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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Mountain Ash

Gem Wales - Best in Area

Mountain Ash sits on top of Cefnpennar Mountain with sensational views of the surrounding Cynon Valley.

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Dommel

Gem Netherlands - Best in Area

Founded in 1928, De Dommel Golf Club’s original 9-hole Harry Colt course expanded over the years to 18 holes under the architectural stewardship of Frank Pennink, Joan Frederik Dudok van Heel and Frank Pont.

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Biltmore Hotel

Gem USA - Best in Area

Designed by Donald Ross in 1925 the former municipal course in Coral Gables fell into disrepair late in the 20th century but was saved by the famous Biltmore Hotel and restored by Brian Silva in 2007.

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Loudoun Gowf

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Established in 1909, Loudoun Gowf Club came into being following the demise of Galston Golf Club, which had only been in operation for a few years before it folded around the turn of the century.

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Ogbourne Downs

Gem England - Best in Area

F. G. Hawtree, founder of the British Golf Greenkeepers Association, and 5-time Open Champion J. H. Taylor designed and built the course at Ogbourne Downs Golf Club.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Royal Auckland

Gem New Zealand - Best in Area

In 2017, Royal Auckland Golf Club merged with Grange Golf Club to create a new club called Royal Auckland and Grange. Land on both sides of the original courses was sold to finance a new clubhouse and a 27-hole Nicklaus Design layout, the first 18 new holes are due to open in late 2019.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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