The Royal Malta Golf Club is the ideal setting for relaxing, working on your handicap, or spending time with friends. Positioned in beautifully maintained grounds and being centrally located in the Mediterranean it enjoys a wonderful climate providing excellent golfing conditions. The RMGC was founded in 1888 when golf was played around the moats and bastions formed by the fortification walls of the Capital City Valletta. One of the founding members was the then Duke of Edinburgh who was serving in Malta at the time and from whom the club received royal patronage. It moved to its present location in 1904, and is now situated in the grounds of the Marsa Sports Club and boasts of being one of only 63 Royal Golf Clubs.
Due to the temperate climate the18 hole, par 68 course is in excellent condition for all twelve months of the year and is enjoyed on a regular daily basis by locals and visitors. The visitors often return when inclement weather conditions in their own country prevent the opportunity to play. Although only a par 68 it is a challenging course for the experienced player but not over daunting to the novice. As with all golf clubs there are rules relating to dress code and course etiquette and these can be found on the club website. If you just wish just to spend a short time practicing your skills you can make use of the clubs driving range and the pitching and putting areas.
The very modern clubhouse which is available to members and guests offers exceptional facilities, including an outdoor terrace overlooking the course, the Putters Inn Bar and Restaurant and in addition golfers have the use of excellent changing room facilities and showers. The Pro shop located in the entrance hall offers a wide range of golfing merchandise and the opportunity to hire clubs and trolleys if required.
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The Royal Malta Golf Club PGA golf professional is always on hand to introduce you to the challenging game of golf and offers various introductory courses, both for children and adults. For the more seasoned golfer and those wishing to improve their performance coaching lessons are always available.