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 on the blue nine at St George's Hill Golf Club 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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