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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Düsseldorfer

Gem Germany - Best in Area

Düsseldorfer Golf Club's adventure starts off with three moderate holes and then the rollercoaster is kick started...

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Description: Düsseldorfer Golf Club's adventure starts off with three moderate holes and then the rollercoaster is kick started... Rating: 3.5 out of 6

Bramshaw (Manor)

Gem England - Best in Area

Designed by club professional Wilf Wiltshire, the Manor course has matured into a fine parkland layout, featuring tight, tree-lined holes that offer a real test of golf to players of all abilities.

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Description: Designed by club professional Wilf Wiltshire, the Manor course has matured into a fine parkland layout, featuring tight, tree-lined holes that offer a real test of golf to players of all abilities. Rating: 3.5 out of 6

Painswick

Gem England - Best in Area

Painswick is a unique course which pitches and rolls across an undulating Cotswold escarpment. It looks and feels just like a seaside links.

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Description: Painswick is a unique course which pitches and rolls across an undulating Cotswold escarpment. It looks and feels just like a seaside links. Rating: 3.1 out of 6

West Berkshire

Gem England - Best in Area

The West Berkshire Golf Club is a monster, measuring more than 7,000 yards from the back tees. The tips are not for the faint hearted.

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Description: The West Berkshire Golf Club is a monster, measuring more than 7,000 yards from the back tees. The tips are not for the faint hearted. Rating: 3 out of 6

Bundoran

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

Bundoran Golf Club is set delightfully on the shores of Donegal Bay. The club dates back to 1894 and it's inextricably linked with Christy O'Connor.

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Description: Bundoran Golf Club is set delightfully on the shores of Donegal Bay. The club dates back to 1894 and it's inextricably linked with Christy O'Connor. Rating: 3.5 out of 6

Playa Dorada

Gem Dominican Republic - Best in Area

With wide generous fairways and little rough, Playa Dorada is set up for enjoyable holiday golf and it’s certainly a pleasant resort course.

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Description: With wide generous fairways and little rough, Playa Dorada is set up for enjoyable holiday golf and it’s certainly a pleasant resort course. Rating: 3 out of 6

Hawick

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

There are some wonderful views to be had from Hawick Golf Club's elevated position and this becomes more evident as the routing rises from the 4th tee...

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Description: There are some wonderful views to be had from Hawick Golf Club's elevated position and this becomes more evident as the routing rises from the 4th tee... Rating: 3 out of 6

Callander

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Callander Golf Club is set in the heart of the Trossachs and Old Tom Morris originally laid out this short but historic course.

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Description: Callander Golf Club is set in the heart of the Trossachs and Old Tom Morris originally laid out this short but historic course. Rating: 3 out of 6

Harburn

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Harburn Golf Club is a fine mix of moorland and parkland with many stands of mature trees throughout the routing.

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Description: Harburn Golf Club is a fine mix of moorland and parkland with many stands of mature trees throughout the routing. Rating: 3 out of 6

Amber Baltic (Championship)

Gem Poland - Best in Area

The Championship course at Amber Baltic Golf Club lies within the Woliñski National Park on the Baltic island of Wolin, way up in the extreme north west of Poland, close to the German border.

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Description: The Championship course at Amber Baltic Golf Club lies within the Woliñski National Park on the Baltic island of Wolin, way up in the extreme north west of Poland, close to the German border. Rating: 3 out of 6

Millicent - Kildare

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

Millicent Golf Club occupies a 150-acre site and the front nine is routed anti-clockwise around the perimeter of the property – holes 5 to 7 are bounded by the River Liffey – and they enclose the back nine within.

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Description: Millicent Golf Club occupies a 150-acre site and the front nine is routed anti-clockwise around the perimeter of the property – holes 5 to 7 are bounded by the River Liffey – and they enclose the back nine within. Rating: 3 out of 6

Rhyl

Gem Wales - Best in Area

Rhyl offers an old-fashioned links golf experience with generous fairways and greens that are firm, fast and well protected by bunkers.

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Description: Rhyl offers an old-fashioned links golf experience with generous fairways and greens that are firm, fast and well protected by bunkers. Rating: 3 out of 6

Northwick Park

Gem England - Best in Area

Some of the world's great golf holes are replicated at Playgolf Northwick Park, including two from Augusta National.

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Description: Some of the world's great golf holes are replicated at Playgolf Northwick Park, including two from Augusta National. Rating: 3 out of 6

Portlethen

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Founded in 1981, Portlethen Golf Club’s parkland course is maturing nicely. Measuring 6,663 yards from the tips and the Findon burn in play on five holes, Portlethen is a real challenge.

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Description: Founded in 1981, Portlethen Golf Club’s parkland course is maturing nicely. Measuring 6,663 yards from the tips and the Findon burn in play on five holes, Portlethen is a real challenge. Rating: 3 out of 6

Woll

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Designed by local professional Alex Cleghorn, the course at Woll Golf Club started out as a 9-hole affair when it first opened for play in 1993...

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Description: Designed by local professional Alex Cleghorn, the course at Woll Golf Club started out as a 9-hole affair when it first opened for play in 1993... Rating: 3 out of 6

Torwoodlee

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

The course at Torwoodlee Golf Club is set on the banks of the River Gala, deep in the heart of Border country, and its fairways are routed through a varied landscape of woodland and parkland.

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Description: The course at Torwoodlee Golf Club is set on the banks of the River Gala, deep in the heart of Border country, and its fairways are routed through a varied landscape of woodland and parkland. Rating: 3 out of 6

Lochmaben

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Formed in 1926, Lochmaben Golf Club enlisted James Braid to lay out the original 9-hole course which was expanded to an 18-hole layout in 1995. Thankfully, only two of Braid’s holes were lost during this extension.

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Description: Formed in 1926, Lochmaben Golf Club enlisted James Braid to lay out the original 9-hole course which was expanded to an 18-hole layout in 1995. Thankfully, only two of Braid’s holes were lost during this extension. Rating: 3 out of 6

Samoset

Gem USA - Best in Area

A golf course has been in play at Samoset Resort since 1902 when fairways were set out on a rocky headland overlooking Penobscot Bay. Local architect Brad Booth has upgraded the layout in recent times...

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Description: A golf course has been in play at Samoset Resort since 1902 when fairways were set out on a rocky headland overlooking Penobscot Bay. Local architect Brad Booth has upgraded the layout in recent times... Rating: 3 out of 6

Lake Jovita (South)

Gem USA - Best in Area

Tom Lehman collaborated with architect Kurt Sandness to craft the South course within a 220-acre parcel of land at the 36-hole Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club.

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Description: Tom Lehman collaborated with architect Kurt Sandness to craft the South course within a 220-acre parcel of land at the 36-hole Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club. Rating: 3 out of 6

Colville Park

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

The course at Colville Park Golf Club was originally gifted to the employees of the Dalzell Iron and Steel Works by the Colville family as a recreational facility for the steelworkers.

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Description: The course at Colville Park Golf Club was originally gifted to the employees of the Dalzell Iron and Steel Works by the Colville family as a recreational facility for the steelworkers. Rating: 3 out of 6