) Estela G.C., Póvoa de Varzim, Oporto
6) San Lorenzo G. Cse., Almancil, Algarve
7) Quinta do Lago G.C. (South), Almancil, Algarve
8) Santo da Serra G.C., Santa Cruz, Madeira
9) Oitavos G.C., Cascais, Lisbon
10) Vilamoura G.C., (Oceânico Old), Vilamoura, Algarve

Romania (6 courses)
1) Lac de Verde G.C., Prahova

Russia (28 courses)
1) Skolcovo G.C., Moscow
2) Zavidovo PGA National, Tver
3) Pestovo G. and Yacht Club, Moscow Region
4) Lincs National, Rogachevo, Moscow Region
5) Pirogovo G. Resort, Moscow Region

Scotland (550 courses)
1) Royal Dornoch G.C. (Championship), Dornoch ★
2) St. Andrews Links (Old) (pictured), St. Andrews ★
3) Muirfield, Gullane ★
4) Trump Turnberry (Ailsa), Turnberry ★
5) Carnoustie G. Links (Championship), Carnoustie ★
6) North Berwick G.C., North Berwick ★
7) Trump International G. Links, Aberdeen ★
8) Kingsbarns G. Links, St. Andrews ★
9) Machrihanish G.C., Campbeltown ★
10) Royal Troon G.C. (Old), Troon
11) Royal Aberdeen G.C. (Balgownie), Aberdeen
12) Cruden Bay G.C., Cruden Bay
13) Loch Lomond G.C., Luss
14) Western Gailes G.C., Irvine
15) Castle Stuart G. Links, Inverness
16) The Machrie G. Links, Islay
17) Gleneagles Hotel (King's), Auchterarder
18) St. Andrews Links (New), St. Andrews
19) Nairn G.C., Nairn
20) Gullane G.C. (No. 1), Gullane

Serbia (2 courses)
1) G.C. Belgrade, Belgrade

Slovakia (22 courses)
1) Penati G. Resort (Legend), Senica

Slovenia (13 courses)
1) Bled G. & C.C. (King's), Bled

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Spain (350 courses)
1) Valderrama G.C. (pictured), Sotogrande ★
2) PGA G. de Catalunya, Gerona
3) G. La Moraleja (3), Madrid
4) El Saler G. Cse., Valencia
5) Real C. de G. de Sevilla, Sevilla
6) Sotogrande G.C., Cádiz
7) G. Santander, Madrid
8) Real C. de G. El Prat, (Pink), Barcelona
9) C. de G. La Reserva, Cádiz
10) Pula Golf, Mallorca

Sweden (450 courses)
1) Bro Hof Slott G.C. (Stadium), Bro
2) Visby G.C., Gotlands Tofta
3) Falsterbo G.C., Falsterbo
4) Barsebäck G. & C.C. (Masters), Löddeköpinge
5) Halmstad G.C. (North), Halmstad
6) Ullna G. & C.C., Stockholm
7) Frösåker G.C., Västerås
8) Bro Hof Slott G.C. (Castle), Bro
9) Vasatorps G.C. (Tournament), Helsingborg
10) PGA of Sweden National (Lakes), Bara

Switzerland (100 courses)
1) G.C. du Domaine Impérial, Gland
2) G.C. de Lausanne, Lausanne
3) G.C. Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana
4) G.C. Patriziale Ascona, Ascona
5) G.C. Gerre Losone, Losone

Turkey (20 courses)
1) Cornelia G.C. (Nick Faldo), Belek, Antalya
2) Lykia Links, Belek, Antalya
3) Antalya G.C. (PGA Sultan), Belek, Antalya
4) Carya G.C., Belek, Antalya
5) The Montgomerie Maxx Royal, Belek, Antalya

Ukraine (4 courses)
1) Kiev G.C. (Chamberlain), Kiev

Wales (150 courses)

1) Royal Porthcawl G.C. (pictured), Porthcawl ★
2) Royal St. David's G.C., Harlech
3) Aberdovey G.C., Aberdovey
4) Tenby G.C., Tenby
5) Pennard G.C., Swansea
6) Machynys Peninsula G. & C.C., Llanelli
7) Nefyn & District G.C., Pwllheli
8) Celtic Manor Resort (Twenty Ten), Newport
9) Southerndown G.C., Bridgend
10) Ashburnham G.C., Burry Port


