Verdura Golf & Spa Resort (East course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Verdura Golf & Spa Resort (East course) Est. 2010

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Verdura Golf & Spa Resort (East course): Located on the south coast of Sicily near the town of Sciacca, Verdura is a relatively recent addition to Europe's fine array of Mediterranean Stay&Play venues. With two similar length championship layouts and a 9-hole short course, Verdura presents top-class golf and resort facilities.

Both the East and West layouts at Verdura were designed by leading American architect Kyle Phillips. The generally higher-rated East course ranks with some of the best in Italy, while the also links-style West course is not too far behind. Early highlights on the pleasantly undulating East include the short par-4 3rd and the beachside par-4 5th and short par-3 6th, each with stunning outlooks.

On the back-nine loop, from the par-5 14th the course turns seaward, sweeping across glorious links terrain. The best is saved till last, with the penultimate hole climbing to an elevated green for another stunning view out to sea. A few steps away are the tees of the fabulous par-4 18th, which runs parallel and close to the shoreline. A wonderful finishing hole on this immensely scenic and challenging seaside links-style course.

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Verdura Golf & Spa Resort
S.S. 115 Km 131,
Sciacca, Sicily 92019
Italy
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Office   +39 0925 998 001
Pro Shop   +39 0925 998 001
Fax

  +39 0925 998 038

Email   golf.verdura@roccofortehotels.com
Website   www.verduraresort.com
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Golf Pro
 
Niall Cameron (Director of Golf)
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Academy
 
The Verdura Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open links-style.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Seaside (Mediterranean Sea) and open countryside.
 
Designer: Kyle Phillips
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6686 5669 4894
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 West course (6692 metres from back tees); 9-hole Short course.
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How2Get There?

102 km S of Palermo / 10 km E of Sciacca.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Dec): €150. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies available.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The Verdura Resort is perfectly positioned to explore the island of Sicily, with its many historical and cultural sites situated close by. Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, and as captivating as it is diverse. For centuries, it has been at the crossroads of civilisations and each has left an indelible imprint on this Italian region. | Verdura hosted the European Tour's Sicilian Open on a composite layout, comprising holes from both the East and West courses. The composite includes the 12 seaside holes, connected by six of the more inland holes. This Composite is generally available to be played twice a week, allowing you to test your game on a course used by Europe's top tour professionals. (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Verdura).

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: 60th best course in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (37.474517)
Longitude: (13.192649)
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Verdura Golf & Spa Resort 5-star
S.S. 115 km 131, 92019 Sciacca, Sicily
+39 0925 998 001
www.verduraresort.com

Dipping its toes into the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean, and surrounded by indigenous lemon and orange groves, Verdura Golf & Spa Resort brings together luxurious and stylish accommodation, world-class golf and spa facilities, friendly children's clubs, and elegant restaurants and bars, each with a different ambience. Above all, it benefits from huge, wide-open spaces in which to move, breathe, relax and enjoy the outstanding service. A member of the Rocco Forte Hotels group.

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