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.

The Best Golf Courses In 206 Countries:

Abbreviations: C.—Club; C.C.—Country Club; G.—Golf; G.C.—Golf Club
Ranked among Golf Digest's World 100 Greatest 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, New Providence Island
2.) Baker's Bay Golf & Ocean Club, Abaco
3.) Abaco Club on Winding Bay
4.) Ocean Club, Nassau
5.) Sandals Emerald Reef G.C., Great Exuma

Barbados (8 courses)
1.) Sandy Lane Resort (Green Monkey), (pictured above) St. James
2.) Apes Hill Club, St. James
3.) Royal Westmoreland, St. James
4.) Sandy Lane Resort (Country Club), St. James

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.) Belmont Hills G.C., Warwick

Canada (2,400 courses)
1.) Cabot Cliffs (pictured above), Inverness, N.S. ★
2.) St. George's G. and C.C., Etobicoke, Ont. ★
3.) National G.C. of Canada, Woodbridge, Ont. ★
4.) Cabot Links (pictured below), Inverness, N.S. ★
5.) Capilano G. and C.C., West Vancouver, B.C. ★
6.) Hamilton G. & C.C. (West/South), Ancaster, Ont.★
7.) Highlands Links, Ingonish Beach, N.S. ★
8.) Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge G.C., Jasper, Alb. ★
9.) Fairmont Banff Springs G.Cse. (Thompson), Banff, Alb. ★
10.) Memphrémagog G.C., Magog, Quebec
11.) Beacon Hall G.C., Aurora, Ont.
12.) Royal Montreal G.C. (Blue), Ile Bizard, Quebec
13.) Muskoka Bay Club, Gravenhurst, Ont.
14.) Shaughnessy G. & C.C., Vancouver, B.C.
15.) Devil's Paintbrush, Caledon East, Ont.
16.) Greywolf G.Cse., Panorama, B.C.
17.) Oviinbyrd G.C., Foots Bay, Ont.
18.) Tobiano G. Cse., Kamloops, B.C.
19.) Redtail G. Cse., Port Stanley, Ont.
20.) Victoria G.C., Victoria, B.C.
21.) Devil's Pulpit, Caledon Village, Ont.
22.) The Links at Brunello, Timberlea, N.S.
23.) Laval-Sur-le-Lac (Blue), Quebec
24.) The Links at Crowbush Cove, Morell, PEI
25.) Predator Ridge G.C. (Ridge), Vernon, B.C.

Cayman Islands (3 courses)
1.) The Ritz-Carlton G.C. (Blue Tip), Grand Cayman

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

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 above), Cap Cana ★
3.) Playa Grande G. Cse., Rio San Juan
4.) Puntacana Resort & Club (Corales), Punta Cana
5.) Casa de Campo (Dye Fore), La Romana

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’s

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.) Black Pearl at Pristine Bay Resort, Roatan

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

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

Photo by Stephen Szurlej

Mexico (220 courses)
1.) Diamante (Dunes), Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur ★
2.) Cabo del Sol (Ocean) (pictured above), Los Cabos, Baja California Sur ★
3.) Four Seasons Punta Mita (Pacifico), Nayarit ★
4.) Quivira G.C., Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur ★
5.) Querencia, Los Cabos, San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur ★
6.) El Dorado G. & Beach C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
7.) Guadalajara C.C., Jalisco
8.) Chileno Bay G. & Beach Club, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur
9.) Diamante (El Cardonal), Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur
10.) Four Seasons Punta Mita (Bahia), Nayarit
11.) El Camaleón Mayakoba G. Cse., Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo
12.) Cabo Del Sol (Desert), Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
13.) Palmilla G.C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
14.) Club de Golf Chapultepec, Mexico City
15.) Cabo Real G.C., Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
16.) Vista Vallarta (Weiskopf), Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco

Nicaragua (5 courses)
1.) Mukul, an Auberge Resort (Guacalito G. Cse.)

