GOLF IN BALTICS
Besides the fact that golf is a comparatively new sport in Baltics, there are a number of golf courses designed by professional golf course architects that have been appreciated by experienced fans of this sport. Most courses are usually open from April until November. All the courses are very well maintained and provide full range of services. Moreover some of them offer first class accommodation facilities on-side. Whatever you are an experienced single handicapper or beginner playing your first season you will find an excellent golf courses matching your requirements here and get satisfaction of your gaming experience.
A round or two of golf is a great way to spend a morning or a late afternoon, especially during the long days of Estonia’s midsummer.
Estonia has several natural golf courses, all located in the midst of beautiful, untouched nature. Estonia’s 18-hole golf courses tend to be flat with equipment available on the spot. Many golf courses have special offers available for those looking to take their next break in Estonia.
If you're a beginner looking to develop your golfing skills, head to the nearest club and pass a short introduction to golfing. The more experienced players in possession of Green Card can rent golfing equipment on-site and head out without having to pass prior training.
Golf is a comparatively new sport in Latvia. Nevertheless, there are several golf courses designed by professional golf course architects that have been appreciated by experienced fans of this sport. It is the quality of the golf courses and services they provide that have promoted the popularity of this pastime which attracts increasingly more people every year.
Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel.Its vast 18-hole golf course Jurmala and 9 hole Academy golf course (PAR 3) spreads over the area of 74 ha. The most important component of Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel club is the excellently equipped 18-hole golf course Jurmala developed by the world-famous golfer Jack Nicklaus company Nicklaus Design.
Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel courses are open from April to October, while the adjacent Club House and driving range, in which you can both learn the basics of the game and develop your skills to a professional level, is open all year round.
The experienced club pros provide professional advice to skilled players as well as beginners. Golf equipment and carts available for rent.
Ozo Golf Club is located just within a 20 minute drive from the downtown Riga, and spreads over a scenic bank of Lake Ķīšezers.
The course has 18 holes (PAR 72), with a total distance of 6400 meters from the back tees. The course has been designed to include16 ponds and 50 sand bunkers, but few lakeside holes provide the real thrill in game, not only charming scenery.
The facilities also include driving range, putting and chipping greens.
In 2004, Ozo Golf Club was named among those 365 courses around the world which New York Times golf reporter and author of World golf courses. 365 days Robert Sidorsky suggests visiting.
Lithuania is the perfect place for people who consider golf to be more than a sport, but also a way to enjoy life and get to know new places. Natural hills and valleys, small little lakes and forests, and fields that are green all summer long – not much needs to be done to turn the usual landscape of the country into an exciting golf course. All of Lithuania’s golf courses are situated near the most beautiful places in the country – by the geographic centre of Europe, in the Pipiriškės Geomorphological Reserve, between the four historical Lithuanian capitals of Kernavė, Trakai, Kaunas and Vilnius, between two lakes near Vilnius, in the Dzūkija region famous for its natural beauty and authenticity, and in the picturesque valley of the Danė River, not far from the sea shore.