Facilities & Amenities:CaddyGolf carGolf trolleyClub rentalPro shopBarRestaurantLocker roomHeliport
Practice Facilities:Driving rangeChipping greenPutting green
Extras:4 holes practice course Par 3
Design:Hanse Golf Course Design
Green Fee weekdays:700 BRL
Green Fee weekend:700 BRL
Closed Days:Every day open
Federation:Golfe do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
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 hitters can have fun on this course. But take care with the meticulously trimmed greens. 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 came back to Olympia in 2016. The Olympic committee of Rio de Janeiro decided to construct a new Championship Golf Course. Nine renowned golf designers, 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, Hanse Golf Course Design designed the Olympic golf course.
Management of the Olympic Golf Course in Rio
The management of the Olympic Golf Course in Rio shows two priorities. First to get the golf course always in a very good condition. Second to promote new golf players. The club professionals are organized 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, and State Open. Among others, both for professionals and for mini-tournaments among friends and social gatherings. The practice area with a driving range, short game area, and a 4-hole practice course is perfect for learning golf. It is probably a very good option to learn this fantastic sport during your holidays or business trips. Also, a part of the management is speaking English.
Players from Brazil receive a discounted green fee.
News about the Olympic Golf Course
The latest news about the Golf Course:
News Estado de Sao Paulo – Olympic Golf course, 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