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

Puerto Rico (26 courses)
1.) Royal Isabela
2.) TPC Dorado Beach (East), Dorado
3.) TPC Dorado Beach (Sugarcane), Dorado
4.) Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort (Ocean), Rio Grande
5.) Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort (River), Rio Grande

St. Kitts and Nevis (2 courses)
1.) Four Seasons Resort, Pinney’s Beach, Nevis
2.) 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

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


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

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

Brazil (130 courses)
1.) Rio Olympic G. Cse. (pictured above), Rio de Janeiro
2.) Comandatuba Ocean Cse., Una, Bahia
3.) São Paulo G.C.
4.) Gávea G. & C.C., Rio de Janeiro
5.) São Fernando G.C., Cotia, São Paulo

Chile (60 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Chile)
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.) Prince of Wales C.C., Santiago

Colombia (60 courses)
1.) Los Largartos G.C. (David Gutierrez), Bogatá
2.) TPC Cartagena at Karibana, Cartagena
3.) C.C. of Bogatá (Founders), Bogatá
4.) El Rincón de Cajica, Bogotá

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
2.) G.C. of Uruguay, Montevideo

Venezuela (30 courses)
1.) Lagunita C.C., El Hatillo, Miranda
2.) Caracas C.C, Caracas


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., Oberwaltersdorf
2.) G.C. Zillertal, Uderns
3.) Adamstal G.C., Ramsau am Dachstein
4.) Eichenheim G.C., Kitzbühel
5.) Colony Club Gutenhof, Vienna

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

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

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

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.) Aphrodite Hills G.Cse., Paphos

Czech Republic (100 courses)
1.) Albatross G. Resort, Vysoký Újezd
2.) Karlovy Vary G. Resort, Karlovy Vary
3.) Royal G.C. Mariánské Lázně, Mariánské Lázně

Denmark (190 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine)
1.) The Scandinavian G.C. (Old), Farum
2.) Esbjerg G.C. (Marbaek), Esbjerg
3.) Lübker G. Resort (Sand/Sky), Nimtofte
4.) Silkeborg Ry G.C.
5.) The Scandinavian G.C. (New), Farum
6.) Holstebro G.C. (Forest), Vemb
7.) Simon’s G.C. (A&B), Kvistgård
8.) Skjoldenæsholm G. Center (Trent Jones Jr.), Skjoldenæsvej
9.) Rungsted G.C., Rungsted Kyst
10.) Aalborg G.C., Aalborg

Photo by Stephen Szurlej

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

*Didn’t have enough ballots to qualify for World 100

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

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

Finland (130 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine)
1.) Kytäjä G. (South East), Hyvinkää
2.) Linna G., Harviala
3.) Kytäjä G. (North West), Hyvinkää
4.) Vierumäki (Cooke), Heinola
5.) Tapiola Golf, Espoo
6.) Vuosaari Golf, Helsinki
7.) Nordcenter G. & C.C. (Fream), Raseborg

France (600 courses)
1.) G. de Morfontaine (pictured above), Mortefontaine ★
2.) G. de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau
3.) Le G. National (Albatros), Guyancourt
4.) Sperone G.C., Bonifacio
5.) Grand Saint Emilionnais G.C., Saint Emilion
6.) Touquet G.C. (La Mer), Le Touquet
7.) G. de Chantilly (Vineuil), Chantilly
8.) Les Bordes G.C., Beaugency
9.) Terre Blanche (Château) (pictured below), Tourrettes
10.) G. de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche (Rouge), Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche

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

Germany (730 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Germany)
1.) G.C. Budersand, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein
2.) Winston G. (Winstonlinks), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
3.) Hamburger G.C. Falkenstein, Hamburg
4.) Green Eagle (North), Winsen, Lower Saxony
5.) G.C. St. Leon-Rot (St. Leon), St. Leon-Rot, Baden-Württemberg
6.) Sporting Club Berlin (Faldo), Bad Saarow, Berlin-Brandenburg
7.) G.C. Gut Lärchenhof, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
8.) Frankfurter G.C., Frankfurt, Hesse
9.) Sporting Club Berlin (Palmer), Bad Saarow, Berlin-Brandenburg
10.) G.C. St. Leon-Rot (Rot), St. Leon-Rot, Baden-Württemberg

