A tour for golf players in Catalonia

A tour for golf players in Catalonia

Golf is a sport that started practicing in the fifteenth century. Its origins come from Scotland, the entertainment that had the Scottish shepherds, who with batons beat pebbles they had to reach a target.

In Catalonia the game came later in the hand of the British and, initially, was a sport associated with the aristocracy. The first golf course in Catalonia started in 1912, in the district of Pedralbes in Barcelona and triggered the extension of these sports.

Currently, Catalunya has approximately a golf quarantine, quarantine of pitch & putt golf and a dozen mixed fields.

These range throughout the territory, with a significant concentration on the coast, especially on the Costa Brava and the Costa Dorada, which stand out for their good facilities complemented with good weather make Catalonia one of the most attractive destinations for golf. Therefore, it is not unusual circuits and tournaments held great popularity throughout the year.

So, do you want to know some of the most significant and which are close to our house?

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Do you swing?

Origin of Golf in Catalonia "Having swing", "good grip" or "touch too the tee" are some of the most popular expressions and used in the world of golf. But often, unless you're a specialist in this sport, difficult to understand their meaning.

For I familiaricéis with some of these concepts we detail the meaning of some of the more familiar terms.

The Grip is the position adopted hands when holding the golf club. Sometimes this word is used to refer to the same stick / cane.

The Swing is the movement that occurs when you hit the golf ball and consists of the start of the coup, the stick up and down and up. And the movement takes place before hitting is what is known as the backswing.

On the Tee, this is the place from where you start the backswing. It is the support that can raise the ball and hit it more cleanly. The list of concepts is more extensive.

If you wish to know others, you can check, for example, the general dictionary of sport by TermCat and access the subject area courses.

The first golf courses

Camp de Golf El Prat - Pedralbes The establishment of the Barcelona Golf Club located in Pedralbes and later moved to Sant Cugat del Vallés triggered, years later, in 1927, the creation of Terramar Golf Club Sitges encouraging, too, in the second half of the 70 one significant expansion of golf courses to Catalunya.

The Golf Club of Sitges , considered one of the deans of Catalunya clubs, notable for its location, which is one of the regions enjoying better weather all year. In addition, its proximity to the town allows you to be visited by players from around the world.

The Terramar Golf Club followed the Club de Golf Cerdanya which is located in Puigcerdà . In this you can enjoy this sport combined with winter sports and hiking in summer as it is in a region protected by the Pyrenees and the Natural Park of Cadi - Moixerò.

Pals Golf Club is also one of the oldest. This was founded in 1966 and is surrounded by a unique natural area. Just as the Club de Golf Costa Brava in Santa Cristina d'Aro in 1968, which stands out for the club house which is in a nineteenth-century farmhouse. Note that this is private but admit green fees (up entry).

Golf courses on the Costa Brava

Golf Camps to the Costa Brava The Costa Brava is a benchmark for playing golf. One of the most iconic, even European Tour is the PGA Golf de Catalunya located near the town of Caldes de Malavella and designed by two experienced golfers. This is considered, according to Golf World, one of the ten best in Europe.

The course features views of the Pyrenees and Montseny and runs through undulating terrain that stands out for its beautiful places.

Further north, near the border francocatalana, and the Alt Empordà, is the Peralada Golf. It is fully integrated into its natural environment, both for wildlife and for the flora. Thus, it was the first European golf EMAS certification regarding environmental management.

In the region of Girona Girona Golf is remarkable that his name because we sense that is very close to the city of Girona , though it is located in Sant Julia de Ramis . This is remarkable for its type of grass, which features preferred by professional golfers.

The Baix Empordà also has a golf reference, the Empordà Golf Resort. This was designed by one of the most famous American architects Robert Good Hagge. Located in the municipality of Gualta is always under the supervision of the mountain of Estartit.

... and the Costa Dorada

Golf Camps at the Costa Daurada In the Costa Daurada also have a significant number of golf courses, including Lumine Golf Club, the Golf Club Golf Aiguesverdes and Panoràmica. Here you desta camos on the Graiera Golf Club, Club de Golf Costa Dorada Golf Club Bonmont.

The Golf Club is a field the Graiera founded in 1995 and is located in Calafell . This field integrates three large lakes in their travels.

The Costa Dorada Golf Club was the first to be installed in the demarcation of Tarragona , specifically in 1983. It is located in the municipality of El CATLLAR and notable for being located in a valley, so the routes to make are varied and immersed in nature.

Regarding Bonmont Golf Club located in Mont-Roig del Camp , it has a route that is considered one of the best in Spain and was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. This field also is integrated a kind of spring. Also, note that since it opened in 1990 and has hosted two editions of Open Catalunya.

