Undiscovered Golf Destination award for Slovenia
Slovenia has been voted the Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year 2015. The award was announced at the International Golf Travel Market, the golf travel industry’s annual trade show. More than 160 members of the International Golf Travel Writers Association evaluated the attractiveness of the region and courses, quality and accessibility of the courses.
Golf in Slovenia
Slovenia has been developing golf product for many years so a reward like this is a huge recognition for the effort.
The country has 13 golf courses. Most of them within an hour's drive from capital Ljubljana.
Golf Course Bled is the oldest and most popular rated among best fifty golf courses in Europe.
Arboretum Golf Course Ljubljana is more and more popular as well.
Among others are
- Golf Otočec
- Golf Moravske Toplice
- Golf Smlednik
- Golf Mokrice
They differ but also how a lot in common. The nature is beautiful, courses divers and the views are magnificent. It all makes Slovenia ever more popular as a golf destinations, attracting golfers from all over the world.
So far, Austrians and Italians are the most frequent or loyal visitors. Many golfers come from Germany as well. Lately a good number of players come from Finland and Sweden.
In the last 10 years more than 8 official EGA European Amateur Championships, team and individual were held on Slovenian golf courses, proving golfers will find top quality courses to play here.
Golf holidays in Slovenia
With so many golf courses Slovenia is ideal for golf holidays and tours. To visit as many as possible you might want to consider a car rental. Atet has around two hundred vehicles available in five different offices around Slovenia, including vans.