• Villaverde Hotel & Resort

    Udine, Italy
  • Jumeirah Golf Estates

    Dubai, UAE
  • PGA Catalunya Resort

    Girona, Spain
  • Albatross Golf Resort

    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Quinta do Lago

    Algarve, Portugal

World Class Golf Venues

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Welcome to European Tour Destinations – a Network of World Class Golf Venues which all have a close association with The European Tour, one of the game’s foremost organisations.

Featured Destinations

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  • Nearest Airport
    Dubai, 38km
  • Number of Holes
    36 Holes
  • Practice Facilities
    Golf Academy
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
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  • Conference Facilities
    Conferences, Events & Weddings
  • Nearest Airport
    Dubai, 38km
  • Number of Holes
    36 Holes
  • Practice Facilities
    Driving Range / ETPI Status
  • Real Estate
    Real Estate
  • Restaurants

European Tour Destinations News

Volvo China Open returns to Genzon Golf Club in 2020

11th December 2019
The Volvo China Open will return to Genzon Golf Club for the next three years, it was announced today, while title sponsors Volvo Cars have also extended their long-standing partnership with China’s national open. First played in 1995, the Volvo China Open was the first international professional golf event to be staged in mainland China. It remains one of the highest-profile sporting events in the country and is widely respected throughout the world of golf. “The 2020 Volvo China Open will be the final test for Chinese players in the run up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, so it will be a wonderful opportunity for them to strive for the opportunity to represent their motherland in the Olympic golf competition,” said Pang Zheng, Secretary General of China Golf Association. Following the successful staging of the 20th Volvo China Open in 2014 and the 25th Volvo China Open in 2019 at Genzon Golf Club, the Volvo China Open will return here again for the next three years.   “We are extremely excited to host the Volvo China Open for the next three years. Shenzhen is a highly advanced city with open, inclusive and innovative cultural characteristics, and there are now many creative entrepreneurs based in the city,” commented Deng Xueqin, Chairman and President of Genzon Group. “Our market and cultural background actually promotes the development of golf. We insist on transmitting the true spirit of the game, and by combining with the city of Shenzhen, we are able to showcase the essential charm of the sport. “It is our firm commitment to partner with the Volvo China Open for the next three years. We have significant and invaluable experience in staging international tournaments and we are confident that next year’s event will be a complete success.” In 1994, Volvo took the lead in China’s golf market and became the first European luxury car brand to hold an international professional event in cooperation with the China Golf Association. In 1995, the two partners jointly launched the Volvo China Open, a pioneer and the forerunner of all professional golf events in China. Over the past 25 years, Volvo has continued to act as title sponsor for the China Open, which is also the longest continuous cooperation between brands and events in Chinese golf history. The Volvo China Open has strongly supported the development of professional golf in China. Cheng Jun (1997), Zhang Lianwei (2003), Wu Ashun (2015) and Li Haotong (2016) are all past champions, with Wu and Li going on to establish themselves among the world’s elite players on the European Tour. “The 25-year history of the Volvo China Open is a testament to the collaboration between Volvo and the China Open,” said Yuan Xiaolin, Senior Vice President, Volvo Car Group, President & CEO, Volvo Car Asia Pacific. “Over the years, a growing number of Chinese players have competed and excelled on this international stage. Meanwhile, the tournament and the sport itself has become more popular and gained a strong fanbase locally.

