Europe's Most Popular Golf Courses 2016

Over 1600 golfers from 42 countries have voted.

In August 2016 was conducted a survey on The respondents were asked to name 3 favourite courses in Europe. In total 1643 persons participated. 84 Percent of the respondents were from Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The remaining 16 percent were from 39 different countries. The first named course received 3 points, the second 2 points and the third 1 point.

Top 50 Results

1Club de Golf Alcanada

Club de Golf Alcanada

Alcudia, SpainMap

The 18-hole-course of the Club de Golf Alcanada, situated directly at the sea, offers and almost ideal terrain, grown with olives, stone pines and oaks…

2Costa Navarino

Costa Navarino

Pylos, GreeceMap

The Dunes Course, designed by former US Masters Champion and Ryder Cup Captain Bernhard Langer is set in a diverse landscape with amazing sea and river views…

3Golfclub Adamstal Franz Wittmann

Golfclub Adamstal Franz Wittmann

Ramsau, AustriaMap

The club is situated at the foot of the Unterberg in the middle of the most wooded region in Middle Europe, in Lilienfeld, and therefor in Vienna's classical nearby resort- You play golf in…

4Thracian Cliffs Resort

Thracian Cliffs Resort

Bozhurets Village, Kavarna, BulgariaMap

"You will not find a golf course like this anywhere else on the planet." Gary Player Framed by rugged coastal cliffs and the vast blue of the Black Sea, the 18-hole Gary Player designed…

5Golf Club St. Leon-Rot Betriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG

Golf Club St. Leon-Rot Betriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG

St. Leon-Rot, GermanyMap

The golf course is a successful combination of practicing golf on the highest international level and relaxing in the midst of nature…

6Golf Son Gual S.L.

Golf Son Gual S.L.

Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, SpainMap

Thomas Himmel's design is well thought out and incredibly challenging, making the best possible use of the 156-hectares of gently rolling Mallorcan landscape…



Gneven-Vorbeck, GermanyMap

Only a few minutes away from Schwerin, this course, which was laid out on a natural, undulating terminal moraine, offers terrific and diverse views of lakes and forests from all of its teeing grounds…

8St Andrews Links - The Old Course

St Andrews Links - The Old Course

St Andrews, Fife, UKMap

Play golf in a landscape of infinite variety, where golf has been played for over 600 years.

9PGA Golf de Catalunya

PGA Golf de Catalunya

Girona, Girona, SpainMap

The fairways of this course are picturesquely framed by stone pines and crossed by water hazards…

10Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

Vila Nova De Cacela, PortugalMap

The Golf Club of Monte Rei was situated in the picturesque foothills of the Eastern Algarve…

11Golfclub Obere Alp e.V.

Golfclub Obere Alp e.V.

Stühlingen, GermanyMap

The golf course situated on a plateau in the southern part of the Black Forest offers an breathtaking view of the Swiss Alps in clear weather…

12Gardagolf Country Club

Gardagolf Country Club

Soiano del Lago, ItalyMap

Here we have a course in a magnificent landscape, which is technically perfect and is ideally suited for top-class tournaments…

13Golfclub Budersand Sylt

Golfclub Budersand Sylt

Hörnum/Sylt, GermanyMap

The area of about 73 hectares around the Budersand Dune north of the yacht harbour and at the heart of the borough Hörnum captivates because of its typical links course landscape…

14Old Head Golf Links

Old Head Golf Links

Kinsale, County Cork, IrelandMap

The Old Head Golf Links near Kinsale, is rated in the world top 100 courses and steeped in Irish history and built on 216 acre headland jutting out into the Atlantic ocean opened as a golf…

15Club de Golf Valderrama

Club de Golf Valderrama

Sotogrande, Cádiz, SpainMap

On the primly private club the Ryder Cup took place in 1997 for the first time in continental Europe…

16Golf & Country Club Praia d'El Rey

Golf & Country Club Praia d'El Rey

Obidos, PortugalMap

The typical links-course for the most part runs directly along the steep coast of the Atlantic Ocean and offers fabulous voews over the sea, dunes, lakes and the typical stone pine groves…

17Golf & Landclub Achensee

Golf & Landclub Achensee

Pertisau, AustriaMap

The Golf Club Achensee was already founded in 1934 and is situated on 950 m sea level directly between the beautiful Achensee and the majestic towering Karwandel Mountains…

18Club de Golf Finca Cortesín

Club de Golf Finca Cortesín

Casares, Malaga, SpainMap

Measuring almost 7,000 meters from the back tees with over 100 bunkers, Finca Cortesin Golf Club is ranked among the best courses in Spain…

19Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, Fife, UKMap

The site fosters ideal conditions for links turf to flourish amid interesting natural terrain…

20Golfclub Am Mondsee

Golfclub Am Mondsee

St. Lorenz, AustriaMap

A beautiful 18-hole-championship course with tricky hazards. A golfing experience which excites players of all levels.

