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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Carluke

Gem Scotland - Best in Area

Laid out across rolling Lanarkshire countryside, Carluke Golf Club’s parkland course is a surprisingly entertaining track, highlighted by “Glenburn,” its spectacular downhill par three 11th hole.

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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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Barton Creek (Palmer Lakeside)

Gem USA - Best in Area

The designer of the Palmer Lakeside course at Barton Creek Resort requires no introduction. The King fashioned the layout in Texas Hill Country where the signature par three 11th features a cascading waterfall.

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Woodmont

Gem USA - Best in Area

Located less than an hour’s drive north of downtown Atlanta, the late 1990s layout at the semi-private Woodmont Golf & Country Club is the first design project undertaken by Robert Trent Jones Junior in the state of Georgia.

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Upminster

Gem England - Best in Area

Measuring 6,021 yards from the back tees, the par 69 parkland course at Upminster Golf Club may look short, but you’ll need pinpoint accuracy to record a good score on this tight and undulating layout.

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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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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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West Malling (Spitfire)

Gem England - Best in Area

The Spitfire layout at West Malling Golf Club is longer and more undulating than the Hurricane. Both 18-hole courses were designed by Max Faulkner in the 1970s and named in honour of the emblematic World War Two fighter planes that flew from the nearby airfield.

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Turnberry Isle (Miller)

Gem USA - Best in Area

Upgraded in recent times by Ray Floyd, the Miller course at the 36-hole Turnberry Isle Miami resort was originally designed by Robert Trent Jones Snr in the late 1960s.

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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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Willow Creek Golf Club

Gem USA - Best in Area

Named after the creek that wanders through the layout, the course at Willow Creek Golf Club is an early 1980s collaboration between Robert von Hagge and Bruce Devlin...

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Citywest

Gem Ireland - Best in Area

The course at Citywest was developed in the early 1990s, based on a design by the prolific Irish golfer turned architect, Christy O’Connor Jnr.

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Poděbrady

Gem Czech Republic - Best in Area

Poděbrady's 6,684-yard course is one of the more established layouts in the country, having been constructed in 1961.

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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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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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Narvik

Gem Norway - Best in Area

The village of Skjomen lies a few hundred kilometers to the north of the Arctic Circle and this is where you’ll find Narvik Golf Club, one of the world’s northernmost 18-hole golf courses.

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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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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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