Top 10 Most Expensive Golf Courses in the World

10. The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield, England

The  Belfry

The oldest and also one of the most popular golf clubs in the world with its membership fees starting at £15,000 annually. Celebrity members of the club include Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Justin Rose. 

9. The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts

The Country Club 

This club established since 1882 is home to two USGA Championships. Annual membership fees are $25,000, and are by invitation only.  Rumored famous members include Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg. 

8. Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island, New York

 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club 

This private club charges an initiation fee of $75,000 as well as annual dues of $20,000. Rumor has it that the initiation fee may soon be raised to $100,000! Some notable members are Hollywood director, Steven Spielberg, and fashion mogul, Ralph Lauren.

7. La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, California 

La Quinta Resort and Club

The club's Annual dues start at $25,000 per year, but members can enjoy two championship courses designed by some  prominent golf personalities. Famous names visiting the place are Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson. 

6. Cypress Point Club in Pebble Beach, California

Cypress Point Club 

This beautiful course has been rated as one of the best in the world by Golf Magazine and is a favorite spot visited by celebrities and professional golfers alike. Membership fees here start at $30,000 per year. 

5.The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland

The Royal  And Ancient Golf Club 

This club is the oldest and most prestigious golf club in the world with its membership fees not within everyone's reach — $30,000 per year! The club serves only to elites like Royal family members including Prince William and Prince Harry.

4. The Sandy Lane Resort in Barbados

The Sandy Lane Resort 

The luxurious resort offers world-class golf courses with Annual fees starting at $30,000. If lucky enough , one may run into  world-famous footballer, David Beckham. 

3. The Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland

The Old Course at St. Andrews 

Considered by many to be the birthplace of golf, the club comes with a whopping price tag – memberships can cost up to $50,000 per year! It’s rumored to be frequented by some of the most famous golfers in the world, including Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.  

2. The Emirates Golf Club in Dubai

This club comprises of two championship golf courses and initiation fees starting at AED 250,000 (approx. $68,000 USD). Established  in 1988 , it quickly became one of the most prestigious clubs in Dubai. 

The Emirates Golf Club

1. Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia

The birthplace of the Masters Tournament. Here, memberships cost a fortune of  $75,000 per year! It features narrow fairways and fast greens making it one of the challenging courses.

Augusta National Golf Club