MIDDLE EAST

Bahrain (3 courses)
1) The Royal G.C., Riffa

Iran (5 courses)
1) Enghelab G. Cse., Tehran

Israel (2 courses)
1) Caesarea G.C., Caesarea

Jordan (1 course)
1) Bisharat G.C., Amman

Kuwait (3 courses)
1) Sahara Kuwait Resort, Safat

Lebanon (5 courses)
1 G.C. of Lebanon, Beirut

Oman (5 courses)
1) Almouj G. at The Wave, Oman

Qatar (5 courses)
1) Doha G.C., Doha

Saudi Arabia (12 courses)
1) Dirab G.C., Riyadh

Syria (1 course)
1) Cham G. & C.C., Damascus

United Arab Emirates (22 courses)
1) Yas Links (pictured), Abu Dhabi ★
2) Emirates G.C. (Majlis), Dubai ★
3) Jumeirah G. Estates (Earth), Dubai ★
4) Abu Dhabi G.C. (National), Abu Dhabi
5) Dubai Creek G. & Yacht Club, Dubai
6) Saadiyat Beach G.C., Abu Dhabi
7) The Els Club, Dubai
8) Jumeirah G. Estates (Fire), Dubai
9) Al Badia G.C., Dubai
10) The Montgomerie, Dubai


ASIA
Afghanistan (1 course)
1) Kabul G. Cse., Kabul

Bangladesh (15 courses)
1) Kurmitola G.C., Dhaka

Bhutan (7 courses)
1) Royal Thimphu G.C., Thimphu

Brunei (5 courses)
1) Empire G. Cse., Bandar Seri Begawan

Cambodia (6 courses)
1) Angkor G. Resort, Siem Reap

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China (600 courses)
1) Shanqin Bay G.C., Hainan Island ★
2) Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Lake), Kunming ★
3) Sheshan International G.C., Shanghai ★
4) Jian Lake Blue Bay G.C., Hainan
5) The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula (Champions), Hainan
6) Shanghai Links G. Community & C.C., Shanghai
7) Zhongshan International G.C. (A/B), Nanjing
8) Mission Hills Haikou (Blackstone), Hainan
9) Qingyuan Lion Lake C.C. (Moon), Qingyuan
10) Lake Malaren G.C. (Masters), Shanghai

Christmas Island (1 course)
1) Christmas Island G.C., The Settlement

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (1 course)
1) Cocos Islands G.C., West Island

Hong Kong (12 courses)
1) Clearwater Bay G. & C.C., New Territories

India (210 courses)
1) Jaypee Greens G. Resort, Greater Noida
2) Kalhaar Blues & Greens, Ahmedabad
3) Classic G. Resort, Gurgaon
4) Oxford G. Resort, Pune
5) Karnataka Golf Association G.C., Bangalore
6) DLF G. & C.C., Gurgaon
7) Royal Springs G.C., Srinagar
8) Delhi G.C., New Delhie
9) Royal Calcutta G.C., Kolkata
10) Aamby Valley G.C., Pune

Indonesia (140 courses)
1) Nirwana Bali G.C., Tabanan, Bali ★
2) Taman Dayu G.C. & Resort, Surabaya, East Java
3) Ria Bintan G.C. (Ocean), Lagoi, Bintan
4) Royale Jakarta G.C. (West/South), Jakarta, West Java
5) Bali National G.C., Bali
6) New Kuta G.C., Bali
7) Jagorawi G. & C.C. (Old), Bogor, West Java
8) Rancamaya G. & C.C., Jakarta, West Java
9) Merapi G.C., Yogyakarta
10) Damai Indah G. (Bumi Serpong Damai), Tangerang, West Java 

