Golf at the Verdura Golf and Spa Resort

A WORLD-CLASS GOLF DESTINATION If the warm climate of Sicily makes the island an excellent all-year-round destination for golf, the courses at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort make it a truly world-class one. In 2012 (29th March to 1st April), the Verdura Golf & Spa Resort hosted the prestigious Sicilian Open attended by 144 professional players. Challenging links courses featuring undulating fairways and deep bunkers combined with the island's pleasant temperatures to provide a unique golf experience for players and spectators alike. The Championship Course (a composite layout of 9 holes of each East and West course) as played in the 2012 Sicilian Open. A game of golf here is an experience you will never forget, with beautiful blue skies overhead and epic sea and landscapes all around. Leading golf architect Kyle Phillips, renowned for his championship courses at Kingsbarns in Scotland and The Grove in England, has designed an astonishing range of courses that work in close harmony with the beautiful Sicilian landscape. There are two championship-level 18-hole courses and a 9-hole course, all set amid olive and orange groves and with spellbinding views of the azure Mediterranean Sea. These are free of any buildings, allowing players to enjoy golf at its purest. The courses will inspire the novice player, and set a challenge for the most experienced. Every day, one of the 18 hole courses will be set up for two-ball play and the other for four-ball play. A double-ended driving range features 80-yard tees at each end, creating the perfect practice conditions. There are also putting and chipping greens, practice bunkers, and PGA-qualified professionals for tuition. This is golf on a grand scale, but with all the intimacy and character of an exclusive private members' club.

Notes: http://www.verduraresort.com/ Appropriate golf dress is required; Men: collared shirt, Bermuda length golf shorts or trousers, socks and closed in shoes. Women: collared or non-collared shirts, sleeve or sleeveless, Bermuda length shorts Package includes: 18 holes of golf, Green fees & shared golf cart, Coordination fee, Round trip transfers from the pier. Please advise the Concierge or Club Director if you require any equipment. Rental Clubs and golf balls are extra and may need to be paid direct at the pro shop. $60.00 rental clubs and balls.

Port: Porto Empedocle (Agrigento), Sicily

Duration: as needed

Price: 349 per person based on min 4 players

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