Your Gems

If your favourite course is not listed anywhere on the Top 100 website and you believe it is a great course worthy of showcasing, click the Nominate Course link and fill in the form. We'll get back to you if we agree with your nomination.

Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Rönnebäck

Gem Sweden - Best in Area

Rönnebäck Golf Club is set on undulating ground, parts of which are reminiscent of Scottish moorland and parts of which are traditional parkland in character.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Dolgellau

Gem Wales - Best in Area

The location of Dolgellau Golf Club is simply stunning and this is without question a big part of its appeal.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Presidio

Gem USA - Best in Area

Set close to downtown San Francisco, the Presido Golf Course dates back more than 100 years. It’s a popular facility that winds over hilly ground between stately pines and eucalyptus.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Bandon Dunes (Bandon Preserve)

Gem USA - Best in Area

Opened in 2012, Bandon Preserve features a double green at the 4th and 7th holes, a dramatic drop in elevation at the 5th, with Cut Creek threatening the tee shot at the 11th.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Trinity Forest

Gem USA - Best in Area

Trinity Forest Golf Club opened for play in October 2016 and it was designed in a links-like style by the hot architectural duo of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. The club will host the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament in 2018.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Tara Iti

Gem New Zealand - Best in Area

Exclusivity has finally arrived on New Zealand’s formerly inclusive golfing shores in the shape of Tom Doak’s Tara Iti Golf Club which is routed in a wide and grand scale along the east coast of the North Island.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Cabot Cliffs

Gem Canada - Best in Area

Situated half a mile away from Cabot Links, the Cliffs golf course occupies a more diverse landscape than its predecessor, sitting atop the bluffs that overlook the Gulf of St Lawrence...

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

L'Ile de Montreal (Ireland)

Gem Canada - Best in Area

Solitude, sand dunes, wind and pot bunkers await at the South course at Club de Golf de L'Ile de Montréal. It’s more than a hint of Pat Ruddy’s Ireland.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Vuissens

Gem Switzerland - Best in Area

Vuissens Golf Club is one of Jeremy Pern’s Swiss creations and it opened with an initial six holes in 2001, seven years after its current owners acquired Château de Vuissens.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Carne (Kilmore)

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

"Whilst Eddie Hackett used the rolling inland ground for his front nine, our small team had the spectacular sand hills adjacent to the existing back nine from which to create the new Kilmore course."

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Main-Taunus

Gem Germany - Best in Area

In 1979 Bernhard von Limburger designed his last course near Wiesbaden for the Golf Club Main-Taunus. At this point he had worked on more than a third of all German courses in existence.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Sugarloaf Mountain

Gem USA - Best in Area

Sugarloaf Mountain Golf Club is temporarily closed but it's not your typical Florida-styled course; it follows the contours of the rather hilly ground and consequently feels more like a Carolinas course.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

La Posada

Gem Chile - Best in Area

The golf course at Club de Campo La Posada is set on the shore of Laguna La Posada. This layout, which was carved through a pine forest, dates back to 1955 and Arturo Steel and Henry Tullo designed it.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Royal Dar Es Salam (Blue)

Gem Morocco - Best in Area

For many years the tree-lined fairways of the Red and Blue courses at Royal Dar Es Salam co-hosted the Trophée Hassan II competition until the event moved to Agadir in 2011.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Tandragee

Gem Northern Ireland - Best in Area

Seventy years after the original nine holes had been established at Tandragee Golf Club, Fred Hawtree extended the course to a full 18-hole layout...

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

The Witch

Gem USA - Best in Area

Opened in 1989 and designed by Dan Maples, The Witch Golf Club is the headline layout of three courses in the Mystical Golf portfolio.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Beaverbrook

Gem England - Best in Area

Co-designed by David McLay Kidd and Tom Watson, the Beaverbrook golf course at Cherkley Court quietly opened its tees for play in late September 2016.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Rams Hill

Gem USA - Best in Area

Situated on a hill overlooking the remote and sleepy town of Borrego Springs, Rams Hill Golf Club provides the golfer with an incredibly scenic and fun round of desert golf.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score:

Bluejack National

Gem USA - Best in Area

The 18-hole layout at Bluejack National is the first headline design to open in the United States for Tiger Woods and architect Beau Welling.

Read More >>

Av. Reviewers Score: