Europe's Most Popular Golf Courses 2018

1142 golfers from 37 countries have voted.

In August 2018 was conducted a survey on The respondents were asked to name 3 favourite courses in Europe. In total 1142 persons participated. 84 Percent of the respondents were from Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The remaining 16 percent were from 34 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…

2St 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.

3Monte 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…

4Golfclub 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…

5Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, Fife, UKMap

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

6Golf & 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…

7Golf & 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…

8Thracian 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…

9Gardagolf 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…



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…

11Costa 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…

12Club 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…

13Golf 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…

14Alcaidesa 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…

15Druids 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"…

16Golf 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…

17Old 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…

18Carnoustie Golf Links

Carnoustie Golf Links

Carnoustie, Angus, UKMap

Carnoustie boasts three courses, all of which are rated in the Top 50links courses in the UK and Ireland.The Championship course has hosted 8 Open Championships most recently in 2018, I…

19Golfclub 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…

20Golf 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…

21West Cliffs Golf Links

West Cliffs Golf Links

Freguesia do Vau, PortugalMap

West Cliffs offers a unique and world class 18-hole seaside links golf course surrounded by residential, leisure and wellness offerings to suit your every needs…

22Golfclub 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…

23Golfclub 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.

24ABAMA Golf


Guía de Isora, Tenerife, SpainMap

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

25Bro Hof Slott Golf Club

Bro Hof Slott Golf Club

Bro, SwedenMap

Bro Hof Slott is a delight to all the senses. From tee-off to the final hole, from the changing room, hot tubs to exquisite lunches on the terrace, this is a experience you´ll remember for the rest of your life…

26Arabella 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…

27Golf Club Castelfalfi

Golf Club Castelfalfi

Montaione, ItalyMap

Tuscany is a secret paradise for golfers. Many courses in the region were developed in the nineties, taking advantage of the natural landscape, and Castelfalfi is home to one of the most…

28Ballumbie Castle Golf Club

Ballumbie Castle Golf Club

Dundee, Angus, UKMap

29Golf 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…

30Royal 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…

31Kempferhof Resort

Kempferhof Resort

Plobsheim, FranceMap

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

32Buenavista 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…

33PGA 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…

34Golfclub Schloß Schönborn

Golfclub Schloß Schönborn

Schönborn, AustriaMap

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

35Iberostar Real Club de Golf Novo Sancti Petri

Iberostar Real Club de 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…

36Montgomerie Maxx Royal

Montgomerie Maxx Royal

Antalya, TurkeyMap

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

37Golfclub 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…

38Golf Club Bad Ragaz

Golf Club Bad Ragaz

Bad Ragaz, SwitzerlandMap

The tradition of golf sport in Bad Ragaz is over 100 years old. Many a golf ace surrendered to the charm of this course with its outstanding level of maintenance, the intact park and the…

39Canyamel Golf

Canyamel Golf

Canyamel-Mallorca, SpainMap

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

40Royal County Down Golf Club

Royal County Down Golf Club

Newcastle, County Down, UKMap

41Dolomitengolf 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…

42Tecina 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…

43Club 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…

44Golfclub Seefeld-Wildmoos

Golfclub Seefeld-Wildmoos

Seefeld/Tirol, AustriaMap

At 1,300 meters above sea level, nestled in the Wildmoos nature reserve, this natural jewel is situated on the sunny plateau of Seefeld in Tyrol…

45Golf Club Gut Murstätten

Golf Club Gut Murstätten

Lebring, AustriaMap

Surrounded by riverside forests this generous course , which a 14 ha large lake, numerous bunkers and animated greens, make a challenging experience…

46Royal Óbidos Golf Course
47St. Eurach Land- und Golf Club e.V.

St. Eurach Land- und Golf Club e.V.

Iffeldorf, GermanyMap

The unique location of the golf course is characterised by the natural beauty of the landscape at the foothills of the Alps…

48Golf 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.

49Golf Club St. Dionys e.V.

Golf Club St. Dionys e.V.

St. Dionys, GermanyMap

The club is situated c. 31 miles southeast of Hamburg in a large recreation area characterised by the unique heath…

50Anfi 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…