World's Best Golf Courses currently covers more than 4500 top golf courses including great Stay & Play golf resorts. It is an invaluable resource for anyone planning a short or long haul golf holiday. 

We have sought out and played what most golfers from around the world would describe as the “best” golf courses. This unique guide represents a wide and rich selection of courses all travelling golfers would be very interested to play. On each individual golf course page you'll find all the information you need to make your own bookings.

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Featured PGA Tour Destination: Los Angeles

Genesis Open: Action in the Riviera

First played in 1926, the Los Angeles Open has been played under various titles, increasingly sponsor related: Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (1971-83); Nissan Los Angeles Open (1989-94); Northern Trust Open (2008-16) and currently Genesis Open.

Genesis Open 2019 will be held between February 14 and 17 for a purse of $7,400,000. The scene of action is the Riviera Country Cluba private club (only open to members and their invited guests), home to one of California's finest and most renowned golf courses. A layout that is perennially included in Golf Digest's listing of America's 100 greatest courses.

Bubba Watson is defending his title, he will go against Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson who have won, at least once on their PGA Tour, the Los Angeles Open.

  Los Angeles Golf Map with Top Golf Courses and Resorts. Click map to enlarge.
If you’re looking to tee off while you’re in LA to catch the competition, you may want to consider the following golf courses less than an hour away:

Palos Verdes Golf Club : This is a semi-private course that isn’t on visiting golfers’ radar. It boasts a well-maintained parkland layout, a lightly wooded feel, and occasional glimpses of the Pacific Ocean.

Tustin Ranch Golf Club : An affordable option, Tustin Ranch Golf Club is a resort-style course with a picturesque par-3 11th, waterfalls, fountain beds, rock formations, flowerbeds and a citrus orchard. 

The Wilson Golf Course, Griffith Park is a generally well-regarded layout, which includes several attractive holes and features. This tree-lined parkland course will test most facets of your game, and should provide a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. 

Fore ! Major Golf Tournaments News

Nelly Korda (USA) claims the 2019 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open by two shots in Adelaide.   Ryan Fox (NZ) claims a 3&2 victory over Adrian Otaegui at the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth.
Nelly Korda winner of he 2019 LPGA Australian Open
Ryan Fox winner of the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth


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HSBC Women’s World ChampionshipMichelle Wie returns as defending champion after recording her fifth LPGA Tour win on Sentosa’s Tanjong course last year (Feb 28-Mar 3)
WGC – Mexico Championshipthe first WGC event of 2019 at GC Chapultepec sees recent AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner Phil Mickelson defend (Feb 21-24)

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Bryson DeChambeau: “The Scientist” wins the Dubai Desert Classic and with it his first European Tour victory.
Dustin Johnsona week after DeChambeau’s win, “DJ” recorded his first European Tour win at the inaugural Saudi International.

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