Geoff Ogilvy: My 10 Favorite Courses

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2006 U.S. Open champ Geoff Ogilvy chose his 10 favorite courses from our 2013 Top 100 Courses in the World rankings and described what makes them special.Chicago (No. 25 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Great fun, with all the usual Macdonald features present. A true gem."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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North Berwick (No. 68 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "The inspiration for many architects. Endlessly interesting and fun to play."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Pine Valley (No. 1 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Everything you want a course to be. Beautiful, challenging, I could play there every day."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Oakmont (No. 8 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Extreme difficulty usually ruins a course. Somehow at Oakmont it really works."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Royal Melbourne, West (No. 13 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "I grew up next door. Some of the best holes in the world, on terrain just perfect for golf."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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St. Andrews, Old Course (No. 4 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "The best example of strategy we have in the game. Endlessly interesting, and always a joy to play."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Muirfield (No. 10 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Maybe the most complete test in golf. Great holes all the way around will expose any weakness in your game."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Cypress Point (No. 2 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Brilliant holes in an incredible setting. Maybe the most fun to play."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Swinley Forest (No. 92 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Wonderful little course west of London. Perfect for a late summer evening round. Just magic."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1
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Augusta National (No. 3 on Top 100 Courses in the World): "Great greens, and width in a beautiful setting. Always a privilege to play."More Top 100 Courses in the World: 100-76 75-5150-2625-1