Top 100 Courses

We all love to see the Top 100 Golf Courses in our own country and throughout the world.  Here are the latest Top 100 Golf Course Global rankings and we will continue to update this as often as the new rankings are published.

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Top 100 Golf Courses in the World

1. Cypress Point Club

Pebble Beach, AK, United States
Course Holes: 18   Par: 72   Distance: 6536yd
Cypress Point Club is a private golf club in California. The club has a single 18-hole course, one of eight on the Monterey peninsula. The layout is well known for a series of dramatic holes that play along the Pacific Ocean which have been named as some of the best in golf. Designed by golf...

2. Pine Valley

Clementon, Camden County, NJ, United States
Course Holes: 18   Par: 70   Distance: 7057yd
Pine Valley Golf Club in southern New Jersey's Camden County features an 18-hole course which has been ranked the number one in Golf Magazine's 100 Top Courses in the U.S. and the World in 2012, 2015, and 2019. Founded in 1913 Pine Valley was designed by George Crump with the assistance of several notable golf...

3. Shinnecock Hills

Southampton, Long Island, NY, United States
Course Holes: 18   Par: 70   Distance: 7440m
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club features an 18-hole links-style golf course located on Long Island, New York. Situated between the Peconic Bay and the Atlantic Ocean it is routinely ranked as one of the greatest golf courses in the world. Shinnecock Hills is believed to be the oldest incorporated golf club in the United States (1891),...

4. Royal County Down – Championship Course

Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland
Course Holes: 18   Par: 71   Distance: 7186yd
The publicly accessible Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland is located in Newcastle, County Down, an hour south of Belfast. Royal County Down is one of the oldest clubs in Ireland and has two 18-hole links courses, the Championship Course and the Annesley Links. The Annesley Links at Royal County Down shares the...

5. National Golf Links of America

Southampton, Suffolk County, NY, United States
Course Holes: 18   Par: 73   Distance: 6873yd
The National Golf Links of America is a prestigious links-style golf course in Southampton, New York. Located on Long Island between Shinnecock Hills Golf Club and Peconic Bay this private club features an 18-hole course covering 253 acres and is considered one of the most exclusive in America. Curiously, although the par 72 course is...

6. Royal Melbourne Golf Club West Course

Black Rock, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Course Holes: 36   Par: 72   Distance: 6077m
The famed Royal Melbourne is as befitting of the reputation it holds. Previously ranked as Australia's first and sixth finest courses (the West and East respectively) and within the world's top 10, the club is steeped in history having first been established in 1891. The host of 16 Australian Opens, it was also hosted to...

7. Oakmont Country Club

Oakmont, PA, United States
Course Holes: 18   Par: 71   Distance: 7255m
Oakmont Country Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was established in 1903 and its golf course is regarded as the "oldest top-ranked golf course in the United States." Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987 Oakmont is widely regarded as the toughest course in America. This private par 71 course, the only design by Henry Fownes whose...

8. Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)

Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland
Course Holes: 18   Par: 70   Distance: 7489yd
Trump Turnberry is located on Scotland's west coast and is a world renowned bucket list golf destination that is open to the public. The resort consists of two 18-hole courses, the Alisa course and the King Robert the Bruce course, along with the 9-hole Arran course. Home of four Open Championships as well as a...

9. St Andrews (Old Course)

Pilmour House, Scotland
Course Holes: 18   Par: 72   Distance: 6721yd
The Old Course at St Andrews Links is considered the oldest golf course in the world and is commonly known as 'The Home of Golf'. Publicly accessible and situated on common land in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, St Andrews is held in trust under an act of Parliament. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of...

10. Sand Hills

Mullen, Hooker County, NE, United States
Course Holes: 18   Par: 71   Distance: 7089 yd
Sand Hills Golf Club is a country club in Mullen, Nebraska. Notable for its remote location and minimalist design among the Nebraskan sandhills. It is consistently ranked among the top golf courses in the world and the best courses designed in the last 50 years. Ranking among the most exclusive courses in the United States,...

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