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Car hire in Bulgaria's golf Resorts

Golf resorts in Bulgaria
Golf resorts in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has become one of the newest golf destinations on the world map. It becomes more and more popular between golf lovers. There are about 15 golf courses, which were built and some of them are fully completed. Some of the courses are named on famous golf stars as Player, Woosenham and Nicklaus. Most of the courses are located on the Black Sea Coast, ski resort - Bansko and the capital Sofia. Bulgaria offers to the fans of sports - perfect conditions and picturesque landscapes.

Here are the most famous golf courses in Bulgaria:

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Tracian Cliffs

Thracian Cliffs Golf Course
Thracian Cliffs Golf Course north from Kavarna

"Nowhere in the world will find a golf course like this”, said Gary Player. Thracian Cliffs golf course is class "Signature", which features 18 holes designed by golf legend Gary Player. It is located near Balchik, in the north-east sea coast. The landscape that opens from rugged coastal cliffs and the vast blue of the Black Sea, makes Thracian Cliffs one of the most exciting golf courses on earth.

The complex has a Club House, which offers the golfers a convenient meeting place for light meals and refreshing drinks. The equipment shop “Pro Shop” is located next to the Club House and offers a full range of services and equipment.

Lighthouse Golf Resort

Lighthouse golf resort
Lighthouse golf resort

This golf course is designed by the famous former captain of the Ryder Cup - Ian Woosnam. The Elite golf course is class "links" and has a traditional design.

The region has exceptional natural scenery, around which Ian Woosnam build a brilliant collection of holes contribute to the stunning landscape. The golf course is suitable for both professionals and beginners.

Black Sea Rama

Black Sea Rama is a professional 'Signature' golf course designed also by Gary Player. It is situated a few kilometers away from Balchik, in the northern part of the Black Sea Coast. The course has a Club House, which consist a Pro-shop, restaurant, snack bar and spa. In the mini complex Bell Tower there are restaurant and shops that are available to the guests and visitors. The Golf Academy in the complex is equipped with the latest technology in the world and it is open to both beginners and advanced golf players.

St Sofia Golf club

Opened since 2004, the Golf Course "St. Sofia" puts the foundation for building golf resorts in Bulgaria. St. Sofia was recently renewed and because of that the course was closed until May 2012. The renovation was carried out under the project of the famous Irish golfer Paul McGinley.

Pirin Golf Club near Sofia
Pirin Golf Club near Sofia

Pirin Golf & Country Club

Pirin Golf & Country Club is a 5-star resort, located on an area of 150 hectares, near the famous ski resort of Bansko. The complex offers its visitors a unique opportunity to combine golf and ski season at the foot of the mountain. The holiday homes and the two golf courses are wonderfully combined with the nature, making the resort a favorite vacation destination.

Air Sofia Golf Club

The golf course is located in Ichtiman and this is the first golf course in Bulgaria The complex offers a number of sports in one place - golf, football, basketball, volleyball, tennis and horseback riding.

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Muratovo Lake (Муратово езеро), Pirin By Pudelek (Marcin Szala) (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons