Welcome to the most prestigious and most definitive ranking of the best golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland.

As always, we want to hear your views on the list. Do you agree with our ranking? Should your favourite course be in? Do you feel a course doesn’t deserve its place? Are there any hidden gems you want to see included? Please email your comments to golf.world@bauermedia.co.uk, or write to us at Golf World, Media House, Lynchwood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA. We look forward to the debate which lies ahead.

1-10

The top 10 courses in the UK and Ireland are just a click away... Find out who made it to the prestigious number one spot and who narrowly missed the cut.

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11-20

The penultimate part of our list contains some real crackers, including Carnoustie, Loch Lomond and Royal Lytham & St Annes.

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21-30

Nearing the top 10, we feature the likes of Castle Stuart, Royal Liverpool and Royal Troon.

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31-40

We continue our countdown with County Louth, Royal Aberdeen, Royal Porthcawl and more...

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41-50

Just over the halfway mark, we have some stunning courses, including Cruden Bay, Gleneagles (King's) and Royal Cinque Ports.

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51-60

Just failing to break into the top 50 are some beautiful courses such as Blairgowrie (Rosemount), Castle Course, Royal West Norfolk and Silloth-on-Solway.

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61-70

In our next installment of the greatest courses in the UK and Ireland, we feature Old Head of Kinsale, Skibo Castle and The Renaissance.

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71-80

In this section we see courses such as Aldeburgh, Machrihanish Dunes and Wentworth (East) make the list.

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81-90

Counting down from 90 to 81, we see stunning courses including Adare Manor, Remedy Oak and Royal Ashdown Forest.

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91-100

We kick off the Golf World Top 100 Courses in the UK and Ireland with Archerfield (Fidra). Find out which other courses made the list by clicking the picture of each section.

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