Golf in Poland

Golfing in Poland has really taken off, since the Communists have left and all their fancy private clubs have been opened up to public use. Add to this the growing number of new courses designed recently by Westerners and you have the perfect place for a golfing holiday. Especially when you compare the low cost of playing here to perhaps, Hawaii; and the proximity to the cultural heritage nearby in Krakow and Warsaw.

So without further ado, here is a short list of course and how to contact them:

Amber Baltic Golf Club, on the island of Wolin, in Wolinski National Park. Telephone them at +48 (0)91 3265110 to make a reservation.

The Bytkowo Golf Course, located in Poznań county, is an 18 hole course. Bytkowo Golf Course is open to the public. A PGA trainee is available on site for both individual and group lessons. Club fitting and repair services are also available. Telephone +48 (0)61 6637400

First Warsaw Golf & Country Club is in Rajszew, near Jablonna, 25 km from the centre of Warsaw. This golf course has an area of 63 hectares, and is in the Wisla river valley, filled with lakes and old trees. Each of the 18 holes has it’s individual character and different difficulty that enables players to have an exciting round of golf. Telephone +48 (0)12 282 94 67

The Krakow Valley Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole Championship Course, designed by the world-class architect, California-based Ronald Fream, who belongs to the legendary team of Robert Trent Jones. The total length including the professional tee is 6518m. Krakow Valley Golf & Country Club hosts international and national golf championships. Telephone +48 (0)12 282 94 67

The courses listed above are just the most famous, and oft-used for tournaments, but are indeed beautiful. Golfing in Poland is going to be big news in the future, as there are many tournaments planned.

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