Within an hour’s drive, with easy and convenient connections to the port and the airport, Barcelona offers the visitor a wide variety of superb golf courses around the city including the PGA Catalunya Resort which is the N°1 course in Spain and Spanish candidate for the Ryder Cup 2022, and Real Club de Golf El Prat which hosted the Spanish Open in 2015.
Barcelona is unique in the fact that it offers the golfer the opportunity to enjoy this vibrant Mediterranean city but at the same time play a few rounds on its doorstep. The majority of courses are private but have now opened their doors to the visitor who is made to feel very welcome. As previously mentioned Barcelona offers two of the most prestigious courses in Spain, namely PGA Catalunya and Real Club de Golf El Prat but also on the coast overlooking the sea there is the Sitges Terramar course with its superb new Par 3 where the green is almost lapped up by the Mediterranean or to the north, Llavaneras and Sant Vincenc both with superb coastal views and welcoming club houses. The Barcelona Golf Club is set inland on the border of the Penedes wine region, a great place for a mornings round and an afternoon of wine tasting. The course affords beautiful views of the Montserrat mountain and has hosted the Ladies European Tour. Other superb inland courses are Montanya Golf which hides in the beautiful Montseny region of Barcelona, extremely picturesque this course has a nearby Resort and is an ideal place to relax and Vallromanes Golf Club, a lovely private parkland course where one can step back in time in the oldy worldy clubhouse.
Closer to the city centre are Sant Cugat, the oldest of the courses and the Metropolitan Club which is the only public course around the city and was designed by Sevi Ballesteros. La Roca Golf completes the list, a course situated some 20 minutes from the city and next to La Roca Shopping Village.
Barcelona is an all year round golf destination with over 300 days of sun, a city and surroundings where there is always something to enjoy besides the great golf whether it be a football match, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, visiting one of the many wineries, enjoying Gaudi’s architecture or just dining in one of the superb restaurants.
The possibility to play golf around the city has brought to Barcelona, one of the World’s most famous tourist brands, a unique type of tourism, one that brings quality and diversity, offering clients a world of experiences.