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Japan (2,450 courses)
1) Hirono G.C., Hyogo ★
2) Kawana Hotel G. Cse. (Fuji), Shizuoka ★
3) Tokyo G.C., Sayama City ★
4) Naruo G.C., Hyogo ★
5) Kasumigaseki C.C. (East), Saitama
6) Karuizawa G.C., Nagano
7) Kasumigaseki C.C. (West), Saitama
8) Ibaraki C.C., Osaka
9) Phoenix C.C., Miyazaki
10) Bonari Kogen G.C., Fukushima
11) Oarai G.C., Ibaraki
12) Hokkaido Classic G.C., Hokkaido
13) Ono G.C., Hyogo
14) Koga G.C., Fukuoka
15) Nasu G.C., Tochigi
16) Sagamihara G.C., Kanagawa
17) Nikko C.C., Tochigi
18) Taiheiyo C. (Gotemba), Shizuoka
19) Abiko G.C., Chiba
20) Sapporo G.C. (Wattsu), Hokkaido

Kazakhstan (9 courses)
1) Nurtau G.C., Almaty

Korea, North (3 courses)
1) Pyongyang G. Cse., Pyongyang

Korea, South (440 courses)
1) The C. at Nine Bridges (pictured), Jeju Island ★
2) Woo Jeong Hills C.C., Cheonan City
3) Jack Nicklaus G.C. Korea, Incheon City
4) Jade Palace G.C., Chuncheon City
5) Anyang C.C., Gunpo City
6) Haesley Nine Bridges, Yeoju County
7) Sky72 G. Resort, Incheon City
8) Lotte Skyhill G.C., Jeju Island
9) Seowon Valley C.C., Paju City
10) Blackstone G.C. Icheon, Icheon

Kyrgyzstan (1 course)
1) Maple Leaf G. & C.C., Bishkek

Laos (6 courses)
1) Luang Prabang G.C., Luang Prabang

Macau (2 courses)
1) Macau G. & C.C., Ilha de Coloane

Malaysia (200 courses)
1) The Els Club Teluk Datai, Kedah ★
2) Kuala Lumpur G. & C.C. (West), Kuala Lumpur
3) Palm Garden G.C., Selangor
4) Kota Permai G. & C.C., Selangor
5) Kuala Lumpur G. & C.C. (East), Selangor
6) Templer Park G. & C.C., Selangor
7) Dalit Bay G.C., Sabah
8) Horizon Hills G. & C.C., Johor
9) The Mines Resort & G.C., Selangor
10) Royal Selangor G.C., Selangor

Maldives (2 courses)
1) Villingili G. Cse., Villingili Island

Mongolia (3 courses)
1) Mt. Bogd G.C., Ulaan Baatar

Myanmar (120 courses)
1) Pun Hlaing G.C., Yangon

Nepal (7 courses)
1) Gokarna Forest G. Resort, Kathmandu

Pakistan (40 courses)
1) Royal Palm G. & C.C., Lahore

Philippines (70 courses)
1) Wack Wack G.C. (East), Manila
2) Sherwood Hills G. & C.C., Cavite
3) Santa Elena G.C. (Makiling), Santa Rosa, Laguna
4) The Country C., Canlubang
5) Luisita G.C., Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac
6) Manila Southwoods G. & C.C. (Masters), Carmona, Cavite
7) Anvaya Cove G.C., Morong, Central Luzon
8) Orchard G.C. (Palmer), Dasmarinas
9) Mt. Malarayat G. & C.C., Lipa, Batangas
10) Calatagan G.C., Calatangan, Batangas

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Singapore (25 courses)
1) Sentosa G.C. (Serapong) (pictured)★
2) Tanah Merah C.C. (Garden)
3) Jurong C.C.
4) Singapore Island Country Club (Bukit)
5) Laguna National G. & C.C. (World Classic)

Sri Lanka (4 courses)
1) Victoria G. & C. Resort, Kandy

Taiwan (65 courses)
1) Sunrise G. & C.C., Yangmei
2) Miramar G. & C.C., Lin Kuo
3) Taiwan G. & C.C., Tamsui
4) Ta Shee Resort, Taoyuan
5) Kaoshiung G. & C.C., Kaoshiung
6) Yung Han G.C., Taoyuan
7) The Orient G. & C.C., Taoyuan
8) National G.C.C., Yuanli
9) North Bay & C.C., Shih Mem
10) Palm Lakes Resort, Fanlu, Chiayi

