In and around Punta del Este
The making of the first holes of Cantegril Country Golf Club commenced in 1929 on a terrain of 62 hectares of pine trees and eucalyptus at one mile from the coastline however the 18 holes opened in 1947 at the emergency of Punta del Este becoming the hottest vacation place to go for porteños (Argentineans from Buenos Aires) who were disliking Mar del Plata as it grew to be way too cheap and congested.
The golf course is located between maritime trees. The club house is extremely convivial and in the middle of gorgeous flowerbeds. Since this golf course is located at a couple of minutes from the major sites, it is somewhat complicated for people to get tee times throughout the high season (December to March).
Cantegril Country Club of Uruguay
Avda. San Pablo s/n. – C.P. 20100 Punta del Este
The Club de Golf del Lago is not difficult to access: it is situated alongside the road between the airport terminal and the entrance to Punta del Este. This 18 holes championship golf course developed on the undulating wooden slopes of the environment of the Laguna del Sauce stands out as the first course in South America that fulfills the standards of the ISO 14001 for the preservation of the environment .
Out of the commotion of the crowded streets and beaches, it is a fantastic satisfaction to relax and play this glorious golf course undulating among eucalyptus and pine trees the place countless of birds sing and nestle. So if you’re not too loud golfers, you can observe blue herons fishing in the lake between holes 12 to 15. This is certainly truly an amazing golf course even when the raised greens may not be easy to reach in regulation. The club-house is beneath the shade from the trees and offers excellent local cuisine and the 5 star hotel overlooks the lake.
Club del Lago Golf
Ruta 93 Km 116.500, Punta del Este, Phone: (598)42-578-423
Away from Punta del Este, La Barra Golf Club is also away from La Barra village, lost in the prairies. La Barra Golf Club has an 18-hole course with USGA regulation greens, some trees, and numerous water hazards. The course is playable throughout the year. It has a colonial style club house.
La Barra Golf Club
Ruta 104 km. 2.500 Camino al Golf, Manantiales, Punta del Este