A New Milestone for the Sparben Golf Resort Project

9th December 2019
Sparben Golf Resort is a dynamic and sustainable project which will be located in Les Landes along the South West coast of France.  The project, a high-end golf, real estate and lifestyle resort, will have a hotel, tourist accommodation, permanent housing, golf and sports facilities.  The project is part of the legacy of the hugely successful 2018 Ryder Cup hosted at Le Golf National and which commenced as early as 2010 when the lands were identified by the French Golf Federation, supported by Atout France, as having strong potential to promote golf to the International tourist market.  European Tour Destinations is delighted to update that following a local review with more than 20 experts giving evidence to a jury of citizens, Sparben Golf Resort has passed the latest stage of their planning application.  The jury members expressed their support for the project, outlining the following positives: The project will support meeting the local housing needs based on the foreseeable demographic growth in the territory The project will generate direct and indirect local employment opportunities during the construction phase of the project and during subsequent trading activities The project will attract a new local and international golf clientele and will make the Landes a major golf destination The final report included recommendations to ensure better urban and environmental integration – as a consequence the initial construction phase may see a reduction in the construction of golf holes from 45 to 27.  There could also be a reduction in tourist accommodation build. With this favourable citizen expression, it is a further positive step in the right direction to ensure Sparben Golf Resort will go ahead and become a latest addition to European Tour Destinations network of world-class golf and real estate venues.

Pirin Golf and Country Club – 3 Bulgarian Golf Course Package

13th November 2019
Discover Pirin Golf & Country Club, Sofia and get to play 3 Bulgarian golf courses. Pirin Golf & Country Club is in its peak of the golf season with tournaments like Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup and the Volvo World Golf Challenge. Treat yourself and your family to a fantastic holiday organised by Pirin Golf & Country Club including playing at 3 Bulgarian Golf Courses. 7 nights – 3 Courses – 7 Rounds of Golf • 2 x Nights in a Double Superior room in Hotel Balkan in Sofia with breakfast included. • 1 x green fee at St. Sofia Golf (Paul McGinley design) • 1 x green fee at Pravets Golf (Peter Harradine design) • 5 x Nights in a Double Superior room in Pirin Golf Hotel & SPA with all-inclusive package • 2 x green fee at Pirin Golf & Country Club (Ian Woosnam design) Course A • 2 x green fee at Pirin Golf & Country Club Course B • 1 x green fee at Pirin Golf & Country Club Course C • Complimentary entrance to Spa Center incl. outdoor & indoor pool and Thermal Zone • Complimentary WiFi • Airport transfers and transfers to and from the Sofia courses €890 EUR per person in a double Superior room. The packages are available until 31.10.2020. To book, please visit www.piringolf.bg or contact [email protected] shorter period request please do not hesitate to contact Pirin Golf and Country Club

European Tour Destinations amongst winners at 2020 IAGTO Awards

25th October 2019
The 20th annual IAGTO Awards Ceremony took place at Bivouac du Désert, Marrakech, Morocco during the farewell dinner at the 2019 International Golf Travel Market exhibition (IGTM). The awards ceremony consisted of winners for Hotel Experience and Golf Experience across 25 countries, alongside sustainability awards plus the overall Golf Resort of the Year and Golf Destination of the Year. 6 venues won regional awards and PGA Catalunya Resort won a sustainability award, which is fantastic representation of our network across the award winners. Full list of winners below. Hotel Experience (Bulgaria) – Lighthouse Golf and Spa HotelHotel Experience (Italy) – Verdura ResortHotel Experience (Spain) – Hotel Camiral at PGA CatalunyaGolf Experience (France) – Le Golf National (Albatros)Golf Experience (Spain) – Finca CortesinGolf Experience (Thailand) – Black Mountain Golf ClubSustainability Award (Nature Protection) – PGA Catalunya
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European Tour Destinations all have the stamp of tournament quality and present a level of on and off-course facilities guaranteed to provide a memorable golfing experience for all members and visitors.

The European Tour Destinations network includes some of the most prestigious golf and lifestyle resorts in Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia, many of our 28 Venues boast courses consistently ranked highly in international rankings.

The network also boasts the only European Tour Performance Institute in the world, at Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort. The ETPI uses the world class knowledge of The European Tour’s medical and performance services team and the latest in swing technology to improve the game of golfers of all abilities.

Real Estate

For those seeking the ultimate golfing lifestyle, a number of our Member Venues offer elegant and secluded real-estate opportunities, and our reciprocal membership scheme offers a “home from home” experience for all club members.

A wide range of high quality real estate opportunities are available at our world class venues, from elegant on course villas to beach fronted townhouses and luxury apartments.

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