Best golf courses: Europe listed by Country / Region.

When travelling in Europe you might want to check for the top golf courses located in a specific country or in a region of that country. Click on any of the countries or regions listed below, to discover the golf courses covered in Where2Golf for that particular area. (Continued below after table … ).

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Europe … home to the birthplace of golf. But there is some dispute as to exactly where this now global game of sticks and balls originated. Most would say Scotland, but was the Scottish game merely a variation on a theme developed by the Dutch?

Those who traverse the breadth of Europe with golf clubs in tow can discover a wealth of excellent golfing venues … and an unrivalled variety of cultural distractions. The links courses of Britain and Ireland are legendary. Venture onto the mainland of continental Europe and a wonderful variety of golf offerings open up. Some of the best can be found spread around the continent’s huge coastline, while inland the splendours of parkland, lakeside and mountainside golf are all here in abundance.

To make the most of your vacation, mini-break or business trip, and to help in your planning, you can look up the location of the courses on our customised maps for that country and region.

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Tournaments

British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).

FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.

Rory McIlroy winner Fedex Cup 2022

Who's Who

Will Zalatoris: after recent runner-up finishes in major championship, Zalatoris lands his first PGA Tour win at the 2022 FedEx St Jude Championship.

Tom Weiskopf: 1973 Open Championship winner and top course designer Tom Weiskopf will be remembered for his many victories in the 70s, as well as his powerful hitting and occasional fiery moments on the course.

Tom Weiskopf

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Costa Cruise & Golf

Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

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