Buenos Aires is an elegant and the busiest city in South America which represents the Argentine essence. In spite of its modern constructions and dynamic activity, it has managed to preserve old traditions and charming corners. Visitors are fascinated by its environment, the individuality of each of its neighbourhoods, the cordiality of its people, and its wide selection of cultural and commercial opportunities. Buenos Aires, surrounded by Argentina splendid countryside, is the great cosmopolitan doorway to South America.
Golf in Buenos Aires / TOP GOLF COURSES
Olivos Golf Club is a course of 27 holes in an extension with important unleveling, beautiful trees and greens of excellent quality and design. Founded in 1926 and designed by Luther Koontz. Considered one of the best golf courses in Argentina and one of the best in South America. It has hosted the Argentine Open, the Argentinian Masters and the “Golf World Cup on 2010”
It is the oldest course in Argentina, designed by Mungo Park in 1907, and takes its name from Scotlands St Andrews. It is one of the best well-known courses because of its tradition and also its difficulties. With its extension of 6472 yards, it has a frightening rough even for the most skilful golfers. In this club the Abierto de la República Open Championship has been played most times. And the master Robert De Vicenzo gained in the Open on two occasions
This course of 27 holes was designed by the American Company Ronald Frend. It is a course essentially long, waved and fairways flanked by hills and trees strategically placed, mainly coniferous, in addition to water hazards in a good amount of holes. Fairways are of Bermuda grass and they are in very good conditions all the year round. Pilar Golf Club is a links course, considered one of the most modern and fascinating course from Argentina.
Designed by Robert Hagge in 1994, with nine lakes all interconnected, excellent greens and all the year round in great condition. The founders of Buenos Aires Golf Club intended to provide the country with a top-level club and support de growth of golf in Argentina by organizing important tournaments such as the “Golf World Cup” in 2000, with the stellar presence of Tiger Woods, David Duval...
Pilará has been thought to mark a new concept in the design of golf courses in Argentina. When innovative construction methods, an unparalleled setting, and the stamp of Jack Nicklaus, a great golfer and course designer, are combined there is only room for joy for golf lovers. The main feature of the course is its size, built on 76 hectares (188 ac), the movement of the fairways and the greens, and the white sand bunkers. The clubhouse will overlook the 18th hole and will have a fine restaurant and a locker room for golfers.
Highland Park Golf Club has an excellent golf course, all the year round in very good condition. It is a 72 par course of 6933 yards. It is one of the most challenging golf courses in Buenos Aires and will test all the player. Highland Park Golf has hosted very important tournaments of Amateur players. Greens are fast and you will find many water hazards and cross bunkers.
Designed by Allister Mackenzie in 1980 who also designed world-known courses like the Cypress Point, Augusta National , Royal Melbourne and Crystal Downs. The Jockey Club is a club full of tradition and has something very interesting in its history: all the Argentine presidents have been members of it. The principail aim of this club was to be the spine of golf, organizing important tournaments like the “Golf World Cup”and “The European Golf Tour”
Designed by Jack Nicklaus, with a tour of the 18 holes from the 7275 yards short black outs, which speaks of the distance required by tee shots. Each hole features 5 types of outputs (Black, Blue, White, red and yellow). Occupies a total area of 65 hectares, in addition to an excellent system of irrigation and drainage system highlights that lets you play a few hours after major storms.
Martindale Country Club was designed in 1989, wirh 6900 yards, par 72. Many people considered it one of the best design course from Argentina, principally because it remained its style as an old park, besides the beauty of the place and the excellent maintainance of it. This golf course has hosted very important tournaments, like "The Argentine Open" and "The Argentine Amateur Championship".
Designed by Alberto and Emiliio Serra in 1969. Its 27 holes of American style had, wide fairways and enormous tees. The length of fairways makes unnecessary the presence of roughs, which are only allowed to grow when the course is being prepared for great championships. Its greens, of bent-cross grass give speed to the ball making a delicate putting a must. Its fairways are challenging due to their perfectly designed.
This golf course was designed by the “American Golf Course Design”, who also design the Four Seasons of Carmelo, Uruguay, Brasil, Chile and Panama. Estancias del Pilar Golf has 18 holes, with 7000 yards, par 72. It characterizes for having a beautiful design combined with high-quality greens. It is an attractive and varied course, a challenge for all kinf players who use the back tees, but that offers a pleasant experience to the players of high handicaps that play from the shorter tees.
Sofitel Reserva de Cardales has a magnificent golf course for international competitions with 18 holes, par 72. Designed between streams and lakes with a combination of long and short holes that will test the power and intelligence of the players. With easy access and secure Reserva de Cardales is located 50 minutes from Buenos Aires Capital.
This golf course is located in Buenos Aires province and offers a pleasant grove accompanied by a pretty challenge, with challenging fairways and greens with of a lot of movement. This field is the second home of Roberto de Vicenzo. This course hosted the most important local events, as the Argentine Open and the Argentine Amateur Championship.