Tajikistan (1 course)
1) Sogdiana G.C., Dushanbe

Thailand (300 courses) 1) Black Mountain G.C., Hua Hin
2) Thai C.C., Bang Pakong, Chachoengsao
3) Siam C.C. Pattaya (Old), Pattaya
4) Amata Spring C.C., Chonburi
5) Red Mountain G.C., Phuket
6) Alpine G.C., Pathumthani
7) Banyan G.C., Hua Hin
8) Chiangmai Highlands G.C., Chiangmai
9) Alpine Chiangmai G.C., Chiangmai
10) Siam C.C. Pattaya (Plantation), Pattaya

Uzbekistan (1 course)
1) Tashkent Lakeside G.C., Tashkent

Vietnam (30 courses)
1) The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, Ho Tram ★
2) Danang G.C. (Dunes), Da Nang
3) Vinpearl Nha Trang, Nha Trang
4) Laguna Lang Co G.C., Lang Co
5) Sky Lake G.C. (Lake), Hanoi
6) Montgomerie Links, Da Nang
7) Dalat Palace G.C., Dalat
8) Van Tri G.C., Hanoi
9) Kings' Island G. Resort (Mountainview), Hanoi
10) Chi Linh Star G. & C.C., Hai Duong


AUSTRALASIA AND OCEANIA

American Samoa (1 course)
1) Ili'ili G. Cse., Pago Pago

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Australia (1,520 courses)
1) Royal Melbourne G.C. (West) (pictured), Black Rock, Victoria★
2) Kingston Heath G.C., Heatherton, Victoria ★
3) Cape Wickham G. Links, Kings Island, Tasmania ★
4) Ellerston G. Cse., Hunter Valley, N.S.W. ★
5) New South Wales G.C., La Perouse, N.S.W. ★
6) Barnbougle Dunes, Bridport, Tasmania ★
7) Barnbougle Lost Farm, Bridport, Tasmania ★
8) Royal Melbourne G.C. (East), Black Rock, Victoria ★
9) The National G.C. (Old), Cape Schanck, Victoria ★
10) The National G.C. (Moonah), Cape Schanck, Victoria
11) The Australian G.C., Sydney, N.S.W.
12) Lake Karrinyup C.C., Perth, W. Australia
13) Royal Adelaide G.C., Adelaide, S. Australia
14) Metropolitan G.C., Melbourne, Victoria
15) Victoria G.C., Melbourne, Victoria
16) St Andrews Beach G.C., Victoria
17) The Lakes G.C., Mascot, N.S.W.
18) The Dunes G. Links, Rye, Victoria
19) Joondalup Resort (Quarry/Dune), Connolly, W. Australia
20) Woodlands G.C., Mordialloc, Victoria

British Indian Ocean Territory (1 course)
1) Coral Sands G. Cse., Diego Garcia

Cook Islands (2 courses)
1) Rarotonga G.C., Nikao

Fiji (16 courses)
1) Natadola Bay G.C., Sigatoka

French Polynesia (2 courses)
1) Moorea Green Pearl G. Cse., Moorea

Guam (7 courses)
1) Mangilao G.C., Mangilao

Kiribati (1 course)
1) Ambo Island G. Cse., Tarawa

Marshall Islands (2 courses)
1) Holmberg Fairways, Kwajalein

Nauru (1 course)
1) Nauru G. Cse., Nauru

New Caledonia (3 courses) 1) G. de Tina, Noumea

New Zealand (400 courses)
1) Cape Kidnappers (pictured), Hawke's Bay ★
2) Kauri Cliffs, Northland ★
3) Kinloch G. Cse., Taupo
4) The Hills G. Cse., Arrowtown
5) Jack's Point G. Cse., Queenstown
6) Paraparaumu Beach G.C., Paraparaumu Beach
7) Wairakei International G. Cse., Taupo
8) Titirangi G.C., Auckland
9) Royal Wellington G.C., Wellington
10) Millbrook Resort, Arrowtown 

