Europe's Most Popular Golf Courses 2017

897 golfers from 32 countries have voted.

In August 2017 was conducted a survey on The respondents were asked to name 3 favourite courses in Europe. In total 897 persons participated. 86 Percent of the respondents were from Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The remaining 14 percent were from 29 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…

2Monte 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…

3Golf & 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…

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…

5Club 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…

6PGA 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…

7Golfclub 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…

8Golfclub 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…

9St Andrews Links

St Andrews Links

St Andrews, Fife, UKMap

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

10Golf 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…

11Golf 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…

12Golf & 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…

13Costa Navarino - The Dunes Course

Costa Navarino - The Dunes Course

Romanos, GreeceMap

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

14Buenavista Golf at Meliá Hacienda del Conde

Buenavista Golf at Meliá Hacienda del Conde

Buenavista del Norte, Tenerife, 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…

15Golf 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.

16Golfclub 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…

17Oitavos Dunes

Oitavos Dunes

Cascais, PortugalMap

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

18Golf 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…



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…

20Gardagolf Country Club

Gardagolf Country Club

Soiano del Lago, Brescia, ItalyMap

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

21Anfi 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…

22Arabella Golf Son Vida

Arabella Golf Son Vida

Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, SpainMap

Golf Son Vida is the most traditional and first course in Mallorca and a legend among players from all over Europe…

23Royal Óbidos Golf Course
24Dolomitengolf 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…

25Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, Fife, UKMap

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

26Tecina 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…

27Salgados Golf

Salgados Golf

Albufeira, PortugalMap

Amasterpiece amongst Portugal's golf courses. The vicinity to the sea and the wide variety contribute to it that this course with its many water hazards is an interesting challenge for ambitious players…

28Leading Golfresort Haugschlag

Leading Golfresort Haugschlag

Haugschlag 160, AustriaMap

"The courses are situated on undulating terrain with pictoresque groupes of trees and rocks as well as attractive ponds…

29ABAMA Golf


Guía de Isora, Tenerife, SpainMap

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

30San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course

Almansil, PortugalMap

The very neat course is scenically an eye candy and sportively a great challenge for every player…

31Aphrodite Hills Golf, PGA National

Aphrodite Hills Golf, PGA National

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…

32Bogogno 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…

33Club 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…

34Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Dornoch, Sutherland, UKMap

Royal Dornoch is spellbinding and many golfers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to this natural links at some point in their lives…

35Golfclub 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…

36Golf & Country Club Fleesensee

Golf & Country Club Fleesensee

Göhren-Lebbin, GermanyMap

37Canyamel Golf

Canyamel Golf

Canyamel-Mallorca, SpainMap

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

38Old 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…

39Vale do Lobo Royal Golf Course

Vale do Lobo Royal Golf Course

Vale do Lobo-Almancil, PortugalMap

Because of its famous par 3 that demands a drive of over 200 m over three spectacular rocky cliffs, this course is also one of the most famous courses in the world…

40Montgomerie Maxx Royal

Montgomerie Maxx Royal

Antalya, TurkeyMap

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

41Country Club Schloss Langenstein

Country Club Schloss Langenstein

Orsingen-Nenzingen, GermanyMap

The course is situated only a few fairways away from Lake Constance in a wonderful location modelled after a British country club…

42Oceânico Faldo Course

Oceânico Faldo Course

Alcantarilha, Algarve, PortugalMap

The Nick Faldo Golf Design project at the Amendoeira Golf Resort is an 18-hole, is a championship standard golf course and is designed with strategic play in mind…

43Chervò Golf San Vigilio

Chervò Golf San Vigilio

Pozzolengo, ItalyMap

44Golfclub Wilder Kaiser-Ellmau

Golfclub Wilder Kaiser-Ellmau

Ellmau, AustriaMap

An even course with magnificent panorama directly at the foot of the Wilden Kaiser.

45Penha Longa Golf Club

Penha Longa Golf Club

Sintra-Linhó, PortugalMap

The outstanding course is situated in the middle of a nature reserve between Sintra and Cascais…

46Pula Golf

Pula Golf

Son Servera, Mallorca, SpainMap

The course is characterised by mostly flat fairways and therefor particularly suited for just-for-for-fun-golfers…

47Pine Cliffs Golf & Country Club

Pine Cliffs Golf & Country Club

Albufeira, PortugalMap

Pine Cliffs was built in a stone pine grove on impressive cliffs above beautiful, sandy beaches, which are so typical for the Algarve…

48Golf de Spérone

Golf de Spérone

Bonifacio, FranceMap

The course is deemed to be technically challenging and is the best known on the island.

49Golfclub 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.

50Golfclub 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…