4 Clubs, 99 holes, more than 185 years of history, 4 Italian Open, one philosophy:
make the Guest feel at home, for one day, one week, a whole life…
In 2015 these four Clubs, that has always been a leading center for Italian and Foreing Golf lovers, have decided to create a working party useful to put experiences and skills gained in almost 200 years of activity together, in order to try to offer to their Guests a professional service, qualified, able to satisfy their rising expectations.
What had really brought them together is the sharing of a philisophy that, for years, represents their activity guideline: the art of hospitality, that has always been present inside their structures, and reserved to their Guests with passion and secrecy, each time doing everything possible so that they can live an enjoyable experience, pampered and followed, as they were at home!
These attentions are given both to the Member, that daily attends the Club, and to the Guest, that for the first time chooses one of these four Clubs to practice Golf. A wonderful sport, unique, able to offer to its lovers the opportunity to visit charming places and to meet hospitable, friendly peolpe – in case of Historical Italian Golf Clubs – proud to share the beauty of 99 holes of rare charm and recognized quality, and the warmth and the elegance of four Club Houses that surely deserve to be visited.
And around them, the seduction of three art cities like Bergamo, Brescia and Verona, the breath-taking magic of two of the major Italian lakes, Garda and Iseo. And not so far, Milan (capital of fashion and finance) and Venice, with its wonders. And a little bit further idyllic mountain villages, painted by an accomplished painter’s hand between the Lombard Alps and the Dolomites. Without forgetting the convenience represented by the presence of two international airports (Bergamo – Orio al Serio and Verona) and by the closeness of three Intercontinental airports (Linate, Malpensa and Venice). And welcoming hotels where everyone can spend a relaxing holiday; delightful restaurants and wineries to sample the culinary Italian specialities; elegant boutiques where to find the last creations of the Italian Fashion; and moreover, museums, art galleries, theatres, and much more.
At the Bergamo “L’Albenza” Golf Club a magnificent golf course awaits you: 27 holes of high quality technical design, masterfully crafted by the renowned English architects Cotton & Sutton, subdivided into three courses (Blue, Yellow and Red), where annually over 100 different competitions are played.
Nestling against the backdrop of a magical landscape and surrounding countryside, recumbent on the rolling hills of lush timeless greenery, our Club represents a heritage to be enjoyed and shared with those who, through Golf, wish to savour the pleasure and the emotions of unique moments in time. In fact it is almost impossible not to be seduced by the silence, the colours and priceless glimpses of nature when approaching each green: once you have played at “L’Albenza” it will stay with you forever, just like your special driver or loyal putter.
The 27-hole course Franciacorta Golf Clubis situated in the heart of Franciacorta, in the province of Brescia, on morainic hills at approximately 185 metres above sea level, south of the Lake of Iseo and in the centre of a golf area of primary importance joining nine prestigious golf courses in a less than one hundred kilometres range. The Franciacorta Golf Club, inaugurated in 1986 after having its golf course design rolled out by Pete Dye and Marco Croze, has over the following years developed into a beautiful and well-maintained golf course.
Franciacorta Golf Club is characterized by smoothly winding golf holes through small forests, along the lake and with spectular views over the valley and the surrounding vineyards of Franciacorta. Being located in Franciacorta, famous for its high-level sparkling wine production, and thanks to a precious collaboration with the Franciacorta Wine Consortium and 18 Franciacorta Wine Producers , the club hosts three 9-hole courses namedBrut , Saten and Rosè .
Gardagolf Country Club has always been considered one of the best Italian golf courses. The golf club that spreads over an area of 110 hectares was designed by the British architects Cotton, Pennick, Steel & Partners. The Gardagolf Country Club has 27 holes nestled between the area of the Rocca of Manerba, the castle of Soaino and the Valtenesi hills with a truly amazing panoramic view, one of extraordinary beauty.
The philosophy and aim of Gardagolf Country Club is to offer its members and guests not only a technical field in a breathtaking setting, but to also always offer the best conditions with a welcoming Club House that offers a first class service. The 27 championship holes and the wide practice range make it the ideal theatre for both the most important national and international tournaments and for amateurs who would like to try both a technical and fun course.
Located on the outskirts of the city center, the Verona Golf Club is a demanding course nestled amongst the vineyards of Custoza. Set in a perfectly intact landscape, it is an itinerary of choice in traditional golfing. The Golf Club Verona is considered one of the most prestigious Clubs combining the beauty of the Course with the charm of its Club House and its long tradition.
18 holes among nature, history and tradition. The Course: 18 holes of challenging golf that gently follow the natural slopes of Garda hills among vineyards and old trees that offer breathtaking views.
Let yourself be seduced by the charm of this proposal and be prepared to live an enjoyable experience within one of the four Clubs that, taking the benefit of almost 200 years of unflagging activity, look to the future with unchanged enthusiasm with the intent to continue to spread, to his Guest, part of a passion that seems endless!