Fancy a truly unique experience, golf club in hand, in locations where European history was made? Then head for the well-tended greens of South Moravia, where some very special resorts boasting comprehensive facilities and amenities await. Whether you’re a professional player or just beginning to learn the game, you can enjoy a perfect round at any of the first-rate courses in this picturesque region.
Golf Resort Kaskáda Brno, Austerlitz Golf Resort Slavkov and Golf Resort Telč – all these are places that the keen golfer shouldn’t pass by on a tour of South Moravia. All the courses offer perfect conditions for the “game of gentlemen”, and are easily accessible from the regional capital.
A better handicap than Usain Bolt?
Like a challenge? If so, then head to the Austerlitz Golf Resort in Slavkov. The 18-hole course here is quite a test of skill due to its many natural obstacles, deep bunkers and artificial lakes. There are also top-notch practice facilities and a public course with par 3 holes located in the gardens of elegant Slavkov Chateau. This location is linked to one of the most important battles ever to take place in Central Europe – the Battle of the Three Emperors in 1805, which Napoleon won. The Jamaican athletics phenomenon, Usain Bolt, attempted his first tee-off here.
Fine tees a golf ball’s throw from Brno
Some 27 holes and a 6-hole academy, a 300m-long driving range, a hotel, a restaurant, a conference centre and a wellness centre – all this makes up the Kaskáda Golf Complex, declared the 2nd best golf course in the Czech Republic for the year 2012 by the well-known US magazine, Golf Digest, and a mere 9km from Brno, the capital of Moravia. A new feature at the Golf Resort Kaskáda Žabovřesky is the golf academy where you can enrol in two- to five-day courses, which is excellent preparation for golf novices and a great way to improve aspects of your game.
An exclusive course in the heart of the Vysočina Region
The undulating landscape of the Vysočina Region is the ideal setting for golf courses. The magic of the area can be best appreciated at the Golf Resort Telč, not far from the town of Telč, one of the most beautiful in the country. After a tour of the Renaissance historical centre, listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site, spend an enjoyable afternoon on the elite 18-hole course, which holds an international Faldo Series junior tournament on an annual basis. Every facility and comfort you need is available, including a four-star hotel housed in a Baroque mill.