Cheju Island’s Club Nine Bridges opened a new horizon within the 100year-old Korean golf history by selected among the top 100 golf courses worldwide, alongside U.S.A.’s renowned Fine Valley course. The monthly golf magazine ‘U.S.A. Golf Magazine,’ eminent throughout the world, announced that it had requested 98 golf experts worldwide to select the world’s top 100 golf courses, which included Korea’s Club Nine Bridges in its September edition.
In the list, the famous U.S.A.’s Fine Valley (1st place), Scotland’s St. Andrew’s (3rd place, hosted the 2005 British Open), U.S.A. Agusta National (4th place, home of the Masters) were included among others.
The current list of the top 100 golf courses was selected among the 37thousand membership and public golf courses. Golf Magazine has been announcing the world’s top 100 golf courses since 1971 every other year.Thus, Korea now owns one of the world’s top 100golf courses 35years after the list has been started to be announced. Especially, that Club Nine Bridges, which has only 4years of history, has been selected alongside the 65-year-old Tokyo Club in Japan has earned high remarks throughout.