GOLF Magazine's 2015 Top 100 Courses in the World

✓ indicates past World Club Championship participants


  Rank Course City Country
1 Pine Valley Pine Valley, N.J. U.S.
  2 Cypress Point  Pebble Beach, Calif. U.S.
3 St. Andrews (Old Course)  St. Andrews Scotland
  4 Augusta National  Augusta, Ga. U.S.
5 Royal County Down  Newcastle N. Ireland
  6 Shinnecock Hills  Southampton, N.Y.  U.S.
  7 Pebble Beach  Pebble Beach, Calif.  U.S.
8 Oakmont  Oakmont, Pa. U.S.
9 Muirfield  Gullane Scotland
  10 National Golf Links America  Southampton, N.Y.  U.S.
11 Merion (East)  Ardmore, Pa.  U.S.
12 Royal Melbourne (West)  Melbourne Australia
  13 Sand Hills  Mullen, Neb. U.S.
14 Royal Dornoch  Dornoch Scotland
15 Royal Portrush (Dunluce)  Portrush N. Ireland
  16 Pinehurst (No. 2)  Pinehurst, N.C. U.S.
17 Ballybunion (Old)  Ballybunion Ireland
  18 Fishers Island Fishers Island, N.Y.  U.S.
19 Seminole  Juno Beach, Fla. U.S.
20 Winged Foot (West)  Mamaroneck, N.Y.  U.S.
  21 Pacific Dunes  Bandon, Ore. U.S.
  22 Crystal Downs  Frankfort, Mich. U.S.
23 Trump Turnberry (Ailsa) Turnberry Scotland
  24 San Francisco  San Francisco, Calif.  U.S.
25 Carnoustie (Championship)  Carnoustie  Scotland
  26 Chicago  Wheaton, Ill. U.S.
  27 Prairie Dunes  Hutchinson, Kan. U.S.
28 Kingston Heath  Melbourne Australia
29 Riviera  Pacific Palisades, Calif. U.S.
30 Los Angeles (North)  Los Angeles, Calif. U.S.
  31 Friar's Head  Baiting Hollow, N.Y.  U.S.
32 Royal Birkdale  Southport England
33 Royal St. George's  Sandwich  England
  34 The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel) Brookline, Mass. U.S.
35 Sunningdale (Old)  Sunningdale  England
  36 Barnbougle (Dunes)  Bridport, Tasmania Australia
37 New South Wales  La Perouse  Australia
38 Diamante (Dunes) Cabo San Lucas Mexico
  39 Casa de Campo  La Romana  Dominican Republic
  40 Cape Kidnappers  Hawke's Bay  New Zealand
41 Lahinch (Old) Lahinch  Ireland
  42 Hirono Golf Club  Kobe  Japan
43 Nine Bridges  Jeju Island  South Korea
44 Oakland Hills (South)  Bloomfield Hills, Mich. U.S.
45 Morfontaine  Senlis  France
  46 Bethpage (Black) Farmingdale, N.Y.  U.S.
  47 Shanqin Bay Bo’ao, Hainan Island China
  48 Trump International Golf Links Aberdeen Scotland
49 Royal Troon (Old)  Troon  Scotland
  50 Kiawah Island (Ocean)  Kiawah Island, S.C. U.S.
  51 Garden City Golf Club  Garden City, N.Y.  U.S.
  52 Whistling Straits (Straits)  Kohler, Wis. U.S.
53 Muirfield Village  Dublin, Ohio  U.S.
  54 TPC Sawgrass (Stadium) Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. U.S.
55 Portmarnock (Old)  Portmarnock  Ireland
  56 Shoreacres  Lake Bluff, IlI. U.S.
  57 Camargo  Indian Hill, Ohio  U.S.
58 Oitavos Dunes  Cascais Portugal
  59 Baltrusol (Lower)  Springfield, N.J. U.S.
60 Olympic Club (Lake)  San Francisco, Calif.  U.S.
  61 Royal Lytham & St. Annes  Lytham St. Annes England
62 Southern Hills  Tulsa, Okla. U.S.
  63 North Berwick (West)  North Berwick Scotland
  64 Bandon Dunes  Bandon, Ore. U.S.
  65 Kingsbarns  St. Andrews  Scotland
  66 Maidstone  East Hampton, N.Y. U.S.
  67 Kawana (Fuji)  Kawana Japan
  68 Oak Hill (East)  Rochester, N.Y.  U.S.
  69 Castle Stuart Inverness Scotland
  70 Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin) Woodhall Spa  England
  71 Somerset Hills  Bernardsville, N.J. U.S.
  72 The Golf Club  New Albany, Ohio  U.S.
  73 Ellerston Ellerston, New South Wales Australia
  74 Quaker Ridge Scarsdale, N.Y.  U.S.
  75 Cabot Links Inverness Canada
  76 Ayodhya Links Bangkok Thailand
  77 Cruden Bay  Cruden Bay   Scotland
  78 Ballyneal  Holyoke, Colo. U.S.
79 Inverness  Toledo, Ohio  U.S.
  80 Ganton  Ganton  England
  81 California Golf Club of San Francisco South San Francisco, Calif. U.S.
  82 Royal Liverpool  Hoylake England
  83 Waterville  Waterville Ireland
  84 Winged Foot (East) Mamaroneck, N.Y.  U.S.
  85 Barnbougle Lost Farm Bridport, Tasmania Australia
86 Walton Heath (Old)  Tadworth England
87 St. George's  Islington, Ontario  Canada
  88 Royal Porthcawl  Porthcawl Wales
  89 Swinley Forest  Ascot  England
  90 European Club  Brittas Bay Ireland
  91 Harbour Town  Hilton Head Island, S.C. U.S.
  92 Kininklijke Haagsche Wassenaar Netherlands
  93 Machrihanish  Machrihanish Scotland
  94 Kauri Cliffs  Kerikeri New Zealand
95 Sunningdale (New) Sunningdale  England
96 Tokyo  Tokyo   Japan
97 Durban Country Club  Durban South Africa
  98 Rye Golf Club Camber England
99 Valderrama  Sotogrande Spain
  100 Cabo Del Sol (Ocean)  Cabo San Lucas Mexico