Golf News for Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | Travel

Italian Grado Golf Club's golf and gourmet autumnal getaways

Golf Club Grado is marking the autumn season with two special offers for golfers looking for an authentic Italian getaway.

The packages offer outstanding value golfing holidays starting from October at the scenic North Eastern Italian resort which sits on the Adriatic Sea and is renowned for its warm climate and all-year-round golf. Grado is just one and a half hour's drive from Venice.

The Golf and Sapori, or Flavours, package caters for golfers who enjoy fine dining after their rounds. Guests can enjoy a two night stay at the Tenuta Primero resort with a round of golf on Grado's championship course and a gourmet dinner at the Al Casone restaurant which is renowned throughout the Friuli Venezia Giulia region for its authentic local cuisine. The package starts from €150 per person for a double room including breakfast.

For golfers looking for a chilled out golfing break the Golf and Relax package will be the ideal reason to make the trip to Grado. The package comprises a two night stay at the Tenuta Primero Resort, two tee times on Grado's championship course, with pull trolleys included. The package starts at € 150per person for a double room.

Ivan Marzola, the President of Golf Club Grado, said, "We receive many visitors from Northern Europe in the autumn as our climate is warmer and more attractive for golf at that time of year. The new packages are aimed at golfers who either want to play golf and relax while they are here or those who particularly enjoy sampling Italian fine dining. Each of the packages offers excellent opportunities to enjoy golf on the Adriatic coast at very competitive rates."

Grado is celebrating a successful summer season which saw it host the Friuli Venezia Giulia Open on the Alps Tour for the first time in July. The challenging 6650 yard, par 72 Grado championship course sits on the beautiful Grado lagoon and its stunning par three first hole boasts an island green which has led to Grado being hailed as the "European Sawgrass" by the golf media..

To book the Golf and Sapori or Golf and Relax packages email or phone +39 0431 896900. For more information please visit: You can also like us on our new Facebook page:

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Helena Woodcock
Golf Communications International
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Golf Club Grado and Tenuta Primero
Tenuta Primero Holiday and Sport Club was founded in 1962 in the most charming area of the Island of Grado in the north east of Italy in the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Tenuta Primero is only two hours away from Venice and one hour away from Trieste situated by the beautiful Laguna di Grado.

The stunning Tenuta Primero resort offers a wide range of first-class facilities managed by the third generation of the Marzola family, who own the business. The Tenuta Primero resort boasts a private marina which can accmmodate yachts of up to 25m in length, a private beach and quality facilities such as a heated swimming pool, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts and a selection of restaurants and bars.

The Grado Golf Club offers a fantastic challenging 18-hole Championship golf course (par 72, 6081m) with a lot of water hazards, with driving range, putting and chipping green, pro shop, club house and a refined gourmet restaurant.

Golf Communications International
Golf Communications International has been appointed to represent Golf Club Grado as a golf PR advisory in January 2011.

Golf Communications International is run by golf PR and marketing specialist Helena Woodcock and provides a full suite of media handling, marketing and event organisation services to resorts, courses, hotels and other businesses involved in the golf industry.

Golf Communications International offers clients four main services. It can assist with all media activity from organising press trips to placing magazine features or attracting broadcast coverage. It can assist with preparing marketing materials from publications and brochures to display stands and copywriting. Clients can also receive support in the area of social media, in working with tour operators to create packages for their venue and in official representation at trade shows and exhibitions.