Blue sea, rolling hills, stretches of uncontaminated fields and cultural cities: This is Tuscany. The broad tourist offer of this Italian region can please anyone. Even if you are a golf lover, Tuscany won’t disappoint you! Here are 4 beautiful golf resorts immersed in Tuscany’s idyllic landscapes!
1. Argentario Golf Resort & Spa
The Argentario Golf Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort located in Maremma, Tuscany. The resort has a PGA National Golf Course, as well as luxury rooms, a wellness center and two restaurants.
The Golf facility covers 77 hectares and is located in a protected natural area. It includes a golf course with 18 panoramic holes that are immersed in the vegetation or dominate the sea and the lagoon. The course is entirely eco-friendly, and all products used for its maintenance are natural. For its eco-compatibility, the course has been awarded with the certification “BioAgriCert”.
The golf course and the driving range have been designed by the architect David Mezzacane and the professional golfer Baldovino Dassù. The holes were shaped by Brian Jorgensen.
Last year, the Argentario Golf Club became the first and only PGA licensed golf facility in Italy. It hosts numerous important golf tournaments.
2. Versilia Golf Resort
The Versilia Golf Resort, which opened in 1990, is an elegant and exclusive golf resort located by the coast in Forte dei Marmi. The resort is immersed in a spectacular landscape, combining the sea and the Apuan Alps and is set in a strategic location in the heart of Versilia and close to some of the most important Tuscan cities. Forte dei Marmi is a luxury town, famous for its restaurants, bars, and discos where you can enjoy the night life.
The golf course was designed by the Venetian architect Marco Croze and it has 18 holes. The Golf club also offers an elegant Club House, where you can have a drink or a cocktail in a special atmosphere. There is also a fine restaurant serving typical Tuscan specialties as well as international dishes.
But the Versilia Golf Resort is more than just golf courses. It is also the ideal venue to organize meetings, corporate events, banquets and other private events.
3. Il Pelagone Hotel and Golf Resort
Il Pelagone Hotel and Golf Resort is a spacious complex immersed in a magical Tuscan landscape within green hills and olive groves.
Il Pelagone is situated near Grosseto, in the south of Tuscany and right in front of the island of Elba.
The resort is ideal not only for golf enthusiasts, but also for families and couples seeking to spend some relaxing time in one of the most iconic Italian regions.
The golf courses were created in 1999 by Briton Keith Preston and are set in between olive groves and towering cypress trees in the Tuscan Maremma. In 2003, the 18-holes golf course was named one of the top ten new golf courses.
The course is ideal for both experienced players, as well as beginners.
Il Pelangone Hotel and Golf Resort has also 123 spacious apartments surrounded by cypresses, oleanders, and pines; a large swimming pool with a bar; a restaurant serving Italian specialties paired with fine Tuscan wines; and a private beach located just 18 km from the resort.
4. Toscana Resort Castelfalfi
The Resort Castelfalfi is a luxury resort surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and situated right in the heart of Tuscany.
With over 9,400 meters of fairways, Castelfalfi is home of the largest golf course in Tuscany. The golf course is bordered by groves and olive trees and has been designed by the architects Preißmann and Moroder. The 27-hole layout comprises two different courses suitable for both professional golfers and beginners.
The Mountain course is one of the most difficult courses in Italy due to its high technical content. Its layout offers different game strategies as well as a breathtaking panoramic view over the Castle of Castelfalfi.The Lake course is a shorter course with a fun layout suitable also for beginners.
Castelfalfi Resort is committed to respect the nature and preserve the landscape. Thanks to the eco-friendly maintenance techniques and the use of rainwater to irrigate the courses, the Golf Club Castelfalfi has been awarded with the GEO CertifiedTM eco-label.
Golf courses aside, Castelfalfi has also many other facilities, such as swimming pools, a spa, a shop selling local wines and extra-virgin olive oil, and restaurants serving high quality dishes exclusively made with Tuscan products.