Via Castelconturbia 10,
Agrate Conturbia, nr Borgomanero, Piemonte 28010
27 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
Current three nine-hole loops designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1986).
Above distances are for the Blu or Castagni (Chestnuts) and Giallo/Yellow or Pini (Pines) combination. The Rosso/Red or Querce (Oaks) nine is the longest of the three nines at 3,266 metres from the back tees. All three nines are top quality championship layouts.
65 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 1.9 km turn left direction Cressa. After railway crossing turn right, direction Bogogno. After o.6 km turn left in front of church, direction Veruno, and continue through Cressa, direction Bogono. After 3.2 km enter Bogogno and follow signs to Agrate Conturbia/Conturbia and Divignano. After 1.9 km at roundabout turn right and follow direction Castel Conturbia Golf. After o.6 km turn left and after o.8 km enter golf at gatehouse.
Golf Club Castelconturbia: High in any ranking of Italy's top golf courses, you'll invariably find Castelconturbia. This excellent Stay&Play venue is home to 27-holes of parkland golf, excellently crafted by Robert Trent Jones Sr. Set in an undulating woodland environment, this big-dimension roaming layout is home to three equally absorbing nine-hole loops: Blue (Chestnuts), Yellow (Pines) and Red (Oaks).
Several elevated tee-boxes look down on pleasantly tree-lined fairways, which in turn steer you to Castelconturbia's challenging greens. The slopes and borrows on the putting surfaces will test your skills with the short stick, while your approach work will also need to be well-judged. Water threatens on several occasions. Many of the greens are handsomely wide, but not at all deep from front to back.
In our view the best 18-hole combination is the Blue-Yellow, which is also the most tree-lined. The Yellow-nine contains a really outstanding stretch of golf holes, up there with the best in continental Europe. The island green par-4 7th (Yellow) is just one of the gems that awaits.
There is a more open feel to parts of the Red-nine, which may prove an attraction for wayward hitters. The par-5 9th (Red) is arguably the best of the closing holes; you'll have plenty to think about on your gentle uphill journey back to the clubhouse, with water and a proliferation of bunkering all in play. All three nines finish in an open expansive environment in front of the clubhouse.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Tuesdays.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The original Couturbier Golf Club was established in the earldom of Conturbia as the second oldest golf club in Italy (behind Roma GC in 1885). The original 9-hole course was transformed by Robert Trent Jones Sr into today's 27-hole complex. In 1991 and 1998 the club hosted the Italian Open. For details see: Top Golf Tournaments at Castelconturbia Golf Club.
The current green fee price is for a day ticket and allows play on all 27-holes during your visit.
2019 Golf World rating: 51st best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
Via Suno, Agrate Conturbia, 28010 Piemonte.
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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.
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Iles Borromees (35 km); Le Robinie (32 km).
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