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Greece (8 courses)
1.) Costa Navarino (Bay) (pictured above), Messinia
2.) Porto Carras Grand Resort, New Marmaras, Halkidiki

Hungary (12 courses)
1.) Hencse National G. & C.C., Hencse

Iceland (65 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine)
1.) Keilir G.C., Hafnarfjördur
2.) Vestmannaeyjar G.C., Vestmannaeyjar
3.) Brautarholt G.C., Reykjavik
4.) Reykjavik G.C. (Korpa), Reykjavik
5.) Reykjavik G.C. (Grafarholt), Reykjavikk

Ireland, Northern (80 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Ireland)
1.) Royal County Down G.C. (Championship) (pictured), Newcastle, Co. Down ★
2.) Royal Portrush G.C. (Dunluce) ★
3.) Portstewart G.C. (Strand)
4.) Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen
5.) Castlerock G.C., Coleraine

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Ireland, Republic of (340 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Ireland)
1.) Portmarnock G.C. (Championship) (pictured above), Portmarnock, Co. Dublin★
2.) Lahinch G.C. (Old), Lahinch, Co. Clare ★
3.) Waterville G. Links, Waterville, Co. Kerry ★
4.) Tralee G.C., Ardfert, Co. Kerry
5.) Ballybunion G.C. (Old), Co. Kerry ★
6.) The European C., Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow ★
7.) County Louth G.C., Baltray, Co. Louth
8.) Ballyliffin G.C. (Glashedy), Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
9.) County Sligo G.C., Sligo, Co. Sligo
10.) Enniscrone G.C., Enniscrone, Co. Sligo
11.) The Island G.C., Donabate, Co. Dublin
12.) Old Head G. Links, Kinsale, Co. Cork ★
13.) Belmullet G.C., Belmullet, Co. Mayo
14.) Mount Juliet G.C., Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
15.) Ballyliffin G.C. (Old), Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
16.) The K Club (Ryder Cup Course), Straffan, Co. Kildare
17.) Trump International Golf Links, Doonbeg, Co. Clare
18.) Donegal G.C., Murvagh, Co. Donegal
19.) Portsalon G.C., Fanad, Co. Donegal
20.) Portmarnock Hotel & G. Links, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin

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Italy (280 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Italy)
1.) Olgiata G.C. (West), Rome ★
2.) G.C. Torino-La Mandria (Blue), Fiano, Turin
3.) G.C. Royal Park I Roveri, Fiano, Turin
4.) Gardagolf C.C., Soiano del lago, Brescia
5.) G.C. Biella (Le Betulle), Magnano, Biella
6.) G.C. Roma-Acquasanta, Rome
7.) G.C. Villa d'Este, Montorfano, Como
8.) G.C. Milano, Monza
9.) G.C. Venezia, Venezia
10.) Bogogno G. Resort, Bogogno, Novara

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., Wassenaar
2.) Noordwijkse G.C., Noordwijk
3.) Kennemer G. & C.C., Zandvoort
4.) Hilversumsche G.C., Hilversum
5.) Utrechtse G.C. de Pan, Bosch en Duin

Norway (165 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine)
1.) Miklagard G.C., Oslo
2.) Holtsmark Golf, Sylling
3.) Oslo G.C., Oslo
4.) Kongsvinger G.C, Granli
5.) Bjaavann G.C., Kristiansand
6.) Lofoten Links, Gimsoysand
7.) Meland G.C., Frekhaug
8.) Stavanger G.C., Hafrsfjord
9.) Atlungstad Golf, Ottestad

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

Portugal (90 courses)
1.) Monte Rei G. & C.C., Tavira, Algarve
2.) Porto Santo G.C., Vila Baleira, Madeira
3.) Vilamoura G.C., (Oceânico Victoria), Vilamoura, Algarve
4.) Oitavos Dunes, Cascais
5.) Praia D'El Rey G. & Beach Resort, Óbidos
6.) San Lorenzo G. Cse., Almancil, Algarve
7.) Vilamoura G.C., (Oceânico Old), Vilamoura, Algarve
8.) Vale do Lobo (Ocean), Almancil, Algarve
9.) Tróia G., Setúbal, Lisbon
10.) Quinta do Lago G.C. (South), Almancil, Algarve

