Riviera Golf Club
The Riviera Golf Club boasts a well-maintained course nestled deep in the idyllic Italian countryside, perfect for all levels of golfer. With a playability that will make you want to play it again and again, the Riviera Golf Club makes a great option for you next golf holiday in the North East of Italy.
The Riviera Golf club was designed by the highly acclaimed Canadian architect Graham Cooke, who has successfully created a fantastic golf course in an idyllic region. This championship 18-hole course, opened in 2010, emphasises the gentle rolling hills of the Rimini countryside. With several outstanding holes across a beautiful landscape, is comes as no surprise that the Rivera Golf Club has significantly grown in popularity over the years, becoming one of the best golf courses in Northern Italy.
18 Holes, Bar, Changing Facilities, Driving Range, Par 70, Putting Green, Restaurant, Short game practice area, Trolley Hire
The course comprises of lengthy holes and wide fairways giving you the chance to really power your drive. Whilst the emphasis at the Riviera Golf Club is predominantly on the length of your shot, with much greenery lining the well-maintained greens, it is still recommended that players proceed with caution. This par-70 course was designed to enhance each and every player’s technical game, regardless of their handicap or skillset. Whilst this golf course does bear an exciting challenge, all players can enjoy it with a range of tee options on offer.
The area is renowned to host an abundance of birdlife and its position is enviable for all local fauna. This simply stunning parkland course was built to the USGA standards, and it is clear that the architect of this fantastic golf course has succeeded in moulding fairways to be in harmony with the beauty of the natural landscape.
A signature hole includes the par-4 377-yard-long 16th hole, which demands extreme precision and accuracy from all of its players. Whilst this is a straight hole, players must not be lured into a false sense of security with several antagonising hazards along the way. With a long water hazard on the right side of the green and a walnut tree on the left, players are sure to be kept on their toes throughout. Whilst the first shot requires precision, the second shot demands both length and caution with a longitudinal green and a spacious beach bunker.
The Riviera Golf Club also provides excellent practice facilities to help players fine tune their game. These include two 18-hole putting and pitching greens, a driving range and a 9-hole executive course.