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US Golf Magazine, one of the most world-renowned monthly golf magazines, has biennially selected and announced 100 best courses among over 37,000 membership or public golf courses across the world for 71 years.

This magazine of authority regularly appoints 98 panels or professionals, including but not limited to, world-famous golf course designers, photographers, golf course owners, representatives of golf things suppliers, former and present PGA or LPGA tour pros, reporters and journalists, members of 100 best golf courses, major championship referees, and financial consultants,

as the committee of selection
to single out 100 best courses in
the world. ong them are Gary Player,
the former South African PGA tour
pro; Tiger Woods, the undoubtedly best golf player; Annika Sorenstam, the World Golf Hall of Fame member; Arthur Hills, the golf course designer of Bighorn Golf Club, US; R.T. Jones Jr., the golf course designer of Hansol Oak Valley;
Prakash Bhandari, the former 30-year-long PGA Masters Tournament referee and the current president of Golf Association of India; Thomas Crow, the founder of Cobra Golf Inc.; Michael Clay and Brian Morgan, the professional golf photographers; Terry Gestro, the sports producer for 88 Seoul Olympic and Emmy-award winner; Arnold Palmer, the legendary American professional golfer;

Jack Nicklaus, the 18 career major championship winner on PGA tour; Peter Jacobson, the PGA professional; Tom Weiskopf, the best-known golfers of the 1970s and the successful golf course designer.
With the Club at Nine Bridges being selected as top 100 courses in the world, Korea now retains one of the world's 100 best golf courses for the first time in 71 years of Korean golf history since the magazine started its nomination.