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

Russia (28 courses)
1.) Skolcovo G.C., Moscow
2.) Pestovo G. and Yacht Club, Moscow Region
3.) Zavidovo PGA National, Tver
4.) Agalarov G. & C.C., Agalarov Estate, Moscow
5.) Pine Creek G. Resort, Yekaterinberg

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

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 above), Sotogrande ★
2.) El Saler G. Cse., Valencia
3.) PGA Catalunya Resort (Stadium), Gerona
4.) Royal El Prat G.C., (Pink), Barcelona
5.) Royal Sotogrande, Cádiz
6.) La Reserva C., Sotogrande
7.) G. Santander, Madrid
8.) San Roque (New), Cádiz
9.) El Encín Golf, Madrid
10.) Emporda Links, Costa Brava

Sweden (450 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Sweden)
1.) Bro Hof Slott G.C. (Stadium), Bro
2.) Visby G.C., Gotlands, Tofta
3.) Falsterbo G.C., Falsterbo
4.) Ullna G.C., Akersberga
5.) Barsebäck G. & C.C. (Masters), Löddeköpinge
6.) Halmstad G.C. (North), Halmstad
7.) Kristianstads G.C., (Östra), Åhus
8.) Vallda G. & C.C., Vallda
9.) PGA of Sweden National (Links), Bara
10.) Vasatorps G.C. (Tournament), Helsingborg
11.) Sand G.C., Jönköping
12.) PGA of Sweden National (Lakes), Bara
13.) Ljunghusens G.C. (1-18), Hollviken
14.) Bro Hof Slott G.C. (Castle), Bro
15.) Royal Drottningholm G.C., Drottningholm

Switzerland (100 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Switzerland)
1.) G.C. du Domaine Impérial, Gland
2.) G.C. de Geneve, Cologny
3.) G.C. de Lausanne, Lausanne
4.) G.C. Bad Ragaz
5.) Golf Sempachersee (Woodside), Hildisrieden

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

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

Wales (150 courses)
1.) Royal Porthcawl G.C. (pictured), Porthcawl ★
2.) Aberdovey G.C., Aberdovey
3.) Pennard G.C., Swansea
4.) Royal St. David's G.C., Harlech
5.) Tenby G.C., Tenby
6.) Celtic Manor Resort (Twenty Ten), Newport
7.) Conwy G.C., Morfa
8.) Nefyn & District G.C., Pwllheli
9.) Porthmadog G.C., Porthmadog
10.) Southerndown G.C., Bridgend


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 G. Resort, Kuwait City

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

Oman (5 courses)
1.) Al Mouj G., 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)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in the UAE)
1.) Emirates G.C. (Majlis), Dubai ★
2.) Yas Links, Abu Dhabi ★
3.) Dubai Creek G. & Yacht Club, Dubai
4.) Saadiyat Beach G.C. (pictured above), Abu Dhabi
5.) Jumeirah G. Estates (Earth), Dubai ★
6.) The Els Club, Dubai
7.) Abu Dhabi G.C. (National) (pictured below), Abu Dhabi
8.) Al Zorah G.C., Ajman
9.) Trump International G.C. 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 Hotel & C.C., Bandar Seri Begawan

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

Courtesy of Shanqin Bay G.C.

China (600 courses)
(Aside from No. 1, Shanqin Bay, these rankings were provided by Golf Digest China)
1.) Shanqin Bay G.C. (pictured above), Hainan Island ★
2.) Jian Lake Blue Bay G.C., Hainan
3.) Sheshan International G.C., Shanghai ★
4.) Yulongwan G.C., Kunming
5.) Shanghai Links G. Community & C.C., Shanghai
6.) Zhongshan International G.C. (A/B), Nanjing
7.) The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula (Champions), Hainan
8.) Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Lake), Kunming ★
9.) Beijing Shadow Creek G.C.
10.) Red Pine G.C. (East), Wanda White Mountain Resort, Fusong
11.) Mission Hills Haikou (Blackstone), Hainan ★
12.) Spring City G. & Lake Resort (Mountain), Kunming
13.) Lake Malaren G.C. (Masters), Shanghai
14.) Taihu Golf, Suzhou
15.) Qizhong Garden G.C., Shanghai
16.) Tiger Beach Links, Haiyang, Shandong
17.) The Tradition at Wolong Valley, Chengdu
18.) Anj King Valley C.C., Zhejiang
19.) Shaoxing Jian Lake G.C., Shaoxing
20.) Shenzhen Zhengzhong G.C., Shenzhen

