The Best Golf Courses in the U.S., Scotland and Ireland

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The Best Golf Courses in the U.S., Scotland and Ireland From the shores of Pebble Beach to the hallowed links of St. Andrews, here is a closer look at the best courses in the U.S., Scotland and Ireland U.S. Pine Valley Pine Valley, New Jersey
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LahinchLahinch, Ireland
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Portmarnock Portmarnock, Ireland
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BallybunionBallybunion, Ireland
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Royal Portrush (Dunluce) Portrush, Northern Ireland
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IrelandRoyal County DownNewcastle, Northern Ireland
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Royal Troon (Old) Troon, Scotland
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CarnoustieCarnoustie, Scotland
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TurnberryTurnberry, Scotland
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Royal Dornoch Dornoch, Scotland
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Muirfield Golf Club Gullane, Scotland
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Pinehurst Resort (No. 2 Course) Pinehurst, N.C.
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Shinnecock Hills Golf ClubSouthampton, N.Y.
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Pebble Beach Golf Links Pebble Beach, Calif.
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Scotland St. Andrews St. Andrews, Scotland
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Augusta National Augusta, Ga.
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Cypress Point Pebble Beach, California
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