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​Top 100 Golf Courses updates its Nordic rankings 2020

13 February 2020

This release covers the five nations of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. We’re increasing the number of courses featured in this region, so we now list nearly 200 layouts across this vast northern section of Europe.

​Top 100 Golf Courses updates its Nordic rankings 2020

P is for Punchbowl – Template Holes

10 February 2020

Claiming an “original” Punchbowl green is probably a lost cause, as the earliest of designers didn’t necessarily look at the decision as a piece of golf strategy. It was, in reality, a piece of agronomic planning.

P is for Punchbowl – Template Holes

Top 100 Golf Courses revises its Central Europe rankings 2020

10 February 2020

Almost 200 courses are located across the five Central European countries of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. We feature 38 in our five national ranking lists and we’re confident these courses are the best you’ll find in this region...

Top 100 Golf Courses revises its Central Europe rankings 2020

Review of the Month January 2020 – Kapalua (Plantation)

03 February 2020

Here I am in cold, dark mid-winter, post Christmas blues, but luckily there is a burst of sunshine and joy on my TV screen. The annual Tournament of Champions provides a welcome slice of escapism, transporting me back to the tropical paradise of Maui every January.

Review of the Month January 2020 – Kapalua (Plantation)

Top 100 Golf Courses revises its Benelux rankings 2020

31 January 2020

We’ve been ranking courses in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands since 2008. Of course golf has been played in these Low Countries for many years and it was the Dutch who invented the game of kolf in the 13th century.

Top 100 Golf Courses revises its Benelux rankings 2020

​Top 60 Golf Courses of Italy 2020

27 January 2020

This is the fifth biennial revision of our listings for Italy, which began with a modest Top 20 back in 2008. We’re adding another ten layouts this year, which means we now profile around 25% of country's golf facilities.

​Top 60 Golf Courses of Italy 2020

N is for Narrows – Template Holes

23 January 2020

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

22 January 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