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​Top 100 Golf Courses of France 2020

Having just produced our latest Continental European Top 100, it’s now time to turn our attention to the constituent countries that comprise this vast geographic region. We’re starting with France, which contributed 19 courses to our new European rankings...

​Top 100 Golf Courses of France 2020

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Continental Europe 2020

It’s two years since we published the last edition of our Top 100 chart for Continental Europe and as this listing is refreshed biennially, it’s now time to reveal our latest ranking positions for 2020-21.

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Continental Europe 2020

Review of the Month December 2019 – Cape Arundel

Cape Arundel is finally receiving the recognition it deserves... In my opinion, any true student of the game should pay a visit to Cape Arundel to study its green complexes. In a word, a round at Cape Arundel is surreal.

Review of the Month December 2019 – Cape Arundel

Golfing in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Earlier this year we explored all the golf facilities in Gran Canaria, having already visited all of the courses on Tenerife and La Gomera. To round off the Canary Islands we recently took a short trip to look at six layouts on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

Golfing in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020

Welcome to the 7th revision of our biennial USA Top 100. A total of 163 courses have appeared in these listings down the years, some lasting for only one edition, others enjoying long stretches in the national limelight before falling off the list.

Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020

L is for Lion's Mouth – Template Holes

The term “Lion’s Mouth” hails from the famous pot at The Old Course’s No. 13. Ironically enough, that bunker has little to do with the “Lion’s Mouth” template. And yet the 13th, “Hole O’ Cross,” is still considered the origin of the template. Confused? Let’s break it down.

L is for Lion's Mouth – Template Holes

Responses to News Items

​Top 100 Golf Courses of France 2020

Florian, very well spotted. The image we’d tagged as being of Morfontaine’s Grand Parcours was indeed the Vallière’s 3rd hole. We’ve now corrected that faux pas...

Responses to Course Reviews

Saunton (East)

What an extremely intelligent and informed review! I adore Saunton East but my game is clearly not as refined as yours thus my perception more simplistic. I per...

New South Wales

...someone has played more than 2,000 golf courses?!?That’s basically 1 new course each week over a 40 year period. I hope they offset their carbon footprint

New South Wales

Ian,Thank you for your comments.I list the number of courses mainly because my golf friends are curious and I can point them to this site. There are at least f...