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)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in India)
1.) Jaypee Greens G. Resort, Greater Noida
2.) DLF G. & C.C., Gurgaon
3.) Kalhaar Blues & Greens, Ahmedabad
4.) Classic G. Resort, Gurgaon
5.) Royal Calcutta G.C., Kolkata
6.) Oxford G. Resort, Pune
7.) Delhi G.C., New Delhie
8.) Karnataka Golf Association G.C., Bangalore
9.) Royal Springs G.Cse., Srinagar
10.) Prestige Golfshire, Bangalore

Courtesy of Bali National Golf Club

Indonesia (140 courses)
1.) Pondok Indah G.C., Jakarta, West Java
2.) Ria Bintan G.C. (Ocean), Lagoi, Bintan
3.) Rancamaya G. & C.C., Bogor, West Java
4.) Bali National G.C. (pictured above), Bali
5.) Royale Jakarta G.C. (West/South), Jakarta, West Java
6.) Imperial Klub Golf, Lippo Karawaci, West Java
7.) Jagorawi G. & C.C. (Old), Bogor, West Java
T-8.) Damai Indah G. (Bumi Serpong Damai), Tangerang, West Java
T-8.) Taman Dayu G.C. & Resort, Surabaya, East Java
10.) Bintan Lagoon Resort (Jack Nicklaus), Lagoi, Bintan

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Japan (2,450 courses)
(Top-10 ranking based on World 100 balloting. Remaining list provided by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Japan)
1.) Hirono G.C. (pictured), Hyogo ★
2.) Kawana Hotel G. Cse. (Fuji), Ito, Shizuoka ★
3.) Naruo G.C., Kawanishi ★
4.) Kasumigaseki C.C. (East), Saitama ★
5.) Tokyo G.C., Saitama City, Saitama
6.) Karuizawa G.C., Nagano
7.) Oarai G.C., Ibaraki
8.) Kasumigaseki C.C. (West), Saitama
9.) Katayamazu G.C., Ishikawa
10.) Bonari Kogen G.C., Fukushima

Other top recognized courses:
Fujizakura C.C., Yamanashi
Golden Valley G.C., Hyogo
Hakone C.C., Hakone
Hokkaido Classic G.C., Hokkaido
Ibaraki C.C., Osaka
Koga G.C., Fukuoka
Narusawa G.C., Narusawa
Otaru G.C., Hokkaido
Ryugasaki C.C., Ibaraki

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

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

Korea, South (440 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in South Korea)
1.) The Club at Nine Bridges (pictured above), Jeju Island ★
2.) Woo Jeong Hills C.C., Cheonan-si
3.) Wellington C.C. (Wyvern-Griffon Course)
4.) Trinity Club, Gyeonggi-do
5.) Haesley Nine Bridges, Yeoju ★
6.) Anyang C.C., Gunpo City ★
7.) Jack Nicklaus G.C. Korea, Incheon City ★
8.) Sky72 Golf & Resort (Ocean), Incheon City
9.) Lotte Skyhill Jeju Country Club (Ocean-Sky Course), Jeju Island
10.) South Cape Owners Club, Namhae Island ★
11.) Jade Palace G.C., Chuncheon-si
12.) South Springs C.C., Gyeonggi-do
13.) The Pinx (West-East Course), Cheju Island
14.) Montvert C.C. (Printemps-Ete Course), Poechon
15.) Seowon Valley C.C., Paju City