Niue (1 course)
1) Niue G. and Sports C., Alofi

Norfolk Island (1 course)
1) Norfolk Island G.C., Kingston

Northern Mariana Islands (7 courses)
1) Lao Lao Bay G. & Resort (East), Saipan

Papua New Guinea (7 courses)
1) Lae G.C., Lae

Samoa (4 courses)
1) Penina G. Cse., Faleolo

Solomon Islands (1 course)
1) Honiara G.C., Honiara

Tonga (1 course)
1) Tonga G.C., Nuku'alofa

Vanuatu (4 courses)
1) Port Vila G. & C.C., Mele Bay, Efate


AFRICA

Algeria (1 course)
1) Algiers G.C., Dely-Ibrahim

Angola (3 courses)
1) Luanda G.C., Morro dos Veados

Benin (1 course)
1) Marina Hotel G. Case., Cotonou

Botswana (10 courses)
1) Phakalane G. Estate Hotel Resort, Gaborone

Burkina Faso (1 course)
1) G.C. Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou

Burundi (1 course) 1) Bujumbura G.C., Bujumbura

Cameroon (4 courses)
1) G.C. de Yaoundé, Yaoundé

Cape Verde (2 courses)
1) Mindelo G. Cse., Mindelo, São Vicente

Central African Republic (1 course)
1) Bangui G.C., Bangui

Chad (1 course)
1) N'Djamena G. Cse., N'Djamena

Congo, Democratic Republic of the (5 courses)
1) G.C. de Lubumbashi, Lubumbashi

Congo, Republic of the (5 courses)
1) G.C. de Diosso, Diosso

Djibouti (1 course) 1) G.C. de la Douda, Djibouti City

Egypt (18 courses)
1) The Allegria, Cairo
2) The Cascades at Soma Bay G. & C.C., Hurghada
3) Madinat Makadi G. Resort, Red Sea
4) Katameya Dunes (Lakes), Cairo
5) Katameya Heights G. & Tennis Resort, Cairo

Equatorial Guinea (1 course)
1) Le G. Sofitel Malabo Sipopo, Malabo

Ethiopia (2 courses)
1) Addis Ababa G.C., Addis Ababa

Gabon (5 courses)
1) G.C. Port-Gentil, Port-Gentil

Gambia (2 courses)
1) The Fajara C., Fajara

Ghana (15 courses)
1) Achimota G.C., Accra

Ivory Coast (5 courses)
1) Ivoire G.C., Abidjan

Kenya (40 courses)
1) Muthaiga G.C., Nairobi
2) Nyali G. & C.C., Mombasa
3) Leisure G.C., Mombasa
4) Vipingo Ridge (Baobab), Mombasa
5) Karen C.C., Nairobi

Lesotho (1 course)
1) Maseru G.C., Maseru

Liberia (3 courses)
1) Firestone G. Cse., Harbel

Libya (4 courses)
1) Tripoli G.C., Tripoli

Madagascar (4 courses)
1) G. du Rova, Antananarivo

Malawi (12 courses)
1) Lilongwe G.C., Lilongwe

Mali (1 course)
1) G.C. de L'Amitie, Bamako

Mauritania (1 course)
1) Nouakchott G. Cse., Nouakchott

Mauritius (13 courses)
1) Le Touessrok G. Cse., Ile aux Cerfs
2) Heritage G.C., Bel Ombre
3) Belle Mare Plage (Links), Belle Mare
4) Belle Mare Plage (Legend), Belle Mare
5) Anahita Resort, La Place Belgath

Mayotte (1 course)
1) G.C. les Ylangs, Combani

Morocco (30 courses)
1) Assoufid G.C., Marrakech
2) Royal G. Dar Es Salam (Blue), Rabat
3) Al Maaden G. Resort, Marrakech
4) G. de l'Ocean, Agadir
5) Mazagan G.C., El Jadida

Mozambique (2 courses)
1) C. de G. Beira, Beira

Namibia (15 courses)
1) Windhoek G. & C.C., Windhoek

Niger (1 course)
1) G.C. Rio Bravo, Niamey

Nigeria (50 courses)
1) IBB International G. & C.C., Abuja
2) Ikoyi G.C., Lagos
3) Le Méridien Ibom Hotel & G. Resort, Uyo
4) Smokin Hills G. Resort, Ilara Mokin
5) Ikeja G.C., Lagos

