Top 10 Golf Fields In The World

Top 10 Golf Fields In The World

The golf courses on our list have been put together specially to give you the most surreal and unique experience of your life as you tee off in these amazing places, ranked highly by everyone. These renowned greens, from private to public ones, are some of the finest in the world. With stunning backdrop to historically-rich immaculate courses, and from hosting international and national golf tournaments to providing top amenities to the members, these golf clubs are worth our list of top 10 courses of the world.

Royal County Down Golf Club

Located in Newcastle, N. Ireland, the world-famous club is more than 100 years old. It enjoys its presence against the beautiful backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne; the golf club features the best links setting that runs along the shores of the Irish sea, with each of the 18 holes of the two courses joined in a back and forth zigzag pattern. The windy terrain makes it a difficult place to play and has one of the world's finest front-nines.

Augusta National Golf Club

Host to the most revered U.S. golf tournament' Masters' every year, Augusta National G.C. is one of the famous and classic private golf clubs worldwide. It is located in Augusta, U.S., and was established more than 87 years ago. The club features the renowned 'Amen Corner,' which includes one of the toughest holes in Golf- the 11th, 12th, and 13th holes.

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Pine Valley Golf Club

Often alluded to as one of the hardest courses, this extremely hard to find private club enters the list of the top golf course due to its finest quality. Located in New Jersey, the mysterious aura of the Pine Barrens at the place, coupled with featuring classic holes better than any course of the world. With relentless bunkering, spacious property, and scintillating architecture, it makes it a world-class club.

Cypress Point Club

This is one of California-based private golf club featuring a glorious collection of 18 holes within a single course. These holes, dramatically running along the Pacific Ocean, have been regarded as one of the best in golf history. The gorgeous setting of 'Pebble Beach' and the stunning architecture of the place makes it one of the best golf courses.

Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Golfers from all over the world love to play at least one at this spell-bounding natural, and one of the best links golf courses in the world. Located in Scotland, the simple out-and-back layout poses a challenge for the golfers since it sits on top of a plateau. The Dornoch club is widely regarded as the most natural greens of the world and features many great holes.

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club

Located in Southampton, New York, Shinnecock is a private club and one of the oldest in the United States. The golf links course also boasts of many 'firsts.' It is believed to be one of the oldest golf clubhouses in the U.S., first to allow women as members, and first to ever host the U.S.Open three times, each in different centuries. Preferred by golfers for premium membership lineage, the ground also poses a challenge for many golfers due to the Atlantic Ocean's presence in its vicinity. Nevertheless, it is one of the greatest in the world.

Royal Melbourne Golf Club

The two- ‘East’ and ‘West’ private courses of Australia's renowned golf club are famous all over the world. Founded in 1891, the 36-hole private members club has hosted many national and international tournaments.  The two 18 holes courses form the 'Composite Course' with the west side's 12 holes and east side's six holes, during private events and tournaments.

St. Andrews (Old Course)

Serving as the ‘Home for Golf’ since the 15th century, St. Andrews in Scotland is one of the oldest and most popular golf courses in the world. Featuring the signature ‘Double Greens' and one of the world-famous hardest golf holes 'The Road Hole,' the Old Course also boasts of seven greens, each sharing two holes. The course can be played in both clockwise and anticlockwise directions, and the surrounding Windy North sea makes it hard to play upon.

Muirfield Village Golf Club

One of the first-class courses of the 'Open Rota,' Muirfield club at Gullane, Scotland, was established in 1744 and is home to one of the oldest golfing society of the 'The Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers’. The 7,192 yards private golf course has since hosted The Open Championship’ more than sixteen times. The unusual design of the links course, running through nine holes of two loops, one clockwise and the other anticlockwise, is the striking feature of Muirfield.

Oakmont Country Club

Located in Plum, Pennsylvania (U.S.), The Oakmount Country Club is a links-style course, ranked as one of the best in the country. With over 200 bunkers, this 117 years old club is a difficult one to tee with fast, undulated large greens. Notable for its slopey terrain, it features the 'Church Pews, ' which is one of the club’s most popular hazards. This makes it one of the top golf locations.