Lumine Golf Club is a golfer's paradise, where everything is green, as it has up to 170 hectares dedicated to three golf courses with 45 holes newest Spain and two clubhouses.

Club de Golf Reus Aigüesverds enjoys an excellent location. The tour is in a very little wavy, which makes it an easy course to walk. A place of superb benefits, to enjoy leisure time.

Panoramic Golf, Sport & Resort is undoubtedly one of the best golf courses in Spain. It is the only professional designed by Bernhard Langer, nine times equip player and captain of the European Ryder Cup and two time winner of the Masters course.

Significant Golf Championships

Catalan Golf Federation (Open Golf de Catalunya) These golf clubs for suitable and attractive characteristics, organize and host throughout the year in its facilities, several significant tournaments.

From the Open La Vanguardia, Copa Barcelona, ??Opens up some of Spain and Catalunya Open, among other events.

Where to sleep

Hotel Terminus

Puigcerdà

A recently renovated Bed & Breakfast hotel, decorated in a modern style,…

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Mas Ferran

Pals (a 1.5 Km)

Masferran is a project of its owner, Ferran, who bought with great…

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Hotel Hilton Empordà

Gualta (a 3.4 Km)

DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Empordà & Spa is located within a golf…

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Hapimag Mas Nou

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 2.4 Km)

Apartments in the Golf d'Aro resort on the Costa Brava; located in…

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Càmping Riembau

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 3.7 Km)

The Riembau Camping is located on the Costa Brava, in Platja d'Aro.…

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Hostal Can Palol

Peralada

Located at the entrance of the village, just in front of Castle…

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Hotel de la Font

Peralada

Located in the town of Peralada, ideal for a few days of…

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Hotel URH Sitges

Sitges

We are facing the beach of San Sebastián, in an area for…

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Where to eat

Restaurant Bonmont

Mont-roig del Camp (a 6.1 Km)

The Bonmont Restaurant offers a local and Mediterranean cuisine with fresh and…

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Restaurant el Grill del Celler

Peralada

The best grilled meat, great wines and champagnes, and the freshest Empordà…

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Restaurant Artusi

Girona

Located in the heart of the old town of Girona, Artusi restaurant…

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Wylie Sitges Craft Beer & Food

Sitges

Wylie Sitges Craft Beer & Food serves 8 varieties of craft beer.…

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El Museu del Vi

Girona

One of the most known of Girona. If you want to check…

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Mas de Teret Events, Grupo Casablanca

El Catllar (a 2.2 Km)

It enjoys a great calçotada in the mountain. Calçots chosen and cooked…

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Restaurant La Calèndula

Regencós (a 2.7 Km)

La Calèndula Restaurant is located in the old theater of the medieval…

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Restaurant Pirineus

Celrà (a 2.7 Km)

We have a didactic and cheerful kitchen at the same time that…

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What to do

Fundació la Granja

Sitges

Equitació Center, encourage the practice of riding between people with disabilities.

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Escola de vela adaptada

Sitges (a 1.1 Km)

nonprofit entity located in the Port d'Aiguadolç in Sitges. Its main objective…

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Golf Costa Daurada

El Catllar (a 2.4 Km)

The Golf Costa Dorada is an 18-hole-by-72 course that is perfectly integrated…

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El Misteri de La Selva

La Selva del Camp (a 14.7 Km)

The Mystery of the Forest is a play that is performed every…

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Associació Costa Daurada Destinació de Golf i Pitch & Putt

Vila-seca (La Pineda) (a 8.9 Km)

Target Association Gold Coast Golf and Pitch & Putt is a non-profit…

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Club de Golf Bonmont

Mont-roig del Camp (a 10.4 Km)

The Bonmont golf course (Tarragona) was designed by one of the most…

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Associació Coordinadora de Pessebres Vivents de Catalunya

Pals

Feeders Association Coordinator of Catalonia Living is a nonprofit cultural association, consisting…

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Barcelona és molt més

Abrera

Discovers that Barcelona is much more! Near Barcelona have a world of…

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News

Live Christmas at the Baix Llobregat

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Deals

End of the year pack

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540.50 € 498.50 €

Relax with gastronomy at the Gran Claustre Spa

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81.00 € 75.00 €

Gastronomic tasting menu

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72.00 €

Gift of a plate of escudella and carn dolla

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Free nougat workshop

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20.00 €

Events

Christmas acts in Vilaseca

14/12/2019 - 05/01/2019

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Medieval Fair Castrum Fidelis de Castelldefels

05/12/2019 - 08/12/2019

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Days of the Fricandó in Mataró

22/11/2019 - 08/12/2019

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Christmas Fair in the Old Town of Tortosa

06/12/2019 - 08/12/2019

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