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)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Malaysia)
1.) Horizon Hills G. & C.C., Johor
2.) TPC Kuala Lumpur (West) ★
3.) The Els Club Langkawi, Langkawi
4.) Kota Permai G. & C.C., Selangor
5.) Royal Selangor G.C., Selangor
6.) Saujana G. & C.C. (Palm), Kuala Lumpur
7.) Sungai Long G. & C.C., Kuala Lumpur
8.) The Mines Resort & G.C., Selangor
9.) Templer Park G. & C.C., Selangor
10.) Palm Garden G.C., Selangor

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

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

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

Nepal (7 courses)
1.) Himalayan G. Cse., Pokhara

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

Philippines (70 courses)
1.) Sherwood Hills G.C., Cavite
2.) Santa Elena G.C. (Makiling), Santa Rosa, Laguna
3.) Manila Southwoods G. & C.C. (Legends), Carmona, Cavite
4.) Manila Southwoods G. & C.C. (Masters), Carmona, Cavite
5.) Wack Wack G.& C.C. (East), Manila
6.) Luisita G.C., Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac
T-7.) Canlubang G. & C.C., Canlubang
T-7.) Eastridge G.C., Cubao, Quezon City
9.) Royal Northwoods G. & C.C., Coral na Bato, San Rafael, Bulacan
10.) Splendido Taal G.C., Taal Ridge Road, Laurel Batangas

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Singapore (25 courses)
1.) Sentosa G.C. (Serapong) (pictured above)★
2.) Sentosa G.C. (Tanjong)
3.) Seletar C.C.
4.) Singapore Island C.C. (Bukit)
5.) Tanah Merah C.C. (Garden)
6.) Singapore Island C.C. (New)
7.) Sembawang C.C.
8.) Singapore Island C.C. (Island)
9.) Raffles C.C. (Lake)

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

Taiwan (65 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Taiwan)
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.) Linkou G. & C.C.
6.) National G. & C.C., Yuanli
7.) Chang Hwa G.C.
8.) Yung-Han G.C., Taoyuan
9.) Kaoshiung G. & C.C.
10.) Palm Lakes Resort, Fanlu, Chiayi

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

Thailand (300 courses)
1.) Amata Spring C.C., Chonburi
2.) Black Mountain G.C. (East/North), Hua Hin ★
3.) Red Mountain G.C., Phuket
4.) Banyan G.C., Hua Hin
5.) Alpine G.C., Pathumthani
6.) Siam C.C. Pattaya (Old), Pattaya ★
7.) Alpine Chiangmai G. Resort, Chiangmai
8.) Ayodhya Links G.C., Ayutthaya
9.) Blue Canyon C.C. (Canyon), Phuket
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 (pictured above), Ho Tram ★
2.) Ba Na Hills G.C. (pictured below), Da Nang*
3.) BRG Da Nang G.C. ★
4.) Laguna Lang Co G.C., Thua Thien Hue
5.) Sky Lake G.C. (Lake), Hanoi
6.) Montgomerie Links, Da Nang
7.) Sky Lake G.C. (Sky), Hanoi
8.) FLC Quy Nhon G. Links (Mountain), Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh
9.) FLC Quy Nhon G. Links (Ocean), Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh
10.) Van Tri G.C., Hanoi
*Not enough ballots to qualify for World 100.


AUSTRALASIA AND OCEANIA

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

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Australia (1,520 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in Australia)
1.) Royal Melbourne G.C. (West) (pictured above), Black Rock, Victoria★
2.) Kingston Heath G.C., Cheltenham, Victoria ★
3.) Cape Wickham G. Links, King Island, Tasmania ★
4.) New South Wales G.C., La Perouse, N.S.W. ★
5.) Barnbougle Dunes, Bridport, Tasmania ★
6.) Ellerston G. Cse., Hunter Valley, N.S.W. ★
7.) Royal Melbourne G.C. (East), Black Rock, Victoria ★
8.) Victoria G.C., Cheltenham, Victoria ★
9.) Barnbougle Lost Farm, Bridport, Tasmania ★
10.) The National G.C. (Old), Cape Schanck, Victoria
11.) The National G.C. (Moonah), Cape Schanck, Victoria ★
12.) The Australian G.C., Sydney, N.S.W.
13.) Metropolitan G.C., South Oakleigh, Victoria ★
14.) Royal Adelaide G.C., Seaton, N.S.W. ★
15.) Lake Karrinyup C.C., Perth, W. Australia
16.) The Lakes G.C., Eastlakes, N.S.W.
17.) Joondalup Resort (Quarry/Dune) (pictured below), Connolly, W. Australia
18.) The Dunes G. Links, Rye, Victoria
19.) Newcastle G.C., Fern Bay, N.S.W.
20.) St. Andrews Beach G. Cse., Fingal, N.S.W. ★

