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NCG TOP 100s
It is hard to separate Loch Lomond the course from Loch Lomond the experience. There can be little doubt that the latter is in the once-in-a-lifetime category.
GB & Ireland and Scotland
The premier course at the premier resort in Europe, The Gleneagles King's continues to improve despite being close to perfection already.
GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun and Scotland
As much by skill as by strength – is the club’s motto. Take due note. To do well here you will have to seduce rather than overpower Royal Troon.
Ayrshire, GB & Ireland and Scotland
The Ayrshire coastline is blessed with some of Britain's finest links courses, and the simply stunning Western Gailes is up there with the very best.
Ayrshire, GB & Ireland, Value and Scotland
As befits a club where heritage and tradition rank higher than at most others, Royal Aberdeen bears all the hallmarks of classic Scottish links golf.
Aberdeen, GB & Ireland, Value and Scotland
For anyone with a golfing soul, who has a sense of adventure and is prepared to engage their brains, Pretswick remains quite simply a must-play.
Ayrshire, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value and Scotland
Is Trump International already the greatest course in the world? Certainly not. Could it be one day? Possibly. Either way, this is a course worth playing.
Hole after hole, the Queen's course remains incredibly pretty and you find yourself admiring the landscape as much as you do enjoying the golf.
Elie epitomises Old Tom Morris's design principles and is an object lesson in what makes a golf course engaging and enjoyable to play.
Fife, GB & Ireland, GB & Ireland Fun, Value and Scotland
Few other links feature such dramatic changes in elevation, and Gullane does so in great style. It is also impeccably presented with the course a joy to experience in itself.
GB & Ireland, East Lothian and Scotland
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