21Golf Eichenheim

Golf Eichenheim

Kitzbühel, AustriaMap

"The art of working with nature" was the motto the American golf course architect Kyle Phillips had in mind when he set out to design the Eichenheim golf course, which has ranked among…

22Arabella Golf Son Vida

Arabella Golf Son Vida

Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, SpainMap

The oldest course of Majorca was built in 1964 and since then lost nothing of its splendour…

23Kempferhof Resort

Kempferhof Resort

Plobsheim, FranceMap

In a rural environment with firs, spruces and birches it turns out difficult to concentrat on the golfing…



Oberwaltersdorf, AustriaMap

"The course ranks among the best in europe. Deespite the continental-European climate the providence-greens and bent-grass-fairways are to be compared to the best US-courses- The quality of…

25Canyamel Golf

Canyamel Golf

Canyamel-Mallorca, SpainMap

You play in a typical Majorcan countryside on an excellent maintained 18-hole-course (Par 73)…

26Oitavos Dunes

Oitavos Dunes

Cascais, PortugalMap

The golf course is situated in immediate proximity of the Golf Course Quinta da Marinha…

27Golfclub Seefeld-Wildmoos

Golfclub Seefeld-Wildmoos

Seefeld/Tirol, AustriaMap

In an altitude of 1.300 m, in an alpine region the golfer will find restful quiet and demanding game in the middle of a nature reserve…

28Tecina Golf

Tecina Golf

La Gomera, Canary Islands, SpainMap

The 18-hole-course in La Lomada de Tecina offers spectacular views on the valley, the Atlantic Ocean with the Teide in the background and on the varied vegetation…

29Dolomitengolf Osttirol

Dolomitengolf Osttirol

Lavant/Osttirol, AustriaMap

The Lienz Dolomites were the inspiration for naming the 36-hole championship course in the picturesque town of Lavant in East Tyrol…

30Buenavista Golf, S.A.

Buenavista Golf, S.A.

Tenerife, Islas Canarias, SpainMap

The 18-hole-course, designed by Severiano Ballesteros, is situated directly at the sea, 5 greens are situated in immediate proximity of the steep coast, where the waves break and offer the players a spectacular show…

31Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre

Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre

Crans-sur-Sierre, SwitzerlandMap

The open championship course is situated in the midst of the Alps and has a beautiful alpine panorama to offer, that reaches from the Matterhorn over the Monte Rosa, the Mont Blanc to the Bernese Alps…

32Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort

Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort

La Línea, Cádiz, SpainMap

This true links course, built by Peter Allis, is characterised by wide open fairways, which partly have to be played blind…

33Anfi Tauro Golf

Anfi Tauro Golf

Mogán-Gran Canaria, SpainMap

18-hole Championship Golf Course Challenge with a cutting edge design Opened in 2007, the 18-hole championship golf course at Anfi Tauro Golf covers a demanding terrain in excess of 650,000m²…

34Golfclub St.Vigil Seis

Golfclub St.Vigil Seis

Kastelruth (BZ), ItalyMap

Embedded in the middle of the Dolomite Alps, the newly developing 18-hole-course of the Golfclub St.Vigil Seis is at the foot of the Schlern, in 850 m a…

35Royal Óbidos Golf Course
36ABAMA Golf


Guía de Isora, Tenerife, SpainMap

Abama Golf is part of the Abama Hotel Resort, which is situated in the south-west of Tenerife…

37Quellness Golf Resort Bad Griesbach, Golfplatz Brunnwies

Quellness Golf Resort Bad Griesbach, Golfplatz Brunnwies

Haarbach, GermanyMap

An 18-hole championship course that could only have been designed by Bernhard Langer…

38Druids Glen

Druids Glen

Newtownmountkennedy, County Wicklow, IrelandMap

As a leading Golf Course in Wicklow, Druids Glen is often referred to as "The Augusta of Europe"…

39Pevero Golf Club

Pevero Golf Club

Porto Cervo, ItalyMap

Th course reaches from the white beaches of the bay of Pevero to the bay of Cala di Volpe…

40Golf & Country Club Fleesensee

Golf & Country Club Fleesensee

Göhren-Lebbin, GermanyMap

41Iberostar Golf Novo Sancti Petri

Iberostar Golf Novo Sancti Petri

Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz, SpainMap

Course A (Mar-Pinos): The holes 1-9 offer wide fairways and three lakes. The green at hole 6 must be mentioned particularly, since it is situated on the coast…

42Montgomerie Maxx Royal

Montgomerie Maxx Royal

Antalya, TurkeyMap

Colin Montgomerie designed and built this golf course in cooperation with the European Golf Design…

43Golf Costa Adeje

Golf Costa Adeje

Adeje-Tenerife, SpainMap

Pepe Gancedo integrated several surprises into this course. Even experienced players can sometimes get in trouble in the undulating terrain with fast greens.

44Aphrodite Hills Golf

Aphrodite Hills Golf

Kouklia-Pafos-Zypern, CyprusMap

The course, arranged in championship standards, spreads over two plateaus. Exceptional characteristic of this course is that almost all holes are arranged with view on the sea…

45Montenmedio Golf & Country Club

Montenmedio Golf & Country Club

Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz, SpainMap

The course is one of the most natural courses in Spain and impresses with varied flora and fauna…

46Golfclub Schloß Schönborn

Golfclub Schloß Schönborn

Schönborn 4, AustriaMap

There's a 18-hole-course within the park of the palace Schönborn and an additional 9-hole-course outside…

47Golfclub Beuerberg e.V.

Golfclub Beuerberg e.V.

Beuerberg, GermanyMap

Set up on a spacious terrain of 290 acres, this course is situated in a scenic location in front of the Alps before the terrific backdrop of the mountains…

48Verdura Golf Club

Verdura Golf Club

Sciacca, Sicily, ItalyMap

Three spectacular, world-class, new golf courses have been built at Verdura, one of very few sites on the rugged, rolling island of Sicily where such an opportunity is possible…

49Bogogno Golf Resort

Bogogno Golf Resort

Bogogno, ItalyMap

The double 18-hole course of the Circolo Golf Bogogno, which was built in 1996, is characterised by many water hazards and several slopes…

50Carya Golf Club

Carya Golf Club

Belek-Antalya, TurkeyMap

Carya Golf Club, in Antalya's Belek Region, is the first classic, heathland style golf course built on Turkey's Mediterranean coast…