In the wonderful Tuscan countryside.
*Please note that due to winter season, during the month of February, Royal Golf La Bagnaia is open Wednesdays to Sundays from 8am until 5pm. As of the 1st of March the facilities will re-open daily. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Designed by the famous architect Robert Trent Jones Jr on an area of 130 hectares of land, the 18-hole course is perfectly harmonized with the gentle hills of Siena.
The Tuscan landscape is a typical example of Inland Links, which refer to the Scottish Highlands with the “Rough” swaying in the wind.
The course is enriched by beautiful lakes and a majestic Club House, from where you can enjoy a unique view on all 18 holes.
A delicate hole to start the course, where it is best to hit the first shot just before the bunker on the right to have a 7 iron to the green.
If you hit the driver, you need to pass the left bunker at 242 meters to then have a Sw to the green.
It is really important to choose the correct iron for the pin position to avoid the though slope of the green.
In this hole, you need to aim at the bunker in the center of the fairway at 276 meters to then try to hit the green with the second shot. It is better to stay on the right side on the fairway for the second shot to avoid the water hazard on the left.
Uphill hole, where you need a good driver on the right side of the fairway to have a better view of the green. The green has a strong slope on the left so you want to hit a shot on the right side of the green.
In this par 3 the hazard is on the right side, so it is better to stay on the left side, where if you miss the green there is an apron where it is easier to recover.
Different strategies are possible in this hole. It is suitable to hit a shot before the bunker on the left side, but for long hitters is possible to get over the bunker on the right which is 245 meters to carry. The green has a strong slope, and it is recommended to not miss on the right side of the green.
This hole is often affected by the wind condition. It is recommended to hit the driver in front of the second bunker of the fairway. The second shot must be safe on the right side of the fairway to avoid the water on the left and to have a better view of the green. The green is small with though slope to read.
Play the first shot on the right side of the fairway to have better view of the green, which is really small and challenge the players to hit a perfect second shot.
It is recommended to hit the driver in front of the many bunkers on the left side. The second shot is blind, so it is important to get right distance to the flag.
Difficult hole to start the back nine. The first shot must be on the right side, where the slope of the fairway will help players. The second shot is affected by the position of the flag.
Another hole that can have multiple faces due to the position of the flag. Don’t miss on the left to avoid the water hazard.
Uphill hole where it is important to avoid the bunkers on the left to reach the green with the second shot. The green is small and defended by two bunkers.
A beautiful par 5, with a big lake that lines from the fairway to the green. It is recommended to stay on the left side for both first and second shot.
Downhill par 3, where it is important to evaluate the force of the wind and the distance to use the correct iron.
Dog-leg from right to left, uphill in the second part. It is better to hit a shot in front of the bunker on the left side to have a shorter club to the green.
Hit the driver in front of the second bunker on the left side of the fairway. The second shot is really difficult due to the small size of the green.
The hazard on this hole is on the left side where there is a water hazard. Hit the shot on the right side of the green to use the slope of the green.
Hit the driver from the tee because this par 5 is long and uphill. Hit the second shot on the left side to avoid the 9 bunkers on the right side. Do not miss short of the green because there is a big depression from which is though to recover.
The driving range has a hitter in large grass that can be used all year. There are target greens defended by bunkers that mimic the game situations of the course.
A large putting green located in the short game area, in front of the Club House, allows training the most important shot of golf.
The short game practice area has large bunkers and two greens with several flag positions for players who like to work out the game around the greens.
The course is enriched by beautiful lakes and a majestic Club House with inside Golfer’s Restaurant, where you can enjoy a unique view on all 18 holes and the Pro Shop which has a selection of the best world brands of articles golf.
In the Club House it is possible to use the halls and the beautiful spaces both external and internal, to organize theory sessions, meetings and awards, taking advantage of the atmosphere of a unique, refined and immersed in nature.
During his career of more than four decades, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. has designed over 270 golf courses in over 40 countries on six continents.
The RTJ II golf courses have won countless awards and accolades, have been ranked among the best layouts in the world and hosted tournaments on all major golf tours. The name of Trent Jones has become a Rolex or a Fabergé jewel as a trademark: it guarantees a well thought out golf course, conveniently located in its natural environment.