Royal Golf La Bagnaia  are delighted to have been named the ‘Italy Best Golf Course’ at the 2023 World Golf Awards. This esteemed accolade is a testament to the continued commitment to both on and off-course excellence at the venue which is nestled in the heart of Tuscany.

The World Golf Awards recognises leading golf destinations from across the globe, with a particular focus on celebrating excellence and innovation within the industry. Winners are selected through a transparent voting process that involves both industry professionals and general golfers.

Long regarded as one of Italy’s strongest layouts, Royal Golf La Bagnaia was crafted by world-renowned architect, Robert Trent Jones Jr. The venue has increased its off-course offering, with world-class cuisine that has become a firm favourite amongst both members and visitors to the destination. The on-site 5* Hotel provides luxury accommodation for those wishing to live the full experience at La Bagnaia.

We are immensely proud to receive this award, and it serves as a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team,” said Martin Shaw, General Manager of Royal Golf La Bagnaia. “We’re pleased that our commitment to providing an unparalleled golf experience, paired with the breath-taking beauty of Tuscany, has been appreciated so much by the golfing community”.

With an increased focus on golf in Italy following the successful hosting of the 2023 Ryder Cup, the country has seen visitor traffic increase over the past 12-months. Like other Italian layouts, Royal Golf La Bagnaia have seen a growth in the overall number of green fees, helping to increase the international awareness of the property.

A member of the IMG Prestige network, members of Royal Golf La Bagnaia benefit from access to a global collection of excellent golfing destinations. The IMG Golf Course Services team also assist with the global marketing and promotion of the venue, whilst also providing operational support for Shaw’s wider team.