Golf in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Itanhanga Golf Club
Chosen as a favourite by President Getúlio Vargas, who played golf there in the 30s, Itanhangá is one of the best golf courses in Brazil. According to the American magazine Golf Digest it is ranked amongst the hundred best courses in the world outside the USA. It is also the only one with 27 holes in Rio de Janeiro State. The course is well located in Barra da Tijuca, one of the fastest growing neighbourhoods in the city. From the course, there is a privileged view of Pedra da Gávea and Tijuca Forest, two of Rio de Janeiro’s most beautiful postcard views. Itanhangá is also famous for its Golf School, which is active in promoting junior golf.
Gavea Golf Club
The beauty of Rio de Janeiro, With its hills, sea and amazing vegetation is unique, and the ingredients are in Original That Make Gávea Golf & Country Club one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. Located between Pedra da Gávea and Tijuca Forest, it is the center Most golf course in the city - a few meters from São Conrado beach. You need to be in shape to face ITS fairways - Particularly the ones on the front nine. However, the reward is worthwhile: an unforgettable view over the course and the sea. The golf course, one of The most traditional in Brazil, some works in Partnership with Local hotels,: such as the Intercontinental, and the course is open to visitors from Tuesdays to Fridays. On weekends, it is restricted to members.