Playing golf in and around Siena
Tuscany: a land for those who love wine, food, art and golf!
All of Tuscany, thanks to the climate and to the conformation of the territory, has become a popular destination for many Italian and European golfers. Among rolling hills, vast green grasslands, fields of crops, vineyards and fruit trees, several beautiful golf courses have been created, blending well with the surrounding nature. Thanks to a very mild climate, all Tuscan golf fields have a nice grass lawn, always in very good conditions, ideal for those who, between a hole and the other, wish to spend a day of outdoor sports. The peace that reigns in these playgrounds promotes concentration to all those who want to hone their technique, while it may instead provide relaxing moments to those who, through the game, want to spend a few hours of leisure away from the routine and bustle of everyday life.
Siena for golfers
Siena, thanks to its picturesque villages, art, fine wines and culinary tradition is a prime destination for many tourists from around the world; but this land is also appreciated by many sports enthusiasts and, among them, golfers occupy a very prominent place. In fact, Siena and its province offer to all golf lovers several important occasions, thanks its fascinating golf courses. Nowhere but here, in fact, you can spend pleasant hours in close contact with nature. All golf courses in the province of Siena are equipped with every comfort and well suited for those who wish to compete, improve or learn. The Golf Club Villa Gori, located not far from the city, was designed by the famous American architect Jim Fazio. The playing field, surrounded by hills, offers a course consisting of 6 holes Par 3. Due to its slightly wavy terrain and its particular shape, this golf course is suitable for those who want to have fun perfecting their skills in the short game.
The best golf fields in the province of Siena
Among the golf courses near Siena, it’s impossible not to mention the Golf Club L’Abbadia located in Colle Val d’Elsa, 26 km from the city of Siena. This club offers a 6-hole course, 5 Par 3 and one Par 4, along which you can enjoy the view of San Gimignano. The club also features 18 practice stations, six of which are covered. The Royal Golf La Bagnaia is, without any doubt, an absolutely high level sports center for golfers around the world. Designed by the famous American architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., an expert of golf course design, this golf course features 18 holes Par 71 and is more than 6 km long, with a total area of 120 hectares. Nestled between the picturesque hills of Siena and enhanced by its beautiful lakes, the club is a typical example of Inland links. The course offers various types of holes and is characterized by steep slopes, while the practice area offers open emplacements, bunkers, pitching green, putting green and areas for the short game. The grass quality and the tranquility allow you to play in a unique environment, where you can enjoy views of untouched nature and an enviable view over the towers of Siena. It is located only 40 km from the city center. Slightly further away, but equally enjoyable, the new Golf Club Valdichiana is nestled in a rural setting, typical of Tuscany, and offers guests a 9 holes playing field. Here you can participate in competitions thanks to a calendar full of events, challenge your friends, train in peace and learn to play under the careful guidance of the qualified instructors of the sports center.