Greece. Games of the gods
Sun, sea, wine, Sirtaki … and Golf. This unexpected detail now complements the usual view of Greece. The history of Golf supposedly has Scottish roots, and this is one of the unfortunate misunderstandings that separate Greece from the title of “the birthplace of sports of the whole universe.” After all, the game is truly noble and worthy of praise of the gods of Olympus. However, modern Greeks are not upset and succeed in Golf no less than his ancestors.
Upscale landscaped fields are near Athens, the Islands, the Peloponnese. Their construction took place at the latest stage in the history of Greece, so compliance with the highest standards is not in doubt. For example, the project of the Golf course Dunes Course, located in Costa Navarino, belongs to Bernhard Langer-captain of the team at the Ryder Cup, two-time champion of the tournament US Masters. The land set aside for the game was kept and cultivated for a year. It is difficult to say which of these facts served to ensure that today 18-hole course Dunes Course in the list of the best in Europe.
Glyfada Golf club is located in the suburbs of Athens. The pitch of this club is also among the best playing fields in Greece. It is probably for this reason that the Mediterranean tournament was held here in 1992 and the World Cup in 1979.
Golf club on the island of Corfu equipped with the famous architect Donald Harradine in 1973. However, the last few years the field has a completely new look. The club is open all year round and offers training for adults and children from 8 years.
Golf club in Porto Carras. It is located in Northern Greece, 75 km from Thessaloniki. The 77-hectare course was first designed for 9 holes, and in 2003 became a full 18-hole course. The club is open at any time of the year.
Also, a great broken field on the island of Rhodes Golf club of Afandou, and Crete Club Porto Elounda and the Crete Golf club.