Réunion (3 courses)
1) G. Bassin Bleu, St.-Gilles-les-Hauts

Rwanda (2 courses)
1) Kigali G.C., Kigali

St. Helena (3 courses)
1) St. Helena G.C., Jamestown, St. Helena

Senegal (4 courses)
1) G. de Saly, Saly

Seychelles (2 courses)
1) Lémuria Resort G. Cse., Praslin

Sierra Leone (1 course)
1) Freetown G.C., Lumley Beach, Freetown

South Africa (450 courses)
1) Fancourt (Links), George, Western Cape ★
2) Leopard Creek C.C., Malelane, Mpumalanga ★
3) Gary Player C.C., Sun City, North West ★
4) Blair Atholl, Diepsloot, Gauging
5) Arabella G.C., Kleinmond, Western Cape
6) Fancourt (Montagu), George, Western Cape
7) Pearl Valley G. & C.C., Winelands, Western Cape
8) St. Francis Links, St. Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
9) Royal Johannesburg & Kensington G.C. (East), Johannesburg, Gauteng
10) Durban C.C., Durban, KZN
11) Wild Coast C.C., Port Edward, KZN
12) Glendower, Johannesburg, Gauteng
13) East London G.C., East London, Eastern Cape
14) Humewood G.C., Port Elizabeth, East Cape
15) Highland Gate G.C., Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
16) Pezula Championship Cse., Knysna, Western Cape
17) Simola G.C., Knysna, Western Cape
18) Pinnacle Point Beach and G. Resort, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
19) Elements Private G. Reserve, Waterberg, Limpopo
20) Sishen G.C., Kathu, Northern Cape

Sudan (1 course) 1) Fenti G., Khartoum

Swaziland (12 courses)
1) Royal Swazi Sun G.C., Mbabane

Tanzania (10 courses)
1) Dar Es Salaam Gymkhana Club, Dar Es Salaam

Togo (1 course)
1) G. du Togo, Lomé

Tunisia (16 courses)
1) G. Oasis Tozeur, Tozeur
2) The Residence Tunis, Tunis
3) Yasmine Valley G.C., Hammamet
4) G. Citrus (La Forêt)
5) G. El Kantaoui (Panoramic), Port El Kantaoui

Uganda (15 courses)
1) Uganda G.C., Kampala

Zambia (21 courses)
1) Nchanga G.C., Chingola
2) Kansanshi G. Estate, Solwezi
3) Lusaka G.C., Lusaka
4) Ndola G.C., Ndola
5) Chibuluma G.C., Kalulushi

Zimbabwe (30 courses)
1) Royal Harare G.C., Harare
2) Leopard Rock G. Resort, Mutare
3) Elephant Hills G.C., Victoria Falls
4) Chapman G.C., Harare
5) Bulawayo G.C., Bulawayo


COUNTRIES WITH NO GOLF

Country | Population
Iraq: 33,420,000
Yemen: 24,410,000
Guinea: 11,750,000
South Sudan: 11,300,000
Somalia: 10,500,000
Eritrea: 6,333,000
Turkmenistan: 5,240,000
Moldova: 3,559,000
Albania: 2,774,000
Macedonia: 2,107,000
Kosovo: 1,824,000
Gaza Strip: 1,816,000
West Bank: 1,715,000
Guinea-Bissau: 1,704,000
Timor-Leste: 1,178,000
Comoros: 734,917
Montenegro: 653,474
Western Sahara: 513,000
Sao Tome and Principe: 192,993
Micronesia, Federated States of: 103,549
Dominica: 73,286
Sint Maarten: 39,689
Liechtenstein: 37,009
San Marino: 32,448
British Virgin Islands: 31,912
Monaco: 30,500
Gibraltar: 29,111
Palau: 21,108
Akrotiri: 15,700
Dhekelia: 15,700
Wallis and Futuna: 15,507
Tuvalu: 10,698
Saint Barthelemy: 7,298
Saint Pierre and Miquelon: 5,774
Montserrat: 5,189
Svalbard: 1,921
Tokelau: 1,353
Holy See (Vatican City): 839
Pitcairn Islands: 65