With a mix of classic designs by Golden Age architects and modern masterpieces, Continental Europe has an exceptional array of courses – and this is the definitive ranking of them
NCG TOP 100s
Now part of the Dom Pedro collection of courses, the Grand Old Lady of the Algarve remains in our view one of the top 50 in Continental...
Continental Europe and Portugal
There is always a sense of anticipation when you visit a course for the first time.
The level of anticipation does vary though, and when...
Bulgaria and Continental Europe
Strategically placed drive bunkers and movement in the greens make this Trent Jones course a test.
Continental Europe and Denmark
This may be something of a backhanded compliment, but if you had a difficult piece of land on which to build a course, Cabell Robinson...
Continental Europe and Spain
You know by the time you've walked from the car park to the clubhouse and caught a glimpse of the landscape that you're going to enjoy...
There aren't a huge number of courses in any of our Top 100s that were built in the 1960s.
It's fair to say that architecture during that...
Belgium and Continental Europe
“Joe Lee has never built a bad course,” Jack Nicklaus once said.
But unless you are a serious golf course architecture buff, Joe Lee...
The finest course on well-endowed Majorca sits a few kilometres from the airport – which is both a very convenient location but also does...
Penha Longa engaged Robert Trent Jones Jnr to design the course – but it was actually a young Kyle Phillips who carried out much of the work on this undulating site
Sir Nick Faldo has created a faux links of pot bunkers and rough-lined fairways and in the heart of Germany.
Continental Europe and Germany