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, are just 30 minutes away from each other; while a 60 or 90-minute drive allows you to reach all other combinations.
This proximity allows you to play golf in Maremma enjoying different courses while staying in only one hotel throughout your break, or to move around choosing different types of accommodation in the countryside or next to the beach.
MAREMMA GOLF COURSES
Argentario Golf Club
Nestled in a valley overlooking Orbetello Lagoon on the peninsula of Monte Argentario, which was once an island, the Argentario Golf Club is a striking, varied and technically challenging course. Located near the Nature Parks of Duna Feniglia and of the Uccellina, it has been awarded the BioAgriCert certification for its sustainable maintenance practices.
The natural setting between Tyrrhenian Sea, lagoon and hillside not only provides a beautiful panorama, it also creates a microclimate that allows golf to be played at any time of the year.
- 18 Holes, Par 71, 6,215 meters
- Opened: 2006
- Type : Heathland
- Fairway: Bermuda
- Rough: Festuca
- Designed by: David Mezzacane, Baldovino Dassù, Brian Jorgensen
- Hosted tournaments include: Italian Master Championship (Omnium), BMW Ladies Italian Open
Golf Club Punta Ala
Punta Ala Golf Club features light and natural undulations of the course, nestled in panoramic area with sea views and surrounded by the typical Mediterranean vegetation, including pines and holm oaks that can add some challenge to your game. Here you will find a mix of bent grass on the green and Bermuda on the fairway.
- 18 holes, Par 72, 6168 meters
- Year opened: 1964
- Type: Parkland
- Fairway Grass: Bermuda, Paspalo, Zoysia
- Rough Grass: Paspalo, Zoysia, Bermuda, Festuca
- Designed by: Giulio Cavalsani
- Hosted: Tha Alps Tour Qualifying School
Toscana Golf Club
This charming golf course is surrounded by olive trees and cypress rows, and offers panoramic sea views up to Elba Island. The course at Toscana Golf Club is challenging, from the tricky greens protected by various bunkers, to the multiple water hazards, to the breeze that comes from the sea. The fairways are relatively short and will entertain players of all levels.
- 18 holes, Par 71, 5542 meters
- Year opened: 1999
- Designed by: Keith Preston
- Hosted tournaments include: Alps Tour Open, Alps Tour Qualifying School
Saturnia Golf Club
The undulating Saturnia Golf Club is full of hazards and bunkers that defend wide and long greens, placed along gentle slopes. Maremma Tuscany’s mild climate and nearby hot springs allow golf to be played all year round. Here, in the early hours of the morning you can often see deer, porcupines, hares and pheasants, among other species of typical Maremma birds. The golf club includes a driving range with covered positions featuring video camera facilities and analysis equipment for swing correction, as well an area dedicated to golf clinics.
- 18 Holes, Par 72, 6316 metres
- Opened: 2008
- Type: Heathland
- Fairway: Tifway 419
- Rough: Festuca
- Designed by: Ronald Fream of Golfplan
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