Golf in Punta del Este
Club del Lago Golf
Club del Lago’s golf course, baptized by master Roberto de Vicenzo as “La Augusta de Sudamérica,” has a driving range, putting green, electric cars, golf clubs rental, a pro-shop and a snack bar overlooking holes 9 and 18. The course offers a unique topography with three circuits of golf in 20 holes, that allow 3 different circuits. A significant amount of bunkers and six artificial lakes enhance the course’s beauty, while providing attractive obstacles to golfers. Club del Lago’s golf course is the first in South America to achieve ISO Environmental Certification 14001. It’s recognized for its modern design and original 20-hole circuit, which was designed by Father Enrique Serra and inaugurated in 1983. Angel Reartes designed the Laguna del Sauce Circuit and Holes I and II.
La Barra Golf Club
About 5 kilometers away from La Barra s downtown and 20 kilometers from Punta del Este, there is the La Barra Golf Club. Its layout was designed by Emilio Serra, Marcos Capdepond and Diego Caprile, while Arch. Diego San Martín designed the Club House. Throughout its 6346 yards the course has few trees, but on the other hand it has lots of water mirrors that present an important obstacle for the players.