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Top 100 Courses in the World for 2023-24: Our latest global ranking is here

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Our stable of 100-plus course raters scoured the globe the past two years, and what did they find? Greatness and inspiration in some of the most unexpected places. The Arctic Circle? Check. A Caribbean cliffside? Check. An American West Cattle Ranch? Yep, check again. So saddle up for a tour of the world’s 100 best golf courses.

Methodology: How we rate courses

GOLF’s Top 100 Courses sorted by country and state

GOLF’s other course rankings: Top 100 Courses in the U.S. | Top 100 Courses You Can Play | Top 100 Value Courses in the U.S. | America’s Best Municipal Courses | Top 100 in the U.K. and Ireland | Top 100 Short Courses in the World

Photo credits in revolving gallery above (if viewed on desktop): Barnbougle Dunes (No. 36): Jacob Sjöman; Point Hardy (No. 76): Shawn Michael Marcellin; Shinnecock Hills (No. 4): Jon Cavalier; Te Arai (South) (No. 85): Gary Lisbon; Rock Creek Cattle Company (No. 73): Evan Schiller.

How many of our World Top 100 have you played? Track and display your progress on the official GOLF Top 100 Peg Board! Pick up your board here.

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