Ranked:  The Top 12 Most Historic Golf Courses in The World 

A personal dream is to play golf on courses where the game was first created and on courses where champions have played and won

Each course on this list has earned its reputation for its beautiful landscapes, views, course challenges and for those who played and won in the past.

Today, travelers around the world can make their own history as they stay and play where champions have before them.

 The K Club (550) Straffan, Ireland

As part of 1980s renovations, two massive, championship-caliber golf courses were designed and developed  by legendary U.S. golfer Arnold Palmer.

Erinvale Estate (1666) South Africa

Designed by Gary Player, the Erinvale Golf Course opened as part of the hotel estate in 1995 and immediately prepared to host the 1996 World Cup of Golf

A short drive from Oslo city center, the historic Losby Gods hotel offers a refreshing respite with beautiful scenery and lush green hills that includes tucked away golf courses

Losby Gods (1744)  Norway

The world’s oldest golf course, first established in the 15th century, is on public land managed by the St Andrews Links Trust

Old Course St Andrews Links, Scotland

Thompson gifted golfers at Fairmont Banff Springs with an 18-hole course and a thrilling game of optical illusions created by the surrounding mountains.

Fairmont Banff Springs Canada

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