There are more than 100 golf courses in countries all over the world such as the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Scotland, and Ireland. Here we have compiled a list of top ten best golf courses that you would want to visit at least once in your life.
Turnberry Resort (Ailsa), Scotland
Site of the famous Duel in the Sun between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus in 1977, Turnberry Resort has hosted the Open Championship four times and has the distinction of being rebuilt from the rubble of Allied airfield during the second World War.
Turnberry also offers some brilliant coastal views and stellar shot values. Moreover, there is a lighthouse, which is always great.
Royal Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
A trip to the eastern part of Australia is not enough without visiting the Royal Melbourne – the 18-hole golf courses holding a range of challenges along its serene greens. Designed by American architect Dr. Alister MacKenzie, the Royal Melbourne private club has a par 72 with 6,598 yards on the West course and6,598 yards on the East course. It has deep bunkers and contoured greens that give a challenge to even the best golfers.
Royal County Down, Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom
The Royal County Down in Northern Ireland offers everything a golf player may ask for, from scenic views to challenging fairways and two courses. Therefore, player can decide to choose which type of game to play. Designed by Tom Morris, the Royal County Down is more than 100 years old now and has the course lined along the coastline as you can view the Mourne Mountains, the Irish Sea, and the Slieve Donard Hotel’s red brick steeple at the same time navigating the unique obstacles.
Shinnecock G.C., New York City, the United States
Designed by William Flynn, Shinnecock G.C. was the first clubhouse in the United States and was also the first to admit women. The Shinnecock combines the sea and the fairway to create a remarkable location for golfers. It hosted the U.S. Open in 2018.