La Paz Golf Club, La Paz, Bolivia
As the highest golf competition course in the world, at 10,965-feet above sea level, La Paz Golf Club is nestled in a valley between mountains and forest. Its history can be traced to British railway workers who introduced golf to Bolivia in 1912.
lapazgolfclub.com, green fees from £46
Olympic Golf Course, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This course looks set to be the continent’s most-played course by a wide margin — Gil Hanse has created magic that looks set to promote Brazilian golf long after all other Olympic legacies have lost their lustre.
rioogc.com.br, green fees from £62
Lagunita CC Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela
Without a doubt, this Dick Wilson 1964 design remains Venezuela’s finest — and this prestigious course still hosts several national championships as a former World Cup venue in a swanky neighbourhood of the capital city.
clublagunita.com, green fees from £12
Los Olivos Los Polvorines, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Designed by Alister MacKenzie disciple Luther Koontz, this past and present host of the Argentine Open is blessed
with a much-loved classic design with skinny doglegging fairways and lightening-fast greens.
olivosgolf.cc, green fees from £38