On a bright, clear day, a vivid light will make the colours of the fields, mountains and woods even more striking. The region’s mild microclimate makes it possible to play for a large portion of the year.
In the area, some schools can teach this sport to those trying it for the very first time. Upon request, it is possible to organise transfers to different golf courses as well as the hiring of necessary gear.
- Golf Lugano is a special course by the lake, a level terrain between birch trees, oaks, and rhododendrons. Designed by the renowned architect Donald Harradine, it is considered a highly technical and challenging course due to its obstacles of water and vegetation,
- Golf Ascona is considered one of the most spectacular courses in Switzerland: 18 holes through majestic trees on the lake’s shore, built in 1928 but recently renovated, it challenges and excites champions as much as beginners.
- Gold Losone, inaugurated in 2001, is a golf course characterised by Mediterranean landscape surrounded by streams and rivers. Across the 18 holes there runs a stream that forms various little lakes. Onsite there is also a restaurant, a Club House, and an Academy Course.
- Gold Monticello, just on the Italian side of the border by Lake Como, it is the perfect place to play the sport. One of Italy’s most famous golf courses, it has hosted several Italian Opens.