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The Best Europe Golf Courses

Our Picks of the Top Five Europe Golf Courses.

Golf in Europe is steep in tradition and still very popular with over 4,000 Europe golf courses, second only in popularity to the USA with over 18,000 courses.

St. Andrews Golf Course
St. Andrews (Old Course)

The game of golf was invented in Scotland and continues to be the center of popularity with over 2,600 courses in the British Isles and the remainder on the European continent.

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The Top Five Europe Golf Courses

St. Andrews
St. Andrews, Scotland
Par 72 -7,279 yards
Tel: 44-(0)133-446-6666
The Old Course is probably the most desired course to play in the world. The Old Course is situated on the coast of the North Sea and the even the best golfers are challenged.

MuirField Village (The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers)
Guillane, Scotland
T.Morris (1889) Par 71- 7,221 yards
Tel: 44-(0) 16 2084-2123
This prestigious and challenging course with thick rough and 151 cavernous bunkers, has been the host course for numerous championships including 15 Open championships, the Ryder, Walker, and Curtis Cups.

Royal County Down Golf Club
Newcastle, N. Ireland, U.K.
T. Morris (1889) Par 72 6,968 yards
Tel: 44-28-4372-3314
Located 90 miles from Dublin, this picturesque course is set between The Irish Sea and the mountains of Mourne. This is a very difficult course to play with fairways lined with native plants including heather and gorse, and brisk winds off the sea.

Club de Golf Valderrama
Sotogrande, Spain
Robert Trent Jones (1985) Par 71 - 6,356 metres
Tel: +34 956 791 200
Located near the Mediterranean Coast, this relatively new course has quickly become one of the best courses in Europe. The fairways are tree-lined with many elevated greens well protected bunkers. The popular 6th hole alone is surrounded by six bunkers with an abundance of water along the 5th, 11th, and 17th holes. Valderrama was to the World Cup in 1999 and 2000, and the Ryder Cup in 1997 and the Volvo Masters (1988-96 and 2002)

Morfontaine Golf Club
Senlis, France
Tel: 33 3 44 54 68 27
Tom Simpson (1927) Par 70 - 5,895 metres
Located an hour north of Paris, the parkland course is where golfers get their challenge in developing a strategy with their approach shots as they navigate the trees and deep bunkers that surround the greens. This is one of the most private courses in France and requires players to be a guest of a member.

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