Europe's Most Popular Golf Courses 2023

Almost 1000 golfers from 27 countries have voted.

In August 2023 was conducted a survey on The respondents were asked to name 3 favourite courses in Europe. Almost 1000 persons participated. 85 Percent of the respondents were from Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The remaining 15 percent were from 24 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…

2Golfclub 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…

3Thracian Cliffs Golf Course

Thracian Cliffs Golf Course

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…



Guía de Isora, Tenerife, SpainMap

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

5Anfi 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…

6Buenavista 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…

7Monte 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…

8Gardagolf 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…

9Golf & 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…

10Golfclub 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…

11Golf 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.

12Golfclub 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…

13Real Club Valderrama

Real Club Valderrama

Sotogrande, Cádiz, SpainMap

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

14Golfclub 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.

15Golfclub Domäne Niederreutin
16Camiral Golf & Wellness

Camiral Golf & Wellness

Girona, Girona, SpainMap

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

17Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, Fife, UKMap

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

18Royal Bled

Royal Bled

Lesce, SloveniaMap

Royal Bled is undoubtedly one of the most exhilarating and beautiful places to play golf anywhere in the world…

19Tecina 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…

20St Andrews Links - Old Course

St Andrews Links - Old Course

St Andrews, Fife, UKMap

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

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…

22Golf 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…

23Golf 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…



Gneven-Vorbeck, GermanyMap

Experience a unique golf course in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with three first-class golf courses…

25Costa Navarino - The Bay Course

Costa Navarino - The Bay Course

Navarino Bay, GreeceMap

Legendary course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. is the designer of the 18-hole, par 71 Bay Course…

26Aphrodite 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…

27Dolomitengolf 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…

28Golf 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…

29Capdepera Golf

Capdepera Golf

Capdepera, Majorca, SpainMap

Characterised through its 6 facticiously laid out lakes, ample, raised greens, with a run of long and wide courses combined with other more narrow ones, it fulfills all in all both the…

30Bogogno 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…

31Old 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…

32Arabella 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…

33Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre

Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre

Crans-Montana, 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…

34Golf & Country Club Praia d'El Rey

Golf & Country Club Praia d'El Rey

Óbidos, 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…

35Golf de Andratx

Golf de Andratx

Camp de Mar, SpainMap

Situated directly at the sea the course fits perfectly into the scenery. The very generously arranged course has an old stock of trees, numerous water hazards and typische Majorcan natural stone walls…

36Golf Club Castelconturbia

Golf Club Castelconturbia

Agrate Conturbia, ItalyMap

The course, with the Monte Rosa as background panorama, fits harmonically in the untouched landscape…

37Costa Navarino - The Dunes Course

Costa Navarino - The Dunes Course

Navarino Dunes, 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…

38La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort

La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort

La Línea, Cádiz, SpainMap

The NEW Links Course, has one of the best views of the entire municipality of San Roque over the Mediterranean and is the only Links-style course in southern Spain…

39Quinta da Ria/Quinta de Cima

Quinta da Ria/Quinta de Cima

Vila Nova de Cacela, PortugalMap

The Quinte da Ria and Quinta da Cima Golf Course spreads alongside of the impressive landscape of the nature reserve Ria Formosa with its century-old trees and lakes, rich in species of animals…

40Golf d'Etretat

Golf d'Etretat

Etretat, FranceMap

The course is located up on the cliffs at the sea. Therefore, golfers can enjoy a magnificent view on the town and the sea.

41Kempferhof Resort

Kempferhof Resort

Plobsheim, FranceMap

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

42Golfclub Zillertal Uderns

Golfclub Zillertal Uderns

Uderns, Tyrol, AustriaMap

In Uderns was built the first golf course in the Zillertal. It contains a 18 hole championship course, a spacious practice areal with roofed tee boxes and a short play area as well as a PGA…

43Golf Club Föhr e.V.

Golf Club Föhr e.V.

Nieblum, GermanyMap

44Leading 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…

45Wittelsbacher Golfclub Rohrenfeld-Neuburg e.V.

Wittelsbacher Golfclub Rohrenfeld-Neuburg e.V.

Neuburg an der Donau, GermanyMap

On a park-like meadowland on the favourite stud of König Ludwig III., just outside the city limits of the old residence of Neuburg an der Donau, a terrific course designed by golf-course…

46GolfResort Weimarer Land

GolfResort Weimarer Land

Blankenhain, Thuringia, GermanyMap

The GolfResort Weimarer Land is located just a few kilometers from the city of Weimar in central Germany…

47Terre Blanche Golf Club

Terre Blanche Golf Club

Tourettes, FranceMap

"Countryside inspired by nature. A course to inspire your golf" At Terre Blanche, the architecht Dave Thomas has designd two pretigious, inspired and talented courses whilst preserving the natural beauty of the site…

48Royal County Down Golf Club

Royal County Down Golf Club

Newcastle, County Down, UKMap

49Golfclub Lana-Meran Gutshof Brandis

Golfclub Lana-Meran Gutshof Brandis

Lana-Südtirol, ItalyMap

Between fruit orchards, grape vines and the mountains and castles of Meran you feel the quiet of the landscape…

50Cruden Bay Golf Club

Cruden Bay Golf Club

Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, UKMap

Our Golf Course creates unique challenges demanding the skills of power, placement and fine judgement upon the discerning golfer…