THE R.C.G. EL PRAT PARTICIPATES IN THE “BARCELONA GOLF DESTINATION DAY” AT LONDON GOLF CLUB
The Real Club de Golf El Prat flew to London to participate to the “Barcelona Golf day”, an event organized by Barcelona Provincial Council and Barcelona Golf Destination, to present the Catalan Capital as a golf destination.
The event took place at the exclusive London Golf Club located in Kent, about 20 miles southeast of London, and was attended by tour operators, journalists, and influent people from the world of golf in the United Kingdom.
The day began with breakfast and a networking session where all attendees were able to know each other better and speak about Barcelona, its surroundings, and its golf courses indeed.
Participants were then invited to play a tournament, followed by a presentation and lunch.
Barcelona Golf Destination is the result of the union of seven golf courses in the province of Barcelona with the common goal of positioning the territory and the city as one of the best golf destinations in Europe. The association has the support and collaboration of the Barcelona Provincial Council, and together they have created an ambitious action plan to promote the city internationally and attract quality tourism.
Mercè José, Director of the tourist board said: “The successful presentation to the British market of Barcelona as a golf destination is a clear example of the opportunities that public-private collaboration can open up in terms of tourism promotion. We are sure that the action will contribute to position the province of Barcelona in the golf map and that will generate new business opportunities related to other segments such as gastronomic and wine tourism.”
Under the Barcelona Golf Destination brand, there are golf courses that hosted the most prestigious national and international tournaments such as the Spanish Open. The clubs are located in different natural landscapes and offer a great variety of experiences.
Barcelona is one of the most cosmopolitan and visited cities in the world, and its courses are located about 30 minutes away from the city center. Its mild and Mediterranean climate allows to play golf in perfect conditions 365 days a year and its wide and high-quality accommodation offer makes the city the perfect destination for a golf break.
The Real Club de Golf el Prat is vice President of the Barcelona Golf Destination and plays an important role in the creation and implementation of the annual plan of actions.
El Prat is one of the most exclusive golf clubs in Europe. Set in a natural park at the foot of the imposing mountain of La Mola, it is just 30 minutes from Barcelona. Its 45 holes, designed by the famous architect and golf legend Greg Norman, have hosted 10 editions of the Spanish Open with the participation of great players such as Sergio García. It’s up-to-date facilities and services have been awarded numerous international prizes and for this reason, many professionals such as Pablo Larrazábal, among many others, choose the Real Club de Golf El Prat to train.
C/O El Prat