In recent years, with the opening of international standards of golf courses, Turkey has benefited, becoming a privileged place for the practice of this sport. The golf courses of Turkey can meet the demands of the best players in the world, in an environment of quality and prestige. The busiest places are Belek, Istanbul, Ankara and Muğla.
Most of the golf courses are close to the tourist centers, where they have the necessary facilities, such as accommodation, restaurants and entertainment. If you are thinking of coming to play golf in Turkey, we invite you to visit the best places.
In Istanbul, we will find two golf courses:
One in the town of Silivri, in the European part. It has a length of 5 thousand 850 meters and 18 holes; offers a golf course designed by the player Tony Jacklin. In reality it is about three parks with a lake, furrowed by a deep valley of 50 meters.
Another golf club is located in Kemerburgaz, on the Asian side of the province of Istanbul. It is a comprehensive offer, since here you will find a cafeteria, sports hall, outdoor cinema, swimming pool, artificial lake, stables, mountain bikes, a recreational club, tennis and mini-soccer fields, a children’s playground … and much more . A luxury opportunity for your stay in Istanbul.
The town of Serik-Belek, in Antalya, has four golf courses; here you can play all year round since the weather is excellent. One of the fields is 42 km from the airport and 50 km from the city center. It has a length of 6 thousand 288 meters, 18 holes, Par 72. It was designed by the French architect Michel Gayon and is located at the foot of the mountain of Toros. This field is considered a classic, with 670 m2 of green areas and seven ponds.
Another of the courses, at the same distances from the Airport and the city, has a length of 5,877 meters, 18 holes, Par 72. It was designed by the famous golf architect Dave Thomas and qualified in 1998. Located next to a pine forest and on the banks of the Belek Acisu River, it covers an area of 729 thousand square meters, capacity for 60 players and irrigation controlled by computers.
In this town there is another field, a little closer, 35 km from the airport and 45 km from the city, near archaeological sites such as Perge, Side or Aspendos. The course has 18 holes and an area of 5 thousand 252 ha. It was designed by the English architect Hawtree and houses a bar, swimming pool and satellite phone.
Finally there is the National Golf Club. His field has a length of 6,172 meters, 18 holes, Par 72. It offers golf courses designed by Ryder Cup player David Feherty.