Golf Club Bergamo L'Albenza

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Golf Club Bergamo L'Albenza Est. 1961

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Golf Club Bergamo L'Albenza: Steep-sided hills with houses and villages delicately perched, and fast running streams surround these 27-holes in this pre-Alpine setting just outside Bergamo. Plenty of steep-sided banks and small water streams can also be found on the course itself; the water can be avoided with good course management and the hill-climbing is really not too arduous. Although competitions are usually played on the Blue-Yellow combination, the quality and layout of the Red-nine is up to the standard of the other two nines (and the Red has the most picturesque views). All three nines feature a very strong layout, with often tightish tree-lined fairways and, especially on the Blue and Red nines, plenty of undulation. Playing any combination is highly recommended, and if you can, try to fit in all 27.

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Making Contact

Golf Club Bergamo - L'Albenza
Via Longoni 12,
Alemenno San Bartolomeo, nr Bergamo, Lombardia 24030
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Office   +39 035 640 028
Pro Shop   +39 035 643 288

  +39 035 643 066

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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
Designer: C.K. (Ken) Cotton & Sutton
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6068 5813 5293
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Blue and Yellow nines. The Red-nine, at 2950 metres (back tees), is fractionally shorter than the other two nines.
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How2Get There?

50 km NE of Milan
From the A4 Milan - Venezia motorway (south west of Bergamo) take the Capriate exit. After toll booth, follow direction Bergamo / Pointe San Pietro. After 10.7 km at roundabout follow direction Lecco (ignore Pointe San Pietro centre). After o.8 km at roundabout (in front of chateau style house) take direction Lecco. After 2 km turn right direction Barzana / Almenno San Bartolemeo. After 1.1 km turn left direction Palazzago / Golf Bergamo, and continue to follow signs for 1.9 km (sharp eyes needed) through Barzana to Bergamo Golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays €65; weekends €90. Reduced 9-hole, junior and FIG rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Mondays.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

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Did you know?

"L'Albenza" is a name taken from this particular area to the north west of Bergamo. The course hosted the Italian Open championship in 1996, won by Jim Payne of England. More famously in golf terms, the golf club was home to a certain caddie, who became a European Tour professional, and in 1995 very nearly won The Open Championship at St Andrews. Costantino Rocca narrowly missed out at The Open, losing in a 4-hole play-off to John Daly of the USA.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf Digest rating: 9th best course of the 280 courses in Italy.
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Latitude: (45.745725)
Longitude: (9.565927)
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Castello di Clanezzo 3-star
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+39 035 641 567

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