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Circolo Golf Ugolino

Via Chiantigiana Per Strada 3, 50023, Impruneta, Italy
+39 55 230 1009
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Historic golf course

Italy's oldest course. Very low key and friendly but a beautifully situated course, great views... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Chris S
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Oakville, Canada
Good golf - and great food!

We enjoyed the golf course even though it was very wet underfoot after heavy rain - which made it... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
njw882016
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London, United Kingdom
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It was 1889 when the English colony of Florence founded the Florence Golf Club, the first italian golf association. It was founded in the Cascine area, then transferred to the Osmannoro area after the first world war. Between the 20’s and the 30’s the idea of creating a new golf course takes shape; in 1933 the Ugolino was realized on the Chiantigiana street on a project of the English architects Blandford and Gannon. A natural course, difficult, for differences in levels, the handicaps, the small and well defended green.Considered one of the most suggestive natural golf course of the world, it has been named among the 50 most beautiful golf course of the world by the American writer Chris Santella.
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Via Chiantigiana Per Strada 3, 50023, Impruneta, Italy
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+39 55 230 1009
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Italy's oldest course. Very low key and friendly but a beautifully situated course, great views, and a solid challenge. Tuscan hillside course so you have to play for the downhill roll. Good value for a classic course.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We enjoyed the golf course even though it was very wet underfoot after heavy rain - which made it more challenging than usual. But the wonderful staff and great restaurant made up for it and on both occasions had a wonderful lunch after our game....More

Thank njw882016
Reviewed 16 January 2016

When I was director of the Rutgers Junior Year Abroad Program in Florence in the Nineties, my only means of transportation was a pathetic bicycle I purchased at a local flea market. On several occasions, I rode that bike to play golf at Ugolino. I...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We only had time to play 9 holes, but it was well worth the visit. The course was in great shape and the landscaping was classic Tuscany (hilly terrain with cypress and olive trees). Just wish we had time to play 18 holes.

Thank THOMAS E
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We drove to this golf course with the thought of "well, if it's all dried out and not in good shape, we just won't play". That didn't happen. We did play. The fairways and greens were in excellent shape. For this course, you really need...More

Thank BloggerLinda
Reviewed 3 August 2012 via mobile

Because a lake Of wather its completly burn, no grean at all!! We just had18 hols on the sand... The club house its old no air condition! If you ask for the pool, first you have to pay more 20€ each!! The location its great...More

Thank Alkni
Reviewed 13 January 2004

I played the course in June 2003. It's a very nice course to play with the big added bonus of being surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan hills. The staff was cordial and the apres golf refreshments on the veranda were outstanding.

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Dan G
Do green fees include golf carts or caddies? What is the dress requirement for men (short or long pants?). For women?
21 June 2016|
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Response from Cristianoso |
Good evening, the green fees not included golf car You can rent electric trolleys. Sorry but we dont have caddies. Dress requirement is polo shirt and short pants. For other information or to reserved a tee time visit our... More
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How much is a round of golf?
30 August 2015|
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Response from golfugolino | Property representative |
Thanks for Your interest. Our weekday green fee is 80,00 Euros per person. Reservation, available through our website, is highly recommended. Looking forward to have You enjoying our golf course and club house in the next... More
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