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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Cardales

Gem Argentina - Best in Area

Los Cardales is home to Jose Coceres who was awarded the coveted "Olympian" title in Argentina in 2002.

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Cromstrijen

Gem Netherlands - Best in Area

Situated on the banks of the Hollands Diep River, where it splits into the Haringvliet and Volkerak, the course at Cromstrijen Golf Club has a lake that comes into play at a number of holes...

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Rockmount

Gem Northern Ireland - Best in Area

Rockmount Golf Club was unveiled in May of 1995, four years after Carryduff landowners Robert and Diane Patterson first set out to construct their own 18-hole layout...

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Buzios

Gem Brazil - Best in Area

American architect Dan Blankenship designed Buzios in the late 1980s when he worked for Perry Dye but construction was put on hold due to the financial crisis in the country at the time...

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PGA (Ryder)

Gem USA - Best in Area

The Ryder course at the PGA Village – formerly called the North golf course – is named in honour of Samuel Ryder, the English entrepreneur and founder of the “official” Ryder Cup...

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Thunderbird

Gem USA - Best in Area

In the Rock-n-Roll 1950s, the Thunderbird Country Club attracted celebrities from all over the USA and it wasn’t long before the Ford Motor Company heard about the place.

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Royal Nairobi

Gem Kenya - Best in Area

The Royal Nairobi Golf Club was originally established as a recreational amenity for officers in the King’s African Rifles and it's the oldest golf society in Kenya, founded in 1906.

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Kitale

Gem Kenya - Best in Area

Kitale Golf Club was founded in 1924 – two years before a branch of the Ugandan railway reached the local town – and Kitale’s annual Trans Nzioa Open has been running since 1930.

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Mombasa

Gem Kenya - Best in Area

Mombasa’s 9-hole course is located in downtown Kizingo, surrounded by a beautiful coral reef and white sandy beach...

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Nakuru

Gem Kenya - Best in Area

Laid out on the slopes of the volcanic Menengai Crater, Nakuru is the only highland golf course in Kenya...

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Belem Novo

Gem Brazil - Best in Area

Belém Novo Golf Club sits on a fairly level site, routed around large expanses of water, with accommodation units bordering many of the fairways...

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Tower Links

Gem United Arab Emirates - Best in Area

Designed by Gerald Williams and shaped by Jake Mctavish, Tower Links Golf Club is routed through the mangroves in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

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Thornhill Golf Club

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Thornhill is the golf club where professional Andrew Coltart honed his golf game in his formative years and the course is a delightful mix of heathland and parkland holes.

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Freshwater Bay

Gem England - Best in Area

The Isle of Wight’s Freshwater Bay Golf Club is set spectacularly on downland cliffs. English Channel views distract on every hole, but when the wind blows, this charming 5,725-yard par 69 can play tough.

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Astbury - Closed

Gem England - Best in Area

Opened in September 2010 and designed by K.K. Downing, former lead guitarist of heavy metal band Judas Priest, The Astbury is an impressive new parkland course designed to please golfers of all abilities but it's currently closed for redevelopment until spring 2020.

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Tylney Park

Gem England - Best in Area

With five sets of tees and yardage that exceeds more than 7,000 yards from the back markers, the parkland course at Tylney Park Golf Club is a challenging test.

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Haverhill

Gem England - Best in Area

Haverhill Golf Club has a course of two halves, with its outward nine fashioned by Philip Pilgrem and its homeward nine by Charles Lawrie, this attractive parkland layout utilises two valleys and the River Stour to good effect.

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Bahia de los Suenos

Gem Mexico - Best in Area

In 2013 the Tom Doak-designed Bahía de los Sueños course closed its tees for play only two years after opening to critical acclaim.

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