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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Millicent

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Southwood

Gem USA - Best in Area

Designed by Fred Couples with architect Gene Bates, the course at Southwood Golf Club first opened for play in 2002.

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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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Caldwell

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

The course at Caldwell Golf Club bears the architectural stamp of both Willie Fernie and James Braid so it’s easy to see why this layout is so highly regarded in Renfrewshire.

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Opio Valbonne

Gem France - Best in Area

The Opio Valbonne course is a Donald Harradine design – one of three French golf projects the architect was involved with in the early 1960s...

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Monarch Beach

Gem USA - Best in Area

The Monarch Beach Golf Links at the St Regis Monarch Beach Resort is an early 1980s Robert Trent Jones Jnr design, where fairways weave their way around a large residential development.

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Wolf Point Ranch

Gem USA - Best in Area

Mike Nuzzo designed the golf course at Wolf Point Ranch in 2009 for the sole use of its owner and his invited guests. Very little soil was shifted and the finished product has attracted accolades from those who have seen it.

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Northwood Golf Club

Gem USA - Best in Area

Positioned inside a bend of the Russian River, just to the north of the Bohemian Club Grove, the 9-hole course at Northwood Golf Club was conceived by Jack Neville who co-designed Pebble Beach.

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Bramshaw (Forest)

Gem England - Best in Area

The Forest course at Bramshaw Golf Club dates back to the mid-1860s, fifteen years before the club was actually founded, making it the oldest golfing layout in Hampshire.

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Efteling

Gem Netherlands - Best in Area

Over three million visitors arrive every year to enjoy the delights of Efteling and, since 1995, golfers have been able to take advantage of this Donald Steel-designed golf course...

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Glamorganshire

Gem Wales - Best in Area

Glamorganshire Golf Club was the first course to be constructed in the south of the country so its prominence in Welsh golfing history was assured right from the start.

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Llanwern

Gem Wales - Best in Area

The round at Llanwern Golf Club starts gently with a short par four, then three par fives between the 3rd and 8th offer decent birdie opportunities.

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