Argentina presents a great diversity of magnificent scenarios for the development of various activities. Among them, golf has taken on a prominent role in recent times.
With a population of roughly 44 million, Argentina is the second-largest Spanish-speaking nation in South America. The beautiful nation on the continent’s southern portion delivers a variety of features and attractions certain to please an array of travelers.
From breathtaking waterfalls to incredible dining to entertaining and educational slices of culture – not to mention world-class golf, Golf Travel Tours are the perfect way to enjoy this expansive and diverse nation. Whether you enjoy the fast-paced action in the city or the peaceful natural beauty in the countryside, Argentina has plenty to offer.
Visit Iguaza Falls, which translates as great waters in the Guarani language. There are 275 individual drops on this natural wonder, feeding from the Iguazu River, which serves as the border between Brazil and Argentina.
Over the years, new clubs were born and competitions increased. Argentina has around 100,000 golfers, between registered and unregistered, and 340 courses distributed throughout the national territory.
It also concentrates 40 percent of golf in Latin America and is, by history and quality of tournaments, a benchmark in the region. Argentina offers numerous courses, many of which are surrounded by unique landscapes,
located on the banks of rivers and magnificent bodies of water.
Others are immersed in lush vegetation or surrounded by green forests. Its fields show off the most perfect lawns and, in some cases, gardens that add a touch of boldness to the fields. Among the most internationally recognized courts, the following stand out:
Buenos Aires Golf Club: A dream between friends that was born in 1987 and then became so popular that, in 2000, hosted the World Cup. The event was televised and counted with the exclusive presence of Tiger Woods. The design of the courts was in charge of the American architect Van Hagge, It is already considered by Golf Digest as one of the best 100 courses in the world outside the United States, second in Latin America, and first in Argentina.
Olivos Golf Club: It was founded in 1926 and consolidated as a country club in 1951. It has an area of 135 hectares and its 27-hole golf course is considered one of the best in South America, with spectacular and aged trees. It is a very traditional and familiar golf club.
Chapelco Golf Club: It is an 18-hole, 72-par, 7,168-yard Parkland-style golf course; With deep greens and softwood varieties surrounding the fairway, it was designed by Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II and is a Member of the Jack Nicklaus International Golf Club.
Llao Llao Golf Club: Surrounded by deep-blue lakes, snow-covered mountains, and natural forests. The layout crosses the Nahuel Huapi Lake a number of times and its dramatic 18th hole, one of two holes in Argentina that are rated among the best 500 in the world. This is a challenging and scenic experience that will not soon be forgotten.
There are many more golf courses spread along the entire country that has hosted various important national and regional events such as the Argentine Professional Championship or the Latin America Amateur Championship.
The goal of them all is to provide first-rate courses where guests and locals can play comfortably and feel at home.