United Kingdom Golf Course Finder


What makes a truely great Golf Course? Good design, breathtaking scenery, good course condition, the right level of difficulty and outstanding off course facilities. Here is our guide to some of the courses in the world where you can find all of these:

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England

Course

County

Course Rating

Tournament Status

Woburn Golf Club, Duchess' Course Bedfordshire 7 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Woburn Golf Club, Duke's Course Bedfordshire 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities European Tour Venue
Woburn Golf Club, Marquess Course
Bedfordshire 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities
Burnham Beeches Golf Club Berkshire 5 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with good off course facilities
Sunningdale Golf Club, Old Course Berkshire 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities European Tour Venue
Stoke Park Club Buckinghamshire 7 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Trevose Golf & Country Club, Championship Course Cornwall 7 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
East Sussex National, East Course East Sussex 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities European Tour Venue
East Sussex National, West Course East Sussex 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Royal St. Georges Kent 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities British Open Championship Venue
Royal Lytham & St Anne's Golf Club Lancashire 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities Ryder Cup Venue
Royal Birkdale Golf Club Merseyside 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities British Open Championship Venue
Bath Approach Golf Course, 18 Hole Course Somerset 1 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a lower difficulty level with few off course facilities
Stockwood Vale Golf Club Somerset 5 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with good off course facilities
The Hindhead Golf Club Surrey 6 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Wentworth Golf Club, East Course Surrey 7 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Wentworth Golf Club, Edinburgh Course Surrey 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Wentworth Golf Club, West Course Surrey 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities European Tour Venue
The Belfry, Brabazon Course West Midlands 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities Ryder Cup Venue
Bowood Golf & Country Club Wiltshire 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities

Ireland

Ballybunion Golf Club, Old Course County Kerry 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities European Tour Venue

Northern Ireland

Royal County Down Newcastle 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities European Tour Venue

Scotland

Carnoustie Angus 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities British Open Championship Venue
Turnberry, Ailsa Course Ayrshire 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities British Open Championship Venue
Turnberry, Kintyre Course Ayrshire 7 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Loch Lomond Golf Club Dunbartonshire 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities European Tour Venue
St Andrews, Old Course Fife 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities British Open Championship Venue
Kingsbarns Golf Links Fife 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities European Tour Venue
Royal Dornoch Inverness 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Gleneagles, Kings Course Perthshire 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities European Tour Venue
Gleneagles, Queens Course Perthshire 7 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Gleneagles, PGA Centenary Course Perthshire 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities Ryder Cup Venue

Wales

Cottrell Park Golf Club, Button Gwinnett Course Cardiff 4 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with average off course facilities
Cottrell Park Golf Club, The Mackintosh Course Cardiff 6 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Celtic Manor, The Montgomerie Course Newport 7 Star Rating-County standard course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities
Celtic Manor, Roman Road Course Newport 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities European Tour Venue
Celtic Manor, The Ryder Cup Course Newport 9 Star Rating-World class championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities Ryder Cup Venue

Legend: Course Rating Guide

1 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a lower difficulty level with few off course facilities 1 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a lower difficulty level with few off course facilities.
2 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with good off course facilities 2 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with good off course facilities.
3 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with excellent off course facilities 3 Star Rating-Standard course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with excellent off course facilities.
4 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with average off course facilities 4 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with average off course facilities.
5 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with good off course facilities 5 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with good off course facilities.
6 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with excellent off course facilities 6 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a medium difficulty level with excellent off course facilities.
7 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities 7 Star Rating-County course, likely to be of a higher difficulty level with excellent off course facilities.
8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities 8 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities.
9 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities 9 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with good off course facilities.
10 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities 10 Star Rating-Championship course, likely to be of a high difficulty level with excellent off course facilities. Gold Rating-May not be the hardest or have the best facilities, but a definite must for any true golf enthusiast Gold Rating-May not be the hardest or have the best facilities, but a definite must for any true golf enthusiast.

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