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N is for Narrows – Template Holes

Discovering the “original” Narrows requires some reverse engineering, beginning with the hole we now understand as the “true” Narrows. Macdonald had two holes in mind, and the 15th at Muirfield is closest to the final product.

N is for Narrows – Template Holes

Top 50 Golf Courses of Portugal 2020

There’s no doubt that Portugal punches above its weight. For a country with only 75 golf facilities, it still manages to showcase eleven of its courses in our Continental Europe Top 100 – proving that quality, not quantity, is what really counts.

Top 50 Golf Courses of Portugal 2020

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Germany 2020

Welcome to the second iteration of our Top 100 Golf Courses of Germany, where there’s quite an influx of new layouts, as we keep discovering unheralded gems that have flown under the radar for various reasons.

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Germany 2020

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Spain 2020

Rising one position in our latest Spanish Top 100, Real Club Valderrama regains the #1 status it last held in 2010. Not only that, the course climbed to #4 in our Continental Europe listings just a few days ago and re-entered our World Top 100 last month…

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Spain 2020

​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

Responses to News Items

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Germany 2020

Hello Martin,I agree with your assessment of Gut Lärchenhof as a course that is not very exciting and in bland surroundings, but a good tournament course for el...

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Germany 2020

Luc, by default of your posted comments, you’ve already had a “word” with the numerous panellists who do believe Budersand Sylt deserves its place as No.2 in Ge...

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Germany 2020

I would like to have a word with the panellist who rank Budersand Sylt the number 2 course in the country. I have visited 61 of the 2018 list of Top 100 courses...

​Top 100 Golf Courses of Spain 2020

Javier, Yes, a number of our panellists played La Zapateira and they all rated the course favourably. Santa Marina, La Barganiza and Castiello were not on our S...

Responses to Course Reviews

Barnbougle Lost Farm

Yes, there are several modern courses that i know of that have an extra hole or two

Barnbougle Lost Farm

Pat Ruddy built two extra par threes at the European Club, 7a and 12a. Lost Farm is not as unique as you first thought.

Falsterbo

Thank you for visiting us and positive review. Feel most welcome back soon again.Jan Ekblom General Manager

Donegal

Fair enough, although I wasn't trying to suggest that Donegal is awful. Only that that I don't think it is the 18th best course in Ireland. I'm sure lots of peo...