Empordà Golf Resort (Forest course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Empordà Golf Resort (Forest course) Est. 1990

Where2Golf says: 

Empordà Golf Resort (Forest course): Previously comprising 27-holes, the addition of a further nine in 2004 gave Empordà the ability to create two 18-hole championship layouts - the Links and Forest courses. The Forest layout (originally the Blue and Yellow nines) meanders through tranquil pines, while the Links course (originally the Green and Red nines) is an open links-style design, played among threatening lakes and rolling dunes.

Many of Von Hagge's trademark features are incorporated into these well-crafted and challenging courses. The Forest layout winds through a ​​traditional Mediterranean pine forest that protects golfers on days when the wind is up. From the tee there are several tightish drives to make, while a handful of holes are also protected by water hazards, especially on the Blue-nine.

All four of Emporda's nine-hole loops are well-maintained and offer pleasant views onto surrounding hills, with the Pyrenees in the distance. A relatively new onsite Hotel & Spa makes this an ideal Catalonian Stay&Play venue.

List of courses in Spain - Catalonia

Map of courses in Spain - Catalonia
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Empordà Golf Resort
Ctra de Torroella de Montgri a Pals,
Gualta, Girona 17257
Spain
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +34 972 760 450
Pro Shop   +34 972 760 450
Fax

  +34 972 757 100

Email   info@empordagolf.com
Website   www.empordagolf.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Pol Bech
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Academy
 
Emporda Golf Academy
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Robert von Hagge designed the Blue, Green and Yellow nines (1990), and Red-nine (2004).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6165 5866 4959
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Forest course. Also at Emporda is the 18-hole Links course (par-71, 6304 m from back tees).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

35 km E of Girona
Leave A7 at Jtn 6 direction Palamos on C66. After 16 km turn left direction Pals. After 11 km turn right onto C31 direction Pals. After 2.6 km Emporda is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in main season (March thru' June and Sept/Oct): weekdays €77; weekends €89. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

The Emporda Resort, with its two championship golf courses and onsite hotel, sits in a flattish area of arable farmland, just below the River Ter. Although its headwaters are in the Pyrenees, the River Ter is also fed by smaller rivers and streams in the middle and lower plains.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: Forest course - among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (42.014492)
Longitude: (3.139633)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Emporda Golf Hotel & Spa 
Ctra de Torroella de Montgri a Pals, Gualta, nr Girona.
+34 972 782 030
www.empordagolf.com

The new Empordà Resort Hotel & Spa hotel is set in natural surroundings and has 87 guest rooms with spacious terraces and wide windows looking out onto pleasant views. Sportsmen and women, nature lovers and those looking for quiet and relaxation will find modern facilities and services in the Empordà Golf Resort.

Golf at this hotel Emporda (Links and Forest courses)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Pals
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km D'Aro; Costa Brava; PGA de Catalunya.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Hotel Restaurant Barcarola  
C/Pau Picasso 1-19, 17248 St. Feliu de Guixols, Costa Brava
+34 (0)972 326 932
www.valk.com

A member of the Van der Valk group of hotels.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Costa Brava, D'Aro
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km Emporda, Pals, PGA de Catalunya
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 4
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
Leopard Creeklocated on the edge of the Kruger National Park, this stunning Gary Player design plays host to the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16).

Tournaments:
World Cup of Golfwith Denmark as defending champions, this prestigious team event heads for the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne (Nov 22-25)
Ladies Spanish Openfirst played in 1982, this event brings the curtain down on the Ladies European Tour 2018 season (Nov 22-25).

Who's Who: 
Lee Westwoodback in the winner’s circle after victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, “Westy” recorded his first European Tour win for four years.
Matt Kucharalso back to winning ways after taking the Mayakoba Golf Classic, “Kuch” recorded his first PGA Tour win for four and a half years.
 
Latest golf course reviews
Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club, whether you'd call you golf game a "Comedy of Errors", "Much Ado About Nothing" or "As You Like It", it will probably be a case of "All's Well That Ends Well", if you tee it up at the delightful Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Read more...
Cruden Bay Golf Club There are few finer tracks of seaside links golf than those laid out before you at Cruden Bay. In bygone days, towering sand dunes piled-up behind Cruden Bay's beautiful sandy beach.
Heritage Golf Club: Nestling down beneath a lush, verdant ridge, the Heritage Golf Club does much to evoke its sugar plantation origins. 
Cape Wickham Links; on King Island burst onto the scene in late-2015 as the "next big thing" for links golf enthusiasts to travel to.
 
Most popular golf course videos