Savudrija, 21 September 2023 – Located near Savudrija, in the Umag countryside of north-western Istria, Golf Adriatic becomes the latest facility in Europe to be unveiled as a PGA National.
Golf Adriatic boasts a challenging 6,955-yard par 72 course designed by DI. Diethard Fahrenleitner and Barbara Eisserer, recipients of the prestigious Austrian Golf Art Landscape Award. The course provides a challenging layout using the natural terrain to create a memorable golfing experience, and is led by Golf Course Manager and PGA Member Dean Dužaić.
As a PGA National, Golf Adriatic reflects outstanding qualities both as a golf course and overall resort. The venue includes the luxurious five-star Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, providing golfers with an unparalleled golfing escape in Croatia.
Željko Stašević, General Manager – “We are thrilled and honoured to have Golf Adriatic become the PGA National Croatia, representing the highest standards in golfing excellence. This achievement is a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional golf experiences for our guests and we look forward to continuing to elevate our offerings with the support of The PGA.”
The PGA National brand is exclusive to one resort per country, with each venue offering the very best in golf, leisure and accommodation.
Richard Barker PGA, Executive Director - Business Development of The PGA, added: “We are thrilled to add PGA National Croatia to our exclusive band of world-class PGA National Branded Properties. Golf Adriatic has firmly established itself as the focal point of the overall Skiper Resort, and we look forward to promoting the venue to PGA Members throughout the world.”
About Kempinski Hotel Adriatic: Easily reachable by car from many European capitals, Kempinski Hotel Adriatic opened in August 2009 as the first Croatian five-star luxury seaside golf-and-spa resort. Located in Istria, the largest peninsula of the Adriatic Sea, it offers a stunning view over Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and the Alps. The hotel offers 186 exclusively furnished rooms and suites; two gourmet restaurants; three bars; a 3,000-square-metre (32,291.7 sq ft) spa with a gym; Kempi Kids Club; a serviced beach; and prestigious conference facilities, including a separate conference centre directly overlooking the Adriatic. Part of the resort’s offer is also the Golf Club Adriatic, the first 18-hole golf course in the Istrian region.
About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
Ivana Kraljević · Cluster Marketing Manager
Kempinski Hotel Adriatic
Kempinski Palace Portorož
Alberi 300 A · 52475 Savudrija · Croatia
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