Olympic Golf Club in Rio de Janeiro
Come and enjoy the Olympic experience at the Olympic Golf Club of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro. With more than 7000 yards, also long hitter can have fun on this course. But take care with the meticulously trimmed greens. For those who prefer to play a little later can enjoy most of the days a beautiful sunset. The layout gives you always more options for your course management. Accordingly, the greens are big. You can be happy if you can go with two putts to the next tee. The Olympic Golf Club is for every golfer, it does not matter which handicap. The practice course has 4 holes par 3 for players who do not have the experience to play in the Olympic course. Next, to it, there is a tee area to practice your short game.
Golf comes back to Olympia
After 112 years golf comes back to Olympia 2016. The Olympic committee of Rio de Janeiro decided to construct a new Championship Golf Course. Nine renowned golf designer, like Gary Player Design, Greg Norman with Lorena Ochoa, Martin Hawtree, Jack Nicklaus with Annika Sorenstam, Tom Doak Renaissance Golf, Gil Hanse Design, Robert Trent Jones Junior and Thomson-Perret Golf Course Architects with Karrie Webb were in the final of the designer competition. In the end, the Olympic Golf course was designed by Hanse Golf Course Design.
Management of the Golf Course
The management of the Golf Course shows two priorities. First to get the golf course always in a very good condition. Second to promote new golf players. The professionals of the club are organizing for beginners frequently training, small tournaments and open days. In addition to the Olympics, the field has hosted other tournaments such as the Brazilian Open, State Open. Among others, both for professionals and for mini-tournaments among friends and social gatherings. The practise area with driving range, short game area, and the 4-holes practice course is perfect to learn golf. Probably a very good option to learn this fantastic sport during your holidays or business trip. Also, a part of the management is speaking English.
News about the Olympic Golf Course
The latest news about the Golf Course:
News Estado de Sao Paulo – Olympic Golfcourse, 4 years after Olympia
Cooperation with the PGA Brazil – Agreement between PGA Brazil and the Olympic Golf Course
PGA-Tour Latinamerica Q-School – Host of 2019 is the Olympic Golf Course Rio de Janeiro
News of November 2018 – New Year at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro