GOLF Top 100 Golf Courses in the World 2020-21

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A photo of the 17th hole at Walton Heath Old Course.

Walton Heath Golf Club

Address:
Surrey, KT20 7TP, England
Reason to visit:

Herbert Fowler and James Braid heritage where traditional heathland golf reigns supreme.

The railway on the 1st hole at Prestwick Golf Club.

Prestwick Golf Club

Address:
Ayrshire, KA9 1QG, Scotland
Reason to visit:

The birthplace of the world's greatest championship and steeped in history, Prestwick is a must-play.

3rd Hole Woodhall Spa

Woodhall Spa Golf Club

Address:
Lincolnshire, LN10 6PU, England
Reason to visit:

Following Tom Doak's restoration, there has never been a better time to visit Woodhall Spa Golf Club.

The 14th hole at sunrise at Trump International Scotland.

Trump International Scotland

Address:
Aberdeenshire, AB29 8YE, Scotland
Reason to visit:

It's a stadium links in perhaps the most spectacular set of dunes in the world.

A photograph of the 11th hole at Trump Turnberry.

Trump Turnberry

Address:
Ayrshire, KA26 9LT, Scotland
Reason to visit:

Trump's version is held unanimously as the best yet. A true bucket list experience.

The 17th at Waterville Golf Links.

Waterville Golf Links

Address:
County Kerry, V23 W940, Ireland
Reason to visit:

Dunes for days that rival only a handful of other courses in the British Isles.

The 16th green site with heather clad bunkers.

St George's Hill Golf Club

Address:
Surrey , KT13 0NL, England
Reason to visit:

Considered to be Harry Colt's crowning achievement, this is heathland golf at its very best.

Looking towards the clubhouse at Sunningdale Golf Club Old Course.

Sunningdale Golf Club

Address:
Berkshire, SL5 9RR, England
Reason to visit:

Perhaps the finest collection of 36 inland holes anywhere in the world.

The red brick clubhouse at Swinley Forest Golf Club.

Swinley Forest Golf Club

Address:
Berkshire, SL5 9LE, England
Reason to visit:

In Harry Colt's own words to Tom Simpson, Swinley Forest is his 'least bad course.'

The 4th hole at Royal County Down Golf Club.

Royal County Down Golf Club

Address:
County Down, BT33 0AN, Northern Ireland
Reason to visit:

Royal County Down Golf Club is arguably the best golf course in the world!

Sunset at the links at Royal Dornoch.

Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Address:
Highland, IV25 3LW, Scotland
Reason to visit:

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is a top course to visit as a student of golf course architecture and just happens to be Donald Ross's home course.

The 7th hole at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Address:
Merseyside, CH47 4AL, England
Reason to visit:

One of golf's greatest links is known for its controversial abundance of O.B.

The 3rd hole at Royal Lytham.

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Address:
Lancashire, FY8 3LQ, England
Reason to visit:

More than 200 bunkers pepper this links; it is known for its clubhouse and close proximity to the railway.

The rugged swales and undulations of the links at Royal Portrush Golf Club.

Royal Portrush Golf Club

Address:
County Antrim, BT56 8JQ, Northern Ireland
Reason to visit:

Northern Ireland's only Open venue is a pure links in every sense.

A photo showing the penal bunkers at Royal St Georges - one of the best golf courses Kent.

Royal St George's Golf Club

Address:
Kent, CT13 9QB, England
Reason to visit:

This is the pinnacle of quintessential English links golf.

The par 3 8th known as The Postage Stamp at Royal Troon Golf Club.

Royal Troon Golf Club

Address:
Ayrshire, KA10 6EP, Scotland
Reason to visit:

Refined and dignified Scottish links of the highest order.

The 7th hole at Rye Golf Club.

Rye Golf Club

Address:
East Sussex, TN31 7QS, England
Reason to visit:

It is the course that made Harry Colt an architect instead of a lawyer.

The 9th green at Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Address:
Merseyside, PR8 2LX, England
Reason to visit:

Since WW2 this world-class venue has held more major events than any other.

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