Antognolla Golf continues to demonstrate its re-emergence as a high quality golf property by being accepted into the Pacific Links International Network.
Pacific Links International is a global reciprocal network of world class golf properties and destinations, of over 450 member clubs in 44 countries. Member properties include the likes of Le Golf National in France, The Centurion Club and Stoke Park in the UK, Trump International in the UAE, the Farm at Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand and PGA Catalunya Resort in Spain, to name but a few.
César Burguière, Golf Director at Antognolla Golf commented “to be welcomed into Pacific Links International, alongside some world class golf properties, is a great privilege for Antognolla. It demonstrates that the renovation work and investment into the golf course, operation and team, is paying off. Antognolla Golf is re-emerging as one of the best golf experiences in Italy and we will be delighted to welcome members of Pacific Links to this wonderful location in Umbria”.
César added, “it also acts as a valuable additional benefit to our growing membership family, as they will be welcomed as reciprocal members and gain access to preferential rates at an outstanding array of golf properties around the world.”
Antognolla Golf underwent significant upgrade work in 2018, with all bunkers being completely renovated, an irrigation upgrade, new driving range and extensive drainage programme, which has made Antognolla an all year-round destination. The renovations have matured well and Antognolla has just played host to the PGA of Italy Championship.
Rudy Anderson, the President of Pacific Links International commented “Antognolla is a beautiful golf course in a wonderful location and we are delighted to welcome them to Pacific Links International. We look forward to our members experiencing Italy and Antognolla.”
Top - 12th Century Castello di Antognolla overlooking the renovated Robert Trent Jones Jr Antognolla Golf Course
Notes for Editors:
Antognolla Luxury Resort & Residences - A new chapter in the history of Antognolla has begun, as the castle and estate are transformed into an exclusive international resort. Featuring a luxury hotel and one of the country’s finest golf courses, as well as a limited number of sumptuous residences, the project is one of the first of its kind in Italy. Integrating new building of the highest standards with historic original architecture and an unspoilt natural environment, Antognolla represents a unique marriage of authentic, ancient Umbria, with ultra-modern comfort and luxury. Original historic architecture will be preserved as a key element of the development, while new building will reflect the history, style and beauty of this exceptional place. www.antognolla.com.
Antognolla Golf - One of the most spectacular and challenging gol fcourses in Italy, the eighteen-holes at Antognolla feature long, cliff-lined fairways, beautiful water hazards and large, undulating greens. Conceived by renowned designer Robert Trent Jones Jr, the clever layout makes Antognolla an exciting and satisfying course for golfers of all abilities. The team at RTJII have carefully guided the improvements to the course as part of a significant investment in irrigation systems, total bunker renovation programme, tee resurfacing, introduction of unirrigated native fescue areas,expanded new driving range and substantial drainage to ensure all year-round playability. www.antognolla/golf.com
Pacific Links International - Since 2012, the Pacific Links Network of Affiliated and Reciprocal clubs now stands at 464 properties located in 44 countries around the world. With a strong membership base continuing to grow in China, the recent expansion into other parts of Asia and the aggregated population of members from all the participating clubs, Pacific Links is now expanding the brand platform to encompass more than just golf. We are positioning Pacific Links International to be the preeminent Lifestyle portal for Asia’s HNW customer providing high demand travel itineraries inspired by golf but encompassing concierge services, flights, accommodations, local tourism experience and travel butler assistance. www.pacificlinks.com/en/