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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

Singapore Island (New)

Gem Singapore - Best in Area

In early 2019 Singapore Island Country Club's New course closed for another redevelopment, this time under the stewardship of Graham Marsh. The refashioned layout is expected to reopen in 2021.

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Fiddlesticks (Long Mean)

Gem USA - Best in Area

A good deal more demanding than its shorter sibling (the Wee Friendly course) at the Fiddlesticks Country Club, the Long Mean layout is a testing Ron Garl-designed course.

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Bay Colony

Gem USA - Best in Area

A three-time venue on the PGA Champions Tour, the course at the Bay Colony Golf Club is a rather special Robert von Hagge layout that first opened for play in the mid-1990s.

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Penrhos

Gem Wales - Best in Area

Penrhos Golf Club is set idyllically in a country park where there are lovely coastal views from elevated parts of the course. Designed by David Williams in 1991, Penrhos is marketed as “one of those best kept secrets”.

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Walsall

Gem England - Best in Area

The Walsall Golf Club was founded in 1907 with a modest 6-hole course, which was extended over the years. The easy-walking parkland course in play today at the Gorway is a 1930 design by Dr Alister MacKenize.

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Aetna Springs

Gem USA - Best in Area

In 2007, Tom Doak and Jim Urbina completed the redesign of an old E. F. Hutton layout at Aetna Springs Golf Course. Unfortunately the historic Pope Valley course closed in 2018. However, in September 2018 we learned that there is still a chance that the course could be saved. Only time will tell.

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Links at Fisher Island

Gem USA - Best in Area

Situated in the middle of a 216-acre barrier island just off Miami, the Links at Fisher Island is a 1990 P. B. Dye 9-hole layout – grassed with paspalum supreme – which extends to 3,069 yards and plays to a par of 35.

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Alnmouth Village

Gem England - Best in Area

Established in 1869, it’s thought this is the oldest 9-hole links in England, but let’s not use this descriptor as a way to diminish the quality of the course. With lovely terrain and high quality turf, Alnmouth Village is the real deal.

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Newgiza

Gem Egypt - Best in Area

Built on the site of an old quarry on the outskirts of Cairo, the course at NEWGIZA Golf Club is the final design from architects Thomson Perrett & Lobb, opening for play in 2019.

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Twin Dolphin

Gem Mexico - Best in Area

Twin Dolphin Club is a collaboration between Todd Eckenrode of Origins Golf Design and professional golfer Fred Couples that was laid out in 2018 on high terraced terrain overlooking the Sea of Cortez…

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Las Lomas

Gem Mexico - Best in Area

You’ll find Club de Golf Las Lomas Zapopan a few kilomertres to the northwest of downtown Guadalajara. Fashioned by Mark Hollinger of JMP Golf Design in 2004, the course is set at the heart of a successful urban residential golf community.

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Miramar (South & East)

Gem Taiwan - Best in Area

Undoubtedly Miramar Golf & Country Club is the premier 36-hole facility in Taiwan, so a full day’s golf comes highly recommended when visiting Taipei, the nation’s capital.

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Dubai Hills

Gem United Arab Emirates - Best in Area

The Dubai Hills Estate is set within the Mohammad Bin Rashid City quarter of Dubai and it’s a development from the Emaar property company, which includes the Burj Khalifa building in its portfolio...

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Costa Palmas

Gem Mexico - Best in Area

The RTJII-designed layout at Costa Palmas Golf Club is part of a 1,000-acre resort community situated just outside the small town of La Ribera on the East Cape of Los Cabos...

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Rancho San Lucas

Gem Mexico - Best in Area

Developed by the Solmar Group, the all-paspalum course at Rancho San Lucas is a Greg Norman design that forms the golfing centrepiece of a massive 834-acre resort located on the sandy southern tip of the Baja California peninsula.

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