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Olgiata Golf Club – The Capital’s top golf

Today we take a look at Olgiata Golf Club, one of the most prestigious and important courses in Rome. This is a club with some serious history. It has hosted many important events and will host the Italian Open in 2017. The Olgiata has 27 holes: the East Course and the West Course, inaugurated in 1961 […]

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2022 Ryder Cup in Rome, Italy

Rome will host the 2022 Ryder Cup

Congratulations to Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, host of the 2022 Ryder Cup in Rome! The Italian capital city of Rome will host The Ryder Cup for the first time in 2022. The historic announcement will see golf’s greatest team event staged on the Continent of Europe for the third time. The Marco Simone […]

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3 reasons why you should golf in Maremma Tuscany

Travel blog “maremmablog.com” has published an article with three very good reasons why you should golf in Maremma, the beautiful and undiscovered area of southern Tuscany. The article not only claims that Maremma is a great golfing destination, it also explains why it’s a fantastic choice even in the colder autumn and winter months. In […]

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Antognolla Golf Club in Umbria

Antognolla Golf Club is a fantastic 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. It is located in Umbria, about 20 minutes away from its famous capital Perugia. The medieval Antognolla Castle dominates the course, which is embraced by hills with abundant woodland and natural flora in a 600-hectare estate. The course is a design […]

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How to plan a golf trip abroad: infographic

GolfOnline has created an interesting and helpful infographic on how to plan a golf trip. The graphic goes into detail including tips on money matters, packing, booking tee times, and etiquette – virtually every aspect that a golfer should take into consideration to smoothly plan a golf trip. There is also a section on golf […]

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Where to play golf in Maremma Tuscany?

Southern Tuscany, known as Maremma, features some great golf courses where to play when traveling in the area: Argentario, Terme di Saturnia, Punta Ala and Toscana Golf Club. You can easily reach each course with a pleasant drive across the typical countryside landscape and along the panoramic coast. The nearest courses, Punta Ala and Toscana, […]

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La Bagnaia, a royal golf landscape in Tuscany

The surroundings of Siena are famous worldwide for their ethereal landscape. Can you imagine a golf course placed in such a setting? What if we told you that one such place already exists and it was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.? We are talking about Royal Golf La Bagnaia, a breathtaking 18-hole course nestled […]

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Castel Gandolfo Golf, Rome

Crater Golfing in Castel Gandolfo

Castel Gandolfo is a town located 24 kilometers south east of Rome, in the Lazio Region. Overlooking Lake Albano, it is considered one of italy’s most scenic towns, where we also find the Pope’s summer residence – the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo. If you happen to pass through here you must stop and visit […]

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Tuscany, a favorite golf & travel destination

We recently stumbled across a tweet that read “#Tuscany #Italy. My favorite #golf & #travel destinations on earth. Read why…” by @golftravelandleisure. The golf experts Jane and Dave Finn are behind this account. They have been in the golf business for more than 25 years. Dave is also a member of the Golf Journalists Association […]

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Argentario Golf Club, eco golf in Tuscany, Italy

Eco golf in Italy: environmental sustainability and green awards

The Italian Golf Federation takes the protection of the environment very seriously, and is at the forefront in the promotion of awareness campaigns regarding the environmental sustainability of Italy’s golf courses. Following the footsteps of English naturalist David Stubbs, who instituted the Committed to Green award twenty years ago, the Italian Golf Federation launched the […]

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Italian handmade golf shoes

Golf shoes: everlasting style, handmade in Italy

Shoes in golf are the most important accessory for the game. Some golfers do ignore this fact, and try to save on shoes while spending every year for new clubs and drivers.  A good shoe keeps you dry and comfortable, and it should be long lasting. Today, the golf shoes you buy from the famous […]

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Fauna trail on eco-friendly golf course in Tuscany

Learn about the local Mediterranean fauna while you golf… cool initiative in Maremma (southern Tuscany) at the eco-friendly golf course of the Argentario! Read the whole article on MaremmaBlog.com   Traveling to Tuscany or around Italy? Play in the best golf courses with the best food, nature & art combination! Do you need assistance in planning and organizing […]

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Italian 101 for golfers

All around the world, golf-related terms have not been translated into various languages but have remained in English. Golfers can travel pretty much anywhere and be able to play golf without major language setbacks. This is also the case in Italy. Nevertheless, a better communication means less stress, less chances of misunderstandings and getting things […]

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Italian cocktail for golfers: 9 buche (9 holes)

The 9 buche is a refreshing cocktail that will quench your thirst after 9 holes and spice you up to play 9 more! It is the ideal cocktail for golfers and sunny days out in Italy’s beautiful golf courses. Ingredients: 1/3 gin 1/3 bitter orange drink (for example San Pellegrino orange soda) 1/3 Campari bitter […]

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A mini guide to golf on Italy’s islands

After exploring golf courses in north, the center and the south of Italy, our Italian golf tour ends on the beautiful islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, both regions feature breathtaking sea and countryside landscapes, delicious gastronomy and lots of cultural and historic sights. Dotting the islands are some fun golf […]

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Video: golf courses in Tuscany

What is it like to play golf in the beautiful and famous Italian region of Tuscany? Here is a short video with images filmed around many Tuscan golf courses, from the sea to the hills, from the north to the south (Maremma).   Traveling to Italy? Play in the best golf courses in Tuscany and surroundings! Do […]

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A mini guide to golf in southern Italy

It is time for the third instalment in IGolfItaly’s mini guide on Golf in Italy. Following the articles on Golf in the North  and Golf in the Center of the boot, here is a brief presentation on the best golf courses towards the toe and the heel of this beautiful country. CAMPANIA: The homeland of […]

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Healthy diet for golfers: recipes from Tuscany

Healthy eating before and during a round of golf may be just what you need to take your game to a new level. Nutrition experts recommend keeping one thing in mind when eating any meal: go for a variety of colors! In fact, if your plate is made up of foods having the same hue, […]

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Cool golf gifts: Italian fashion and collection items

Looking for cool gift ideas that your avid golfer friends will love? If they are into quality handmade fashion items, Italy is the place to look for. Skilled Italian shoemakers, who have been perfecting their knowhow in small workshops for centuries, can create custom-made golf shoes according to your (or your friends’) taste, from the […]

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