Golf – Piacere & Gusto is the title of a monthly Golf magazine for those looking for the perfect juxtaposition of Golf, excellent Hotels and good food.
The latest edition offers a special round up of Golf Courses round Lake Maggiore, where it is possible to play for at least eight months of the year. The featured Hotel is Castello Dal Pozzo, ideally situated to act as a base for playing the very finest clubs:
- Circolo Bogogno
- Golf des Isles Borromees
- Golf Club Verbania
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, offers magnificent vistas of Monte Rosa and the surrounding countryside, an enchanting mixture of woodland, lakes and gently sloping hills.
The 27 holes are divided into 3 different courses
Red Course – Par 36 3.266m – Yellow Course – Par 36 3.085m – Blue Course – Par 36 3.145m – and an Executive Course 310m par 9
Other services include ProShop, Driving Range, Restaurant & Bar, Putting Green and Clubhouse. Closed on Tuesdays www.golfcastelconturbia.it
Built by Robert von Haage this 36 hole course is a beautifully designed course, with views of Monte Rosa and an elegant Club House.
Count Course – 18 hole par 72 6206m - Bonora Course – 18 hole par 72 6284m
Other services include ProShop, Driving Range, Restaurant & Bar, Putting Green and Clubhouse, Tennis and Swimming Pool. Closed on Mondays. www.golfbogogno.com
Golf des Iles Borromées
Located at 600mts above sea level with magnificent views over Lake Maggiore and 150 acres of beautifully landscaped greens, this 18 hole, par 72 course is a dream golf course. From the 18th tee you can often see the skyline of Milan and four lakes: Lake Maggiore, Lake Varese, Lake Monate and Lake Comabbio.
Other services include ProShop, Driving Range, Putting Green and Clubhouse. Closed on Mondays off season, open all year round except for January. www.golfdesisles.it
Golf & Sporting Club Verbania
New Golf course on the Lake side at Fondotoce. 2 9 hole courses, a par 68 4870mts and an Executive par 27 970 mts. Relatively simple due to its flat configuration, it is nevertheless made interesting by the many lakes and the woodland incorporated into the course.
Other services include ProShop, Driving Range, Putting Green and pitching hole and bunker. Closed on Wednesdays off season, open all year round. www.golfverbania.it