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Top 100 Gems - Worldwide

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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Keystone Ranch (River)

Gem USA - Best in Area

The River course at the 36-hole Keystone Ranch golf facility is a new millennium offering from Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry. The front nine is routed around the Snake River, with the back nine carved through a dense pine forest.

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Pole Creek (Meadow & Ridge)

Gem USA - Best in Area

Situated eighty miles northwest of Denver, Pole Creek Golf Course is a 27-hole public golf facility in Grand County, with the Meadow and Ridge nines forming the premier 18-hole layout at an impressive pay and play operation.

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Keystone Ranch (Ranch)

Gem USA - Best in Area

The Ranch course was the first of two 18-hole layouts to appear at the Keystone Ranch golf complex in 1980. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Junior, it’s a classic mountain track that winds around a pine forest and a beautiful 9-acre lake.

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Beaver Creek

Gem USA - Best in Area

Beaver Creek Golf Club was laid out by Robert Trent Jones Junior in 1982 along the route of a creek, the slopes of Beaver Creek Mountain provide thrills and spills coupled with long, narrow and often hilly fairways.

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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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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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Lyon (Les Brocards)

Gem France - Best in Area

Golf Club de Lyon dates back to 1919 but both 18-hole layouts at this golf facility (Les Brocards and Les Sangliers) are of a more recent vintage. The construction of a new main road in the early 1960s forced the club to move to its present location...

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Mickelson National

Gem Canada - Best in Area

The course at Mickelson National Golf Club finally opened for play in the summer of 2020, thirteen years after the project first got off the ground. It was originally earmarked as a Johnny Miller and Stephen Ames co-production called the Copithorne Club...

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Barrière La Baule (Blue)

Gem France - Best in Area

The original 18-hole course at Barrière La Baule was a Peter Alliss and Dave Thomas co-production from the late 1970s. In 1994, Michel Gayon was called in to split this course in two. Today, the Blue course comprises holes 1 to 9 of the original layout...

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Barrière La Baule (Red)

Gem France - Best in Area

The original 18-hole course at Barrière La Baule was a Peter Alliss and Dave Thomas co-production from the late 1970s. In 1994, Michel Gayon was called in to split this course in two, add another nine on to each half to form two 18-hole layouts

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Rivermead

Gem Canada - Best in Area

Founded in 1910, Rivermead Golf Club started out with a 9-hole course designed by Albert Murray, the two-time (and youngest ever) Canadian Open winner. Having later acquired more land, the club commissioned George Cumming to extend the course to an 18-hole layout.

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Riverside

Gem Canada - Best in Area

During the late 1930s, the course at Riverside Country Club was extended to an 18-hole layout and remodelled by Walter B. Hatch, design associate of Donald Ross, and Ross is also said to have paid several visits during the reconstruction.

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CapRock Ranch

Gem USA - Best in Area

Situated to the southwest of Valentine and just a few miles north of The Prairie Club, CapRock Ranch is destined to be the next great private golfing destination located in the sand hills.

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Royal Eastbourne (Devonshire)

Gem England - Best in Area

The Royal Eastbourne Golf Club was established in 1887, with members playing on a 9-hole Horace Hutchinson-designed course on ground adjacent to Compton Place, which was owned by wealthy landowner William Cavendish, who became the 7th Duke of Devonshire.

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Thonock Park (Karsten Lakes)

Gem England - Best in Area

Located in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside, Thonock Park boasts two 18-hole golf courses and the club lies just over a mile away from the European headquarters of PING, with the company’s European Fitting Centre situated next to the driving range at Thonock Park.

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