Chapelco Golf & Resort
Chapelco Golf is the first course, of the “Legacy Course” type, in South America co-designed by Jack Nicklaus, considered the best player of all time (he won 18 majors tournaments, this being the record for victories. 6 Augusta Masters, 5 PGA Championships, 4 US Open and 3 British Open, Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame since 1974), and Jack Nicklaus II. Venue of the Neuquén Argentina Classic, a tournament within the PGA LATINOAMERICA calendar, is considered one of the best golf courses in the Argentine Republic.
Framed by a pine forest and overlooking the Cordillera mountain range, it is a course to be played by fans of all levels, with different tee holes, 18 holes, par 72, with a maximum extension of 7163 yards.
El Desafío Mountain Resort
Greg Norman Golf Course Design: «Of all the mountain projects I have worked on, El Desafío Mountain Resort has the most to offer: the views are absolutely stunning. I have always been intrigued by the natural beauty of Patagonia and consider it an honor that my first court in Argentina is framed in this splendid property. This is truly a magnificent site.
Greg Norman: Winner of ninety international tournaments, earned twenty titles in the U.S. PGA Tour and was twice champion of the British Open; number 1 in the world ranking for 331 weeks and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Today it is one of the main icons of this sport.
The course consists of a 9-hole course (another 9 have already started to be developed), which are played twice from different tee-offs. to complete the 18 holes par 72 with 7,062 yards.
Valle Escondido Club de Campo
The court is located in a valley between the high mountains (it is more than 1,000 meters above sea level). Made by the renowned firm Caprile Golf. For the design, the challenges and the natural characteristics of the terrain were taken advantage of, surrounded by forests of native vegetation and a great diversity of fauna in the bodies of water found along its route.
Short court but with many difficulties that will require the player to the maximum. It consists of a 9-hole course, which, played on two occasions from different tee-offs, becomes an 18-hole par-70 course.
For the quality of its courts, and for the landscape that surrounds them, tourists from all over the world visit us to enjoy this wonderful sport, increasing the amount year after year.
Craft your dream journey
We make your stay as pleasant as possible, you can enjoy our activities as long as they are available, although many are organized at the moment, in most cases it is convenient that you ask us what activities you would like to do.
We have Wi-Fi always available throughout the lodge, as well as in the outdoor living areas where you can enjoy the incredible views that make Patagonia famous. In the evenings, while enjoying one of our famous Malbecs, our guests can gather around the fire under the Southern Cross.
# Accommodations and all meals
# Alcoholic beverages
# Access to 5 miles of private waters (Collon Cura river)
The estancia is self-sufficient, so it’s no surprise that much of the food is home-produced: ham and bacon from their pigs is cured in the smokehouse, they produce their own beef, lamb, venison and wild boar, and eggs come from the chicken run. Produce is seasonal, vegetables are grown in the organic garden, and fruits and nuts in the extensive orchards. Even the jam is made from surplus fruit!
Meals are varied and delicious and set around the large dining table, and can be tailored – with notice – to suit dietary requirements. There’s also a quincho (a special building) for asados (traditional BBQs). The local wine flows!
A great respect for the environment permeates the operations at Estancia Huechahue. Water is gravity-fed from natural springs and electricity comes from a water driven turbine. Tree planting provides enough firewood for all heating and hot water, meaning all energy used is renewable. The prevention of erosion is also paramount; walking and riding routes are designated based on their soil stability and any tracks showing signs of deterioration are reinforced.
Set in northern Argentinian Patagonia, at the foothills of the Andes mountains and close to the Chilean border, Rinconada Lodge feels remarkably remote. You can fly from Buenos Aires to Bariloche, which is 200 kms away, from where we can arrange a transfer to the estancia. San Martin de los Andes is 70 kms away and Junin de los Andes is 30 kms.
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“Few places in the world, and luckily due to my profession I have traveled a lot, they concentrate such good golf courses. Not only its landscapes, which are spectacular, but the different challenges of each of the fields, demand the most from each player.”
Torcuato Girotti, instructor and founder of the TG Girotti Golf Academy, professor of PGA, European Tour and PGA Tour Latin America players.