Play Golf in Greece

If you think of Greece, it’s most certain you’ll think nowadays of a gloomy economy, but also blue skies and golden beaches. Well now you can add magnificent golf courses that are considered to be among the finest in Europe.
There are currently seven courses in the country, but there are more under development. These golf courses are designed to perfection and designers include Robert Trent Jones III, Jack Nicklaus and Bernhard Langer. So whether traveling to Athens, Corfu, Crete, Halkidiki, Rhodes or Messinia, you will find courses that are challenging, beautiful and relaxing.
Greece has always been a popular holiday destination for Europeans and also attracts numerous visitors from around the world each year, but is fast becoming the favorite holiday destination due to its stunning surroundings, blissful climate and the wealth of culture and history. Adding to this, it is also an emerging golf destination with excellent golf developments in the running.
Golf in Greece is gradually scaling new heights of popularity and with golf becoming an important sport worldwide, tourists in Greece seek to play golf as a favorite pastime. In response to the growing demand, a number of world class golf courses have come into being and at the same time quite a few luxury golf resorts have also emerged that seek to combine excellent accommodation with some spectacular golfing experience.
Golf is one of the most promising investment opportunities in Greece today and the growth potential of this market is exceptional. The climate in Greece is perfectly suited to golf throughout the year and with average winter temperatures approximately 14 degrees Celsius, many Northern Europeans establish their primary or secondary residence for both professionals and retirees in Greece, the demand for golf courses is growing dramatically. The recent interest by major international names in the golf industry shows that Greece is becoming the new golf destination in the South East of Europe. Troon Golf is managing the new 18-hole golf course in the resort of Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese and Trophy Golf & Resorts to manage the upcoming golf course at the under development Kilada Hills Golf Resort also in the Peloponnese.
Greece is a mythological land and an ideal place for you to have a golf vacation. It is a striking country characterized by its mountainous countryside, islands, long shimmering beaches, incredible weather and the existing and upcoming brilliant golf courses to get in your golfing fix.
A Greece golf vacation enables to savor some unforgettable moments of sheer excitement, to be treasured forever. So let’s play golf in Greece.