Golf and Golfing in Greece

Information on Greek golf clubs, facilities and organisations...

Golf in Greece is gaining in popularity, and many new golf courses are in development all over the country.

The official golf organisation in Greece is the Hellenic Golf Federation, member of the European Golf Association and the International Golf Federation. The website has information on golf courses in Greece, golf news, tournaments and competitions.

The Greek Professional Golf Association aims to promote professional golf in Greece. They can provide advice and information about golf to its members and to other golf associations.

Handicap Rules

Greece follows the handicap system set by the European Golf Association (EGA).

  • For information on the EGA handicap system: Click here
  • To find member federations of the EGA: Click here
  • For information on handicaps when playing abroad: Click here

Handicap rules are determined in accordance to the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews rules.

Contact a local golf club in Greece for information on transferring a handicap from another country.

Playing Golf in Greece

Most golf clubs will expect players to respect dress code, and wear suitable shoes. Check with the individual golf course for any specific requirements.

  • Many golf courses provide professional instruction. For details of golf courses in Greece: Click here