Which Golf Courses Does Donald Trump Own?

Did you know that Donald Trump owns golf courses in the US, UK, Ireland and Middle East?

Trump Turnberry Ailsa Course
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Which Golf Courses Does Donald Trump Own?

Former President of the Unites States Donald Trump, along with the Trump Organization, owns a multitude of golf courses around the world and they're all of seriously high quality.

The Trump Organization's courses include four-time Open Championship venue Turnberry as well as US courses that have hosted women's and senior Majors. Trump owns golf courses in the US, UK, Ireland and Middle East, with more to come in Dubai and Asia.

US

Trump National - Los Angeles, California

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The Pete Dye designed course opened in 2005 and is open to the public. It's one of the most expensive courses ever built at $250m and is ranked as one of the best golf courses in California.

Trump National - Jupiter, Florida

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Trump's Jupiter course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and is famous for its water hazards and island green par-3 11th, which has vibes of TPC Sawgrass. Trump famously played his Jupiter course with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods in February 2019.

Trump Doral - Miami, Florida

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Home to four courses, Doral had hosted the WGC-Cadillac Championship on the Blue Monster from 2007-2016 and was the venue for the Doral Open on the PGA Tour from 1962-2006. The Blue Monster returns to our screens in 2022 for the LIV Golf Invitational Series Team Championship finale.

Trump International - Palm Beach, Florida

The private Floridian club was the first golf property acquired by Donald Trump and was opened in 1999. Trump bought the 300-acre piece of land, bordering Palm Beach International Airport, and gave an unlimited budget to create the course - he reportedly spent over $40m. It features 27 holes designed by Tom Fazio. Trump famously played his Palm Beach course with Rory McIlroy.

Designed by 18-time Major champion Jack Nicklaus, Trump Golf Links Ferry Point has Scottish vibes and is set in a stunning location along the East River with views of the Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridges and the Manhattan skyline. The course is open to the public.

Trump National - Hudson Valley, New York

Situated in the rolling hills of the Hudson Valley, Trump National is a fully private club that used to be a bison farm. It measures almost 7,700 yards and features views of the Stormville Mountains, with a testing finish around lakes.

Trump National - Westchester, New York

Trump National Westchester lies in a secluded setting despite being just a half hour drive from downtown Manhattan. The course is famous for a 101-foot waterfall.

Trump National - Colts Neck, New Jersey

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This private club features a 19th hole, which is a par-3 into an island green in front of the grand clubhouse. The course was designed by Jerry Pate set in the equestrian farms of Monmouth County in coastal New Jersey. It's said to be a links layout dotted with lakes.

Trump National - Bedminster, New Jersey

Trump National in Bedminster features 36 holes of golf, with the Old Course considered as one of the USA's top 100 courses. It hosted the 2017 US Women's Open won by Sung-hyun Park. It was scheduled to be the venue for the the 2022 PGA Championship but was replaced by Southern Hills Country Club in Oklahoma. It is also the venue for the third LIV Golf Invitational Series tournament in the series' inaugural year of 2022.

Trump National - Philadelphia, New Jersey

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Lying on Southern New Jersey's highest point, the Tom Fazio-designed Trump National looks over the city of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania and is just a short drive away. 

Trump National - Charlotte, North Carolina

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Nearly than two-thirds of the holes play along the shores of Lake Norman at this private club, which is considered one of North Carolina's very best.

Trump National - Washington, DC

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Set along the Potomac River and just 25 miles from Washington, DC, the private club features 36 holes, and the Championship Course was designed by the former POTUS himself. It hosted the 2017 Senior PGA Championship, won by Bernhard Langer.

UK

Trump Turnberry - Scotland

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The four-time Open Championship venue, which last hosted in 2009 when Stewart Cink beat Tom Watson in a playoff, is one of the best golf courses in Scotland and ranks very highly in the UK and Ireland top 100 golf course rankings. Tom Fazio oversaw a stunning re-design, which opened in 2016 and elevated the course.

Trump International Golf Links Scotland

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Situated near Aberdeen on the east coast of Scotland, Trump International Golf Links is one of the most stunning modern links designs. It opened in 2012 and was designed by Martin Hawtree.

Ireland

Trump International Doonbeg

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The Trump Organization took over at Doonbeg in 2014, with Martin Hawtree enhancing the original design by Greg Norman. It's one of the best golf courses in Ireland and is set amidst incredible dunes that overlook Doughmore Bay in County Clare.

Middle East

Trump International Golf Club - Dubai

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The private club features a 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art Clubhouse is the largest of its kind in Dubai. The course opened for play in 2017 and was designed by Gil Hanse, with the course featuring a links-like layout. It features 27 holes with a championship 18 and a par-3 course that is floodlit.

Future courses

Trump World Golf Club - Dubai

Yet to open, the layout will be styled like an Australian Sandbelt course and is set to be designed by Tiger Woods.

Lido City - Indonesia

Lido City, situated in the lush tropical forests of West Java and just 40 miles from the capital Jakarta, will be Ernie Els' first course design in Indonesia.

Trump International Resort & Golf Club - Bali, Indonesia

The Trump Organization has another Indonesian course on the way in Bali, with Phil Mickelson the designer. The Bali course is set to feature "stunning 360-degree views of the Indian Ocean" and will also include an exclusive collection of luxury villas, mansions and resort condominiums.

Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


Elliott is currently playing:


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