Golf in Rio de Janeiro



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Gávea Golf Club. Nonmembers can play this upmarket golfing club's impeccably groomed course on weekdays. The greens fee is steep, but you can get a discount if you're staying at the Copacabana Palace, InterContinental, or Sheraton hotel. Estrada da Gávea 800, São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, 22610–000. 021/3322–4141. Course: 18 holes. 5990 yds. Par 69. Greens Fee: R$350/R$450. Facilities: Driving range, putting green, pitching area, golf carts, pull carts, caddies, rental clubs, pro-shop, restaurant, bar.

Golden Green Golf Club. It may only have six holes, but given the exclusivity and prices of the alternatives, this could be your best option for getting in a little play in Rio. Nonmembers are welcome every day. Avenida Prefeito Dulcídio Cardoso 2901, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, 22631–050. 021/2434–0696. Course: 6 holes. 2637 yds. Par 18. Greens Fee: R$80/R$100. Facilities: Driving range, putting green, pitching area, rental clubs, restaurant.