This course doesn't strike me so much as a "poor man's Pebble" as it does a "poor man's MPCC" but no matter how you label it, the back nine is worth the price of admission and then some.
Our first ranking table for Mexico was established a decade ago when we introduced a Top 15. We’ve gradually expanded the number of courses in this listing, producing a Top 40 two years ago. This time we’ve published the first ever Mexican Top 50.
After extending our South Korean listings to a Top 30 when we last re-ranked this country, we’re now expanding the table even further by producing a Top 40, so our coverage across this golfing nation has doubled in just a couple of years.
We continue our reappraisal of Asian national rankings with the revision of our Top 30 for Indonesia. The former national No.1 course at Nirwana Bali closed last year for a major overhaul, so it's all change at the top of the chart...
When we last updated our listings for India we doubled the number of courses for this country to a Top 20 but this newly re-ranked edition of the chart is all about consolidating what was established last time around...
We've expanded our Japanese listings from a Top 30 to a Top 50 for 2018 and we must thank Masa Nishijima and his large network of contributors for making this development happen. Hirono (#1) holds off the challenge of Kawana’s Fuji course which remains runner-up.
There's a part in the movie Hunt for Red October where a character asks about the fictional Russian submarine: "they really built this?" It was all I could think for the first couple of holes as I marvelled at each new twist and turn.
Welcome to our new 2018 Top 100 for France, where the Grand Parcours at Morfontaine retains the No.1 slot, which is not surprising when you consider it was also recently presented as our No.1 course in Europe.
It’s only thirteen months since we refreshed our Malaysian rankings so the next biennial update wasn’t due until 2019. However, it became apparent while researching our inaugural Asian Top 100 that several countries had to be reappraised sooner rather than later...
In the latest edition of our Italian Top 50, the course at Circolo Golf Villa d’Este leaps three places into the No.1 position. Located in the tree-clad hillside above Lake Montorfano, this Peter Gannon design has hosted a dozen Italian Opens down the years.