Slovenia golf courses are surrounded by wonderful nature and therefore rank among the most beautiful courses in Europe. In 2015, golf Slovenia received the title of the most promising golf destination in the world. 16 courses spread throughout the country, where they are situated among the rich natural and cultural heritage, between vineyards, hills, beneath the alpine peaks, in the idyllic karst landscape and on the Pannonian plain.

Most of the courses are about one hour away from the capital. This means that you can play 18 holes on the King’s golf course Bled in the morning, have a lunch on the Slovenian coast and spend the night in the old city center of Ljubljana.

Golf Bled offers a luxurious course named Royal Bled Golf, which has a long and rich tradition. It is also one of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe, where golfers have long been attracted by the outstanding natural environment and by the special shape of the course.

Royal Golf Bled

The Royal Bled Golf Course, the largest and the oldest course in Slovenia, was built in 1937. After the First World War, it was built on the initiative of the Yugoslav royal family Karađorđević, when King Aleksander Karađorđević chose this place as his summer residence.

Since then, Golf Bled has hosted numerous international championships, PGA European Challenge tournaments and other important tournaments, attended by renowned golfers from around the world.

Location

Golf Bled is located 2 kilometers east of Bled and 3 kilometers from the motorway exit, near the Camp Sobec and the town of Lesce. The diverse and wooded courses lie 60 meters above the Sava River canyon, at an altitude of 515 meters. While playing, you will have wonderful views of the Julian Alps with Triglav in the west and Karavanke in the north.

9-hole Lake Course

Royal Bled Golf offers an additional course, known as the Lake Course. It has a fairly diverse terrain spreading on 30 hectares. It also has three water hazards, with restored bunkers, tees and greens. Lake Course provides with the following features:

  • 9 holes
  • Competition length: 3047 m
  • Normal length men: 2825 m
  • Normal length ladies: 2522 m
  • Par 36 (9 holes); 72 (2×9) holes

18-hole King’s Course

Golf Bled is world famous for one of Europe’s true golfing gems, known as the King’s Course, which was re-designed in 1972 by renowned golf architect Donald Harradine. Varied and diverse terrains are surrounded by breathtaking mountains and sweeping alpine valleys, where the course has perfectly landscaped surfaces and strategic layouts. King’s golf course Bled stretches over 70 hectares, offering the following characteristics:

  • 18 holes
  • Competition length: 6653 m
  • Normal length men: 6096 m
  • Normal length ladies: 5287 m
  • Par: 72

Golf Bled Academy and practice facilities

Regardless of whether you are a beginner, an experienced amateur or a professional player, you can always perfect your shots and skills at the golf course Bled. You can develop your game on practice areas and golf Bled driving range with the help of a qualified PGA golf professionals. Golf Bled driving range with 35 tees has been renewed with a new short and long play and a bunker area.

Golf Bled Academy also offers practice areas with varying levels of slopes and difficulty for pitching and putting green, and also chipping green. As part of the Academy and practice, Golf Bled offers:

  • video analysis
  • TrackMan 4 ball flight radars
  • weight distribution technology
  • club fitting
  • private lessons
  • summer golf camp

In the pro shop, you can buy the necessary clothing, since there is a strict dress code for playing on the course. Necessary golf equipment can be rented at the course.

Golf Bled opening times

The Royal Bled golf is open from the beginning of March to the end of November. During the season you can visit the course every day, even during the holidays, between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.

 

Golf Bled green fee

Golf Bled green fee for playing 18-hole King’s Course costs 150 Eur and 45 Eur for playing on 9-hole Lake’s Course. Driving range balls are included in the green fee. There are discounts for juniors under the age of 18 and Royal club members. Bled golf course price includes some extras if you rent a golf cart, a pull trolley or an electric trolley. Yet, you can also select one of the special golf packages.

King’s Club House

Royal Golf Bled also has one specialty, King’s Club House, with a long tradition since the year of 1940. Here you can complete the golfing experience in a modern restaurant. From the terrace, you will have stunning views of the course and the alpine landscape in the background. At King’s Club House, you can also stay in one of the finest rooms.

Other golf courses

Hit Holidays Golf Club Bovec

There is a new Slovenia golf course, named Hit Holidays Golf Club Bovec, situated in the beautiful alpine setting along with the emerald Soča River. The course has 9 holes with a par 36 over a length of 3010 meters, where each of the nine holes is named after the natural sights of the Soča Valley. Your game will be more diverse and dynamic, as the course offers five different tee boxes.

Diners CUBO golf course

Private and modern Diners CUBO golf course is part of the excellent golf Slovenia offer. It is located only 15 minutes away from Brnik airport and Ljubljana city. You can find it in the vicinity of the Šmarna Gora hill, along the local road between the towns of Pirniče and Smlednik.

The course is 5800 meters long and has 18 holes. It also has 2 practice areas and 5 practice greens, two for pitching and three for chipping. You will be impressed by two water traps, which are located near the 14th and the 16th hole. Here you will also find an excellent restaurant with top-quality food and a well-stocked pro clothing store. The Smlednik course is open throughout the year.

Mokrice Castle Golf Course

The 18-hole golf course stretches across 70 hectares of the centenary castle forests and 200-year-old English park that is protected by the medieval walls of Mokrice Castle, today a boutique hotel. This is one of the best Slovenia golf courses since it has a dynamic landscape, which is a real challenge even for pro golfers. All golfers know that the fifth hole (a par 4) is one of the most demanding holes in this part of Europe. The total course length is 5800 meters, with a par 71. Mokrice Golf Slovenia also includes an Academy with professional instructors, driving range area and golf equipment for rent. Golfing is available between March and November.

Otočec Golf Course

The Otočec golf course is 5 kilometers away from the Novo mesto city. It is located near the famous Otočec Castle and Struga Castle, along the beautiful Krka River. The Otočec golf course is an excellent choice for playing professional and amateur golf in Slovenia, offering a hilly terrain with more than 50 hectares of net area, with a pair 72.

The total length of the course is 6200 meters, where the longest hole is 568 meters. The golf course, with its 18 holes, 49 bunkers, and three water hazards, also has a short-range practice area, a driving range of long and short shots, a putting green, and a pitching green with a bunker.

Mokrice Golf course

Golf Arboretum Ljubljana

Golf Slovenia offers a fascinating course, which is only 20 kilometers from Ljubljana. The Golf Arboretum Ljubljana is located between small lakes, surrounded by a pine forest, from where you will have beautiful views of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. 5400 meters long golf course has 18 holes, with a par 71.

A dynamic game with many challenges also represents its level of difficulty (CR 139). If you want to refine your game, you can play on a practice ground with two greens and two chipping practice grounds. After completing the game, you can relax on the terrace of a modern restaurant or visit the Arboretum Park.

Ptuj Golf Club

Ptuj golf course offers a view of the majestic Ptuj Castle, standing over one of the oldest Slovenian towns. If you love a challenge you will be impressed by the water hazards. The 14th hole is especially challenging, as this par 3 involves a shot to an island. Because of its configuration, the course is also suitable for recreational players.  A practice and driving range are located next to the Club house where you will also find an excellent restaurant.

15 of the 18 holes are located near the Studenčica stream and two ponds. Ptuj golf course offers a wonderful experience of playing golf in Slovenia, especially for children and families, since here you can observe the natural habitat of autochthonous Slovenian birds, such as herons, grebes, swans, and ducks.

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