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The World's Top 100 Golf Courses

This is the World's Top 100 golf courses according to America's Golfweb website prior to 2000 when the site became part of the PGATour website.


100 Greatest Golf Courses in the World

Rank Course Year Opened
1 Cypress Point 1928
2 Pebble Beach 1919
3 Pine Valley 1918
4 St. Andrews (Old) 16th century
5 Augusta National 1932
6 Muirfield 1891
7 Royal County Down 1889
8 Royal Melbourne (Composite) 1926
9 Merion (East) 1911
10 Shinnecock Hills 1931
11 Royal Dornoch 1886
12 Ballybunion (Old) 1893
13 Oakmont 1903
14 Winged Foot (West) 1923
15 Pinehurst (No. 2) 1935
16 Olympic Club (Lake) 1924
17 Royal Portrush (Dunluce) 1920
18 The Country Club 1895
19 Oakland Hills 1918
20 Turnberry (Ailsa) 1947
21 Royal Birkdale 1889
22 Crystal Downs 1931
23 Medinah (No. 3) 1928
24 Portmarnock 1894
25 Seminole 1929
26 Muirfield Village 1974
27 Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) 1971
28 Kingston Heath 1925
29 Shadow Creek 1990
30 Woodhall Spa 1926
31 Chicago Golf Club 1894
32 Carnoustie (Championship) 1842
33 National Golf Links 1911
34 Oak Hill (East) 1925
35 Royal St. George's 1897
36 Praire Dunes 1937
37 Quaker Ridge 1926
38 San Francisco Golf Club 1918
39 Baltusrol (Lower) 1922
40 Southern Hills 1936
41 Royal Troon (Old) 1878
42 Peachtree 1947
43 Sunningdale (Old) 1901
44 Hirono 1932
45 Winged Foot (East) 1923
46 The Golf Club 1967
47 Riviera 1926
48 Kasumigaseki (East) 1929
49 Garden City 1902
50 Cherry Hills 1923
51 Wade Hampton Golf Club 1987
52 Durban Country Club 1922
53 Royal Adelaide 1904
54 Los Angeles (North) 1921
55 Spyglass Hill 1966
56 El Saley 1967
57 Inverness Club 1919
58 New South Wales 1928
59 Scioto 1916
60 The Honors Course 1983
61 Maidstone 1899
62 The Homestead (Cascade) 1923
63 TPC at Sawgrass (Stadium) 1981
64 Colonial 1935
65 Baltimore Country Club (East) 1926
66 Royal Lytham & St. Annes 1886
67 Morfontaine 1927
68 Plainfield 1921
69 Wentworth (West) 1924
70 Forest Highlands 1988
71 Laurel Valley 1960
72 National GC of Canada 1976
73 Long Cove Club 1981
74 Wannamoisett 1916
75 Castle Pines 1981
76 Butler National 1974
77 Hazeltine National 1962
78 Royal Dar-es-Salaam (Red) 1971
79 Royal Liverpool 1869
80 Capilano 1937
81 Paraparaumu Beach 1949
82 Commonwealth 1919
83 Valhalla 1986
84 Victoria 1927
85 Ganton 1891
86 Salem 1926
87 Walton Heath (Old) 1904
88 El Rincon 1960
89 Bellerive 1960
90 Lahinch 1893
91 Interlachen 1911
92 Sotogrande (Old) 1965
93 Black Diamond Ranch (Quarry) 1988
94 Canterbury 1922
95 Kawana (Fuji) 1930
96 The Australian 1978
97 Royal Montreal (Blue) 1959
98 Harbour Town 1969
99 The Kittansett Club 1922
100 Cog Hill (No. 4) 1964