TOP 100 courses in the world List
ranking 2015 COUNTRY 2013 COUNTRY 2011 COUNTRY
1 Pine Valley USA Pine Valley USA Pine Valley USA
2 Cypress Point USA Cypress Point USA Cypress Point USA
3 St. Andrews (Old Course) Scotland Augusta National USA Augusta National USA
4 Augusta National USA St. Andrews (Old Course) Scotland St. Andrews (Old Course) Scotland
5 Royal County Down N. Ireland Shinnecock Hills USA Royal County Down N.Ireland
6 Shinnecock Hills USA Royal County Down N.Ireland Shinnecock Hills USA
7 Pebble Beach USA Pebble Beach USA Pebble Beach USA
8 Oakmont USA Oakmont USA Oakmont USA
9 Muirfield Scotland Merion (East) USA Muirfield Scotland
10 National Golf Links of America USA Muirfield Scotland Merion (East) USA
11 Merion (East) USA National Golf Links of America USA Sand Hills USA
12 Royal Melbourne (West) Australia Sand Hills USA National Golf Links of America USA
13 Sand Hills USA Royal Melbourne (West) Australia Royal Melbourne (West) Australia
14 Royal Dornoch Scotland Royal Dornoch Scotland Royal Portrush (Dunluce) N. Ireland
15 Royal Portrush (Dunluce) Ireland Royal Portrush (Dunluce) Ireland Pinehurst (No. 2) USA
16 Pinehurst (No. 2) USA Pinehurst (No. 2) USA Royal Dornoch Scotland
17 Ballybunion (Old) Ireland Ballybunion (Old) USA Ballybunion (Old) USA
18 Fishers Island USA Turnberry (Ailsa) Scotland Turnberry (Ailsa) Scotland
19 Seminole USA Crystal Downs USA Pacific Dunes USA
20 Winged Foot (West) USA Pacific Dunes USA Crystal Downs USA
21 Pacific Dunes USA Winged Foot (West) USA Carnoustie (Championship) Scotland
22 Crystal Downs USA Seminole USA Winged Foot (West) USA
23 Turnberry (Ailsa) Scotland Carnoustie (Championship) Scotland Seminole USA
24 San Francisco USA Fishers Island USA Chicago USA
25 Carnoustie (Championship) Scotland Chicago USA Prairie Dunes USA
26 Chicago USA Prairie Dunes USA San Francisco USA
27 Prairie Dunes USA San Francisco USA Kingston Heath Australia
28 Kingston Heath Australia Kingston Heath Australia Fishers Island Club USA
29 Riviera USA Royal St. George's England Oakland Hills (South) USA
30 Los Angeles (North) USA Los Angeles (North) USA Royal Birkdale England
31 Friar's Head USA Royal Birkdale England Riviera USA
32 Royal Birkdale England Friar's Head USA Royal St. George's England
33 Royal St. George's England Riviera USA Cape Kidnappers New Zealand
34 The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel) USA Barnbougle Dunes Australia New South Wales Australia
35 Sunningdale (Old) England Oakland Hills (South) USA Sunningdale (Old) England
36 Barnbougle Dunes Australia Bethpage (Black) USA Bethpage (Black) USA
37 New South Wales Australia Hirono Japan The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel) USA
38 Diamante Mexico Cape Kidnappers New Zealand Friar's Head USA
39 Casa de Campo Dominican Republic Sunningdale (Old) England Los Angeles (North) USA
40 Cape Kidnappers New Zealand Lahinch Ireland Hirono Japan
41 Lahinch Ireland New South Wales Australia Barnbougle Dunes Australia
42 Hirono Golf Club Japan The Country Club (Clyde/Squirrel) USA Lahinch Ireland
43 The Club at Nine Bridges South Korea Kiawah Island (Ocean) USA Olympic (Lake) USA
44 Oakland Hills (South) USA Royal Troon (Old) Scotland Whistling Straits (Straits) USA
45 Morfontaine France The Club at Nine Bridges South Korea Kiawah Island (Ocean) USA
46 Bethpage (Black) USA Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) Dominican Republic Portmarnock (Old) Ireland
47 Shanqin Bay China Garden City Golf Club USA Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog) Dominican Republic
48 Trump International Golf Links Scotland Muirfield Village USA Royal Troon (Old) Scotland
49 Royal Troon (Old) Scotland Whistling Straits (Straits) USA Nine Bridges South Korea
50 Kiawah Island (Ocean) USA Trump International Links Scotland Garden City Golf Club USA
51 Garden City Golf Club USA Woodhall Spa England TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium) USA
52 Whistling Straits (Straits) USA Diamante Mexico Muirfield Village USA
53 Muirfield Village USA Morfontaine France Baltusrol (Lower) USA
54 TPC Sawgrass (Stadium) USA Portmarnock (Old) Ireland Kingsbarns Scotland
55 Portmarnock (Old) Ireland Kingsbarns Scotland Morfontaine France
56 Shoreacres USA Castle Stuart Scotland Castle Stuart Scotland
57 Camargo USA Olympic (Lake) USA Royal Lytham & St. Annes England
58 Oitavos Dunes Portugal TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium) USA Diamante Mexico
59 Baltrusol (Lower) USA Royal Lytham & St. Annes USA Woodhall Spa England
60 Olympic Club (Lake) USA Oak Hill (East) USA Bandon Dunes USA
61 Royal Lytham & St. Annes England Shoreacres USA Oak Hill (East) USA
62 Southern Hills USA Woodhall Spa England The Golf Club USA
63 North Berwick (West) Scotland Bandon Dunes USA Southern Hills USA
64 Bandon Dunes U.S. Southern Hills USA Shoreacres USA
65 Kingsbarns Scotland Oitavos Dunes Portugal Medinah (No. 3) USA
66 Maidstone U.S. The Golf Club USA Ganton England
67 Kawana (Fuji) Japan Maidstone USA Old Sandwich USA
68 Oak Hill (East) U.S. North Berwick (West) Scotland Oitavos Dunes Portugal
69 Castle Stuart Scotland Royal Liverpool England Camargo USA
70 Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin) England Camargo USA Quaker Ridge USA
71 Somerset Hills USA Kawana (Fuji) Japan Inverness USA
72 The Golf Club USA Barnbougle Lost Farm Australia Maidstone USA
73 Ellerston Australia Quaker Ridge USA Loch Lomond Scotland
74 Quaker Ridge USA Kauri Cliffs New Zealand Old Macdonald USA
75 Cabot Links Canada Ballyneal USA Winged Foot (East) USA
76 Ayodhya Links Thailand Waterville Ireland Kawana (Fuji) Japan
77 Cruden Bay Scotland Somerset Hills USA Royal Liverpool England
78 Ballyneal USA Shaqinbay China Harbour Town USA
79 Inverness USA Cruden Bay Scotland Ballyneal USA
80 Ganton England Walton Heath (Old) England Kauri Cliffs New Zealand
81 California Golf Club of San Francisco USA Harbour Town USA Somerset Hills USA
82 Royal Liverpool England Calbot Canada Barnbougle Lost Farm Australia
83 Waterville Ireland Inverness USA Cruden Bay Scotland
84 WingedFoot (East) USA Ganton England Nanea USA
85 Barnbougle Lost Farm Australia Medinah (No. 3) USA Royal Adelaide Australia
86 Walton Heath (Old) England European Club Ireland Walton Heath (Old) England
87 St. George's Canada St. George's Canada Chambers Bay USA
88 Royal Porthcawl Wales Old Macdonald USA Valderrama Spain
89 Royal Porthcawl Wales Loch Lomond Scotland North Berwick (West) Scotland
90 European Club Ireland Old Sandwich USA St. George's Canada
91 Harbour Town USA Machrihanish Scotland Waterville Ireland
92 Kininklijke Haagsche Netherlands Swinley Forest England Swinley Forest England
93 Machrihanish Scotland Tokyo Japan Machrihanish Scotland
94 Kauri Cliffs New Zealand Royal Melbourne(East) Australia Royal Porthcawl Wales
95 Sunningdale (New) England Royal Porthcawl Wales European Club Ireland
96 Tokyo Japan Ryp Camber England Tokyo Japan
97 Durban Country Club South Africa Cabo del Sol (Ocean) Mexico Valley Club of Montecito USA
98 Rye Golf Club England Valderrama Spain Highlands Links Canada
99 Valderrama Spain Royal Adelaide Australia Durban Country Club South Africa
100 Cabo Del Sol (Ocean) Mexico Durban Country Club South Africa Cabo del Sol (Ocean) Mexico

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