Latvia Golf Holidays
Golf is a comparatively new sport in Latvia. Nevertheless, there are several golf courses designed by professional golf course architects that have been appreciated by experienced fans of this sport. It is the quality of the golf courses and services they provide that have promoted the popularity of this pastime which attracts increasingly more people every year.
Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel. Its vast 18-hole golf course Jurmala and 9 hole Academy golf course (PAR 3) spreads over the area of 74 ha. The most important component of Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel club is the excellently equipped 18-hole golf course Jurmala developed by the world-famous golfer Jack Nicklaus company Nicklaus Design.
Jurmala Golf Club & Hotel courses are open from April to October, while the adjacent Club House and driving range, in which you can both learn the basics of the game and develop your skills to a professional level, is open all year round.
The experienced club pros provide professional advice to skilled players as well as beginners. Golf equipment and carts available for rent.
Ozo Golf Club is located just within a 20 minute drive from the downtown Riga, and spreads over a scenic bank of Lake Ķīšezers.
The course has 18 holes (PAR 72), with a total distance of 6400 meters from the back tees. The course has been designed to include16 ponds and 50 sand bunkers, but few lakeside holes provide the real thrill in game, not only charming scenery.
The facilities also include driving range, putting and chipping greens.
In 2004, Ozo Golf Club was named among those 365 courses around the world which New York Times golf reporter and author of World golf courses. 365 days Robert Sidorsky suggests visiting.