Via Sant' Isidoro 1,
Bogogno, nr Borgomanero, Piemonte 28010
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (particularly on the front nine)
Rural countryside and residential.
Robert von Hagge
Above distances are for the Bonora course. Also at Bogono Golf Resort is the 18-hole Del Conte course (par-72, 6485 m from back tees).
60 km NW of Milan
From the A26 Gravellona-Genova motorway (just south of Arona) take the Borgomanero exit and follow direction Novara after toll booth. After 3.2 km turn left direction Cressa. After railway crossing turn right direction Bogogno. After o.6 km turn left in front of church, direction Veruno. Continue through Cressa and after 2 km Bogono Golf is on your right.
Bogogno Golf Resort (Bonora course): Bogogno is home to two 18-hole championship courses, both designed by the renowned American architect Robert von Hagge. The early holes of the much admired Bonora course, may suggest a bold US-style development, with new Italianate properties running alongside the fairways. However the real charms of this out-and-back layout soon emerge, as it moves into a pleasantly natural rural setting.
For most of the time you will enjoy a scenic walk through picturesque Lombardian landscapes. A mixture of woodland and farmland flanks most of the course, with vineyards just beyond, and the Monte Rosa mountain chain in the distance.
Von Hagge's challenging golf holes will test your golfing skills every step of the way. The variety of scenery is matched by the variety of hazards that mark out and define the course. Ponds and streams are often present, flanking several holes and creating distinctly threatening water hazards. Expansive bunkering and thickish rough also place an emphasis on straight-hitting and good course management. Von Hagge rarely let's you get away with wild or wayward hitting.
At times laid out on gently undulating terrain, at others occupying flatter ground, the Bonora throws down an excellent golfing challenge while providing the opportunity for a stroll through some captivating countryside.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed on Mondays from December thru' Feb.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required
Credit cards accepted (not Amex). Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts and Callaway rental clubs available for hire.
If ever there was a course to buy a course guide/yardage book then this is it. Water comes dangerously into play on 13 out of the 18 holes, sometimes when you least expect it.
Bonora course: 9th best course in Italy (Golf Digest, 2020).
Via Sant' Isidoro 1, Bogono, nr Borgomanero, Piemonte 28010.
+39 0322 195 8058Visit website
Bogogno Golf Resort offers 28 standard rooms and four suites in a brand new hotel overlooking the 18th green and only 50 m from the Clubhouse. Each room has its own private terrace overlooking the golf courses and the resort's swimming pool.
Bogogno (Bonora & Del Monte courses)
Iles Borromees; Le Robinie
Via Suno, Agrate Conturbia, 28010 Piemonte.
+39 0322 832 337Visit website
The onsite hotel offers 6 single rooms and 13 double rooms. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning with independent regulation, frigobar, bathroom, TV Sat and Wi Fi. Excellent food served in the restaurant.
Bogogno (Bonora & Del Monte courses)
Iles Borromees (35 km); Le Robinie (32 km).
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