Situated on the glistening coastline of the eastern Mediterranean, the incredible Belek golfing hub is a destination that’s rapidly growing in popularity for travelling golfers. Home to several championship courses such as the Montgomerie Maxx and Antalya Golf Club PGA Sultan, Belek offers true golfing luxury and challenging courses designed to test your golfing prowess.
The Antalya Golf Club PGA Sultan course opened back in 2003, designed by European Golf Design and David Jones. A true competitive and challenging parkland-style course set in mounds of picturesque greenery and surrounding forest area, Antalya Golf Club features a plethora of tactical bunkers and water hazards, as well as a challenging 18th hole to finish off the course and put your golfing ability to the test. The Voyage Belek and Maxx Royal Golf Resort provide the perfect accommodation for visiting the Antalya Golf Club PGA Sultan.
A classic and unique golf course in Belek, the Carya Golf Club is a heathland-style course situated on the Mediterranean coastline. Carya has a brand-new clubhouse for golfers to relax, unwind and take in the views after a round of golf and an impressive driving range to perfect those shots before you move on to the full course. The course itself was founded by former Open Champion Peter Thomson who has ensured the course architecture is reminiscent of some of his favourite UK golf courses. The Carya is also floodlit, making it the perfect spot for playing golf under the stars.
Opening in 2008, the 18-hole Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club is designed by Colin Montgomerie. The course has quickly gained a global reputation for being one of the finest courses in the world, with one of the best clubhouses in Belek. Equipped with excellent training facilities, the Montgomerie features 8 lakes and 7 hectares of bunker.
With 18 holes on both courses, each of the Gloria golf courses can be found onsite at the Gloria Serenity Resort – a luxury golf hotel in Belek. Each of the three courses is designed by Michael Gayon and J.N.C International.
Set in Belek’s beautiful pine forests at the foot of the impressive Taurus mountains, the Gloria Old Course is a favourite among golfers and provides a really challenging play – even for the most experienced golfers. Featuring deep bunkers and multiple lakes, there are several special obstacles on the 18-hole course which make it great for group golfing.
The Gloria New golf course features an incredible 4 lakes and 67 bunkers and played host to the European Senior Tours Classic in 2007. Look out for the 18th hole which is surrounded by lakes to provide a true test of golfing ability as the course draws to a close.
The Sueno Golf Club features two courses – Sueno Pines and Sueno Dunes and situated within easy walking distance of the Sueno Deluxe and Sueno Golf Hotels. Opening in 2007, the courses were designed by Bob Hunt and PGA Design Consulting and feature an impressive 20 lakes and 128 bunkers, making them very popular for training and group golf.
For more information on golf holidays and courses in Belek, Turkey, explore the Golf Travel People’s Turkish golf holiday for full details.