The Most Expensive Golf Courses To Play 18 Holes

Golf is an expensive sport and you may need to shell out a few bucks to play a round at your local course. There are many golf courses around the world with fees that can go up into the hundreds. While this may seem outrageous, these golf courses charge a lot of money for good reasons.

Some of the best golf courses in the world come with great views, good playing terrains, and excellent weather conditions. Playing on these courses is an experience and worth every penny to die-hard golfers. If you are looking to play 18 holes at some of the most expensive golf courses around the world, here are a few of the best.

Whistling Straits – Wisconsin, U.S.

A view from the 11th hole of Whistling Straits Golf Course
Gary Kellner/PGA of America via Getty Images
Gary Kellner/PGA of America via Getty Images

The Whistling Straits golf course in Wisconsin consists of two courses, the Straits and the Irish. The courses were designed Pete Dye and are said to be some of the best courses in the U.S. Whistling Straits has hosted numerous golfing events including the Palmer Cup and 2010 PGA Championships.

The golf courses extend through the Lake Michigan coastline for two miles and were designed with Irish style dunes and grass to make the course more challenging. One round of golf on this course costs $300 per person in addition to a $65 mandatory caddie fee.