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Enjoy a slice of golfing paradise at Verdura


Described by previous visitors including 2018 European Ryder Cup-winning captain Thomas Bjorn as one of the world’s most beautiful golfing locations, Verdura Resort deserves its reputation as a golfing paradise.

And PGA members have the opportunity to discover this magnificent corner of Sicily for themselves over the coming months with the luxury golf and lifestyle destination offering outstanding value on group stay-and-play tuition breaks – including free places.

Professionals looking to escape the British weather and combine outstanding golf with a stunning location for an overseas teaching break need look no further, with Verdura providing an array of world-class facilities and attractive four and seven-night packages to take advantage of.

Bookable from now until April 30, the ‘Pro Clinic’ breaks – for groups of eight people or more with one in eight golfers going free – feature golf with buggies on the resort’s acclaimed 18-hole championship course – home of the European Tour’s Rocco Forte Sicilian Open – bed-and-breakfast accommodation and an array of other benefits.

As well as enjoying unlimited golf balls and access to Verdura’s double-ended driving range, groups can take advantage of a nine-hole par-3 executive course – also designed by Kyle Phillips of Kingsbarns fame – and experience the resort’s European Tour-approved Performance Institute.

The first golf venue in Italy and only the third in the world to open such a facility, players of all abilities can hone their swings using cutting-edge technology usually only on offer to Tour players, with Trackman, 4D Motion and SAM PuttLab all available.

A member of the exclusive European Tour Destinations network, Verdura nestles in 230 hectares of stunning landscape overlooking the Mediterranean with 1.8km of private coastline, and offers golfers an unparalleled modern five-star experience on the largest island in the Mediterranean. 

Located on the southern coast of Sicily between Agrigento and the fishing city of Sciacca, and an 80-minute drive from Trapani and Palermo airports, the resort – part of Rocco Forte hotels – features 203 rooms and suites, all with a sea view, including six villas, each with its own private swimming pool. 

Verdura’s other  facilities include six tennis courts, numerous watersports and an award-winning 4,000sqm spa complex, while guests can also sample an authentic taste of traditional Sicily with an array of dishes at one of the resort’s four restaurants and five bars, enjoy an array of cultural and culinary experiences and taste the many famous wines of the region. 

For more information and to book, phone +39 0925 998 2206 or email