Best golf courses: Italy - North East

Italy - North East: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Venice
Harris & Croze

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Venice

Designer

Cdr John Harris & Marco Croze
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Venice
European Golf

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Venice

Designer

European Golf Design
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bologna
Cotton & Harris

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bologna

Designer

C.K. (Ken) Cotton and Cdr John Harris, with later revisions in 1998 by Peter Alliss.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Venice
Croze, Marco

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Venice

Designer

Marco Croze
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Rimini
Croze & Fioravanti

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Rimini

Designer

Marco Croze & Alvise Rossi Fioravanti, in association with Baldovino Dassù.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Trieste
Croce, Marco

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Trieste

Designer

Marco Croce

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Trieste
Croze, Marco

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Trieste

Designer

Marco Croze
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bologna
Langer, Bernhard

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bologna

Designer

Bernhard Langer
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Venice
Macauley, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Venice

Designer

Tom Macauley
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Venice
Harris, John

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Venice

Designer

Cdr John Harris
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Verona
Fazio, Jim

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Verona

Designer

Jim Fazio
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Rimini
Silva, Brian

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Rimini

Designer

Brian Silva
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Rimini
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Rimini

Designer

Graham Cooke (Canada) and Luigi Rota Caremoli.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Venice
Cruikshank, Cotton & Croze

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Venice

Designer

Cruikshank, a Scottish golf architect, laid out the original 9- holes in 1928. C.K. (Ken) Cotton added the second nine in 1951. In preparation for the 1974 Italian Open, Marco Croze made substantial revisions to the course.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Verona
Harris, John

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Verona

Designer

Cdr John Harris

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