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Top 50 classic courses in Great Britain, Ireland

Top 50 classic courses in Great Britain, Ireland

Carnoustie’s Championship Course in Scotland (David Cannon/Getty Images)

11. Royal Birkdale 7.98
Southport, England; George Lowe, F.G. Hawtree, J.H. Taylor (1897)

12. Swinley Forest 7.94
Ascot, England; Harry S. Colt (1909)

13. Lahinch (Old) 7.92
Lahinch, Ireland; Old Tom Morris, Charles Gibson, Alister MacKenzie, Martin Hawtree (1894)

14. Carnoustie (Championship) 7.90
Carnoustie, Scotland; Robert Chambers, Allan Robertson, Old Tom Morris, James Braid (1830s)

15. Royal Porthcawl 7.76
Porthcawl, Wales; Ramsay Hunter, J. Simpson (1895)

16. Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin) 7.73
Woodhall Spa, England; Harry Vardon, J.H.Taylor, Harry S. Colt, Stafford Vere Hotchkin, Tom Doak (1905)

17. Sunningdale (New) 7.72
Sunningdale, England; Harry S. Colt, John Morrison (1923)

18. Ganton 7.71
Scarborough, England; Harry Vardon, Ted Ray, James Braid, J.H. Taylor, Harry S. Colt (1891)

19. Royal Lytham & St. Annes 7.69
Lytham St. Annes, England; George Lowe, Harry S. Colt, Herbert Fowler, Tom Simpson, C.K. Cotton (1897)

20. St. George’s Hill 7.68
Weybridge, England; Harry S. Colt (1913)


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