Verdura Golf Club

18/9 Par 3 Hole Resort

Verdura Golf Club
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Verdura Golf Club

S.S. 115 Km 131, I-92019 Sciacca, Sicily, Italy

Phone: +39 0925 998125, Fax: +39 0925 998183

Golf Packages

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Verdura Resort

Verdura Resort 5 stars

Sicily, Italy

7 Nights B&B and 4 green fees

from 960,- per person Learn more
Verdura Resort

Verdura Resort 5 stars

Sicily, Italy

7 Nights B&B and 5 green fees

from 1022,- per person Learn more
Verdura Resort

Verdura Resort 5 stars

Sicily, Italy

7 Nights B&B and 4 green fees

from 1268,- per person Learn more

Characteristics

Three spectacular, world-class, new golf courses have been built at Verdura, one of very few sites on the rugged, rolling island of Sicily where such an opportunity is possible.

California-based Kyle Phillips has created two exciting 18-hole championship courses and a nine-hole course that meander around indigenous orange and olive groves, using terrain that undulates from mountain foothills down to the Mediterranean seashore.

Phillips, who designed the stunning Kingsbarns Links just outside St Andrews in Scotland, and also the immaculate parkland courses at The Grove in Hertfordshire, as well as numerous US projects, is renowned for preserving and accentuating the essential character of the site, through his creative use of both natural and man-made landforms.

The East Course is 7,221 yards long and the West Course is 7,474 yards from the championship tees; the Short Course, a nine-hole par-3, is 1,056 yards. There is also a Composite Championship Course made up of holes from the East and West, should a professional championship be staged in the future, measured at 7,458 yards.

Each hole on the East and West has five tee positions to choose from: the minimum length of the East is 5,505 yards, and the West 5,753 yards. Tee times are arranged at 12-minute intervals to ensure free-flowing play, and each day one of the courses will be dedicated to two-ball play only. Golfers can choose between electric caddy-carts or hand-drawn trolleys; a caddy programme will be introduced at a later stage.

Practice facilities are every bit as excellent as the courses and include a double-ended driving range with 80-yard wide tees providing the perfect hitting direction away from the sun. Other practice facilities include three chipping and putting greens and three bunkers. Complimentary Callaway golf balls are provided for practising.

The clubhouse, built around a small piazza, houses a pro shop which sells equipment and clothing from luxury golf brands; a restaurant and bar overlooking one of the 18th holes; male and female changing rooms with showers and lockers; and a gelateria. Clubs, trolleys and carts can be rented, and complimentary club and shoe cleaning and bag storage will be part of the very personal, ‘private club’ service that visitors will enjoy here.

David Waters leads a team of PGA qualified professionals at Verdura, who are available for one-to-one private lessons or group clinics; there are also plans to set up mini-academies for junior players.

In 2019 only 18 holes can be played. The course represents golfing excellence at Verdura, as it is made up of a number sea facing and more challenging holes from both the East and West Course, in order to offer the most exciting and memorable course play as did the European Tour players during the 2012 Sicilian Open.

Courses

18-Hole 2019 Verdura Golfing Experience Course

Opened in 2009. Design: Kyle Phillips.

Length: 6547 m, Par: 70

9-Hole Par 3 Kurzplatz

Opened in 2009. Design: Kyle Phillips. Style: Links.

Terrain: Slightly undulating

Length: 913 m

Practice Facilities

  • Driving Range (30 tees)
  • Putting Green
  • Pitching Green
  • Chipping Green
  • Practice bunker

Visitors

18-Hole 2019 Verdura Golfing Experience Course

Visitors are welcome every day.
Advance booking is essential.
A valid handicap certificate or card is required.

9-Hole Par 3 Kurzplatz

Visitors are welcome every day.

Etiquette

No dogs allowed.

GPS devices approved.

Green Fees

18-Hole 2019 Verdura Golfing Experience Course

Green FeeMon - FriSat, Sun, Holidays
18 Holes
Hotel guests96 €96 €

9-Hole Par 3 Kurzplatz

Green FeeMonday - Sunday
9 Holes
Hotel guests30 €

Driving Range

Monday - Sunday
Rangefeefree
Bucketfree

Amenities

Club Amenities

  • Clubhouse
  • Conference room
  • Locker rooms
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Children’s playground
  • Charging system for guest trollies
  • Birdie card
  • Club accepts credit cards
  • Golf tuition
  • Bar
  • Snack Bar

Restaurant

Credit cards accepted.

Pro Shop

Phone: +39 0925 998194

Rentals

  • Clubs for hire
  • Trolley for hire
  • Electro-trolley for hire
  • Electro-cart for hire
  • Caddy on request

The Club

General Information

Founded: 2009

Personnel

TitleName
DirectorAntonio Castelo

User Reviews

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MagdyMS 3 Reviews

Golf by the Mediterranean

Wonderful East Course in Verdura! I played on 2nd January, on a beautiful sunny afternoon. The assistance at the pro-shop was first-class: my wife didn't want to play and we wanted to walk, OK for her to walk with me, no need to take a cart. Single player? Welcome, no nonsense of pairing you with anyone else. I wanted to play after lunch: they gave me a one o'clock tee-time, just perfect to grab a bite at the buffet snack by the caddy master's. The description is accurate: they open up space so that you don't bump into the players ahead of you and the players behind have also plenty of room. I didn't have to wait a second until hole 16. And even then the pace was good. The course is spectacular, with two loops that either descend towards the sea or play along the coast. The fairways are in excellent condition and the greens are above average. The West Course runs parallel and across, but good signs all along and white flags for East and read for West avoid any confusion. A brilliant day of golf on a great location!

Danut Munteanu 55 Reviews

Something between 3 & 4 stars

I was playing in april 2014, here on east Course. It is not so hard. It is a little bit spectacular, but is very well maintained and the fairways and greens are adorable. The training area is super, the persons are very politely, but for instance... pro shop is very poor, the restaurant is extremely low (only a cold buffet) . It is very well signalized, from SS 115...
No return, all SICILY is very poor and dissapointing from PALERMO to SCIACCA, from TRAPANI to CATANIA.
The weather could be the only advantage of this area...
An off - topic : I was trying to play in PALERMO but I was astonished to hear that monday the golf Course is CLOSED!
Unbelievable (of course wasn't any holiday, or something...) , it was just CLOSED!

Nordgolfer um die 40 34 Reviews
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Do you have to do it on holiday...

I played the East Course on a lot of wind and wet tracks and was impressed anyway.
The ambience, the location and the service leave a pleasant feeling of holiday relaxation, to which the square and the greens contribute. The price is certainly quite ambitious, but it's vacation...

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