Commander John Harris laid out the original course at Golf Club Padova in the early 1960s. Another 9-hole circuit was added in 2003 to complete a wonderful 27-hole facility...
The original nine holes at Golf Club Verona were designed in the early 1960s by John Harris, who made great use of the hilly terrain. Giulio Cavalsani's longer, more open second nine appeared in 1973 to form today’s formidable 18-hole layout.
Golf Club Punta Ala is situated close to the seaside resort of the same name and its tree-lined course was laid out on hilly terrain overlooking the town by Giulio Cavalsani in 1964.
The Yellow course at Circolo Golf Torino has evolved down the years with architect Marco Croze extending the original Blue course to a 27-hole layout before fashioning a further nine to produce two fabulous 18-hole tracks.
Starting in 2004, Castello di Tolcinasco Golf & Country Club hosted five editions of the Italian Open and it’s the Blu and Giallo nines at this 27-hole facility which are regarded as the championship 18-hole combination.
The Hurdzan and Fry-designed Pramerica course made its debut at Royal Park Golf I Roveri in 2006, thirty-five years after the Robert Trent Jones layout opened for play.
Located within the Appiano Gentile and Tradate pinewood regional park, the tree-lined fairways at Golf Club La Pinetina were set out by Commander John Harris in the early 1970s.
The first thing I noticed as we drove up to the front entrance of the Montecatini Golf and Country Club was the beautifully restored Tuscan stone estate home turned clubhouse that dates back to the 11th century.
Adriatic Golf Club Cervia was founded in 1984 when Marco Croze laid out a 9-hole course in the pines. This loop, now called the Red, was joined by Croze’s Blue course a year later. These two circuits form the premier 18-hole course at this popular 27-hole facility.
Bisected by the Lerrone river, the layout at Garlenda Golf Club was planned by John Morrison before he died in 1961 and completed by Commander John Harris in 1964, an architect who fashioned more than a dozen courses in Italy, including the highly regarded Biella, Venezia and Menaggio & Cadenabbia.