Top Ten Courses on the Golf VX System (10-6)

Breaking down the first half of the top ten best courses in the Golf VX catalogue.

Golf VX takes pride in offering a diverse catalogue of exceptional golf courses from around the world. We are often asked about the best courses to play on our platform. The answer might surprise you because like Golf VX, our course catalogue began in Korea and has expanded westward along with the company.

Going through Golf VX’s extensive course selection, we found that many are likely unfamiliar to the American audience. Let’s delve into courses 10-6 on the GVX T2 System with an open mind, as many of these hidden gems are truly remarkable.

10. Bear Creek Golf Club – Korea

  • Designed by local architect Jeong-won Jang, Bear Creek Golf Club is located near the famous Mount Wunak, not far from Pocheon in the northeastern region of Gyeonggi province. The club features undulating and mountainous terrain, offering two 18-hole public courses named Bear and Creek. It was built with the notion of, “the most natural is the most beautiful.”
  • Bear Creek has been recognized by national golf magazines as the best public golf course in Korea on multiple occasions recognized as the best public course in Korea.

9. Narashino King (Japan)

  • Constructed in 1965 by Japanese architect Fujita, Narashino King is a 7,224-yard parkland-style layout known for hosting big events, including the ZOZO Championship where Tiger Woods captured his 82nd PGA Tour title. It features a dual green design to accommodate Japan’s varying climate.
  • As the site of significant tournaments, including the ZOZO Championship, Narashino King has witnessed historic moments in golf, making it a must-play course for a championship experience.

8. Gapyeong Benest Golf Club (Korea)

  • Designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 2000, Gapyeong Benest Golf Club offers breathtaking vistas of the Korean landscape. The facility features three nines, including the signature Birch nine, with wide fairways, long fairway bunkers, and undulating greens.
  • The towering dropping par four 6th on the Birch nine, traversing the side of a mountain, is a standout feature, adding excitement and challenge to the course.

7. Spanish Bay (USA)

  • Meandering among sweeping sand dunes along 17-Mile Drive, The Links at Spanish Bay offers spectacular seaside views in Pebble Beach, CA. With its rolling fairways, the course provides a thrilling finish along the wind-swept coast.
  • Ranked among the best public courses in the state and the country, Spanish Bay annually hosts the pros during the PGA Tour’s Pebble Beach Pro-Am, offering players a challenging yet scenic experience.

6. Pine Beach Golf Links (Korea)

  • Constructed along a rocky cliff on the remote southwest coast of the Korean peninsula, Pine Beach Golf Links was developed by the Hanyang Corporation and designed by Gary Roger Baird with David Dale of Golfplan. The course features ten holes perched on a jagged coastline.
  • Pine Beach offers breathtaking views of the Yellow Sea and ferries tracking the South Korean coast, making it a visually stunning and strategically challenging course.

As mentioned before, many courses on this list probably have not been on your radar but trust us when we tell say you won’t want to miss any of their virtual counterparts.

Our goal at Golf VX is to expand our course catalogue as far and wide as the BIRDIE Act will allow, whether that’s in North America at your favorite courses, or overseas at other professional world tours most esteemed venues.

Be sure to check out part two for our Top-5 courses in the Golf VX T2 simulator.