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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Roxburgh

Gem New Zealand - Best in Area

If Arrowtown is known for quirk, Roxburgh Golf Club is like its younger cousin, shorter and arguably with more extreme quirky moments. The course only stretches to 4,781 yards, and works its way through around and over all the schist rock that litters the terrain.

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Panorama (Meadows & Forest)

Gem Czech Republic - Best in Area

The course design at Panorama Golf Resort was undertaken by local architect Libor Jirásek and Rainer Preißmann from Germany and the twenty-seven holes occupy a major part of a substantial 350-acre site.

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Saint-Malo (Surcouf)

Gem France - Best in Area

Fairways on Saint-Malo's Surcouf course are separated by Mireloup Lake, where heroic water carries are required at the par three 6th and par four 16th, where a footbridge allows golfers access to these two holes and beyond.

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Le Vaudreuil

Gem France - Best in Area

Fashioned by Fred W. Hawtree in the early 1960s, the course at Le Vaudreuil was acquired in 2008 by Jean-Claude Forestier, head of the Petit Forestier family business which specialises in the rental of refrigerated trucks...

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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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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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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

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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Playgolf London

Gem England - Best in Area

Some of the world's great golf holes are replicated at Playgolf London, also known as 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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