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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Bratislava (Black River)

Gem Slovakia - Best in Area

Established in 2006, the 18-hole Black River layout is the main course at the Bratislava Golf & Country Club and it’s an absolute brute from the back tees...

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Woodbrook

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

Woodbrook Golf Club is a lovely parkland course sitting on cliffs overlooking the Irish Sea at Bray, just south of Dublin.

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Ashford Castle

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

Ireland has many golf courses set in mature wooded estates but Ashford Castle Golf Club’s lovely little 9-hole layout in County Mayo is among the best...

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Espoo

Gem Finland - Best in Area

Designed by Jan Sederholm and opened in 1982, Espoo Golf Club, or Espoon Golfseura, is laid out over a wooded river valley with an out and back routing.

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Hillerød

Gem Denmark - Best in Area

Hillerød Golf Klub is a very pleasant combination of gently undulating parkland and woodland golf, laid out on either side of a railway line.

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Helsinki

Gem Finland - Best in Area

Helsinki Golf Club was Finland’s first golf course and it’s set within the grounds of Tali Manor and is routed over very pleasant parkland…

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Skövde (Södra)

Gem Sweden - Best in Area

Skövde Golf Club is laid out on hilly terrain to the south west of the town centre beside the Sydbillingens platå nature reserve...

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Kemer

Gem Turkey - Best in Area

The 6,930 yard Kemer course is described by the club as "short but tight" and is used as a training centre by the national golf federation and is HQ to the Turkish PGA.

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Stenungsund

Gem Sweden - Best in Area

The fairways of Stenungsund Golfklubb are routed in two loops, with an inner front nine enclosed by an outer circuit of nine holes that run clockwise round the perimeter of the property.

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Oustøen

Gem Norway - Best in Area

With a length of just under 6,200 yards, Oustøen Golf & Country Club is not long by modern day standards. There may be five par fives on the card but they are matched by five, relatively short par threes.

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Killeen

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

Killeen Golf Club is an American-style course laid out on a relatively tight 110 acre site – though it can play as long as 6743 yards – with plenty of ponds to keep you on your toes...

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Rhos-on-Sea

Gem Wales - Best in Area

Rhos-on-Sea Golf Club is a very pleasant parkland course, extending now to just over 6,000 yards with fine views over Penrhyn Bay.

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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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