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

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

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

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

Guam (7 courses)
1.) LeoPalace Resort C.C. (Nicklaus), Yona

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

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

RELATED: Golf Digest's World 100 Best Golf Courses

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

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

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

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.) LaoLao Bay G. & Resort (East), Saipan

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

Samoa (4 courses)
1.) Le 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.) Mirage City G.C., Cairo
2.) The Allegria G.C., Cairo

Equatorial Guinea (1 course)
1.) Sofitel Malabo Sipopo le Golf, 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

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

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

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.) Heritage G.C., Bel Ombre
2.) Anahita Resort, La Place Belgath
3.) Constance Belle Mare Plage (Legend), Belle Mare
4.) Constance Belle Mare Plage (Links), Belle Mare
5.) Ile aux Cerfs G.C., Trou d’Eau Douce

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

Morocco (30 courses)
1.) G. de l'Ocean, Agadir
2.) Royal G. Dar Es Salam (Blue), Rabat

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

Namibia (15 courses)
1.) Rossmund Lodge and G. Resort, Swakopmund

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

Nigeria (50 courses)
1.) IBB International G. & C.C., Abuja
2.) Smokin Hills G. Resort, Ilara Mokin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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South Africa (450 courses)
(ranking by Golf Digest affiliate magazine in South Africa)
1.) Fancourt (Links) (pictured above), George, Western Cape ★
2.) Leopard Creek C.C., Malelane, Mpumalanga ★
3.) Gary Player C.C., Sun City, North West
4.) Glendower, Johannesburg, Gauteng
5.) Durban C.C. ★
6.) Fancourt (Montagu), George, Western Cape
7.) St. Francis Links, St. Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
8.) Pearl Valley at Val de Vie Estate, Paarl, Western Cape
9.) Arabella G.C., Hermanus, Western Cape
10.) Royal Johannesburg & Kensington G.C. (East), Johannesburg, Gauteng
11.) Humewood G.C., Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
12.) East London G.C., East London, Eastern Cape
13.) Wild Coast Sun C.C., Port Edward, KZN
14.) Blair Atholl, Lanseria, Gauging
15.) George G.C., Western Cape
16.) Fancourt (Outeniqua), George, Western Cape
17.) Simola G.C., Knysna, Western Cape
18.) Sishen G.C., Kathu, Northern Cape
19.) Pezula Championship Cse., Knysna, Western Cape
20.) C.C. Johannesburg (Woodmead), Gauteng

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

Swaziland (12 courses)
1.) Royal Swazi Spa C.C., Lobamba

Tanzania (10 courses)
1.) Kilimanjaro G. & Wildlife Estate, Usa River

Togo (1 course)
1.) G. du Togo, Lomé

Tunisia (16 courses)
1.) El Kantaoui (Panorama), Port El Kantaoui

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

Zambia (21 courses)
1.) Nkana G.C., Kitwe

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


COUNTRIES WITH NO GOLF
Akrotiri
Albania
British Virgin Islands
Comoros
Dhekelia
Dominica
Eritrea
Gaza Strip
Gibraltar
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Holy See (Vatican City)
Iraq
Kosovo
Liechtenstein
Macedonia
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Montserrat
Palau
Pitcairn Islands Saint Barthelemy
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Sint Maarten
Somalia
South Sudan
Svalbard
Timor-Leste
Tokelau
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Wallis and Futuna
West Bank
Western Sahara
Yemen