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NCG TOP 100s
The premier course at the premier resort in Europe, The Gleneagles King's continues to improve despite being close to perfection already.
GB & Ireland, Scotland and GB & Ireland Fun
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.
GB & Ireland, Scotland and Ayrshire
The Highlands has always been an extra special golfing retreat – think Royal Dornoch, Nairn and Brora – and thanks to Castle Stuart's creation it has been raised another notch.
GB & Ireland, Highlands, Scotland and GB & Ireland Fun
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.
Aberdeen, GB & Ireland, Scotland and Value
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.
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, Scotland and Value
The New is the real thing. If it was anywhere else in Britain, it would have played host to countless national and international events over the years.
Fife, GB & Ireland, Scotland and Value
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, Scotland and East Lothian
No matter how long it takes to get there, Nairn is one of those courses that any self-respecting golfer should aim to play at least once.
GB & Ireland, Scotland and Highlands
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.