Golf of the week : Sperone Golf Club
Sperone Golf Club – Corsica
Located near Bonifacio in Corsica and its natural reserve, the Sperone Golf Club opened in 1991 and is the only 18-hole course on the island. It seduces with its architecture and its breathtaking views.
Every year, more than 20,000 golfers from around the world play and enjoy this amazing golf course. Sperone was designed by the great Robert Trent Jones.
The good reasons to play at Sperone Golf Club
It is above all the magic of the site which will attract the afficionados of golf and exceptional panoramas. The last 9 holes are an ode to nature and the cliffs of Bonifacio.
The famous hole number 16 is certainly the most beautiful hole of the course and perhaps in France. This is also the signature hole of the course. The most experienced players having to cross the sea to reach the green.
Located in the extreme south of Corsica, the climate is particularly mild. Pleasant game conditions throughout the year that will attract the most cautious until December. Be careful, when the wind blows on the sea, cliffside holes can become very technical and tough!
After your round don’t hesitate to relax at the clubhouse and its panoramic restaurant “U Sperun” with breathtaking views of the Maddalena Archipelago and its pur blue waters.
The restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine and a varied buffet of Corsican cold cuts, shellfish and fish from the region.
The things to do
Bonifacio is a historical and cultural city. Famous for its cliffs and caves, many itineraries are proposed to walk along the coastal path. Do not miss the stairs of Roy d’Aragon and the beautiful beaches, including the great Sperone which adjoins the golf course.
How to go
Corsica is located in the heart of the Mediterranean, 170 km off the French coast and 80 km from Italy. Corsica is accessible throughout the year by air and by sea with 4 international airports served by over twenty scheduled and charter airlines with flights from major French and European cities.There are also 7 commercial ports with frequent services from continental France and Italy. July and August are peak tourist times in Corsica. April, May, June, September, and October tend to be less crowded.