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Castle Stuart Golf Links is named 33rd best golf course in the world by Golf World / Today's Golfer


By Will Clark

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Castle Stuart Golf Links has been named as the 33rd best golf course in the world according to a top 100 list compiled by Golf World/Today’s Golfer.

Castle Stuart Golf Club.
Castle Stuart Golf Club.

The course on the outskirts of Inverness was named in the prestigious list which has been released.

St Andrews was named as the top golf course in the world.

Royal County Down in Northern Ireland was ranked second with Royal Melbourne West in Australia, Turnberry (Ailsa) in Ayrshire and Royal Dornoch Golf Club making the top five.

Muirfield, Cape Wickham, Pacific Dunes, Royal Portrush and Kingston Heath made up the top 10 in the world.

Skibo Castle was the other Highland golf course in the list in 41st place.

Scotland boasts 19 courses on the list, which focuses on clubs which have tee times – sometimes only a limited number – available to the public.

Other Scottish golf courses to make the list include North Berwick (18), Kingsbarn (20), Ardfin (25), Carnoustie (28), Cruden Bay (30), Trump Aberdeen (35), Royal Troon (39), Gleneagles King’s (48), Prestwick (53), Royal Aberdeen (56), Machrihanish (61), The Machrie (75) and Western Gailes (99).

For the full top 100 list click here.


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