Destination Golf Catalonia 2015 2016 - Page 57

en dd s Hi Gem Girona Golf Girona Golf Club is located in the Costa Brava region, which is well known for having one of the most beautiful coastlines of the Mediterranean littoral. The mild weather, the quality of services widely available, the excellent infrastructure, the food, the cultural and artistic legacy, Barcelona, the warmth of the people, and the beauty and diversity of the scenery make it the ideal place for all kinds of activities. Among them, golf has revealed itself, in recent years, to be one of the most successful. Girona Golf Club itself was founded in 1992 and designed by FG Hawtree, who described it as one of his finest creations. Immaculately maintained, Girona Golf course in sown with ‘Pencross Grass’ and relies on the topography and natural lie of the land to give it pleasing and elegant features, which in turn provide a challenge for golfers of all levels. Girona Golf course is an 18-hole par-72 course with a length of 6673 yards. It has a beautiful clubhouse built of natural stone, which makes it blend in perfectly with its surroundings and has an excellent restaurant and bar overlooking the course. The Clubhouse, covers over 3,000 m², is built with natural stone and glass. The restaurant and snack bar serve exquisite Mediterranean food. With a 45 minute radius, the Costa Braolf courses in Catalonia. The attractiveness of this area has captivated the European P.G.A. who are responsible for the latest golf course opened here. If basing yourself around the Girona area, there are nine other golf courses within 25/40 minutes’ drive of Golf Girona, making the location very hard to beat. 55