Golfers Choice: 2022: 25 hidden gem golf courses of the United Kingdom & Ireland

Local favorites, plus a few bucket-list courses, dominate the courses recognized by reviews from our community.
North Berwick Golf Club is one of Scotland's magical, historic courses. Pictured here is the 17th green, looking back over the links.

The annual Golfers' Choice lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our community throughout the year. We use a “Weighted Overall” score to select the top 25 for the U.K. & Ireland. Courses must offer public access and have received at least three reviews in 2021 and 10 all-time to be eligible for this year's list.

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  1. Ireland

    Mount Juliet is one of Ireland's great parkland golf courses.

  2. Scotland

  3. United Kingdom

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  5. Ireland

  6. Scotland

  7. United Kingdom

  8. Northern Ireland

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  12. Scotland

    Tain Golf Club's 16th hole is a cool par 3.

  13. Scotland

  14. Northern Ireland

    The drivable 10th hole at Lough Erne Resort sits in the lake.

  15. Ireland

  16. United Kingdom

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