Golf Club Garlenda

3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Golf Club Garlenda Est. 1965

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Golf Club Garlenda nestles down in the attractive Lerrone Valley, with the Torrente Lerrone (river) separating one half of the course from the other. Wooded hills rise up on either side of the valley, with many olive trees prominent alongside the course and flanking several fairways. The course may lack the length to see an early return by the European Tour, but it does lay down a solid golfing test, with nicely shaped and well-maintained holes laid out in this quiet and picturesque countryside setting. Much of the course occupies relatively flat terrain, where generally good-width fairways, some a little tighter, lead you to large and sloping putting surfaces. Expansive bunkering protects the greens and is often found along the fairways, although its shallow profile creates less impact than if mounded or raised-fronted bunkers were used. Beware Harris's use of a single bunker often deployed about 30 yards short of the green. Several holes are played alongside the wide Torrente Lerrone, while the good-length par-3 13th demands a carry across the river to find the safety of the "dance floor". This very pleasant parkland layout, challenging at times, more forgiving at others, finishes with three nicely dog-legging holes, which are played along a slightly more undulating part of the course.

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Making Contact

Golf Club Garlenda
Via del Golf 7,
Garlenda, Liguria 17033
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Office   +39 0182 580 012
Pro Shop  

  +39 0182 580 561

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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Woodland.
Designer: John Harris
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6040 5916 5234
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.5 72 73.6
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How2Get There?

50 km NE of San Remo
From A10 Autostrada (motorway) take exit Albenga and follow direction Garlenda/Airport Villanova/Garessio. After 1.3 km at roundabout turn left direction Garlenda/Airport Villanova. After 4 km turn right direction Garlenda/Villanova Airport. After o.9 km at roundabout turn left direction Garlenda onto the SP6 (Via Roma). After 1.6 km turn right into Golf Club Garlenda.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes : weekdays €60; weekends €85. [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.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Golf Club Garlenda hosted the Italian Open Championship in 1971 (see our Tournaments section > by Venue > Garlenda). The Club was founded by Enrico Galleani. >> The village of Garlenda sits in the valley of Lerrone, and became known for having the largest trotting race track in Europe. In the area around Garlenda you will find olives, wine and fruit being cultivateed. The town center comprises a gathering of houses surrounding the baroque parish church, Natività dell Vergine, built in the 17th century.

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Latitude: (44.034600)
Longitude: (8.112481)
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Foresteria 3-star
Via del Golf 7, 17033 Garlenda
+39 0182 583 813

Where better to stay than at Garlenda's onsite accommodation, called "Foresteria". Instant access to the golf course and practice facilities, and top-quality Italian cuisine in the charming clubhouse restaurant.

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La Meridiana 5-star
Via ai Castelli 11, 17033 Garlenda
+39 0182 580 271

Bordering the fairways of Garlenda Golf Club and just a few kilometres from the beach at Alassio, lies the enchanting La Meridiana, a Relais & Châteaux member since 1979. It is a quiet country residence where you can relax and enjoy the Ligurian lifestyle against a backdrop of olive groves, with the pleasant aroma of myrtle and broom in the air.

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