Europe’s Little Known Golf Destination, The Czech Republic

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Oaks Course, 14th hole Prague, Czech Republic

Who would have thought that a small landlocked country about the size of Maine would be home to just under 100 golf courses? Prague the historic capital city is in the top 5 of most visited cities in Europe and an economic capital of the EU. Arriving in Prague, you won’t have far to go get into some of the world class golf. There are over 20 courses within the region known as Central Bohemia including the new PGA National Czech Republic at Oaks Prague named Best Golf Course in Europe by the World Golf Awards in 2020. Oaks Golf | PGA National Czech Republic (oakspga.cz)

Other course of note in the region: The Prague City Golf Club, designed by 3-time PGA Tour winner and Czech native Alex Čejka. Prague City Golf
Albatross Golf Resort, a Top 100 European Golf Course and home to Czech Masters European Tour Golfové hřiště Albatross – Home and Panorama Golf Resort – Editor’s Choice, Best Golf Resorts in Continental Europe. Panorama Golf Resort

Albatros Golf Resort
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Unless combining a visit with neighboring Eastern European country, Austria, Germany, Poland or Slovakia, it is most likely that North American visitors to the Czech Republic would fly in and out of Prague.

A golf vacation to the Czech Republic will be so much more than just great golf. Known worldwide for the creation of the Pilsner Lager, European-style Budweiser the city of Pilsen is just west of Prague. For the most part golfers like there beer. Wine? Just keep heading southeast to South Moravia and you enter into the region which produces 95% of Czech wine. There are festivals a plenty for beer and wine lovers. Pick your poison.

Where there is fine drink there must be food! No shortage of diversity in this part of Europe, The Czech Republic is a meat lover’s paradise with local dishes centered on pork, beef, and chicken. Local delicacies also include goose, duck, rabbit, venison, and a growing vegan and vegetarian dining scene.

There is no shortage of experiences for historical enthusiasts with chateau’s, castles and cathedrals in many different architectural styles. The Czech Republic also has one of the highest densities of UNESCO sites in the world.

Three of the famous wellness resorts have recently been added to the UNESCO list under the Great Spa Town of Europe. https://www.greatspatownsofeurope.eu/ A perfect after golf component to recharge anyone’s batteries. It is a magical world of wellness, with wonderful settings, be it elegant spas, wellness hotels, ostentatious chateaux and rural farms you can leave the everyday hustle and bustle behind and restore your appetite for life.

The 97 courses are spread across eight Czech regions. The natural and undulating landscapes provide countless panoramic vistas, with a number of courses having hosted numerous European PGA Tour and LPGA Tour Events.

Your next great golf vacation, make it something different and unique. The Czech Republic has everything and anything that you may want. Pick your region add some of your favorite things to do with golf and mix!

For more information visit: #VisitCzechRepublic